2005 Dodge Ram 1500

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42 reviews
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Available Price Range $2,951-$20,391 Trims18 Combined MPG 10-18 Seats 3-6

Our Take on the 2005 Dodge Ram 1500

Our Take

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 RWD

Notable Features

  • Available Hemi V-8
  • Diesel-engine option in heavy-duty models
  • Regular cab or Quad Cab
  • Performance-packed Ram SRT10
  • New 2500 Power Wagon package

Reviews

Our Expert Reviews

Yes, the big Dodge Ram pickup still has a Hemi. The truck that began DaimlerChrysler_s renaissance of the Hemi engine design, the current-generation Ram Heavy Duty that debuted in fall 2002, still includes the 5.7-liter Magnum Hemi V-8 as its standard engine for model year 2005, and will again this fall in the 2006 models. Little did the Chrysler folks know when they introduced this revival of... Read full review for the 2005 Dodge Ram 1500

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Consumer Reviews

4.4

Average based on 42 reviews

A Good Ol' Truck

by maxplay777 from Middle-of-Nowhere, KS on November 4, 2010

Was looking for a good used pickup and found a nicer, newer model than I thought I could afford. I wasn't expecting fantastic gas mileage with a full-size pickup, so I won't say I'm disappointed by th... Read Full Review

18 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.

Safety

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Recalls

There are currently 8 recalls for this car.

Safety defects and recalls are relatively common. Stay informed and know what to do ahead of time.

Safety defects and recalls explained

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