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2004 Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 User Reviews

2004 Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 57 reviews

  • Performance:4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5
  • Appearance:4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars 4.8 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5
  • Overall: 4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5

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PROS
"power" 26 reviews
"ride" 19 reviews
"fuel economy" 10 reviews
"big car" 5 reviews
"comfortable car" 4 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 29 reviews
"expensive car" 3 reviews
"space" 2 reviews

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Kendall writes:
2004 Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 Laramie Quad Cab SB 4WD Review
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Style, performance, engine power, driving enjoyment.

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Gas mileage, blind spots, rear cab space.

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2004 Dodge Ram Laramie 4x4 Quad Cab Sb — I was a Ford man until the new Dodge came out in '02. But I wasn't sold on it due to its underpowered gas guzzling engine selection. Granted the 318 was bullet proof, just not great for a 5000lb truck. The 360 hasn't been good since '78 in my opinion. Then the Hemi made its come back, and the dotted line was signed. This truck still puts down the power, acceleration is amazing! Braking on the other hand could use some upgrades. When you stand on the brakes hard you want the trust that it'll stop you in time, and it does(first hand experience). After replacing the shocks the handling is back to the new truck feel. Normal repairs have been done: steering hoses, complete trans flush including torque converter, and all other fluids at regular times. As for gas mileage, lets be honest, Green Peace probably doesn't like it, but I get 12 mpg city and 18 mpg hwy. It's not the best but it is truck. The interior in this model 02-05 is enjoyable. You get in the leather and suede wrapped seats are comfy and dash has a great layout and doesn't give the appearance of being cheap. I have a minor problem with visiblity, power seats correct that, except for the A pillars which seem to create a blind spot. For me, I have to see the end of my hood, just a thing I need. The bug deflector is my aid to that. Overall, I recommend this style and model truck. There's always room for improvements in any vehicle.

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Bret writes:
2004 Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 SLT Quad Cab LB Review
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5

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Good on MPG for a full size truck

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I would not avoid it

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They Are Great Trucks — You get a great truck for a great price. The Hemi has great Power for all the gas power trucks. Great look for a truck to. I have not had any problems with this truck for the 4 years that I have had it.

Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)

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Jeannette writes:
2004 Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 Laramie Quad Cab SB 4WD Review
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5

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Safety on our winter roads

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a little hard on gas...

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I Love My Ram — Very good acceleration but you have to be gentle on the peddle with a 5.7 Magnum engine, they guzzle alot of gas. The ride is smoother than a car and sitting up high you feel like your on-top of the world. Trucks built now are very beautiful in appearance. Not built just for work but for everyday use also. I bought a used truck so the payments are the same as my other car was. Lets just say once you drive a truck you wont want to go back to a car. I find that small cars respect you more in your" BIG TRUCK" because you will cause more damage to their car than they can to your truck...

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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dukeboy316 writes:
2004 Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 SLT Quad Cab SB 4WD Review
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5

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smoothest riding truck ive ever driven, power and acceleration unbeatable and a very roomy comfortable interior

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gas mileage but no worse than any other truck in its class

dukeboy316
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Owned It For 9 Years Since It Was Brand New And Its Been A Great Experience — it has been very dependable since day 1, other than routine maintenance it had not cost me a dime for any major repairs, the hemi engine is second to none in its class and the body design is just as amazing as its drive train, would recommend a dodge ram to anyone considering getting one,

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Sean writes:
2004 Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 SLT Quad Cab SB 4WD Review
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Sexy

Cons

expensive gas

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... — Acceleration- pretty badass, brakes-always good to have, handling- fairly easy. Interior- basic but effective, exterior nice and chromed --if you want to buy a truck, get ready to pay some nice high gas prices/insurance. overall great purchase and i have not a single problem

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Bob writes:
2004 Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 SLT SB Review
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4

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good pricing and fuel mileage

Cons

does not have a supercharger

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I Love This Truck, Best Truck I Have Ever Had — good acceleration, good braking, handles well. I have never had to spent money on repairs just maintenance. Nice color outside, and simple amenities inside. Good mileage. I love driving it. I have had since it was new and wouldn't trade it for anything.

Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)

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Keith writes:
2004 Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 SLT Quad Cab SB 4WD Review
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5

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Very Smooth, Very Spacious, and very Comfortable

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Known for susspension problems

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04 Dodge Ram 4x4 — I love the looks of the 04 dodge ram the grill is solid and the lights are a lot nicer than the new ones (in my opinion) Vehicle drives extremely smooth with the exception of the shake in the wheel due to needing new tires but other than that the 4x4 is awesome and the seating and comfort is spacious! The car picks up quick because of the 5.7 Hemi, but because of that.. i get a solid 10-11 mpg which blows

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Debbie writes:
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lots of power, great mileage with the chip

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the goodyear tires suck

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Wicked Hot Truck — The truck has loads of power. Great mileage for what is under the hood. Lots of interior room. Took off the stock Goodyear tires and put on BF Goodrich and the handling and ride has improved immensley. Other than that no trouble and love it. Highly recommended. fun, fun, fun.

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Wes writes:
2004 Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 SLT Quad Cab SB 4WD Review
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That ginormous freakin engine, arrr arrr arrrr

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Fuel mileage sucks butt, but if I could keep my foot out of the oil pan it would get better mileage.

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Mclovin My Hemi — This thing has amazing power and incredible reliability. The only thing I have replaced that was not my fault, was an idler pulley and it has 185,000km on it. Will obliterate a set of tires. I need new back tires, when I can afford them, I am going to video me roasting what's left of these. I would recommend this style of truck and this amazing engine to my friends and have done so. Long live the HEMI, baby

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Paul writes:
2004 Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 SLT Quad Cab SB 4WD Review
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5

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Great power with smooth ride.

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Fuel consumption hurts the pocket book!

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Ram Tough....arrrgh ! — Awesome power and great ride! With the Hemi, towing and hauling will never be a problem...Twenty inch rims, add extra height and comfort to an already great ride. The interior is reasonably "classy" when one remembers that they are actually in a truck. The upgrade to an Infinity sound system was worth the extra few dollars...

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2010 Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 Reviews

Great Vehicle, Wish It Had Better Gas Mileage By tonyaquinto

This truck has everything i wanted in a truck. The only catch is the amont of gas i use. I drive 75 miles a day and am getting 12.4 miles to the gallon. other than that, the truck is great. Read More

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2009 Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 Reviews

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I Love This Truck For It's Spacious Interior And Performance. By 75sausage

I bought this truck as a replacement for our previous minivan with a double duty as a boat hauler. The truck is awesome to drive and in the Laramie trim has all of the modern gadgets making it favorit... Read More

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2008 Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 Reviews

2008 Dodge Ram 1500 Single Cab By mhamblin

I enjoyed having the 5.7 Hemi when I needed to tow something. I also liked the SLT package becuase of the larger wheels and tires. The only downside was the single cab, as this is not ideal for a fami... Read More

It's A Truck. Capital T, Period At The End. By cynr1023

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2007 Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 Reviews

Awesome Truck! By lalagirl86

Handles well, great for moving things, space in cab is very open and roomy. The gas mileage is not that great, but when driving a truck you don't expect that great of mileage. This truck also has an a... Read More

V8 Monster W A Classy Look By HotdawgIII

I love the v8 power! I had it lifted and feel at a good height in traffic. The front seats are comfortable and excellent on long trips. Im not too keen on the gas milage or the dash cracks that tend... Read More

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2006 Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 Reviews

Love Hate Relationship By rds0523

I absolutely love my truck - as much as my dog and almost as much as at wife but for all the things i love about it the repair costs and games played by chrysler are starting to get old. It's quite li... Read More

Great Vehicle! By Country860

This truck has plenty of power and plenty of room. I have towed pretty big boats with it and never had a problem. The 4x4 is a must have for snow and mud. I like the power sliding back glass. The 6 fo... Read More

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