2017 Ram Commercial 3500, 4500 & 5500 Chassis Cab Fact Sheet

New for 2017
  • Tow capacities and Gross Combination Weight Rating (GCWR) for all Chassis Cab configurations raised 1,000 pounds
    • Ram 3500 max trailer weight of 23,770 pounds and GCWR of up to 31,000 pounds
    • Ram 4500 max trailer weight of 25,650 pounds and GCWR of up to 33,500 pounds
    • Ram 5500 max trailer weight of 30,600 pounds and GCWR of up to 38,500 pounds
  • Optional LED tail lamp
  • All Ram trucks receive a new five micron cabin air filter
September 1, 2016 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - Ram 3500, 4500 and 5500 Chassis Cab trucks are the Ram Commercial brand’s halo trucks in capability. Engineered and designed for extreme daily work and to be upfitter friendly, Ram Chassis Cabs are built for an unrelenting duty cycle with direct customer input. Ram’s most capable truck line focuses on delivering best-in-class capability and best-in-class total cost of ownership — a leading purchase reason among business owners. The Ram Commercial brand will continue to expand its presence in the vocation truck segment by enhancing the capabilities of Ram’s Tradesman series of trucks and vans from half-ton to Class 5, establishing a network of more than 950 commercially focused dealers, and expanding commercial and vocational marketing efforts.

  • Ram Chassis Cab trucks can be ordered with an optional ParkSense Package, which includes a front park assist system
  • Handsfree technology with Bluetooth capability on lower-cost radios

Engine options include:
  • 6.4-liter HEMI® V-8 gas engine powers Ram’s hardest-working trucks with 370 horsepower at 4,600 rpm (410 horsepower at 5,600 rpm under 10,000-lb. GVWR) and 429 lb.-ft. of torque at 4,000 rpm, and features variable-valve timing (VVT) and Fuel Saver Technology cylinder deactivation
  • 6.7-liter Cummins diesel engine available with high-output option producing a best-in-class 325 horsepower at 2,400 rpm and 750 lb.-ft. of torque at 1,500 rpm

Industry exclusives:
  • Vehicle system interface module (VSIM) is capable of communicating between aftermarket equipment modules and various Chassis Cab controls and functions
  • Electronic stability control (ESC) on all models
  • Best-in-class dual fuel tank capacity of 74 gallons (52-gallon tank plus 22-gallon tank)
  • Best-in-class 15,000-mile oil change intervals on Cummins diesel
  • Largest-in-class brakes
  • Best-in-class dual alternator systems up to 440 amps
  • Exclusive fit-to-use backup camera and front/rear parking sensors

Most upfitter friendly:
  • Industry standard frame lengths of 60, 84, 108 and 120 inches
  • No components or lines above the rear frame rails
  • Through-the-frame plumbing and electrical
  • Diesel exhaust fluid tank (DEF) refill port located at the rear of the cab on the driver’s side

Configurations in 2WD and 4x4 with cab to axle lengths of 60, 84, 108 and 120 inches:
  • Ram 3500 Regular cab 10,000 GVWR
  • Ram 3500 Regular cab
  • Ram 3500 Crew cab
  • Ram 4500 Regular cab
  • Ram 4500 Crew cab
  • Ram 5500 Regular cab
  • Ram 5500 Crew cab

Model Lineup
Ram Chassis Cab trucks are available in the trim levels:
  • Tradesman
  • SLT
  • Laramie

Available Exterior Colors
  • Bright White Clear Coat
  • Red Pearl Coat
  • Granite Crystal Metallic Clear Coat
  • Pearl White Clear Coat
  • Luxury Brown Pearl Coat
  • Black Gold Pearl Coat
  • True Blue Pearl Coat
  • Bright Silver Metallic Clear Coat
  • Blue Streak Pearl Coat
  • Maximum Steel Metallic Clear Coat
  • Black Clear Coat
  • Flame Red Clear Coat (Low volume colors also available)

More Information
Please visit the Ram Chassis Cab newsroom for additional product information, photography and videography.
About Ram Truck Brand
Since its launch as a stand-alone division in 2009, the Ram Truck brand has steadily emerged as an industry leader with trucks that are proven to last.

Creating a distinct identity for Ram trucks has allowed the brand to concentrate on core customers and the features they find valuable. Whether focusing on a family that uses a Ram 1500 day-in and day-out, a hard-working Ram 3500 Heavy Duty owner or a business that depends on its Ram ProMaster commercial van every day for deliveries, Ram has the truck market covered.
In order to be the best, it takes a commitment to innovation, capability, efficiency and durability. Ram Truck invests substantially in its products, infusing them with great looks, refined interiors, durable engines and exclusive features that further enhance their capabilities.
Ram continues to beat the competition in the most sought-after titles:
  • Over the last 30 years, Ram has the highest percentage of pickups still on the road
  • Highest owner loyalty of any half-ton pickup
  • Highest Ram torque ever – 930 lb.-ft. with Ram 3500 Cummins Turbo Diesel
  • Highest 5th wheel towing capacity – 30,000 lbs. with Ram 3500 Cummins Turbo Diesel
  • Best ride and handling with exclusive link coil rear and auto-level air suspensions
  • Best-in-class fuel economy and longest range with exclusive EcoDiesel – 27 mpg with Ram 1500
  • Best-in-class gas towing – 16,320 pounds with Ram 2500
  • Highest snow plow rating – Ram 2500 and 3500
  • Most luxurious trim available in pickups with Ram Tungsten Limited Edition
  • Most interior space with Ram Mega Cab
  • Most capable full-size off-road pickup – Ram Power Wagon

Truck customers, from half-ton to commercial, have a demanding range of needs and require their vehicles to provide high levels of capability. Ram trucks are designed to deliver a total package.

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