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Dodge Ram 1500:Review the specs, features and pros & cons

Dodge Ram 1500 side view
Dodge Ram 1500 angular front perspective
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Overview of the Dodge Ram 1500

Learn about the Dodge Ram 1500

Dodge Ram 1500 Summary

Since 2007, the Dodge Ram 1500 has consistently ranked among the top options in the full-sized pickup truck category thanks to its well-rounded design and exceptional towing capacity. The perfect option for both tradespeople and commuters, many models have been tailored to suit the needs of certain professions, such as the 2019 Dodge Ram 1500 Big Horn, Laramie and Rebel.

Some drivers have found the 1500's competitors to be more competent off-roaders. Regardless, if you're interested in a full-size pickup with an impressive interior and expert performance, this truck ticks all the boxes.

Pros and cons of the Dodge Ram 1500

  • Exceptional towing capacity
  • Luxurious cabin, even on low-tier models
  • Less robust off-road ability compared to competitors
  • Few advanced safety features come standard
This is general information and should not be relied on as purchasing advice.

Specifications of the Dodge Ram 1500

Key specifications available across all trim levels
  • Seats3 - 6
  • Doors2 - 4
  • Fuel typeGas
  • TransmissionManual or Automatic
  • City consumption16 - 26.7 L/100km
  • Highway consumption10.8 - 19 L/100km
  • Width2019 - 2029 mm
  • Length5276 - 6342 mm
  • Trunk space-
  • Cargo space-
Exact values depend on trim and engine choice.

Trims available with the Dodge Ram 1500

What is a trim? Trims are different options of the same car with different features and equipment. The specs depend on the trim you choose.This variant of the Dodge Ram 1500 2002 - 2010 is available in 5 trims:

ST trim features and specs

Frequently asked questions about the Dodge Ram 1500

Dimensions of the Dodge Ram 1500

Vehicle dimensions
YearHeight fromWidth fromLength from
Exact values depend on trim choices.
20071864 mm2019 mm5276 mm
20061869 mm2019 mm5276 mm
20051864 mm2019 mm5276 mm
20041882 mm2029 mm5276 mm
20031882 mm2029 mm5276 mm
20021892 mm2029 mm5784 mm

Towing capacity of the Dodge Ram 1500

Unbraked is when the trailer being towed does not have its own braking system. Braked is when the trailer being towed has its own braking system.
Braked and unbraked towing capacities
Exact values depend on trim choices.
20071315 − 3425 kg
20061383 − 3354 kg
20051542 − 3493 kg
20041542 − 3493 kg
20031701 − 3379 kg
20021814 − 2018 kg