The Ram's aggressive styling, spacious cabin and voluminous cargo bed are pluses; but ponderous handling, poor fuel economy, and subpar braking limit this big pickup's appeal.
Engines include a hopelessly overmatched V6, two V8s, and from 2004 to 2006 a powerful V10.
The popular 4.7-liter V8 is weak and thirsty.
A powerful 5.7-liter Hemi V8 was offered beginning in 2003.
A longer-cab four-door debuted in 2006.
After Dodge reworked the suspension system for 2006, our tested 2007 model had a better ride than previous models.