2009 Dodge Ram 1500 Expert Reviews

PickupTrucks.com's view

By Mike Levine on January 12, 2008

PickupTrucks.com's view

By Mike Levine on January 12, 2008

A good friend of mine says that good design isn't about making something that can handle extraordinary situations well. It's about designing something that makes day-to-day activities enj... Read full review

PickupTrucks.com's view

By Mike Levine on June 27, 2008

PickupTrucks.com's view

By Mike Levine on June 27, 2008

Chrysler debuted its all-new performance-oriented 2009 Dodge Ram 1500 R/T model recently, promising the short-box, two-wheel-drive hauler with a 390-horsepower, 5.7-liter Hemi V-8 would go from zer... Read full review

PickupTrucks.com's view

By Mike Levine on August 22, 2008

PickupTrucks.com's view

By Mike Levine on August 22, 2008

What's the biggest difference between the Dodge Challenger and the Dodge Ram? More than 200,000 units of production volume. While the Challenger has captured the lion's share of attention... Read full review


The Detroit Newspapers's view

By Scott Burgess on August 27, 2008

The Detroit Newspapers's view

By Scott Burgess on August 27, 2008

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. -- The pickup wars just got a lot more interesting.Instead of trying to create a truck that is bigger, badder and can tow more manure, Dodge decided to make the 2009 Ram bette... Read full review

washingtonpost.com's view

By Warren Brown on September 21, 2008

washingtonpost.com's view

By Warren Brown on September 21, 2008

Sometimes, you need muscle. You need a pickup truck. You need a Dodge Ram 1500 Crew Cab SLT, preferably with a long cargo bed, if you can get it. If not, the short bed properly loaded will do. Our ... Read full review

chicagotribune.com's view

By Jim Mateja on October 19, 2008

chicagotribune.com's view

By Jim Mateja on October 19, 2008

Chrysler has a knack for coming up with what a former colleague called "tremendous trifles," innovations that don't make vehicles one iota faster, safer or cleaner but have such charm they are... Read full review

Orlando Sentinel's view

By Steven Cole Smith on November 30, 2008

Orlando Sentinel's view

By Steven Cole Smith on November 30, 2008

In 1992, at a preview for a few automotive journalists, Chrysler product czar Bob Lutz, who now serves in a similar capacity at General Motors, unveiled the company's next big chance-taker, th... Read full review

Star-Telegram.com's view

By G. Chambers Williams III on December 6, 2008

Star-Telegram.com's view

By G. Chambers Williams III on December 6, 2008

With the redesigned 2009 Dodge Ram 1500, Chrysler LLC proves that it's quite serious about competing in the full-size pickup segment.This newest Ram is not only the best pickup ever from Dodge... Read full review

Los Angeles Times's view

By Dan Neil on March 19, 2009

Los Angeles Times's view

By Dan Neil on March 19, 2009

Perhaps you're eyeing the overhead beam in the basement, wondering whether it will hold your dangling, strangling weight. Perhaps the muzzle of that .44 magnum is looking oh-so-flavorful. Perh... Read full review

Mother Proof's view

By Sherrice Gilsbach on March 25, 2010

Mother Proof's view

By Sherrice Gilsbach on March 25, 2010

My family loves trucks. Perhaps it's because we have two boys or because the hubby is in the construction biz, but there's a definite novelty associated with them for us. The 2009 Dodge R... Read full review