2005 Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 User Reviews

2005 Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 53 reviews

  • Performance: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
  • 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:4.5 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
  • Overall: 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

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PROS
"power" 25 reviews
"ride" 18 reviews
"fuel economy" 8 reviews
"comfortable car" 6 reviews
"handling" 6 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 21 reviews
"power" 3 reviews
"tires" 2 reviews

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Jon writes:
2005 Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 Laramie Quad Cab SB Review
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5

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Very reliable truck, fast and powerful and with a sunroof!

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gas mileage isn't anything to get excited about.

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Reliable, Powerful, And Gets The Job Done. — Had this truck for a few years now and it had never left me on the side of the road. Replaced the alternator due to a bad bearing and the drive belt while I had it off. Other than that this truck has been extremely reliable, starts every time, and fun to drive.

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

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Brian writes:
2005 Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 SLT Quad Cab SB Review
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All around great truck

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Can't think of one

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Great Truck — This has been a great truck. I bought it in 2006 with 9k miles. Powerful, roomy interior, smooth ride, zero maintenance issues. I would like better gas mileage, but really wouldn't expect it in a full size truck - especially one equipped with a Hemi V8. I would definitely recommend this truck.

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Jeff writes:
2005 Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 SLT SB Review
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Everything.

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Its not a diesel.

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Jeff's Take On The 05 Ram 1500 Baby!!! — Best pickup in its class, its sturdy, and powerful. Very roomy and fun to drive. Great acceleration and breaking, as well ad handling. Havent had to put any money into other than basic maintenance. It is a blast to go cruising in, and great for hauling those heavy loads. I would Definitely recommend buying this truck to anyone who is in the market for a newer truck.

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Jason writes:
2005 Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 SLT Quad Cab SB 4WD Review
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5

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Great looking truck! Makes you feel like a man! Head Turner!

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Poor gas mileage, tough to get car seats in and out back seat due to the height

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Awesome Truck!! Definitely Turns Heads And Gets Attention Of Others! — This is my baby but due to the addition of a second child and more car seats, I need to get a better family quality vehicle like a luxury sedan or something! This is a very fun truck to drive.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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MSoko writes:
2005 Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 SLT Quad Cab SB 4WD Review
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4

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Durable, reliable, overall great truck to own

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4wd system is not as capable as newer models, disliked lack of ABS, HEMI has improved since then

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Great Truck — Easy to work on, reliable, tough body, and fun to drive. However, the HEMI seems underpowered compared to today's models. ABS was apparently optional for the truck also. As a result this handled poorly on icy roads so I traded it in.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Elder writes:
2005 Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 SLT Quad Cab SB 4WD Review
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This is the best truck next to a brand new Cummins!

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Fuel economy is about 12.8, improved to 18mpg or so 5 model years newer.

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The Beast Hidden Below The Suburbia's Daddy Commuter. — This dodge has a governed feel when it comes to race-accelerating, with about a 10 second 0-60. Off-road, with my awesome tires, is great. Longer wheel base compared to other climbers though. Build quality is excellent, requiring vurtually no repairs, and very little maintenance. Fun to drive for sure, second only to if I owned the manual transmission version of this truck....

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Gilles writes:
2005 Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 SLT SB Review
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performance and looks

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fuel economy

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Awesome — I've owned lots of different cars and trucks,but this is basically a mustang gt with a pickup box.performance is great and looks,and best of all being a limited edition I don't see one at every street or corner.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Jason writes:
2005 Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 SLT Quad Cab LB 4WD Review
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Comfort, durability...everything about dodge trucks in general

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well, gas prices hurt a little with a V-8

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If You Cant Dodge It, Ram It. — 4 Low on these trucks will get you out of anything, especially if you have the 5.7 Hemi or large engine. They are roomy, durable, and stylish. I've been in an accident at 80 miles an hour with this truck and the frame didnt even bend. I walked away without a scratch. These are TOUGH

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Larry writes:
2005 Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 SLT Quad Cab SB 4WD Review
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2005 Dodge Quad Cab — 5.7L Hemi powered Quad cab! Lots of power. Like a muscle car in a truck. Mine has an Alpine head unit with iPod interface, Leer top, BedRug bed liner, Infinity subwoofer, SRT-10 replica wheels with fat Yokohamas.

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bmills writes:
2005 Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 SLT Quad Cab SB 4WD Review
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Great Truck

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Perfect Truck — I love this truck! It Is super reliable and great during rough weather. It has never had any major mechanical issues. I think in part to keeping great synthetics running through it. Massive power when needed; remember its a Hemi!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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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

Best Looking Truck On The Road Today! By Marlow212

I like just about everything about it. I wish the transmission would shift quicker and more positively. Chrysler engineers should make the sunroof wider, maybe add a panoramic. Shopping for a new one... Read More

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2009 Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 Reviews

Ram 1500 By kevjus07

I have liked the look of the Rams and after checking out Ford and Chevy (was previously a Chevy guy) went for my 09 1500 4WD. Just love the power (but not gas mileage) and looks of the truck but Ra... Read More

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

Great By pationolan1

There is a clicking sound from tbe right front tire its the sway bar link. I have the part but havent had to to replace it and the right tailing has been hit other than that its a good trucj Read More

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

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2007 Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 Reviews

Great Truck By etc0123

I bought this sight unseen just on the reputation of the brand. I wasn't disappointed. It looks tough not like a car. I found no flaws with the truck, the paint build quality and comfort of the truc... Read More

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

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2006 Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 Reviews

Great Truck If You Can Afford The Gas By swh1000

Very stylish appearance with 20" chrome wheels. Good build quality very solid. Great truck with plenty of power & room. Reasonable repair cost. Fun to drive with the sun roof open. 4 wheel drive wi... Read More

Outstanding If You Dont Mind Filling Up The Tank By chrishassell

everything about it is great except the fuel mileage and the rather outdated interior. it can haul and pull anything you want and seats 6 with plenty of room would probably easily seat 7 if it had the... Read More

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