2004 Dodge Ram 1500

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37 reviews
Available Price Range $1,684-$19,148 Trims17 Combined MPG 12-18 Seats 3-6

Our Take on the 2004 Dodge Ram 1500

Our Take

Dodge’s Ram is available in 1500, 2500 and 3500 versions, which translates to half-ton, three-quarter-ton and one-ton ratings, respectively. While the 2500 and 3500 models are designed for se... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Ride comfort in city
  • Fuel economy with V-8 and V-10
  • Difficult entry and exit
  • Wet-weather traction with 2WD

Notable Features

  • Available Hemi V-8
  • Diesel-engine option in heavy-duty models
  • Three capacity ratings
  • Regular cab or Quad Cab
  • New performance-packed Ram SRT-10


Our Expert Reviews

The World's Fastest Toy Truck? 2004 Dodge Ram SRT-10 DENALI, Alaska -- Cars and trucks, such as they exist here, are simple and relatively few. That is my assessment after traveling through this gargantuan, rugged, beautiful state for two weeks. This came as a surprise to me -- perhaps because I've been a captive of television commercials, the kind showing drivers of supposedly tough ... Read Full Review

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Consumer Reviews

4.1 out of 5

Based on 37 reviews

Awesome Truck

by LaserVision from Dallas, TX on June 6, 2011

I bought this vehicle used- a Ram 1500 R/T sport truck. One of the best looking trucks on the road. It gets lots of looks and compliments from people. Ride: The truck ride is a bit stiff, and it hops... Read Full Review

17 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up. It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 10 recalls for this car.

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