2004 Dodge Ram 2500

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$24,340

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2004 Dodge Ram 2500

Key specs

Base trim shown

Overview

The good:

  • Rugged construction
  • Performance with Hemi V-8
  • Tremendous performance in Ram SRT-10
  • Towing and hauling capacity
  • Interior space and comfort

The bad:

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

6 trims

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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

Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.1
  • Interior design 4.3
  • Performance 4.7
  • Value for the money 4.2
  • Exterior styling 4.5
  • Reliability 4.4

Most recent consumer reviews

3.4

best bang for buck

this truck dose the job, its a ok work truck, 5.7L Hemi is not got the power I was used to with my Ford 460bb. and gas milage is worse than my F250 with the 460 I got 11mpg with Dodge 2500 5.7L I get 9mpg if im lucky

4.9

Bought 2004.5 model new diesel, drove over 300,000

A great work horse, bullet proof Cummins. Only fault rusted rear passenger side fender. Used for business, heavy deliveries. I still wish I had this truck.

2.0

I’ve owned it since new. My frame and body is rust

I bought my car brand new in 2005, within a few years my rear fender started rusting out and I replace them, then within a few more years they’ve rusted again to the point where they have to be fully replaced but the worst part is my frame when put up on a lift I was told is rusted to the point, where the body shop told me, It’s not worth putting any money into. Mind you this truck only has 80,000 original miles! Also in 2010 only five years after buying it my transmission pan rusted through having to replace it! Also within five years of owning the truck the fuel rail that supplies the lifeline to your engine rusted out which was also dangerous because the fuel was leaking onto the motor! Both my exhaust manifolds have rusted out to the point where they leaked that was a $3000 repair! Eight years into owning the car

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Warranty

New car and Certified Pre-Owned programs by Dodge
Certified Pre-Owned program benefits
Maximum age/mileage
5 model years or newer/less than 75,000 miles
Basic warranty terms
3 months/3,000 miles
Powertrain
7 years/100,000 miles
Dealer certification required
125-point inspection
Roadside assistance
Yes
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