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Dodge Ram 1500 Fuel Economy Data

2dr Regular Cab 6.5ft bed 235-hp 4.7L V8 5-sp automatic RWD

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the 2004 Dodge Ram 1500

2004 Dodge Ram 1500 Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2004 2dr Regular Cab 6.5ft bed 235-horsepower 4.7L V8
5-speed automatic RWD
Averaging 18 around town in mix driving see full Dodge Ram 1500 review
2004 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed 345-horsepower 5.7L V8
5-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
Not great fuel economy. see full Dodge Ram 1500 review
2004 Dodge Ram 1500 Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2005 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed 345-horsepower 5.7L V8
5-speed automatic RWD
13 to 15 mpg in town about 17 mpg on the road. see full Dodge Ram 1500 review
2004 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed 345-horsepower 5.7L V8
5-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
Poor fuel economy see full Dodge Ram 1500 review
2003 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed 240-horsepower 4.7L V8
4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
I should have bought the Hemi 5.7L engine. The 4.7 is awful...gutless and I get about 13 mpg in a rural setting and can get about 15 in the highway. I drive very conservatively. see full Dodge Ram 1500 review
2003 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed 345-horsepower 5.7L V8
5-speed automatic RWD
Not much I don't like about this truck, but MPG with a Hemi combined with heavy loads means 12-13 mpg consistently. Not sure newer trucks would do any better with my 1000 lb load in the back. Highway mileage is only 16-17 at best. see full Dodge Ram 1500 review
 

2004 Dodge Ram 1500 Gas Mileage (MPG)

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