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2006 Dodge Ram 1500
2006 Dodge Ram 1500
Available Price Range $5,143-$19,611 TrimsN/A Combined MPG 10-18 SeatsN/A

Our Take on the 2006 Dodge Ram 1500

Our Take

Ram 1500 pickups have changed considerably for the 2006 model year. A new frame, suspension and body mounts are used, and new headlamps provide 22 percent more light intensity. Newly available features include a power-sliding rear window, bucket seats, a full-screen navigation radio and a DVD ent... 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 RWD

Notable Features

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


Our Expert Reviews

The Dodge Ram pickup hasn't had a major redesign since the 2002 model year, meaning it is facing fresher competition from everybody who makes a full-sized truck. The top-selling Ford F-150 was new for 2004, the same year the Nissan Titan debuted. For 2006, we got the Honda Ridgeline, which the company would certainly like you to think of as a full-sized pickup. Redesigned Chevrolet Silvera... Read full review for the 2006 Dodge Ram 1500

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by Lifesaved from Las Vegas, NV on August 5, 2010

i owned a Dodge Ram 1500 i was in a horrific accident in which i had multiple points of impact, a free fall from a 250 ft cliff, and several rolls. responders said it was one of the most horrific acci... Read Full Review


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