2006 Dodge Ram 1500 Overview

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4.55 stars

Based on 58 reviews

5 Star Absoulutly by Lifeside73
 — I like most everything as described above, great Truck and Family Transportation, We drive it every where. Have driven it on rainy days and nights, run into some snow in a trip to Laughlin, Nevada. ... Read More
06 Dodge Quadcab by Cole
 — Its not an SRT 10...sadly. Other than that, there are a few minor problems. The brakes squeal sometimes a high pitched noise, but its usually because buildup of dirt particles acrews easily. The wheel... Read More
If I Had To Buy Another Car, It Would Be Another Dodge Ram!!! by Zak
 — It has a 4,7 (287) not stock. it has 216 comp cams, sct tune, k&n 57 intake, 72mm bbk throttle body, gibson headres(ceramic coated) and full magnaflow exhaust. 341 rwhp and 422 rwtq. so its got some g... Read More

2006 Dodge Ram 1500 Overview

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2006 Dodge Ram 1500

The Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 got some significant changes for 2006.  The biggest one comes in the introduction of the Mega Cab trim, which adds another 20 inches to the cabin to maximize interior room.  In addition, the Ram Pickup 1500 now has optional navigation and DVD system.  With a stouter frame and 28 trims, the Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 has something solid for everyone.

This domestic pickup gives you your choice of 3 standard engines: a 3.7 L V6, a 4.7 L V8, and a 5.7 L V8.  For the most part, expect this vehicle to tow up to around 9000 lbs.  Gas mileage generally ranges from 14 mpg in the city to 18 on the highway.  Trims come in 2 door, 3 seat or 4 door, 6 seat configurations.

Overall, the 2006 Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 plays its dual role quite well as a rugged workhorse and everyday transportation.  This truck handles well, the Mega Cab has lots of room, and the V8s give you the extra oomph needed to get to where you need to go.  On the other hand, ABS brakes don't come standard and gas mileage could use an increase.  Despite its shortcomings, the Ram Pickup 1500 maintains its reputation as a solid all-purpose truck.


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Dodge Ram 1500 Questions

Terry Brasfield

Dodge Ram 1500 5.7

I changed power steering pump and new belt it turns over but don't start obd 2 the codes r PO700 N PO562

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No Low Beams


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Marshall Chapman Sr.

2006 Dodge Ram 1500

none of my gauges are workin rightthey come on and go off and my trip meter says no bus wat does all this mean

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Passenger Day Light Running Light Dim Red Glow

My 2006 Magnum R/T was in a recent low speed accident and the front end bumper etc and driver side head light assembly was replaced. Professional shop replaced the damaged front end, however the pas...

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Driver Side Headlight & Taillight Malfunction

Okay where do I even begin lol I have an 06 Ram 1500 Lonestar edition v8 4.7. First my driver side rear turn signal was working in and out checked bulb and connection harness no damage or breakage...

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