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Dodge Ram 1500 Reliability

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Results are for year ending December 31, 2015. Only successfully completed repairs are currently included in the analysis. Routine maintenance, most wear items, recalls, and problems fixed with just a reflash or warning light reset are not included.
Year Make/Model Repair Trips Per 100 Cars Compared to all models for the same year    
2010 Dodge Ram (not HD)   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  17 Ram (not HD)s, 9.0 months of data per Ram (not HD), average 65900 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2009 Dodge Ram (not HD)   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  14 Ram (not HD)s, 9.7 months of data per Ram (not HD), average 74600 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2007 Dodge Ram (not HD)   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  13 Ram (not HD)s, 7.5 months of data per Ram (not HD), average 84000 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2005 Dodge Ram (not HD)   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  11 Ram (not HD)s, 9.1 months of data per Ram (not HD), average 99000 miles

* Very small sample, members only.
2004 Dodge Ram (not HD)   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  19 Ram (not HD)s, 9.8 months of data per Ram (not HD), average 103200 miles

* Small sample, members only.
2003 Dodge Ram (not HD)   small sample, members only   see reported repairs
  10 Ram (not HD)s, 10.2 months of data per Ram (not HD), average 113500 miles

* Very small sample, members only.

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Dodge Ram 1500 Reliability

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Dodge Ram 1500 Reliability and Durability: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2010 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed 390-horsepower 5.7L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic RWD
After talking to a lot of owners of different trucks, Dodge owners seem to have far less major problems.
2009 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed 390-horsepower 5.7L V8
5-speed shiftable automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
Life time warranty. No problems yet with this one, but i have ran one over 200k. The truck treats you as good as you treat it.
2008 4dr Crew Cab 6.5ft bed 345-horsepower 5.7L V8
5-speed automatic RWD
So far so good. 18k or only towing... a little yes... but over brutal hills carrying crazy loads using lots of 5500 rpm engine braking.
2004 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed 345-horsepower 5.7L V8
5-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
I have had this truck many years and worked hard with heavy loads and rough terrain. Truck has been flawless. It has taken more abuse than almost any other truck and never has failed.
2004 2dr Regular Cab 6.5ft bed 235-horsepower 4.7L V8
5-speed automatic RWD
Strong and trouble free for me. I flush and maintain my truck as I a mechanic.
2003 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed 345-horsepower 5.7L V8
5-speed automatic RWD
Most reliable vehicle I've ever owned and I've owned them all. Toyota, Honda, etc. None have been any better. Truck is used as a work truck with heavy loads and short trips. Only a few minor issues in over 10 years. Never broken down on side of the road. Just solid.