RAM 5500, Powerful Engine, Roomy Interior, and Impressive Towing Capacity!

RAM 5500 is an incredibly robust truck that provides you plenty of power behind the wheel allowing you to complete numerous tasks such as hauling gravels, towing vehicles, and moving other accessories. The truck is all set to serve you with its heavy-duty shock absorbers.

Furthermore, it provides plenty of leg and headroom for the driver and passenger so they may not feel tired throughout the journey. So, if you need a high-quality work truck with excellent towing and hauling capacity, RAM 5500 must be on top of your list. If you have a RAM 5500, we’ll buy it for cash today and pay top dollar.

RAM 5500 Trim Levels

RAM 5500 provides excellent performance with its four different trims.

RAM 5500 Tradesman

  • 18-in Steel Wheels
  • 5-in Driver Information Display Cluster
  • All-terrain tires
  • Bed Utility Available
  • 40/20/40 Front Bench Seat
  • Black Grille, Door Handles, and Front and Rear Bumpers
  • Chrome Appearance

RAM 5500 SLT

  • 18-in Steel Chrome Clad Wheels
  • Heated Seats
  • Heated Steering Wheel
  • LED Reflector Headlamps
  • Chrome Bumpers and Door Handles
  • Chrome-Surround for Grille

RAM 5500 Laramie

  • 18-in Polished Aluminum Wheels
  • Leather-trimmed Upholstery
  • Heated, Power-adjustable Seats
  • Universal Garage Door Opener
  • LED Headlamps, Taillamps, and Fog Lamps
  • Laramie Badge
  • Chrome Grille
  • Body-colored Bumpers

RAM 5500 Limited

  • 20-in On/Off-Road Tires
  • Chrome Tow Hooks and Grille
  • Rear Cross Path Detection
  • Limited Badge
  • Blindspot Monitoring
  • Limited Level 1 Equipment

Engine & Performance

RAM 5500 engine and performance

RAM 5500 comes standard with a 6.4L V8 engine that produces 410-horsepower. It’s also available with a 6.7L turbodiesel inline-six engine that produces 360-horsepower. Both the engines are available as 6-speed automatic transmissions. The base engine provides a maximum towing capacity of 21,510 and the diesel engine provides a maximum towing capacity of 35,220.

The base engine provides a fuel efficiency rating of 15mpg within the city and 20mpg on the highway. The diesel engine achieves a rating of 14mpg within the city and 19mpg on the highway.

RAM 5500 Safety Features

RAM 5500 comes with a number of safety features that ensure your safety in different situations.

  • Lane Departure Warning with Lane Keeping Assist
  • Forward Collision Warning with Automatic Emergency Braking
  • Blindspot Monitoring System
  • Automatic High-beam Headlights
  • Pedestrian Detection
  • Push-button Start
  • Head-Up Display
  • Surround-view Parking Camera System
  • Front and Rear Parking Sensors
  • Parallel and Perpendicular Parking Assist
  • Rearview Camera
  • Rear Cross-traffic Alert

RAM 5500 Color Options

RAM 5500 comes in 12 beautiful colors that look fantastic among others.

  • Black
  • Blue Streak Pearl
  • Bright White
  • Delmonico Red Pearl
  • Diamond Black Crystal Pearl
  • Granite Crystal Metallic
  • Maximum Steel Metallic
  • Patriot Blue Pearl
  • Flame Red
  • RV Match Walnut Brown Metallic
  • Billet Silver Metallic
  • Pearl White

Infotainment & Entertainment

RAM 5500 provides a fun and entertaining ride with these advanced tech and entertainment features.

  • Standard 8-in Touchscreen Display
  • Optional 12-in Touchscreen Display
  • 17-speaker Premium Harman Kardon Audio System
  • Android Auto & Apple CarPlay
  • Three 115-volt USB Ports
  • HD Radio
  • Mapping & Navigation
  • Wireless Device Charging
  • Satellite Radio
  • Five USB Ports
  • Bluetooth
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot

Awards & Recognition

RAM 5500 has won several awards for its outstanding performance.

  • Medium-duty Truck of the Year Award in 2015
  • Best Truck Brand for 2021 by U.S News & World Report
  • IIHS Top Safety Pick

RAM 5500 Brief History

RAM 5500 history

RAM 5500 was launched as a full-size pickup truck in 1981. It was introduced as a part of a series of full-size pickup trucks. Initially, it was launched under the Dodge Ram nameplate but was separately introduced in 1981. Over the years, RAM 5500 has won several awards for its incredible performance.

Evolution of RAM 5500

Five generations of RAM 5500 have been introduced over the years.

First Generation (1981-1993)

RAM 5500 first generation

The first generation was introduced as a 2-door pickup truck, 2-door extended cab, and 2-door crew cab. It was launched with a 5.9L V8 gas engine and a 5.9L diesel inline-six engine. It was introduced as a 4-/5-speed manual transmission.

Second Generation (1994-2002)

RAM 5500 second generation

The second generation was also introduced with three body styles but the crew cab version was replaced by a 4-door quad cab. It comes with two gas engines including a 5.9L V8 and an 8.0L V10 engine. It was also available with a 5.9L turbodiesel inline-six engine. It was available as a 5-/6-speed manual transmission.

Third Generation (2003-2008)

RAM 5500 third generation

The third generation was launched with three gas engines including a 5.9L V8, 8.0L V10, and an 8.3L V10 engine. It was launched with two diesel engines including a 5.9L inline-six and a 6.7L inline-six engine. It was available as a 5-/6-speed manual transmission.

Fourth Generation (2009-2018)

RAM 5500 fourth generation

The fourth generation was available as a 2-door regular cab and a 4-door crew cab. It comes with two gas engines including a 5.7L V8 and a 6.4L V8 engine. A 6.7L turbodiesel inline-six engine was also available that offered better performance. It was available as a 6-speed manual and a 6-/8-speed automatic transmission

Fifth Generation (2019-Present)

RAM 5500 fifth generation

The fifth generation comes with two engine options including a 6.4L V8 and a 6.7L turbodiesel inline-six engine. It’s available as a 6-speed automatic transmission. Also, it offers a number of advanced tech and safety features for better ride quality.

RAM 5500 Sales Figures

Here’s a year-by-year overview of RAM 5500 sales conducted within the United States.

Year RAM Pickup Units Sold
1983 85,636
1984 134,264
1985 160,574
1986 106,451
1987 97,670
1988 82,013
1989 90,302
1990 87,978
1991 80,176
1992 80,098
1993 95,542
1994 232,092
1995 271,501
1996 383,980
1997 397,258
1998 410,999
1999 428,929
2000 380,874
2001 344,538
2002 396,934
2003 449,371
2004 426,289
2005 400,543
2006 364,177
2007 358,295
2008 245,840
2009 177,268
2010 199,652
2011 244,763
2012 312,958
2013 355,673
2014 439,789
2015 451,116
2016 487,558
2017 500,723
2018 536,980
2019 633,694
2020 563,676
2021 569,389
2022 127,116

What’s the Price of New and Used RAM 5500 in the USA?

A new RAM 5500 may cost around $40,900-$92,900 depending on the trim level you’re choosing. A used RAM 5500 may cost around $11,800-$84,800 depending on the model year, vehicle’s overall condition, and other factors.

Sell your RAM 5500 for Cash in the USA

If you’re interested in selling your RAM 5500 at an attractive price, we’re more than happy to buy it from you. We’ve purchased hundreds of RAM 5500 units over the years because it’s strong enough to complete different types of jobs. So, feel free to fill out our online form or give us a call to get the best quote for your RAM 5500 today!

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