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2018 Ram 5500 Chassis Cab Overview

Ram 5500 Chassis Cab Tradesman 4x2 Reg Cab 60" CA 144.5" WB
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2018 Ram 5500 Chassis Cab Tradesman 4x2 Reg Cab 60" CA 144.5" WB

MSRP $38,595

Ram 5500 Chassis Cab
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Ram 5500 Chassis Cab Tradesman 4x2 Reg Cab 60" CA 144.5" WB
Standard Equipment

Mechanical

  • Engine: 6.4L V8 Heavy Duty HEMI
  • Transmission: 6-Speed Auto Aisin AS66RC HD
  • 4.44 Axle Ratio
  • GVWR: 18,000 lbs
  • 50 State Emissions
  • Transmission w/Driver Selectable Mode, Sequential Shift Control and Oil Cooler
  • Rear-Wheel Drive
  • Engine Oil Cooler
  • 730CCA Maintenance-Free Battery w/Run Down Protection
  • 180 Amp Alternator
  • Towing w/Harness and Trailer Sway Control
  • 11110# Maximum Payload
  • HD Shock Absorbers
  • Front Anti-Roll Bar and Rear HD Anti-Roll Bar
  • Hydraulic Power-Assist Steering
  • 52 Gal. Fuel Tank
  • Single Stainless Steel Exhaust
  • Leading Link Front Suspension w/Coil Springs
  • Leaf Rear Suspension w/Leaf Springs
  • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front And Rear Vented Discs
  • Upfitter Switches
  • Mechanical Limited Slip Differential

Exterior

  • Wheels: 19.5" x 6.0" Steel
  • Tires: 225/70R19.5G All Position
  • Black Front Bumper w/2 Tow Hooks
  • Black Fender Flares
  • Black Side Windows Trim and Black Front Windshield Trim
  • Black Door Handles
  • Black Manual Side Mirrors w/Convex Spotter and Manual Folding
  • Manual Extendable Trailer Style Mirrors
  • Fixed Rear Window
  • Light Tinted Glass
  • Variable Intermittent Wipers
  • Fully Galvanized Steel Panels
  • Black Grille
  • Front License Plate Bracket
  • Fully Automatic Aero-Composite Halogen Headlamps w/Delay-Off
  • Cab Clearance Lights

Entertainment

  • Radio: 3.0
  • Radio w/Seek-Scan, Clock and Radio Data System
  • 2 Speakers
  • Fixed Antenna
  • Media Hub (USB, AUX)

Interior

  • 4-Way Passenger Seat -inc: Manual Recline and Fore/Aft Movement
  • Manual Tilt Steering Column
  • Gauges -inc: Speedometer, Odometer, Voltmeter, Oil Pressure, Engine Coolant Temp, Tachometer, Oil Temperature, Transmission Fluid Temp, Engine Hour Meter and Trip Odometer
  • Cruise Control w/Steering Wheel Controls
  • Manual Air Conditioning
  • Glove Box
  • Interior Trim -inc: Deluxe Sound Insulation
  • Full Cloth Headliner
  • Urethane Gear Shift Knob
  • HD Vinyl 40/20/40 Split Bench Seat
  • Day-Night Rearview Mirror
  • Passenger Visor Vanity Mirror
  • 2 12V DC Power Outlets
  • Fade-To-Off Interior Lighting
  • Full Vinyl/Rubber Floor Covering
  • Electronically Controlled Throttle
  • Instrument Panel Bin, Dashboard Storage, Driver And Passenger Door Bins
  • Manual 1st Row Windows
  • Delayed Accessory Power
  • Systems Monitor
  • Redundant Digital Speedometer
  • Analog Display
  • Seats w/Vinyl Back Material
  • Manual Adjustable Front Head Restraints
  • 40/20/40 Split Bench Seat
  • Manual Adjust Seats
  • Sentry Key Engine Immobilizer

Safety

  • Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
  • ABS And Driveline Traction Control
  • Side Impact Beams
  • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
  • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
  • Airbag Occupancy Sensor
  • Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Height Adjusters and Pretensioners
Ram 5500 Chassis Cab Tradesman 4x2 Reg Cab 60" CA 144.5" WB
Available Options

Engine

  • ENGINE: 6.4L V8 HEAVY DUTY HEMI (ESB) - Standard
  • ENGINE: 6.7L I6 CUMMINS TURBO DIESEL (ETK)

Transmission

  • TRANSMISSION: 6-SPEED AUTO AISIN AS66RC HD (DF3) - Standard
  • TRANSMISSION: AISIN AS69RC HD (DF2)
  • TRANSMISSION: 6-SPEED MANUAL G56 (DEG)

Cpos Pkg

  • QUICK ORDER PACKAGE 27A ST (27A)
  • QUICK ORDER PACKAGE 29A ST (29A)
  • QUICK ORDER PACKAGE 2EA ST -inc: Engine: 6.7L I6 Cummins Turbo Diesel, Transmission: 6-Speed Manual G56, Base Door Trim Panel (2EA)

Axle Ratio

  • 4.44 AXLE RATIO (DMK) - Standard
  • 4.10 AXLE RATIO (DMF)
  • 4.88 AXLE RATIO (DMS)

Wheels

  • WHEELS: 19.5" X 6.0" STEEL (WP3) - Standard
  • WHEELS: 19.5" X 6.0" FORGED ALUMINUM POLISHED -inc: Center Hub (WP4)

Tires

  • TIRES: 225/70R19.5G ALL POSITION (TUV) - Standard
  • TIRES: 225/70R19.5G ALL POSITION FT, RR TRACTION (TUY)

Primary Paint

  • BLACK FOREST GREEN PEARLCOAT (PGZ)
  • BLUE STREAK PEARLCOAT (PCL)
  • BRIGHT SILVER METALLIC CLEARCOAT (PS2)
  • BRIGHT WHITE CLEARCOAT (PW7)
  • BRILLIANT BLACK CRYSTAL PEARLCOAT (PXR)
  • DELMONICO RED PEARLCOAT (PRV)
  • FLAME RED CLEARCOAT (PR4)
  • GRANITE CRYSTAL METALLIC CLEARCOAT (PAU)
  • MAXIMUM STEEL METALLIC CLEARCOAT (PAR)
  • TRUE BLUE PEARLCOAT (PBU)
  • WALNUT BROWN METALLIC CLEARCOAT (PUW)
  • BLACK CLEARCOAT (PX8)
  • AGRICULTURE RED (P61)
  • BRIGHT GREEN (P68)
  • BRIGHT RED (P12)
  • CONSTRUCTION YELLOW (P71)
  • DETONATOR YELLOW CLEARCOAT (PYB)
  • GREEN ANGEL (P06)
  • HOLLAND BLUE (P72)
  • LIGHT CREAM (P64)
  • LIGHT GREEN (PGC)
  • MIDNIGHT BLUE PEARLCOAT (PB8)
  • NATIONAL SAFETY YELLOW (P74)
  • OMAHA ORANGE (P62)
  • POWER TAN (P81)
  • ROBIN EGG BLUE (P69)
  • SCHOOL BUS YELLOW (PL1)
  • TIMBERLINE GREEN PEARLCOAT (PGW)
  • TREE GREEN (P73)
  • YELLOW (P63)

Paint Scheme

  • STANDARD PAINT (undefined)

Seat Type

  • DIESEL GRAY/BLACK, HD VINYL 40/20/40 SPLIT BENCH SEAT (TXX8)
  • DIESEL GRAY/BLACK, CLOTH 40/20/40 BENCH SEAT (V9X8)
  • DIESEL GRAY/BLACK, WORK GRADE VINYL 40/20/40 BENCH SEAT (SXX8)

Gvwr

  • GVWR: 18,000 LBS (Z5D) - Standard
  • GVWR: 19,000 LBS (Z5C)

Additional Equipment

  • REAR INTERIOR TRIM DELETE GROUP -inc: Delete Rear Floor Storage Tray, Delete Cab Back Trim Panel, Delete Front Center Seat (AS8)
  • CHROME APPEARANCE GROUP -inc: Bright Grille, Bright Front Bumper (AMP)
  • DOT CERTIFIED ROADSIDE SAFETY KIT -inc: 3 Reflecting Triangles, 2 Red Vinyl Flags, Spare Fuses, DOT Fire Extinguisher (ACL)
  • HEAVY DUTY SNOW PLOW PREP GROUP (AHD)
  • MAX TOW PACKAGE -inc: Transmission Software Calibration, 4.88 Axle Ratio, Underbody Thermal Protection (AHQ)
  • EMERGENCY/FIRE/RESCUE SPECIAL EMISSIONS PACKAGE -inc: Special Emissions-Emergency Vehicle, Dual Alternators Rated At 440 Amps (AH6)
  • POWER TAKE OFF PREP -inc: Hard Wired Remote Start (LBN)
  • POWER TAKE OFF PREP - LEFT SIDE -inc: Hard Wired Remote Start (LBV)
  • COLD WEATHER GROUP -inc: Engine Block Heater, Winter Front Grille Cover (ADE)
  • PAYLOAD UPGRADE PACKAGE (AH5)
  • POWER ACCESSORY GROUP -inc: Premium Vinyl Door Trim w/Map Pocket, Power Black Trailer Tow Mirrors, Front 1-Touch Down Power Windows, Exterior Mirrors w/Heating Element, Power Locks, Exterior Mirrors Courtesy Lamps, Exterior Mirrors w/Supplemental Signals (AJW)
  • POWER & REMOTE ENTRY GROUP -inc: Premium Vinyl Door Trim w/Map Pocket, Power Black Trailer Tow Mirrors, Front 1-Touch Down Power Windows, Remote Keyless Entry, Exterior Mirrors w/Heating Element, Power Locks, Exterior Mirrors Courtesy Lamps, Exterior Mirrors w/Supplemental Signals (AJH)
  • AMBULANCE PREP GROUP (AH2)
  • FEDERAL EMISSIONS (NAA)
  • 220 AMP ALTERNATOR (BAJ)
  • ENGINE BLOCK HEATER (NHK)
  • ENGINE SHUTDOWN TIMER (XCL)
  • 65 MPH MAXIMUM SPEED (JJ4)
  • 70 MPH MAXIMUM SPEED (JJ5)
  • 77 MPH MAXIMUM SPEED (JJ9)
  • DUAL ALTERNATORS RATED AT 380 AMPS (XF5)
  • DUAL ALTERNATORS RATED AT 440 AMPS (XF7)
  • TRAILER BRAKE CONTROL (XHC)
  • HEAVY DUTY FRONT SUSPENSION GROUP (AZB)
  • 22 GALLON MIDSHIP FUEL TANK -inc: Deletes rear 52 gallon tank (NFA)
  • 52 & 22 GALLON DUAL FUEL TANKS (NLL)
  • FULL SIZE SPARE TIRE -inc: 19.5" Steel Spare Wheel (TBB)
  • CHROME BODYSIDE MOLDING (MJB)
  • REAR SLIDING WINDOW (GFD)
  • REAR WINDOW DEFROSTER (GFA)
  • BLACK TUBULAR SIDE STEPS (MRU)
  • CHROME TUBULAR SIDE STEPS (MRT)
  • LOW BEAM DAYTIME RUNNING HEADLAMPS (LM1)
  • CARGO & CHMSL LAMP (LPE)
  • FOG LAMPS (LNJ)
  • LED TAILLAMPS (LAY)
  • ADD 4.44 AXLE RATIO (D44)
  • B-20 BIO DIESEL CAPABILITY (XXJ)
  • CLEAN IDLE EMISSIONS LABEL (XKH)
  • RADIO: UCONNECT 3.0 -inc: Integrated Voice Command w/Bluetooth (UA1)
  • RADIO: UCONNECT 3 W/5" DISPLAY (RA2)
  • SINGLE DISC REMOTE CD PLAYER (RH1)
  • SIRIUSXM SATELLITE RADIO -inc: For More Info, Call 800-643-2112, 1-Yr SiriusXM Radio Service (RSD)
  • ENTIRE FLEET KEY ALIKE (FREQ 5) (GRA)
  • FRONT RUBBER FLOOR MATS (CLY)
  • FLOOR COVERING CARPET (CKE)
  • PARKVIEW REAR BACK-UP CAMERA -inc: Parts shipped loose for upfitter installation (XAC)
  • UPFITTER ELECTRONIC MODULE (VSIM) (XXS)
  • VOLTAGE MONITORING AUTO IDLE UP SYS (XF6)
  • PARKSENSE FRONT/REAR PARK ASSIST SYSTEM -inc: Rear ParkSense parts shipped loose for upfitter installation (XAG)
  • PARKSENSE REAR PARK ASSIST SYSTEM -inc: Parts shipped loose for upfitter installation (XAA)
  • DELETE FRONT CENTER SEAT (CJT)
  • RED SEAT BELTS (CGQ)
  • 2 EXTRA BASE KEYS (GXJ)
  • DRIVER AIR BAG ONLY (CGT)
  • DESTINATION SURCHARGE (HAWAII) (undefined)
  • MANUFACTURER'S STATEMENT OF ORIGIN (YEP)

Ship Thru Codes

  • SHIP-THRU: AUTO TRUCK GROUP - BARTLETT (99757A)
  • SHIP-THRU: AUTO TRUCK GROUP - FORT WAYNE (99751A)
  • SHIP-THRU: CANFIELD (99511A)
  • SHIP-THRU: KNAPHEIDE (99567A)
  • SHIP-THRU: MONROE (99520A)
  • SHIP-THRU: NBC (99558A)
  • SHIP-THRU: OEM (99570A)
  • SHIP-THRU: READING (99563A)
  • SHIP-THRU: UTILIMASTER (99781A)
Ram 5500 Chassis Cab Tradesman 4x2 Reg Cab 60" CA 144.5" WB
Technical Specifications

Summary

  • Vehicle Name - Ram 5500 Chassis Cab
  • Body Style - Regular Cab

Transmission

  • Drivetrain - Rear Wheel Drive
  • Trans Order Code - DF2 (DF2), DEG (DEG), DF3
  • Trans Type - 6
  • Trans Description Cont. - Manual w/OD (DEG), Automatic w/OD
  • Trans Description Cont. Again -
  • First Gear Ratio (:1) - 5.94 (DEG), 3.75
  • Second Gear Ratio (:1) - 3.28 (DEG), 2.00
  • Third Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.98 (DEG), 1.34
  • Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.31 (DEG), 1.00
  • Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.00 (DEG), 0.77
  • Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.74 (DEG), 0.63
  • Reverse Ratio (:1) - 5.42 (DEG), 3.54
  • Trans Power Take Off - Yes
  • Trans PTO Access - Yes
  • Transfer Case Power Take Off - Yes

Interior Dimensions

  • Passenger Capacity - 2 (CJT), 3
  • Front Head Room - 39.9 in
  • Front Leg Room - 41 in
  • Front Shoulder Room - 66 in
  • Front Hip Room - 62.9 in
  • Second Head Room -
  • Second Leg Room -
  • Second Shoulder Room -
  • Second Hip Room -

Weight Information

  • Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front - 7000 lbs (ETK), 6500 lbs
  • Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear - 13500 lbs
  • Curb Weight - Front - 3765 lbs
  • Curb Weight - Rear - 3127 lbs
  • Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap - 19000 lbs (Z5C), 18000 lbs
  • Gross Combined Wt Rating - 26000 lbs (29A-0,2EA), 24000 lbs

Trailering

  • Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. - 18100 lbs (29A-0), 18240 lbs (2EA), 16960 lbs
  • Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. - 1810 lbs (29A-0), 1824 lbs (2EA), 1696 lbs
  • Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. - 18100 lbs (29A-0), 18240 lbs (2EA), 16960 lbs
  • Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. - 1810 lbs (29A-0), 1824 lbs (2EA), 1696 lbs
  • Maximum Trailering Capacity - 18100 lbs (29A-0), 18240 lbs (2EA), 16960 lbs

Engine

  • Engine Order Code - ETK (ETK), ESB
  • Engine Type - Intercooled Turbo Diesel I-6 (ETK), Premium Unleaded V-8
  • Displacement - 6.7 L/408 (ETK), 6.4 L/392
  • Fuel System - Diesel Direct Injection (ETK), Sequential MPI
  • SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM - 325 @ 2400 (ETK&DF2), 320 @ 2800 (ETK&DEG), 366 @ 4500
  • SAE Net Torque @ RPM - 750 @ 1500 (ETK&DF2), 650 @ 1400 (ETK&DEG), 429 @ 4500
  • Engine Oil Cooler - Regular Duty

Electrical

  • Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - 730
  • Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) - 730
  • Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - 220 (BAJ), 180

Suspension

  • Suspension Type - Front - Leading Link
  • Suspension Type - Rear - Leaf
  • Axle Type - Front - Non-Independent
  • Axle Type - Rear - Rigid Axle
  • Axle Capacity - Front - 7000 lbs
  • Axle Capacity - Rear - 13500 lbs
  • Axle Ratio (:1) - Front - 4.10 (DMF), 4.88 (DMS), 4.44
  • Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear - 4.10 (DMF), 4.88 (DMS), 4.44

Tires

  • Front Tire Order Code - TUY (TUY), TUV
  • Rear Tire Order Code - TUY (TUY), TUV
  • Spare Tire Order Code - TBB (TBB)
  • Front Tire Size - 225/70R19.5
  • Rear Tire Size - 225/70R19.5
  • Spare Tire Size - Full-Size (TBB)
  • Front Tire Capacity - 7940 lbs
  • Rear Tire Capacity - 15000 lbs

Wheels

  • Front Wheel Size - 19.5 X 6 in
  • Rear Wheel Size - 19.5 X 6 in
  • Spare Wheel Size - Full-Size in (TBB)
  • Front Wheel Material - Forged Aluminum (WP4), Steel
  • Rear Wheel Material - Forged Aluminum (WP4), Steel
  • Spare Wheel Material - Steel (TBB)

Steering

  • Steering Type - Re-Circulating Ball
  • Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb - 41.7 ft

Brakes

  • Brake ABS System - 4-Wheel
  • Brake ABS System (Second Line) - 4-Wheel
  • Disc - Front (Yes or ) - Yes
  • Disc - Rear (Yes or ) - Yes
  • Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness - 15.3 in
  • Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness - 15.3 in
  • Drum - Rear (Yes or ) -
  • Rear Drum Diam x Width -

Fuel Tank

  • Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx - 22 gal (NFA), 52 gal
  • Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx - 22 gal (NLL)
  • Fuel Tank Location - Midship
  • Aux Fuel Tank Location - Midship

Exterior Dimensions

  • Wheelbase - 144.5 in
  • Width, Max w/o mirrors - 78.9 in
  • Height, Overall - 80.4 in
  • Cab to Axle - 60.3 in
  • Ground Clearance, Front - 8.1 in
  • Ground Clearance, Rear - 8.1 in