February 7, 2019
, Auburn Hills, Mich.
The new 2019 Ram 3500/4500/5500 Chassis Cab arrives prepared to work with a choice of absolute HEMI® V-8 and Cummins Turbo Diesel engines corroborated by capable, arguable and smooth-shifting involuntary transmissions, upgraded send cases and axles that can hoop a workload.
Buyers of a 2019 Ram Chassis Cab have a choice between a absolute and proven 6.4-liter HEMI V-8 or a significantly revised Cummins 6.7-liter I-6 Turbo Diesel. In a 2019 Ram 3500 Chassis Cab, a 6.4-liter HEMI V-8 is interconnected with a class-exclusive TorqueFlite eight-speed involuntary transmission.
Ram engineers factored in a far-reaching operation of final and avocation cycles in a shred for a 2019 Ram Chassis Cab, including an stretched turn of Power Take-Off (PTO) controls and a Stationary Elevated Idle Up underline to accommodate increasing energy final when a car is in Park.
“The Ram Chassis Cab tackles a toughest jobs out there, in a many perfectionist conditions and for hours but a break,” pronounced Bob Lee, Head of Engine, Powertrain and Electrified Propulsion, and Systems Engineering, FCA — North America. “Every partial is a vicious member and that drives us to make certain we surpass a customers’ expectations for performance, strength and refinement.”
ENGINES: 6.4-LITER HEMI V-8
The customary engine in a 2019 Ram 3500/4500/5500 Chassis Cab is a proven and manly 6.4-liter HEMI V-8 with Variable Camshaft Timing, engineered for a far-reaching operation of energy and run-time final of framework cab owners.
In a Ram 3500 Chassis Cab, a 6.4-liter HEMI V-8 interconnected with a customary TorqueFlite 8HP75 8-speed electronically tranquil involuntary delivery delivers 410 horsepower and 429 lb.-ft. of torque. Variable Camshaft Timing enables a 6.4-liter HEMI V-8 to broach some-more unchanging energy opposite a far-reaching torque rope with incomparable fuel efficiency.
The 6.4-liter HEMI V-8 in a 2019 Ram 3500 Chassis Cab now employs disdainful Fuel Saver Technology cylinder deactivation to boost fuel economy. Fuel Saver Technology deactivates 4 of a engine’s 8 cylinders when a car is in a light bucket mode. 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-liter 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-liter HEMI V-8 uses interactive Deceleration Fuel Shut-Off, that stops fuel upsurge to a cylinders when decelerating to urge fuel economy.
ENGINES: 6.7-LITER CUMMINS TURBO DIESEL
A significantly revised Cummins 6.7-liter inline-6 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 800 lb.-ft. of torque — top accessible torque in Class 4 and 5.
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 softened means to moderate vibrations, nonetheless weighs less. Overall, a new Cummins Turbo Diesel weighs some-more than 60 pounds 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.
Lighter and stronger pistons embody new low-friction rings and bond to a crankshaft around newly pattern fake joining rods and new bearings.
An all-new empty plural is a ascent indicate for an softened variable-geometry turbocharger with laminated feverishness shields. The new fuel-delivery complement includes a new 29,000-psi (2,000-bar) fuel siphon and fuel rail. The Cummins Turbo Diesel in a Ram 3500/4500/5500 Chassis Cab uses ultra-low sulfur-diesel fuel and an glimmer diagnosis complement that includes a Diesel Particulate Filter to revoke particulate emissions. An choice for diesel-powered models is a ability for business to manually trigger still diesel particulate filter regeneration.
TRANSMISSIONS: ROBUST AND REFINED
The 2019 Ram 3500/4500/5500 Chassis Cab offers business a contingent of involuntary transmissions that are as polished as they are strong and prepared to go to work.
The efficient, smooth-shifting TorqueFlite 8HP75 eight-speed involuntary is a customary delivery with a 6.4-liter HEMI V-8 in a 2019 Ram 3500 Chassis Cab. The entirely electronic delivery includes a compress rotary e-shifter rigging selector.
Tailored for heavy-duty lorry work, a TorqueFlite 8HP75 has been upgraded with additional torque converter brazing, additional sail gears for dual of a gearsets and a heavy-duty park complement to conduct increasing towing and cargo capabilities.
There are some-more than 40 particular change maps to optimize change points for fuel economy, opening and drivability. The delivery uses shift-by-wire technology, expelling a involuntary linkage between a delivery and rigging selector.
The TorqueFlite 8HP75 delivery uses 6th rigging as a approach drive, while gears 7 and 8 have overdrive ratios. The far-reaching gear-ratio widespread helps maximize fuel economy by shortening engine rpm in city and highway driving. Internally, a delivery has 4 rigging sets and 5 change elements (multi-disc clutches and brakes). Only dual change elements are open during any given time. With fewer open change elements, drag waste due to mixed tools rotating relations to one another are reduced.
The electronically tranquil Aisin AS66RC six-speed involuntary is a customary delivery for 2019 Ram 4500/5500 Chassis Cabs versed with a 6.4-liter HEMI V-8, and discretionary on a 2019 Ram 3500 Chassis Cab. This delivery offers PTO capability on a left or right side in 4×2 and 4×4 configurations.
Upgrades to a Aisin AS66RC embody new ring rigging element and feverishness treatment, incomparable temperament temperament to boost ability and additional feverishness diagnosis for name components. Hard finishing of a No. 1 sail gears helps minimize noise, quivering and harshness. A new delivery controller has a dual-core processor and double a memory of a prior section to conduct all-new control program for faster, some-more seamless rigging changes. Fuel economy is extended with a new torque converter and singular siphon public as compared to a chronicle of a delivery used with a Cummins Turbo Diesel engine.
New 2019 Ram 3500/4500/5500 Chassis Cab trucks versed with a Cummins 6.7-liter Turbo Diesel use an Aisin AS69RC six-speed involuntary delivery with discretionary left- or right-side PTO capability.
The entirely electronically tranquil Aisin AS69RC uses a new delivery controller with double a memory of a prior controller and a dual-core processor. This delivers faster, some-more accurate shifts underneath all pushing and loading conditions.
The transmission’s continuance and capability are extended with a new ring rigging and feverishness treatment, incomparable temperament temperament and additional feverishness diagnosis for name components. A energetic check for a torque converter and tough finishing of a No. 1 sail gears assistance revoke noise, quivering and harshness.
DESIGNED FOR CHASSIS CAB WORK DEMANDS
The 2019 Ram Chassis Cabs are engineered to broach energy whenever it is needed. All 2019 Ram Chassis Cabs are versed with Stationary Elevated Idle Up. This enables upfitters and business to set a specific engine-idle speed when a car is in Park. The feature, useful in applications such as ambulances, can be activated around a dedicated switch or an existent system, such as a park brake, as dynamic by a upfitter. Engine RPM speed is set by a finish user around a blurb menu cluster display.
Buyers that supply their 2019 Ram Chassis Cab with a Power Take-Off have a accumulation of customization options. PTO outputs are accessible on possibly side of a lorry on 4×2 and 4×4 configurations, with any side means of 60 horsepower and 250 lb.- ft. of torque output. The left-side outlay can energy hydraulic or shaft-driven devices. The empty siren in a right-side PTO area on diesel models is double-walled to yield poignant feverishness insulation.
Mobile Mode RPM Up, a new feature, lets a user conduct PTO engine speed by selecting an RPM during that a engine will work when a delivery is in Park. Engine RPM can be simply comparison by a blurb menu in a cluster. This eliminates a need to “feather” a accelerator for additional RPM/power — a underline accessible for exclude or draw vehicles.
Other new PTO facilities accessible for 2019 include:
- Multiple new PTO setup and control options around a cluster
- Split Shaft Mode with dual rigging choices
- Menu-enabled tough hoop remote stop/start
- Five notation shutdown timer disable
- Upfitter CAN train PTO engine RPM control
- PTO on/off symbol with last-known state capability
- Variable engine speed ramp rates
Four-wheel-drive versions of a 2019 Ram 3500/4500/5500 Chassis Cab are versed with BorgWarner part-time send cases. Buyers have a choice of electronic or primer change send cases.
All send cases for a 2019 Ram Chassis Cab have 3 handling ranges: 2WD, 4WD High and 4WD Low (low-range rebate 4WD) and a Neutral position. The motorist can switch between 2WD and 4WD High while a lorry is in motion. To rivet 4WD Low, a delivery contingency be in Neutral. 4WD Low provides a rigging rebate ratio of 2.64:1. This delivers increasing low-speed torque capability for pulling energy and softened motorist control in off-road conditions.
The 2019 Ram 4500/5500 Chassis Cab, and a Ram 5500 with Max Tow capability, use all-new part-time BorgWarner send cases with a low-range rigging rebate complement designed to hoop a aloft submit loads.
For 2019, a send box uses a new connector for a new direct-flow CV-joint front-driveshaft interface.
The 2019 Ram 4500/5500 Chassis Cab uses an all-new 12-inch AAM back spindle that enables aloft sum total spindle weight and cargo ratings.
The back spindle housing is expel as a singular section and contains a new plate-type singular trip differential, new O-ring character spindle missile heart seals and a high-performance spindle oil.
On 4500/5500 Chassis Cab four-wheel-drive models, an all-new 10.5-inch AAM front spindle is versed with a switch-activated front-axle disconnect. The undo reduces parasitic bucket on a drivetrain when handling in rear-wheel drive, assisting urge fuel economy. A defense protects a axle-mounted undo from highway debris.
The 2019 Ram Chassis Cab is corroborated with an unrivalled 5-year/100,000-mile Powertrain Limited Warranty. The powertrain-limited guaranty covers a cost of all tools and labor indispensable to correct a lonesome powertrain member — engine, delivery and expostulate system. Coverage also includes giveaway towing to a nearest Ram Truck dealer, if necessary. The guaranty also is transferable, permitting business who sell their lorry during a guaranty duration to pass a coverage on to a new owner. The customary 5-year/36,000-mile Basic Limited Warranty provides bumper-to-bumper coverage for a Ram Chassis Cab, from a physique to a electrical system.