Ram's commercial flagships – 2014 Chassis Cab lineup offers best-in-class capability and exclusive features

Ram 3500, 4500 and 5500 Chassis Cab trucks are the pinnacle of capability. Engineered and designed for extreme daily work, the Ram Chassis Cabs are products of a demanding environment and direct customer input. For 2014, Ram Chassis Cabs will pack a bigger punch with the introduction of a new 6.4-liter gas engine. Upfits will benefit from a left- or right-side PTO capability and a five minute shut-down timer feature. 

Ram's halo truck line focuses on best-in-class capability and best-in-class total cost of ownership, a leading purchase reason among business owners. Ram Chassis Cab trucks offer the latest infotainment technology and exclusive upfit solutions, giving Ram Chassis Cab a competitive advantage. The Chassis Cab line goes further to offer a best-in-class powertrain warranty of five years/100,000 miles.

The 2014 Chassis Cab best-in-class capability ratings:

  • Best-in-class Gross Combined Weight Rating (GCWR)

  • Best-in-class towing

  • Best-in-class front Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR) on 4500 and 5500

  • Best-in-class rear frame steel strength of 50,000 psi

Features include a number of industry exclusives:

  • Vehicle system interface module (VSIM) is capable of communicating between aftermarket modules and various Chassis Cab control modules

  • Electronic stability control (ESC) on all models

  • Best-in-class, self-leveling fuel storage capability of 74 gallons (52-gallon tank plus 22-gallon tank)

  • Best-in-class 15,000-mile oil change intervals on Cummins diesel

  • Largest -in-class brakes

  • Best-in-class dual alternator systems up to 440 amps

  • Exclusive back-up camera for upfitter positioning

  • Best-in-class powertrain warranty, five years / 100,000 miles

Ram Chassis Cab engineers design trucks for upfits and develop unique features to ease installation of multiple systems and bodies without interference or difficult relocation of components, including:

  • Industry standard frame lengths 60", 84", 108" and 120"

  • No components or lines above the rear frame rails

  • Through-the-frame plumbing and electrical

  • DEF refill port is conveniently located at the rear of the cab on the driver's side to ensure easy access at pump stations

Ram Chassis Cab trucks offer more than 45 active and passive safety and security features, including standard front air bags with Enhanced Accident Response System (EARS), knee bolsters, seat-belt pretensioners, BeltAlert and ParkView rear backup camera system. 

A segment exclusive selective tire pressure display is standard for both single- and dual-rear-wheel 3500 models.

The 2014 Ram Chassis Cab models include standard electronic stability control (ESC), a segment exclusive on Class 3, 4 and 5 Chassis Cabs over 10,000-lb. GVWR. ESC hosts a number of technologies including all-speed traction control, trailer-sway control, Hill-start Assist (HAS) and anti-lock brake system (ABS).

The 2014 Ram Chassis Cab also offers Keyless Enter 'n Go technology, which allows the doors to be unlocked and the truck to be started without having to touch the key fob. An available remote start feature allows a driver to start their truck from up to 300' away. Door controls, illuminated entry, engine immobilizer and panic alert are standard features with the Keyless Enter 'n Go system. Auto rain-sensing wipers and SmartBeam headlamps also are offered, adding to a long list of content.

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