The new 2019 Ram 5500 Chassis Cab is capable of hauling a Best-in-Class 43,000 pounds of combined trailer, cargo, vehicle and passenger weight.
A reengineered frame incorporates an unsurpassed steel rear frame strength of 50,000 PSI with a hydroformed front-rail system.
The Class-Exclusive available 270° Surround View Camera uses strategically placed cameras to provide optimal visibility around crowded worksites.
When hooking up a trailer, the Class-Exclusive available Trailer Reverse Guidance provides an adjustable display screen view of both sides of your truck and trailer. A loose-shipped rear view camera is also available for upfit installation. It displays in its own window.
The available auxiliary wired camera system is a Mopar® accessory option that enables customized camera positioning on or within your upfit or trailer. The system integrates into the vehicle’s electrical architecture via an available Auxiliary Camera Prep Package offered on all Chassis Cab models.
The new 2019 Ram Chassis Cab offers a Class-Exclusive available Trailer Tire Pressure Monitoring Display, which provides live feedback to the cluster display with 12-sensor capability for confidence when trailering.
The new 2019 Ram Chassis Cab is engineered to be upfitted, thanks to the available dual alternator system with Best-in-Class max output of 440 amps.
Both Class-Exclusive available AISIN automatic transmissions offer PTO capability from the left or right side with 4×4 or 4×2 configurations to accommodate a variety of upfits.
Inside, the new 2019 Ram Chassis Cab comes standard with an integrated switch bank featuring six auxiliary buttons. On models equipped with PTO, the sixth auxiliary switch becomes a dedicated PTO switch.
In addition to Stationary Elevated Idle Up capability, which sets a specific engine-idle speed when your truck is parked, a new available Mobile Mode RPM Up setting allows you to use steering wheel controls to set a higher RPM while the PTO is in Mobile Mode.
The Class-Exclusive available 6.7L Cummins® Turbo Diesel engine lets you choose between two speeds in Split-Shaft Mode—either a direct 1:1 drive ratio (4th gear), or a more efficient fifth gear ratio—if the application permits.
In addition to a Best-in-Class 52-gallon Single Rear-Mounted Fuel Tank, an available Best-In-Class 74-gallon Dual Fuel Tank consists of two independent fill necks to accommodate your upfit. The system automatically transfers fuel between the tanks, eliminating your need to switch between fuel sources
Rear passengers ride comfortably with controls for heat and air conditioning.
The new 2019 Ram Chassis Cab features a Vehicle System Interface Module (VSIM) that allows for faster, easier upfitting with access to over 70 vehicle inputs/outputs, including lighting and new PTO controls.
The upfitter-friendly frame features straight flat frame rails behind the cab, is available in standard frame Cab Axle (CA) lengths and comes with pre-drilled frame mounting holes for a variety of applications.
The new 2019 Ram Chassis Cab can be configured with two cab types, four CA lengths and nine wheelbases, offering a multitude of upfit options and capabilities.
Both the available 8.4-inch and Largest-in-Class 12-inch touchscreens offer an unprecedented multimedia experience.
Available SiriusXM® Traffic Plus helps you avoid congestion before you reach it, with detailed information on accidents, construction, road closures and traffic speed.
Available SiriusXM® Travel Link helps you stay in the know with detailed weather information including five-day forecasts, weather maps and severe storm alerts.
Take a good look around with the Class-Exclusive available 270º Surround View Camera. Strategically placed cameras offer greater visibility in crowded areas.
Introducing the first truly premium chassis cab to the segment–the Ram 3500, 4500 and 5500 Limited. All the capability and durability to pursue your passions and pursuits, now with the luxury to match.
With work grade vinyl or available cloth seats and easy-to-clean molded doors, the Tradesman® will outlast even your toughest tasks.
With four cloth color sets available for bucket or bench seats, accented interior finishes and an available leather-wrapped steering wheel and power driver seat, the SLT adds refinement without sacrificing durability.
For a more refined atmosphere, the Laramie® interior offers two color sets of leather-trimmed seats, each with suede inserts, soft-touch surfaces, upscale accents and LED lighting.
With 100% leather seating surfaces, real wood and aluminum trim and the largest available touchscreen in its class, the new Limited makes a bold statement that’s impossible to ignore.
Models equipped with an available rear seat offer a multitude of configurations for impressive interior storage
Store 15-inch laptops and standard-sized folders with ease in the available reconfigurable full-length center console. There’s also a wide cell phone/tablet docking area, an available wireless charging mat and a three-position sliding cup holder tray.
The new 2019 Ram Chassis Cab is designed with fuel efficiency in mind, meaning more time on the road and features that do more of the work for you.
The new 2019 Ram Chassis Cab helps reduce your cost of ownership by disconnecting the front axle automatically when extra traction is not needed and 4X4 mode is disengaged by the driver. Now available on all 2019 Chassis Cab models.
The available Ram Telematics™ system allows business owners to access real-time data about their vehicles, drivers, fuel savings, productivity and more—helping to improve day-to-day efficiencies.
Standard active shutters instantly adapt to speed, load and engine temperature. This provides optimum engine cooling, increases efficiency and reduces aerodynamic drag.
The available engine shutdown timer turns off your engine/PTO automatically after idling for five minutes. New for 2019, drivers can disable the timer when their work requires it.
An impressive assortment of available active safety and security features makes the new 2019 Ram Chassis Cab an easy choice for your business.
The new 2019 Ram Chassis Cab is the only truck in its segment that can help warn the driver when an accident is imminent. Available Forward Collision Warning with Automatic Emergency Braking readies the brakes and displays a warning and audible alert when it senses a potential frontal impact. If the driver takes no action it will automatically apply the brakes—on the truck and trailer—to bring both to a complete stop.
When properly equipped, the new 2019 Ram Chassis Cab can maintain a preset distance, selected by the driver, from vehicles in the lane ahead. If slower traffic is detected, the truck can automatically adjust its speed all the way down to 0 MPH, even with up to a 35,220-pound trailer attached.
The Class-Exclusive available ParkSense® Front and Rear Park Assist System features sensors integrated within the front bumper and your upfit that take the guesswork out of parking and maneuvering in tight spaces. Rear park sensors are shipped to your upfitter for installation.
The Class-Exclusive available Adaptive Headlamps are new for 2019 with crisp LED lighting. The lamps turn up to 15 degrees to increase nighttime visibility.
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