2019 Ram Chassis Cab Brings a Highest Capability, Advanced Technology and Comfort to Commercial Work Truck Segment

Posted on 08. Feb, 2019 by in Chrysler Canada

February 7, 2019

, Windsor, Ontario

The new 2019 Ram 3500, 4500 and 5500 Chassis Cab will chaperon in a new era of work trucks — one that leads a shred in capability, though also never-before-offered comfort and technology. Ram Chassis Cab trucks are a many durable, many means and many assured cab and framework trucks Ram has ever engineered. With a segment-leading towing ability adult to 15,975 kilograms (35,220 pounds), a top Gross Combined Weight Rating of 19,504 kg (43,000 lb) and cargo adult to 5,674 kg (12,510 lb), Ram’s heaviest haulers are built for revengeful avocation cycles while achieving new levels of potency and upfitter friendliness.

While gripping loyal to a work lorry mission, Ram Chassis Cab designers worked closely with engineering to give Ram’s line of halo-capability trucks an discretionary turn of comfort with a new Limited indication for those business who have an enthusiast’s passion and wish a wise lorry to hoop a weight. The 2019 Ram Chassis Cab also offers a class-exclusive 12-inch reconfigurable touchscreen arrangement with SiriusXM with 360L. Adding to a care in technology, a new Ram Chassis Cab is a usually lorry in a shred to offer Adaptive Cruise Control, Forward Collision Warning, Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) and AEB with trailer brakes on all trim levels.

“Ram Chassis Cab operators work their trucks during limit capability in a harshest expostulate cycles each day. By charity 15,975 kg (35,220 lb) of towing capacity, 5,674 kg (12,510 lb) of cargo and a Gross Combined Weight Rating of 19,504 kg (43,000 lb), a 2019 Ram Chassis Cabs take shred care in areas many vicious to business and upfitters alike,” pronounced Reid Bigland, Head of Ram Brand, FCA. “With a Chassis Cab Limited, we’ve also total something a shred has never seen, surrounding owners in reward materials and record with a top peculiarity interiors, active reserve systems, and of course, a award-winning Uconnect technology.”
 
Powertrain
The customary engine in a 2019 Ram 3500/4500/5500 Chassis Cab is a proven and manly 6.4-litre HEMI V-8 with adult to 410 horsepower and 429 lb.-ft. of torque. The Ram 3500 Chassis Cab now employs disdainful Fuel Saver Technology cylinder deactivation to boost fuel economy. When a engine is interconnected with a discretionary Aisin AS66RC six-speed involuntary delivery with Power Take-Off (PTO), Fuel Saver Technology functions underneath light bucket while in still PTO mode to revoke fuel consumption.

In a Ram 4500 and 5500 Chassis Cab, a 6.4-litre HEMI V-8, interconnected with a Aisin AS66RC electronically tranquil 6-speed involuntary delivery with discretionary Power Take-Off (PTO) capability, delivers 370 horsepower and 429 lb.-ft. of torque.

In all Ram 3500/4500/5500 Chassis Cab applications, a 6.4-litre HEMI V-8 uses interactive Deceleration Fuel Shut-Off, that stops fuel upsurge to a cylinders when decelerating, to urge fuel economy.

A significantly revised Cummins 6.7-litre inline-six turbo diesel is discretionary on a 2019 Ram 3500/4500/5500 Chassis Cab. Paired with a Aisin AS69RC electronically tranquil six-speed involuntary delivery with discretionary PTO capability, a Cummins engine delivers 360 horsepower and a top accessible torque in Class 4 and 5 during 800 lb.-ft.

Changes to a Cummins engine embody a cylinder retard done from compressed graphite iron. Using compressed graphite iron produces a retard that is stronger and improved means to moderate vibrations. Overall, a new Cummins Turbo Diesel weighs 27 kg (60 lb) rebate than a previous-generation engine.

A new cast-iron cylinder conduct builds on a new retard with changes that embody new empty valves and springs, and new rocker arms driven by a vale camshaft, contributing to a weight savings. Changes to a Cummins Turbo Diesel also embody a new oil siphon and H2O siphon with lightweight-aluminum housing.
The 2019 Ram 3500/4500/5500 Chassis Cab offers business a contingent of involuntary transmissions. The efficient, smooth-shifting TorqueFlite 8HP75 eight-speed involuntary is a customary delivery with a 6.4-litre HEMI V-8 in a 2019 Ram 3500 Chassis Cab. It’s also a initial time an eight-speed delivery is offering in a segment.

The electronically tranquil Aisin AS66RC six-speed involuntary is a customary delivery for 2019 Ram 4500/5500 Chassis Cabs versed with a 6.4-litre HEMI V-8, and discretionary on a Ram 3500 Chassis Cab with a 6.4-litre HEMI V-8. This delivery offers a choice of PTO capability on a left or right side.
New 2019 Ram 3500/4500/5500 Chassis Cab trucks versed with a Cummins 6.7-litre Turbo Diesel use an Aisin AS69RC six-speed involuntary delivery also featuring PTO capability on a left or right side in 4×2 configurations.

The entirely electronically tranquil Aisin AS69RC uses a new delivery controller with double a memory of a prior controller for faster, some-more accurate shifts underneath all pulling and loading conditions.
 
Engineering
Ram Chassis Cab trucks come in 4 industry-standard support lengths totalled in inches from a cab to a behind spindle (CA): CA 60, CA 84, CA 108 and CA 120. Frame rail breadth also follows attention discipline during 86 centimetres (34-inch) spacing. All 2019 frames are built with adult to 97 per cent high-strength steel and 8 apart cranky members. With upfits in mind, Ram Chassis Cab behind support sections underline a C-channel pattern with prosaic ascent aspect — 0 member division above a rails, creation upfit and appendage design/installation easy, cost-effective and reliable. Additionally, pre-drilled holes are designed via a structure to track upfit lines or mountain hardware associated to a upfit.

The four-wheel front braking complement on a 2019 Ram Chassis Cab gets an ascent and a incomparable ratio pedal swing. The ascent delivers a assured and absolute activation with tiny bid from a driver. The reengineered complement also offers shorter interlude distances and braking to compare a top capability.

Light-weighting efforts embody an aluminum hood, that contributes to an altogether weight rebate of 54 kg (120 lb). The cab behind row area is transparent for palliate of upfit. Ram Engineering provides instructions to emanate a pass-through cab for puncture vehicles. The 2019 Ram Chassis Cab lineup uses tuned powertrain mounts and C-pillar physique hydromounts to revoke NVH and urge float quality. Within a mounts, a flexibility of a liquid and a rubber itself have been tuned to Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) and cargo capabilities, enhancing siege regardless of bucket or draw capacity.

A best-in-class Vehicle System Interface Module (VSIM) is means of communicating between aftermarket modules and several bureau control modules. The VSIM upfitter interface procedure comforts some-more than 70 inputs and outputs, including lighting controls, doorway position, and stifle and delivery position.

Ram offers twin opposite twin alternator systems on a 2019 Ram Chassis Cab. Models versed with a Cummins 6.7-litre diesel engine offer twin 220-amp alternators (best-in-class 440 amps). Trucks versed with a 6.4-litre HEMI V-8 gas engine offer a first-and-only focus of a kind by mixing 220- and 160-amp units for 380-amps of sum best-in-class output.
 
Safety and Security
The new 2019 Ram Chassis Cab is a usually lorry in a shred to offer an array of active AND pacifist systems to support a motorist and passengers. In a cab framework segment, usually a 2019 Ram Chassis Cab comforts Adaptive Cruise Control, Forward Collision Warning, Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) and AEB with trailer brakes accessible on all trim levels.

Class-exclusive ParkSense Front and Rear Park Assist complement provides manifest and heard indications and a class-exclusive 270-degree camera complement with trailer reverse-guidance perspective gives incomparable margin of vision. Ram Chassis Cab offers a class-exclusive cargo-view camera permitting owners to guard a upfit and/or cargo in a behind of a truck. The complement also aids hookup with fifth-wheel and gooseneck hitches.

Additional reserve and certainty systems are geared toward a lorry that will spend many of a life during a limit avocation cycle. Many of a technologies are enhanced, creation a 2019 Ram Chassis Cab a many technologically modernized in a segment. The new 2019 Chassis Cab also can guard adult to 6 tires on a lorry and trailer tire vigour monitoring for adult to 12 trailer tires.
 
Design
Four trim levels are offering on a 2019 Ram Chassis Cab: Tradesman, SLT, Laramie and a new Limited. Sharing extraneous pattern elements with a 2019 Ram Heavy Duty, a new 2019 Ram Chassis Cab drives a full force of capability with astonishing technology. All-new comforts and reward materials assistance a redesigned Ram Chassis Cab continue a interior care with quality, continuance and now, class-leading comfort.

The new instrument row combines a strong, structurally interlocking coming lonesome in a accumulation of forms, pulling a executive controls adult and toward a motorist within a cabin, improving altogether reachability of complement controls. As a centrepiece, a 2019 Chassis Cab offers a Uconnect 4C NAV on a 12-inch entirely reconfigurable touchscreen with tailor-made graphics for several Ram models. The touchscreen can arrangement one application, or can be divided in half, handling twin opposite applications during once. Four accessible audio systems douse passengers in a ultimate sound experience, including a 750-watt Harman Kardon Audio System with 17 speakers and  8-inch subwoofer.

Customization is done easy with a new 3.5-inch and 7-inch electronic-configurable colour motorist information cluster displays, permitting operators to guard vicious systems such as boost vigour or delivery temperature.

The class-exclusive Uconnect 4C with 12-inch arrangement also comforts a subsequent turn of audio party with SiriusXM with 360L. The new use enables Ram lorry drivers and passengers to learn some-more of what SiriusXM offers formed on their listening preferences, including disdainful SiriusXM on-demand programming never before accessible in a dash. SiriusXM Travel Link helps to make each expostulate some-more fit with real-time internal continue forecasts, fuel prices and live continue maps.
A new enhanced-ergonomic switch bank now offers pull buttons with adult to 5 auxiliary switches including a PTO on/off switch. Across all trim levels, a 2019 Ram Chassis Cab comforts push-button start and a redesigned rotary e-shifter dial (6.4-litre HEMI V-8 with 8-speed). The new shifter area also cleverly groups send box controls, when equipped. Six-speed-equipped Ram Chassis Cab trucks underline a mainstay shifter.

The new HVAC complement comforts 30-percent some-more airflow during reduce sound levels, including incomparable front defroster vents for improved performance. All-new in-duct electric heating elements on diesel models assistance speed cabin warmup on cold days.

A reimagined centre console is a organic workspace with some-more than 12 opposite storage combinations. Up from 23 to 39 litres, a console includes a wider advancing area with discretionary wireless charging, that can reason a tiny inscription or smartphone. To keep inclination charged, 5 USB ports support in a centre console – 3 adult front and twin in back, 4 of that are interconnected with type-C ports for faster communication and charging. Two accessible 115-volt three-prong plugs can hoop adult to 400 watts for charging electronic inclination or energy tools. Folding adult a behind dais chair reveals additional contained storage space with under-seat compartments.

Bold sections total with an “interlocking” pattern urge aerodynamics and approximate segment-leading capability, continuance and technology. The thesis formula in a some-more organic coming that aligns with a automatic capabilities of a lorry and is steady with a instrument panel, cluster and centre console formation as well.

For 2019 a Ram Chassis Cab shares extraneous piece steel with Ram Heavy Duty, including a large new R-A-M grille, that not usually provides an in-your-face matter though also flows a high volume of atmosphere to cold a 6.4-litre HEMI V-8 and a Cummins 6.7-litre Turbo Diesel engines. Interlocked with a new, lighter aluminum hood, a incomparable and some-more assertive front shave leads with certainty and strength.

The 2019 Ram Chassis Cab is accessible in 4 opposite grille styles with a finish depart from a ancestral crosshairs. The new front fender is cut with incomparable openings, providing incomparable airflow to a largest turbo intercooler Ram has ever blending to a halo work trucks. New vicinity sensors surrounding a Ram Chassis Cab are seamlessly integrated within areas to make them rebate visible.

Three conduct flare variations are accessible delivering a best lighting in a segment. All 3 configurations offer adult twice a lumen outlay when compared to prior lighting. On a reward set, an Adaptive Front Lighting System (AFS) pushes beams adult to 15 degrees in a approaching instruction of car travel.

All navigation, Wi-Fi, radio and SiriusXM 360L tasks are rubbed by a new shark fin receiver – creation a new 2019 Ram Chassis Cab a first-in-segment but a pillar antenna. The new receiver reduces breeze noise, improves vigilance accepting and simplifies name upfits.
 
Manufacturing
The 2019 Ram Chassis Cab is built during a Saltillo Truck Assembly Plant in Coahuila, Mexico. Availability is second entertain of 2019. Pricing will be announced during a after date.
 
About FCA Canada
Founded as a Chrysler Corporation in 1925, FCA Canada Inc. is formed in Windsor, Ontario, and celebrates a 94th anniversary in 2019. FCA Canada is a unconditionally owned auxiliary of FCA US LLC, a North American automaker formed in Auburn Hills, Michigan and member of a Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCA) family of companies.  FCA Canada has approximately 440 dealers and sells Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep®, Ram, FIAT and Alfa Romeo brands, as good as a SRT opening designation. The association also distributes Mopar and Alfa Romeo tools and accessories. In further to a public facilities, that furnish a Chrysler Pacifica, Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid and Dodge Grand Caravan (Windsor), Chrysler 300, Dodge Charger and Dodge Challenger (Brampton), FCA Canada operates an aluminum casting plant in Etobicoke, a investigate and growth centre in Windsor, and has sales offices and tools placement centers via a country.  
 

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