Understanding Truck Frames in Lloydminster, AB

May 23,2022

St. Paul Dodge offers a variety of new Ram  trucks  to our customers - many of which boast a body-on-frame design that allows them to adapt to changing conditions in Lloydminster and beyond. Let's examine what this configuration is and how it impacts your driving.  

Traditionally, pick-up trucks have a body-on-frame design. This means that the chassis is separate from the rest of the components, so it can better handle the bumps and ruts common in off-road driving or on job sites. 

Essentially, having a separate frame allows the truck to flex when needed so that the wheels retain contact with the surface - even if it is bumpy and uneven. This allows for more refined responses,  especially when paired with features like shift-on-the-fly 4x4 and automatically-lowering air suspension systems (both of which improve aerodynamics, efficiency, and handling). These can help the steering feel more precise and maximize the body-on-frame configuration. 

Contact our dealership today if you would like to learn more about the design, components, and features of RAM trucks. We can help you schedule a test drive so that you can experience the handling for yourself - and we will also offer exclusive financing and promotional opportunities.