RAM 5500 Truck Commercial Upfits and Options

When you buy a RAM 5500 commercial truck, your purchase comes with a range of options for customization and upfitting to tailor the truck to your business’s needs. In addition to four trim levels – Tradesman, SLT, Laramie, and Limited – the RAM 5500 can come with different powertrains, transmissions, GVWR packages, truck bodies, and more.

OEM Commercial Options

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RAM itself provides plenty of OEM options for the RAM 5500 commercial truck. You can build your RAM 5500 with options like:

  • 4.44 or 4.89 axle ratio
  • Single or dual fuel tanks
  • Single or dual alternators
  • GVWR packages up to 19,500 pounds
  • V8 HEMI engine or a turbo diesel

RAM also offers several packages for the 5500, including:

  • Heavy-Duty Snow Plow Prep Group: Heavy-duty front suspension group and a 220-amp alternator
  • Cold Weather Group: Engine block heater and winter front grille cover
  • Towing Technology Group: Trailer reverse guidance, surround-view camera system, mirror-mounted auxiliary reverse lamps, and more
  • Payload Upgrade Package: 4.89 rear axle ratio and 19,000-pound GVWR

Other optional add-ons for the RAM 5500 include body-color fender flares, chrome tubular side steps, a rear sliding window, RAM Telematics, and a trailer-brake control.

Reading Truck Bodies and Upfits

We also work with Reading to provide truck body upfits to our RAM 5500 customers. Reading offers several truck bodies for the RAM 5500, including the Service Body, Service Utility Van, Mechanics Body, Platform Body, Hooklift Body, and Hauler Body.

Reading also provides custom truck bodies for you to customize every facet of your truck, from its equipment hooks to storage compartments. You can work with the Paul Sherry team to let us know exactly what you need. We’ll then work with Reading to get you into the perfect RAM 5500 for your business. We also have several RAM 5500s with Reading bodies already in our inventory for you to browse online.

Knapheide Truck Bodies and Upfits

Our inventory also includes RAM 5500 trucks with Knapheide bodies. Knapheide creates a versatile range of truck bodies for the RAM 5500, including service bodies, gooseneck bodies, and forestry bodies. From mechanics trucks to haulers, you can find just the right truck for your fleet with Knapheide.

The Knapheide Aluminum Gooseneck truck body is popular for its hauling capabilities on farms, construction sites, and more. The Steel Service Body is another excellent option for businesses that haul tools and equipment to work sites. Knapheide service bodies include virtually endless choices for storage, latches, shelving, and more.

Bay Bridge Truck Bodies and Upfits

Paul Sherry Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM is proud to partner with Bay Bridge Manufacturing, Inc. to give you the custom truck bodies you need for your commercial RAM fleet. This company features a more limited selection of truck bodies, which are some of the more popular choices for commercial trucks: Classic, FRP, Sheet & Post, and Tool Pro. 

Each truck body from Bay Bridge Manufacturing, Inc. comes with several add-on options to customize its look, versatility, cargo control, and more. Options that are available for all truck bodies include a high top with a full-height cab access door, hardwood floors, ladder racks, shelving, exterior flood lights, steel or aluminum bumpers, and a ladder rack.

Your Source for New and Used RAM 5500 Trucks

Paul Sherry Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM is Ohio’s go-to dealership for commercial RAM 5500 trucks. We’re happy to take the time to discuss your commercial fleet’s needs and get you into the truck you want. We also offer delivery of your truck to anywhere in Ohio, along with the papers you need to sign. Contact us today at (937) 778-0830 to start the process.

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