What Is a Chassis Cab?

Ford Chassis Cab 

If you're looking for a new commercial truck for your Buffalo business needs, then you may have come across the term "chassis cab." What is a chassis cab? Do you need it? Put simply, chassis cabs provide the cabin of a pickup truck without the bed. This makes the chassis convertible, so that you can upfit it as a dump truck, a service truck, a crane configuration, and more. Learn more about the different ways you can customize your chassis cab truck with Basil Ford.

Chassis Cab Configurations

Cheektowaga drivers can configure their cab chassis to accommodate their driving demands. A few of the most common types on the market are:

  • Chassis Cab with Dump Body: Maneuvers easier than semi-trailer dump trucks or super dump trucks.
  • Chassis Cab with Service Body: Serves a variety of needs and consists of strong yet lightweight materials.
  • Chassis Cab with Crane Upfit: Are compatible with heavy-duty trucks, including the Ford Super Duty.

Other cab chassis options available in the Ford commercial truck lineup at Basil Ford for Lancaster drivers include a platform body, a stake bed, a contractor body, a wrecker body, a welder body, a refrigerated body, and a glass body, among others.

Chassis Cab Purpose

What is a chassis cab truck used for? Depending on the body you select, you can use a cab chassis for any of the following around Amherst:

  • Waste management
  • Agriculture
  • Landscaping
  • Construction
  • Forestry
  • Electrical
  • And more!

Depew drivers also have the option to peruse accessories and aftermarket packages, with examples like recreational vehicle conversion packages, ambulance packages, fire apparatus, and more. Clearly, there are countless ways to configure and use your cab chassis in the Cheektowaga area.

Browse Chassis Cab Trucks at Basil Ford!

What is a chassis cab? Now that you know the answer, it's time to head to Basil Ford to browse our selection of chassis cab trucks! Get in touch to schedule a test drive or to ask any questions you may have. We're excited to help you customize a chassis cab truck for your Buffalo-area business! Otherwise, take the time to explore how you can enhance your current pickup truck, like installing a Ford F-150 lift kit or purchasing Ford truck accessories. Or, see how the Ford Transit compares to the Ford Transit Connect if you're more interested in a commercial van over a cab chassis!