The U.S. Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) for the all-new 2008 Dodge Ram 4500 Chassis Cab is $34,050 and base price for the all-new 2008 Dodge Ram 5500 Chassis Cab is $36,050. Both include a destination charge of $900. Both models will go on sale this fall.
"The all-new 2008 Dodge Ram 4500 and 5500 Chassis Cabs are not only competitively priced, but feature numerous class-leading attributes and enter the market as the ultimate chassis cabs for business customers looking for dynamic, capable work-trucks," said Michael Accavitti, Director - Dodge Brand & SRT Marketing and Communications. "Filling a white space opportunity for the brand, these ’big-rig’ trucks not only get the job done, but also offer more power, versatility and capability to the commercial customer looking for a tough, heavyweight work truck."
Both models are powered by a 6.7-liter turbo diesel engine and offer a six-speed automatic or manual transmission with Power Take Off (PTO) capability.
Also both come in both two-wheel-drive and four-wheel-drive models, four available cab-axle lengths (60, 84, 105 and 120 inches), single-rear-wheel and dual-rear-wheel versions, regular cab and Quad Cab(R) configurations, and three trim lines — ST, SLT and Laramie. All models are "Job-rated," meaning they are designed, engineered, tested and built to meet the rigid standards of commercial truck buyers.