The Top 4 Truck Features You Should Not Live Without

October 19th, 2017 by

2017 Ram 1500

Ram pickup trucks are some of the most versatile vehicles on the road. They come in numerous different configurations and trims, and you can get additional features to do almost anything you need, whether it is off-road accessories to help protect it on rough terrain or extra power outlets so you can power up electronics on a camping trip. Here are some truck features you shouldn’t live without.

RamBox Cargo Management

The RamBox Cargo Management system is a must-have for any truck driver that carries tools or gear in their truck. This secure storage system features drainage so water doesn’t collect and stay inside, it has a lighting system so you can see what you’re looking for even after dark, and it has a central locking system that you can lock and unlock remotely with your key fob. The Rambox system installs right into the side rails of the truck bed and fills in the area around the wheel wells.

The RamBox Cargo Management system comes in handy when you need to keep groceries and other gear dry during a drive home or on a weekend getaway. It also allows you to get things out of the cab of the truck and make more room for people.


Uconnect is one of the best and most intuitive infotainment systems out there. The latest 4C NAV system comes with the option for an 8.4-inch touch screen and 4G LTE. It also comes with HD radio, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and satellite radio. The voice command system allows you to control the entertainment system with your voice and you can also make calls and send text messages. Uconnect Access connects you to your Ram through your smartphone and easily connects you to services such as 911, roadside assistance, and a vehicle finder. You can even start your truck from your phone with Uconnect Access.

4×4 Off Road Package

If you take your Ram on rough terrain, the 4×4 Package is a must-have. This adds larger open-loop front tow points for rescuing other vehicles, along with a heavy-duty skid plate. It also comes with a rear-limited slip differential which works to turn both of the rear wheels in tandem when it feels an increase in the torque, and it adds Bilstein shock absorbers that Ram tunes especially for the weight of the truck. You’ll also get all-terrain tires and fender flares to help protect the sides of the truck from rocks and debris that fling up when you’re driving on dirt and muddy terrain, and they come in either black or body color. The 4×4 Package adds electronic hill-descent control, and there is also special 4×4 badging on the rear corners of the truck bed.

Wheel-to-Wheel Side Steps

Make sure to add the wheel-to-wheel side steps to your Ram to make getting in and out easier. The Ram side steps also make the truck more aerodynamic and improve performance.

Make sure to check out these features and get the most out of your Ram truck. Also be sure to learn more about RAM 1500 seat covers to see if they’re a feature you can’t live without!

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