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2017 Ram Chassis Cab
MAXIMUM DIESEL GCWR
38,500
POUNDS (5500 model)
MAX DIESEL TOWING
30,600
POUNDS (5500 model)
UNSURPASSED MAXIMUM GAS GVWR
19,500
POUNDS (5500 model)

CAPABLE, YET EFFICIENT

The Ram Chassis Cab model shown below delivers enough capability while providing the efficiency your business needs.

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MAXIMUM GCWR
OF UP TO 38,500 POUNDS


When equipped with the available Proven and Legendary 6.7L Cummins® Turbo Diesel I6 engine and max towing package, Ram 5500 Chassis Cabs have the power and performance to easily handle the heaviest jobs.

AVAILABLE ENGINES

The Ram Chassis Cab can be equipped with multiple engine and transmission configurations.

Commercial-Grade 6.4L HEMI® V8 Engine

Up to 410 Horsepower/429 Pound-Feet Torque

Proven and Legendary 6.7L Cummins® Turbo Diesel I6 Engine

385 Horsepower/900 Pound-Feet Torque

COMMERCIAL-GRADE

6.4L HEMI® V8 ENGINE


The Commercial-Grade 6.4L HEMI® V8 engine with Variable Valve Timing reduces fuel consumption while in cruising mode with two transmission choices. You can build your powertrain to deliver capability and efficiency.

  • Class-Exclusive Available Dual Alternators Output 380 Amps to Handle Electrical Upfits
  • Best-in-Class 429 Pound-Feet of Torque
  • Best-in-Class 10,000-Mile Gas Engine Oil Change Interval
    BEST-IN-CLASS HORSEPOWER (3500 model)
    410
    MAX TOWING (POUNDS) (4500 model)
    19,010
    MAX GCWR (POUNDS) (4500 and 5500 models)
    26,000

    AVAILABLE TRANSMISSIONS

    Ram Chassis Cab is available with multiple transmission configurations.

    66RFE Six-Speed Automatic Transmission

    Optimized for maximum efficiency.

    AS66RC Six-Speed Automatic Transmission

    Put work into high gear.

    66RFE Six-Speed Automatic Transmission


    Efficiently transfer power to the wheels with the sophisticated, multirange, electronically-controlled six-speed automatic transmission that combines optimized gear ratios for responsive performance and state-of-the-art efficiency. Available on 3500 models only.

    • Fuel saving technology in driving mode
    • Gear ratios – 3.23, 1.84, 1.41, 1.00, 0.82 or 0.63
    • Axle ratio – 4.10
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      THE RAM TOWING GUIDE

      TOW WITH CONFIDENCE


      Our heavy-duty Chassis Cab trucks are engineered to put up heavy-duty numbers. Calculate how much you can tow based on what you're hauling.

      Launch Towing Guide

      ADDITIONAL FEATURES

      Five Power Take Off (PTO) Prep Options 
      Upgrade your powertrain with one of five PTO options and enjoy the outstanding capability of 60 horsepower and 250 pound-feet of torque. Choose from a gas or diesel-powered PTO, with either left- or right-side PTO accessibility (left-side only on 4x2 models). Split-shaft PTO capability (available with the Proven and Legendary Cummins® Turbo Diesel engine only) delivers higher horsepower output, ideal for large generators, pumps, compressors and other equipment. 
      Electronic Stability Control 
      Standard on every Ram truck, the Electronic Stability Control combines intelligent features such as Trailer Sway Control, Hill Start Assist, Rain Brake Support and all-speed traction control. 
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      Seven-Pin Wiring Harness 
      The standard seven-pin wiring harness is integrated directly into the bumper, giving trailers a safe and secure connection to the truck’s electrical systems and control center. 
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