Our Commercial RAM 5500 Is Popular Among Local Ohio Businesses
- October 22, 2018
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Many local Ohio businesses turn to the RAM 5500 for all of their work needs. This powerful truck offers the ability to get any job done and keep you comfortable while doing it. The RAM 5500 sits at the top of the RAM truck lineup, building on the success of the light-duty RAM 1500 pickup but with all the features that you need to complete a tough task. The RAM 5500 is available as a Chassis Cab, with the option of the RAM 5500 Tradesman, SLT, or Laramie. It is the toughest commercial truck in the lineup and your key to maximizing the abilities of your RAM commercial vehicle. If you’re looking for a vehicle to take your business to the next level or something to haul even your largest toys around, the RAM 5500 is for you.
Features That Make the RAM 5500 a Rugged Work Horse
The commercial-grade 6.4-liter HEMI V8 engine starts the RAM 5500 off on the right foot for becoming a high-powered work truck that you can count on. That engine delivers 370 horsepower and 429 pound-feet of torque, both of which are best-in-class figures. There is also the option of a class-exclusive 6.7-liter Cummins turbodiesel 6-cylinder engine that includes a diesel exhaust brake system. This engine can handle towing as much as 30,600 pounds with a GCWR of up to 38,500 pounds. Even the gas engine has impressive maximum specs, towing up to 19,010 pounds with a max GCWR of 26,000. Whether it’s a trailer full of horses or your favorite boat, you’ll have more than enough power to get it where you’re going.
The diesel can even have B20 biodiesel capability and has the best-in-class oil change intervals of 15,000 miles. The gas engine complements this with its own best-in-class oil change interval of 10,000 miles. When paired with the turbodiesel, the RAM 5500 can have as much as 440 amps, the best-in-class maximum. To make the RAM 5500 even better, the rear frame strength is unsurpassed with 50,000 PSI. The vehicle also offers the best-in-class combined dual fuel tank capacity of 74 gallons. To further enhance the RAM 5500 for Ohio businesses, it can include five different Power Take Off prep options and comes standard with electronic stability control, trailer sway control, all-speed traction control, rain brake support, and hill start assist. The available ParkView Rear Back Up Camera makes it a breeze to back up even a fully loaded RAM 5500.
Commercial Up-Fit Options Available for All Uses
Since the RAM 5500 was designed for tough commercial use, we can also help you upfit it with one of the many options right from RAM. There are upfits for a long list of industries designed to work with your particular business. You will find HVAC, plumbing, telecom, electrical, construction, agriculture, and landscaping upfits. These can include standard service bodies, concrete bodies, contractor bodies, gooseneck bodies, forestry bodies, and more. When in doubt, our team can walk you through the various upfit options, so you can find one that works perfectly with your planned uses for the vehicle.
The Best Options for RAM Commercial Trucks
If you need the tough capabilities of the RAM 5500 chassis cab, then this will be a great option for you. Stick to the basic features with the Tradesman trim or upgrade to the SLT or Laramie to get some extra comforts in the cabin, making those long hauls more pleasurable. Your choice will depend on your budget and requirements. Don’t be afraid to get detailed on your specific work needs; one of our specialists will be happy to help you find the perfect model.