Ram 5500 Chassis Cab Review

Ram 5500 Chassis Cab

You work hard around Walled Lake, West Bloomfield, and Farmington Hills, MI, and deserve a truck that can keep up with you and your business. Meet the 2021 Ram 5500 Chassis Cab. This versatile powerhouse is prepared to fulfill your needs and exceed your demands.

Below, you can learn about the specs and useful features found inside the Ram 5500. When you’re ready to pick out your model, contact our team at LaFontaine Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Walled Lake.

Towing Capacity and Power

The 2021 Ram 5500 Chassis Cab offers you two highly capable engines with impressive towing capacities to match:

6.4L HEMI® V8

6.7L Cummins® Turbo Diesel I6








429 lb-ft

800 lb-ft

Maximum Towing Capacity

21,480 pounds

35,220 pounds


Active Air® Grille Shutters come standard on each trim to provide cooling to the engine and enhance efficiency. This feature allows you to use as much power as you need to without worrying about overloading or overheating the engine.

Upfit Options and Features

Ram 5500 Chassis CabIn addition to the two mighty engine choices, you can choose from a variety of upfit options. Whether your job requires you to transport trees for landscaping jobs or haul all your tools for contracting projects, the Ram 5500 has the upfit for you.

You can customize the upfit to suit your specific job needs. The following are some of the available packages you can choose from:

  • Construction packages
  • Electrical packages
  • HVAC packages
  • Plumbing packages
  • Telecom packages

Plus, depending on the type of upfit you choose, you’ll get up to 12,510 pounds of payload capacity to accommodate your tools.

Other configuration choices include:

  • Cab-to-axle length (60-inch, 84-inch, 108-inch, and 120-inch)
  • Cab size (Crew or Regular)

When your workday runs longer than expected, you can rely on the available 74 gallons of fuel to get you to your different jobs and back home without a pitstop.

Enjoyable Interior

Ram 5500 Chassis CabOn the way home from a hard day’s work, there’s nothing better than starting your winddown in your Ram 5500 truck. With available 8-way power-adjustable front seats with 2-way lumbar adjustment and 4-way headrest adjustability, you can alter your seat to suit your needs.

In terms of infotainment, you get the Uconnect® 3.0 system as standard but can upgrade to the available 12-inch Uconnect® display with navigation.

If you enjoy catching up on podcasts or winding down with a driving-friendly meditation on your way home from work, you can do so in high-definition with one of the two available premium sound systems: the 9-speaker Alpine® Premium Sound System or the 17-speaker Harman Kardon® Premium Sound system.

Let the Ram 5500 Chassis Cab Prove Itself

The 2021 Ram 5500 comes with the strength, flexibility, and comforts you need to perform at your peak.  Walled Lake, West Bloomfield, and Farmington Hills, Michigan, drivers can test out this model at LaFontaine CDJR of Walled Lake.

Allow our experts to show you around the various trims and options so you’re paired with the exact Ram 5500 you’re looking for.


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