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Dodge Ram 1500

2009-2012
2009 Redesign Year
Dodge Ram 1500 2010
The 2009 redesign brought the Ram up-to-date with a coil-spring rear suspension, which improved ride and handling significantly. This made the pickup fully competitive in the marketplace. Fuel economy for the 5.7-liter V8 was improved and cabin quiet approached that of a luxury car's. If towing is important to you, be aware that models with the 20-inch wheel option sacrifice 1,000 pounds of rated capacity. Ram became a separate brand in 2011.
Average Retail Price Trade-in Price Reliability Verdict Owner Satisfaction View Local Inventory
2012 N/A N/A
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2011 N/A N/A
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2010 $9,000 - $18,400 $6,255 - $15,155
2009 $7,950 - $17,275 $5,185 - $13,985
2002-2008
2002 Redesign Year
Dodge Ram 1500 2008
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.
Average Retail Price Trade-in Price Reliability Verdict Owner Satisfaction View Local Inventory
2008 $6,875 - $16,250 $4,185 - $12,985
2007 $6,350 - $13,275 $3,685 - $10,185
2006 $5,800 - $16,450 $3,175 - $13,175
2005 $5,275 - $15,400 $2,665 - $12,165
2004 $4,725 - $13,275 $2,165 - $10,165
2003 $3,850 - $8,250 $1,445 - $5,475
2002 $3,250 - $6,875 $1,130 - $4,330
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1995-2001
Dodge Ram 1500 2001
The Ram's cabin is roomy and the cargo bed voluminous, but ponderous handling, poor fuel economy, and subpar braking performance limit this big pickup's appeal. Engines include a hopelessly overmatched V6, an inline-6 turbodiesel, two V8s, and a powerful V10. The popular 5.2-liter V8 is weak and thirsty. A new-for-1998 four-door Quad Cab model brought improved rear access.
Average Retail Price Trade-in Price Reliability Verdict Owner Satisfaction View Local Inventory
2001 N/A N/A
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2000 N/A N/A
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