2005 Dodge Ram 3500 Overview

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4.65 stars

Based on 10 reviews

5 Stars Aren't Enough. by Dave
 — Excellent acceleration, very good braking, handles great and it will pull anything. Looks great. I get 18mpg. The only repairs, had turbo replaced under warranty. Apparently you can't pull a travel tr... Read More
Awesome Truck by Joe
 — Great horsepower and torque! The cummins diesel engine is awesome and very good on fuel considering its a one ton truck. I just wish that the truck had a manual tranny instead of the automatic trans. ... Read More
Dodge by Stephen
 — this is a rilly good tow & work truck if i was going to by a new truck this would be it. 5.9l cummins turbo deisel six speed. over all this is a truck for any one if you wont a deisel! Read More

2005 Dodge Ram 3500 Overview

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2005 Dodge Ram 3500

The main changes for the Dodge Ram Pickup 3500 in 2005 revolve around a stronger engine and available power sunroof and Sirius Radio in the Quad Cabs.  Ram fans can choose from a 5.7 L V8 or a 5.9 L I6 powertrain.  18 trims ensure that you'll find the right configuration to fit your needs.

The '05 Dodge Ram 3500 comes in 2 door, 3 seat and 4 door, 6 seat configurations.  As the strongest of the Rams, max towing capacity approaches an impressive 16000 lbs. on all trims.  Finally, drivers will have their pick of available 4 and 5 speed automatic transmission or 6 speed manual.

Overall, the 2005 Dodge Ram Pickup 3500 gets props for its power, towing capacity, good safety features, and relatively cushy interior.  On the other hand, the critics feel that this powerful pickup could use a couple more seating configurations to match up better with the competition.  Despite the relative lack of variety, the '05 Dodge Ram 3500 does its job as a rugged domestic pickup and does it well.


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Dodge Ram 3500 Questions



Is there any other sensor that will affect how the trans shifts back down to low when truck stops other than solenoid in transmission? Sometimes truck will start out in a higher gear.

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2005 3500 4x4 Dualley Has New Shift Sensor And Solenoid Less Than Two Weeks...

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Why Does My Steering Lock Up For A Few Seconds Sometimes?

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My Instrument Gauges Have Quit Working To Replacing The Cluster Are They Vi...

All guges in the instrument cluster are not working however all the lights are okay.

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2005 Dodgeram 3500 Cummings 5.9

I pulled truck into my garage to change two leaking power steering hoses-went to restart truck -truck cranks over but won't start. replaced crank shaft sensor, two batteries, fuel filter in engine com...

587 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 years ago)