Press Kit: 2017 Ram Commercial Brand Lineup

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
Auburn Hills, Mich. September 1, 2016 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.

Highlights
  • 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
In 2009, the Ram Truck brand launched as a stand-alone division, focused on meeting the demands of truck buyers and delivering benchmark-quality vehicles.
 
That focus leads Ram to design the industry’s most innovative, award-winning trucks, emphasizing durability, strength, technology and efficiency.
 
With a full lineup of trucks, including ProMaster and ProMaster City vans, the Ram brand builds trucks that get the hard work done and families where they need to go. From the no-compromise Ram 1500 that defines the future of pickup trucks with innovative design, the highest quality materials and class-exclusive technology, to the Ram Heavy Duty which combines the ability to out-power, out-tow and out-haul every single competitor with the segment’s most comfortable ride and handling, Ram is committed to product leadership.
 
Ram continues to outperform the competition and sets the benchmarks for:
  • Most powerful: 1,000 lb.-ft of torque with Cummins Turbo Diesel
  • Highest towing capacity: 35,100 lbs. with Ram 3500
  • Heaviest payloads: 7,680 lbs. with Ram 3500
  • Most luxurious: Ram Limited with real wood, real leather and 12-inch Uconnect touchscreen
  • Best ride and handling with exclusive link coil rear and auto-level air suspensions
  • Most interior space with Ram Mega Cab
  • Most capable full-size off-road pickup – Ram Power Wagon
  • Most-awarded light-duty truck in America
  • Highest owner loyalty of any half-ton pickup
  • Over the last 30 years, Ram has the highest percentage of pickups still on the road

Giving maximum effort all day, every day with confidence, the Ram Truck lineup steps forward with the full force of modern capability providing confidence-inspiring features and class-exclusive vehicle safety.

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