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What is a Crew Cab Truck?

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What is a “crew cab” on a truck? You may have heard that term, along with “extended cab,” “double cab,” and “quad cab” if you’ve been shopping for new trucks around Leominster. Basically, a crew cab is a type of 4-door pickup with 2 rows of seats. What is a crew cab truck used for and how does it differ from other cab sizes? Let’s take a closer look.



What is a Crew Cab on a Truck?

Crew cab trucks are pretty popular with Fitchburg work crews. What is a crew cab on a truck? As we stated, It’s a cab with four doors and two rows of seats. These kinds of trucks can seat from 4 to 6 passengers, and usually provide the most space of all the cab sizes. The Ram 1500 crew cab can seat 6.

What is a Crew Cab Truck Used For?

What is a crew cab truck used for, usually? Crew cab trucks are designed to transport small work crews from one job site to the next. They are ideally suited for this, due to their extra legroom and headroom.

What’s the Difference Between a Crew Cab Truck and a Quad Cab?

Quad Cabs are similar to crew cab trucks in that they also have 4 doors, 2 rows, and can hold 4 to 6 passengers. However, those passengers will typically have less room in a Quad Cab. The advantage of a Quad Cab is that it isn’t quite so long of a truck, even with a 6’4” box, so it’s easier to get in and out of tight parking spaces. Quad Cab trucks also cost a little less than Crew Cab trucks. And, a Quad Cab truck may be able to tow a little more because of its lighter cab. 

Here are some differences:

Crew vs. Quad Cab – Passenger Volume

  • 2022 Ram 1500 Crew Cab – 132 cubic feet
  • 2022 Ram 1500 Quad Cab – 117 cubic feet

Crew vs. Quad Cab (with 6’4” box) – Starting MSRP

  • 2022 Ram 1500 Big Horn Crew Cab – $42,300
  • 2022 Ram 1500 Big Horn Quad Cab – $39,300

Crew vs. Quad Cab (with 6’4” box) – Overall Length

  • 2022 Ram 1500 Crew Cab – 241.8 inches
  • 2022 Ram 1500 Quad Cab – 228.9 inches

Check Out the Ram Trucks at Ron Bouchard Chrysler Dodge RAM of Fitchburg

The easiest way to understand the different cab sizes is to see them for yourself. You can do that today in our showroom. And, if you’d like to learn more, check out our posts on the RAM 1500 towing capacity and gas mileage. We’re just down the road from Gardner. So, drop by or contact us today.


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