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2004 Dodge Ram 1500 Gas Mileage (MPG)

Unlike other fuel economy surveys, TrueDelta's Real-World Gas Mileage Survey includes questions about how and where a car was driven. So you can get an idea of the Dodge Ram 1500's real-world MPG based on how and where you drive a car.

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Dodge Ram 1500 Gas Mileage

Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2004 4dr Extended Cab 8ft bed 235-horsepower 4.7L V8
5-speed automatic RWD
flat med none 0 10 30 60 75 13.9
2004 4dr Extended Cab 8ft bed 235-horsepower 4.7L V8
5-speed automatic RWD
flat med none 0 10 30 60 75 13.9  
  Averages flat med none 0 10 30 60 75 13.9
With the 390-horsepower 5.7L V8 engine, 5-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive w/low range, 2004 Dodge Ram 1500 fuel economy has been averaging 13.9 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2004 Dodge Ram 1500s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 75 miles per hour (about 60 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (30 percent), in the city (10 percent), and in heavy traffic (0 percent).

In addition the average 2004 Dodge Ram 1500 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2004 4dr Extended Cab 8ft bed 345-horsepower 5.7L V8
5-speed automatic RWD
flat med hvy 5 10 10 75 75 17.0
  flat med none 5 75 15 5 75 14.5
2004 4dr Extended Cab 8ft bed 345-horsepower 5.7L V8
5-speed automatic RWD
flat med light 5 43 13 40 75 15.8  
  Averages flat med light 5 43 13 40 75 15.8
With the 390-horsepower 5.7L V8 engine, 5-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive w/low range, the 2004 Dodge Ram 1500 has been averaging 15.8 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2004 Dodge Ram 1500s in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 43 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 75 miles per hour (40 percent), in the suburbs (13 percent), and in heavy traffic (5 percent).

In addition the average 2004 Dodge Ram 1500 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2004 4dr Extended Cab 8ft bed 345-horsepower 5.7L V8
5-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
flat light none 10 10 0 80 60 19.0
2004 4dr Extended Cab 8ft bed 345-horsepower 5.7L V8
5-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
flat light none 10 10 0 80 60 19.0  
  Averages flat light none 10 10 0 80 60 19.0
With the 390-horsepower 5.7L V8 engine, 5-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive w/low range, 2004 Dodge Ram 1500 gas mileage has been averaging 19.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2004 Dodge Ram 1500s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 60 miles per hour (about 80 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (10 percent), in heavy traffic (10 percent), and in the suburbs (0 percent).

In addition the average 2004 Dodge Ram 1500 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2004 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed 345-horsepower 5.7L V8
5-speed automatic AWD w/low range
flat med none 24 38 5 33 68 12.1
2004 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed 345-horsepower 5.7L V8
5-speed automatic AWD w/low range
flat med none 24 38 5 33 68 12.1  
  Averages flat med none 24 38 5 33 68 12.1
With the 390-horsepower 5.7L V8 engine, 5-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive w/low range, 2004 Dodge Ram 1500 fuel economy has been averaging 12.1 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2004 Dodge Ram 1500s in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 38 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 68 miles per hour (33 percent), in heavy traffic (24 percent), and in the suburbs (5 percent).

In addition the average 2004 Dodge Ram 1500 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2004 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed 235-horsepower 4.7L V8
5-speed automatic RWD
flat light none 5 5 30 60 65 12.9
2004 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed 235-horsepower 4.7L V8
5-speed automatic RWD
flat light none 5 5 30 60 65 12.9  
  Averages flat light none 5 5 30 60 65 12.9
With the 305-horsepower 3.6L V6 engine, 8-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and rear-wheel drive, the 2004 Dodge Ram 1500 has been averaging 12.9 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2004 Dodge Ram 1500s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour (about 60 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (30 percent), in heavy traffic (5 percent), and in the city (5 percent).

In addition the average 2004 Dodge Ram 1500 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2004 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed 345-horsepower 5.7L V8
5-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
flat med none 0 0 100 0 N/A 11.0
2004 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed 345-horsepower 5.7L V8
5-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
flat med none 0 0 100 0 0 11.0  
  Averages flat med none 0 0 100 0 0 11.0
With the 235-horsepower 4.7L V8 engine, 5-speed automatic transmission, and four-wheel drive, part-time w/low range, 2004 Dodge Ram 1500 gas mileage has been averaging 11.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2004 Dodge Ram 1500s in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 100 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in heavy traffic (0 percent), in the city (0 percent), and on the highway at an average speed of 0 miles per hour (0 percent).

In addition the average 2004 Dodge Ram 1500 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2004 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed 345-horsepower 5.7L V8
5-speed automatic RWD
flat light hvy 0 0 80 20 60 19.5
  flat v.lt light 0 0 10 90 60 16.5
2004 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed 345-horsepower 5.7L V8
5-speed automatic RWD
flat light hvy 0 0 45 55 60 18.0  
  Averages flat light hvy 0 0 45 55 60 18.0
With the 235-horsepower 4.7L V8 engine, 5-speed automatic transmission, and four-wheel drive, part-time w/low range, 2004 Dodge Ram 1500 fuel economy has been averaging 18.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2004 Dodge Ram 1500s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 60 miles per hour (about 55 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (45 percent), in heavy traffic (0 percent), and in the city (0 percent).

In addition the average 2004 Dodge Ram 1500 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on most or all of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2004 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed 235-horsepower 4.7L V8
5-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
flat med light 10 60 5 25 65 14.0
2004 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed 235-horsepower 4.7L V8
5-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
flat med light 10 60 5 25 65 14.0  
  Averages flat med light 10 60 5 25 65 14.0
With the 235-horsepower 4.7L V8 engine, 5-speed automatic transmission, and four-wheel drive, part-time w/low range, the 2004 Dodge Ram 1500 has been averaging 14.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2004 Dodge Ram 1500s in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 60 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour (25 percent), in heavy traffic (10 percent), and in the suburbs (5 percent).

In addition the average 2004 Dodge Ram 1500 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2004 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed 345-horsepower 5.7L V8
5-speed automatic RWD
flat light light 0 85 0 15 70 12.0
  flat light light 0 85 0 15 70 10.5
  flat light hvy 0 0 80 20 65 18.2
2004 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed 345-horsepower 5.7L V8
5-speed automatic RWD
flat light light 0 57 27 17 68 13.6  
  Averages flat light light 0 57 27 17 68 13.6
With the 235-horsepower 4.7L V8 engine, 5-speed automatic transmission, and four-wheel drive, part-time w/low range, 2004 Dodge Ram 1500 gas mileage has been averaging 13.6 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2004 Dodge Ram 1500s in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 57 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (27 percent), on the highway at an average speed of 68 miles per hour (17 percent), and in heavy traffic (0 percent).

In addition the average 2004 Dodge Ram 1500 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2004 2dr Regular Cab 6.5ft bed 235-horsepower 4.7L V8
5-speed automatic RWD
flat med light 25 30 10 35 65 17.7
2004 2dr Regular Cab 6.5ft bed 235-horsepower 4.7L V8
5-speed automatic RWD
flat med light 25 30 10 35 65 17.7  
  Averages flat med light 25 30 10 35 65 17.7
With the 235-horsepower 4.7L V8 engine, 5-speed automatic transmission, and rear-wheel drive, 2004 Dodge Ram 1500 fuel economy has been averaging 17.7 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2004 Dodge Ram 1500s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour (about 35 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (30 percent), in heavy traffic (25 percent), and in the suburbs (10 percent).

In addition the average 2004 Dodge Ram 1500 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.

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2004 Dodge Ram 1500 Fuel Economy: Pros
Year Body/Powertrain Comment
2004 2dr Regular Cab 6.5ft bed 235-hp 4.7L V8 5-sp automatic RWD Averaging 18 around town in mix driving
2004 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed 345-hp 5.7L V8 5-sp automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range Not great fuel economy.
2004 Dodge Ram 1500 Fuel Economy: Cons
Year Body/Powertrain Comment
2004 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed 345-hp 5.7L V8 5-sp automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range Poor fuel economy