2014 RAM ProMaster 3500

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$35,350

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2014 RAM ProMaster 3500
2014 RAM ProMaster 3500

Key specs

Base trim shown

Overview

The good:

  • Cargo space
  • Diesel engine availability

The bad:

  • Backup camera not standard
  • Controversial styling
  • Passenger version not offered

1 trim

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Notable features

  • All-new full-size commercial van
  • Front-wheel drive
  • Two available roof heights, three wheelbases and four body lengths
  • Gas V-6 engine or diesel four-cylinder
  • Navigation system available

2014 RAM ProMaster 3500 review: Our expert's take

Vehicle Overview

Based on the Fiat Ducato full-size cargo van sold in Europe, the ProMaster joins the Ram lineup for 2014. Offered in a wide array of configurations, the ProMaster competes with the Nissan NV, Ford Transit and Chevrolet Express.

New for 2014

The new 2014 ProMaster is available in four body styles: cargo van, chassis cab, cutaway or window van. Two roof heights and four body lengths are available. Power comes from a 3.6-liter gas V-6 or a 3.0-liter diesel four-cylinder, and the diesel teams with an automated-manual transmission. The ProMaster comes in 1500, 2500 and 3500 duty ratings.

Exterior Highlights

  • Black body side and wheel lip moldings
  • Choice of 118-, 136- or 159-inch wheelbase, with extended-length body available for 159-inch model
  • Standard or high roof
  • Right-side sliding door; available left-side sliding door
  • Rear doors open 260 degrees
  • 16-inch steel wheels; 16-inch aluminum wheels available
  • Available fog lights
  • Available power-adjustable heated side mirrors

Interior Highlights

  • Seats up to three with available dual-bench passenger seat
  • Cloth upholstery; vinyl available
  • Air conditioning
  • USB port for charging devices
  • AM/FM radio; CD stereo available
  • Available Bluetooth
  • Available navigation system
  • Available heated seats

Under the Hood

  • Front-wheel drive
  • 280-horsepower, 3.6-liter V-6 engine makes 260 pounds-feet of torque and works with a six-speed automatic transmission
  • Available 174-hp, turbo-diesel 3.0-liter four-cylinder makes 295 pounds-feet of torque and teams with a six-speed automated manual transmission
  • 5,100-pound maximum towing capacity, when properly equipped

Safety Features

  • Electronic stability system with traction control, hill start assist and trailer-sway control
  • Antilock brakes
  • Side-impact and side curtain airbags
  • Available backup camera, rear parking sensors

Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 2.5
  • Interior design 2.5
  • Performance 2.5
  • Value for the money 3.0
  • Exterior styling 3.5
  • Reliability 2.5

Most recent consumer reviews

1.3

Worst Vehicle I have Ever Owned

Transmission inoperable after owning it for 8 days and driving it for 412 miles. Its been in the shop for 53 days now and even the Ram dealership cannot figure out what is wrong with the van.

4.3

Pushing 400,000 miles!

I own two 2014 Ram Promasters. We use both for expedited freight, and we drive well over 100,000 per year. For my money, these are simply the best vans you can buy. Of the competition (Transit, Sprinter) they are the cheapest, by far the best in snow (FWD, no need for snow tires) and get the best mileage (20+ in summer, 18s in winter). Like all vans, resist the temptation to get the diesel - you won't save anything in fuel and when they break you are deeply screwed. After 3 years, I have 370k on one Promaster and 330k on the second. The Pentastar 3.6 is in every Chrysler, and generally it's durable, simple, and trouble free. The trans (contrary to what you've heard) has been in production since 2003 and is also in lots of Chryslers, and is basically bulletproof. The only fatal flaw with the engine is a valve problem that shows up around 150k. For me, it was more cost effective to replace the engine than to replace the head, but the good news is that junkyard engines are $1500 for one with less than 40k, and I changed it myself without too much trouble. Take the grill off, and these are easier to work on than a 60s car. If you did need a trans, they are also $1500 and a day's work to swap out. I did need a new engine in one van, but the other is at 370k and hasn't needed a thing, except an alternator. For towing get the Ford, but payload (4000+) and spacewise the PM wins. Tip: the 1500,2500,and 3500 PMs are identical, it is literally just the badge on the side. Same springs, same drivetrain, same cooling. So overall, I would have zero fear of buying another PM, miles are less important than you think.

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Warranty

New car and Certified Pre-Owned programs by RAM
New car program benefits
Bumper-to-bumper
36 months/36,000 miles
Corrosion
60 months/100,000 miles
Powertrain
60 months/100,000 miles
Roadside assistance
60 months/100,000 miles
Certified Pre-Owned program benefits
Maximum age/mileage
5 years/less than 70,000 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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