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Atlanta Commercial Trucks Helps Atlanta Workers Find the Right Truck for the Job

19 Aug Inventory, RAM 3500 | Comments Off on Atlanta Commercial Trucks Helps Atlanta Workers Find the Right Truck for the Job

RAM Trucks and Atlanta Commercial Trucks offer tips and questions for Atlanta truck buyers | 

With Atlanta Commercial Trucks’ inventory, potential truck customers might become overwhelmed with exactly which pickup their business may need. Factors such as towing, payload, passengers and more affect which work truck will be the right fit for the job.

Atlanta Commercial Trucks wants to be with the Atlanta worker every step of the way from purchasing to service and beyond. First, however, comes the decision of which truck will work best for your business. With the help of RAM, Atlanta Commercial Trucks has some questions for potential Atlanta truck buyers to answer and tips to follow when purchasing their new RAM truck.

1 — Light Duty or Heavy Duty?

2015 RAM 1500 Landmark Atlanta DCJRWhether you need a truck for the work week or the weekend, Atlanta Commercial Trucks has the capable RAM pickup for you!

Is your new RAM truck going to be the family vehicle for trips to the lake or some off-road fun? The RAM 1500 will fit right in in your garage and driveway. Perhaps you are just starting out with your own independent contracting company and keep your tools in the truckbed or trailer. Or maybe you just need to drive the truck to the jobsite every day. With the perfect combination of power and efficiency, the RAM 1500 is great for towing ATVs, boats and trailers.

Let’s say you’re hauling construction equipment daily or work on a ranch and need to transport horses in a horse trailer? The Heavy Duty line of RAM trucks will be right up your alley. A new RAM 2500 or 3500 will be perfect for towing RVs with its extra capability.

Does your Atlanta business need a boost? We have chassis cabs available as well with our RAM 4500 and 5500s. A wide variety of upfits are available to make RAM trucks even more versatile for your business!

2 — What’s the weight of what you’re hauling?

Calculating the gross combined vehicle weight (GCVW) will help Atlanta businesses better understand and measure the capability of their RAM truck. GCVW is calculated by adding the gross vehicle weight (GVW) and gross trailer weight (GTW). By figuring out what the average haul will be for your truck, you can narrow down your decision much easier.

GVW: The total weight of a loaded vehicle. This includes passengers, truck’s curb weight and payload but not what will be towed.

GTW: The total weight of the trailer plus any cargo in it, from tools to thoroughbreds.

3 — What will affect my RAM’s towing?

RAM 3500 Towing LDCJR ACTHow your RAM truck is built will have an impact on what it is capable of. According to RAM, features like cab size, box length, wheel drive and transmission all influence how much your truck can tow and haul.
With a Regular Cab, fewer passengers can go for rides, but this means more GCVW can go toward towing and payload — a good trade-off for companies with fewer employees. The RAM 1500 Quad Cabs seat up to six and balances the passenger comfort with payload/towing.

Crew Cabs increase the truck’s curb weight but offers more room for the passengers. RAM 2500 and 3500s can come as a Mega Cab which gives the most available room for passengers but plays a major role in the GCVW. This is an idea for businesses with more employees that may travel together to job sites with smaller payloads and not much towing.

4 — Pick the right axle ratio

A rule of thumb says that a higher axle ratio offers more towing power and quicker acceleration, while a lower axle ratio offers better engine efficiency and quieter vehicle operation. If your business trucks travel quite often, perhaps sacrificing power for a lower axle ratio could improve fuel efficiency numbers for trips.

Overall, the choice of work trucks for your business needs to be the right one, and Atlanta Commercial Trucks is your right choice for an Atlanta-area fleet dealer! Contact us today to learn more about our trucks and to pick the one that’s right for you.

At Atlanta Commercial Trucks powered by Landmark Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram of Atlanta, we help drive your business with work-ready Ram pickups, Ram chassis cabs, vans and more. Landmark is the only Atlanta area Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram dealer with a sales division dedicated to our business customers. We are the fastest growing Ram commercial dealer in Georgia and the Southeast! We have one of the largest Ram work truck inventories in the state and carry 2500 and 3500 utility trucks as well as 4500 and 5500 chassis cabs. Call us today at 678-251-2283, contact us online or come by today at 6850 Mount Zion Blvd. in Morrow, GA.

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