2005 Dodge Ram 1500 Overview

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4.65 stars

Based on 57 reviews

Amazing Girl!!! by MyhemiMark65
 — There really is nothing I dislike about this truck. It is easy to work on...for the most part. It is probably one of the most dependable vehicles I have ever owned. 277,000 miles and I bet she'll g... Read More
2005 Dodge Ram 1500 Slt 4x4 Daytona Edition. by Chris
 — This truck just feels so comfortable when in it, Drives smooth plenty of power the perfect hemi sound threw the borla exhaust... thanks to the 20 inch rims I sit higher then most trucks with lifts... ... Read More
My Dodge by Carl
 — The truck is great. I have owned the truck since it was new and have put 60k miles on it and have never had any problems with it at all. I have tried the 4 wheel drive out and it has never left me sit... Read More

2005 Dodge Ram 1500 Overview

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2005 Dodge Ram 1500

For 2005, the Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 got new standard 6 speed manual transmission on all trims.  Crew cabs got some nifty optional upgrades including Sirius radio and power sunroof.  With 24 trims, no one can say that the '05 Ram 1500 doesn't give them freedom of choice.  

The '05 Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 gives you a choice between a 3.7 L V6 and 4.7 L V8 powertrain.  Gas mileage generally comes out to 14 mpg in the city and 18 on the highway.  Trims come in 2 door, 3 seat or 4 door, 6 seat configurations.  Expect towing capacity to max out at just over 9000 lbs. on the strongest trim.

Overall, the 2005 Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 gets the job done as a rugged beast of burden and as your everyday ride to the grocery store.  This vehicle has good interior room, solid steering, and ample power in the V8.  On the other hand, the Ram 1500 could use more room in the backseat and better gas mileage.  Regardless, the Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 has a workhorse image that it manages to successfully maintain every year.


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2005 Dodge Ram 1500 Won't Move When In Gear

My truck starts fine, idles fine, and will even shift into any gear. The problem is that it won't move when it's in gear. I shift it to drive (or reverse or anything else), give it gas, and the engine...

24,633 views with 38 answers (last answer about a day ago)

Hard To No Start

I have an 05 Dodge Ram with a 5.7 hemi 145K miles starts hard but only with the gas pedal on the floor when started runs like there is a miss in the engine. NO fault codes I have changed the cam and c...

2,186 views with 12 answers (last answer about a day ago)

2005 Dodge Ram 1500 Won't Start

This is crazy but my 2005 Dodge Ram 1500 with 19,500 miles on it won't start. It won't turn over...no clicking...nothing...nada!!! Turn the key and it appears to have full power as the radio comes o...

58,355 views with 68 answers (last answer about a week ago)

Servive 4 Wheel Drive Light Stays On In My 2005 Dodge Ram 1500

my service 4 wheel drive is on..on my 2005 dodge 1500 ram.... but it still shifts into wheel drive.. its been on for a year but i try not to use 4x4... cant afford dealer ....any ideas

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I Want My Truck To Sound Loud And Have Good Tone To It. It Is All Stock. Sh...

If I get a flowmaster muffler instead of dual. What kind of muffler would I need offset or center and 2.25 or 2.50?

23 views with 8 answers (last answer 3 weeks ago)