New 2016 RAM 5500 at Dulles Motorcars of Leesburg for Leesburg, VA
The 5500 rolls into the 2016 model year with high expectations that it most certainly delivers upon. It is a very comfortable and technology friendly truck that still is rugged enough to get the job done. The 5500 is a dependable vehicle within the segment and is counted on as a Best Bet in the Chassis Cab field of vehicles. The 5500 is part of RAM's fantastic lineup and is full of durability, dependability and style. The 5500 has many models that vary greatly in price but come with the brand promise that is RAM trucks and a guarantee of getting all of your money's worth.
Under the 5500's Hood
The 2016 5500 has an engine which is a 5.7-liter HEMI V-8. This motor produces 383 horsepower and 400 ft.-lb. It comes with super specialized suspension that really helps the vehicle's overall function. The engine uses a variable valve timing and deactivation of engine cylinder technology. The deactivation helps to retain gas when extra power isn't something you need. This engine and entire setup is one of the best in the industry. It is tailored for work and is stronger than lots of its competition. The 5500 is a great truck to be used in the operation of snowplows or hauling heavy cargo. Consumers know that it works hard and has continued to grow in popularity.
Design of RAM 5500
The 5500 is well built and offers a balance and stability while transporting heavy cargo. The interior of the current 5500 models are designed to produce spacious and extremely warm feelings. There are multiple choices for storage and cargo space. The RAM brand strives for perfect interiors for its large trucks and in this case hits a home run. It has limited slip rear differential, a control module integrated break and an advanced 196-liter tank. One of the major reasons for a good performance is the use of turbo inline 6-cylinder 6.7-liter diesel engine despite of a horsepower worth 305 and a torque of 610 lb.-ft. It is fitted with a 6-speed transmission, which is rarely found in cabs of this category. Ram 5500 and Chassis Cabs are rated for up to 7,000 pounds of front Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR) on 6.4-liter gas engine-equipped models and up to 7,250 pounds GAWR on 6.7-liter Cummins Turbo Diesel models.
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Safety equipment is great! There are anti-lock brakes, trailer sway control and stability control. Also coming standard is hill start assist and a great deal more.
The 5500 is a truck that is well crafted for work and can also be used in many other capacities. Whether it is on or off the job site there is always a focus on vehicle safety and the safety and security of the people that are riding in the vehicle. With this in mind Ram has implemented a standard airbag setup which includes dual and multi-stage airbags. The seats belts are all adjustable to accommodate people of different sizes and there are Latch child seat anchors. The door locks are also child proof which comes in handy when the family is riding in the parent's "work truck." There is anti-lock brakes, trailer sway control and stability control. Also coming standard is hill start assist and a great deal more. The 5500 is a great truck that is more than ready to be yours. Swing by the dealership or call to schedule a test drive.