2009 Dodge Ram 1500 User Reviews

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    2009 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT Quad Cab 4WDReview
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    Not Your Granfathers Ride, And Definitely Not Your Wife's Suv. — Style, power, and sense of manhood is this vehicles' forte. Whether you're cruising, or using it as a work horse, the Ram 1500 will more than meet your expectation. It handles like a car and works like a truck should.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Amazing 390 horse power hemi engine; Can floor most cars on take off. Extremely comfortable ride, and amazing handling. A great feature is the hill assist. As the engine loses power or speed going up hill, the computer takes over and boosts horse power to maintain speed and ascend up hill.

    Cons: The only con to the vehicle, as with any Ram is, the fuel economy. Although, for a truck it gets fairly good highway mileage, as for city driving ... Its like a hummer.  I believe its do to the immense weight of the Hemi engine.

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    2009 Dodge Ram 1500 SPORT SWB 4WDReview
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    After 3 Years, Still Love The Truck —

    This is a Sport 4x4 short bed regular cab with the Hemi. I special ordered it with all the electronic goodies. This truck has been the best of all worlds. During the week, it's a commuter. On weekends, it hauls wood, trailers, and whatever else. I do volunteer transporting of pallets of food from a distribution point to a local food bank. This truck is definitely used as a weekend warrior. On the occasions when I've done heavy hauling, I've experienced the coil spring squat that others have mentioned. Even so, the truck still has plenty of power to spare when hauling heavy loads. I tend to be a little heavy with the right foot. This truck is FAST! It is fun to drive. It handles nimbly for a full size truck. Bear in mind this is the regular cab, short bed, 20 inch tire version. Gas mileage can be decent with the MDS. After three years, you can feel when it slips back and forth between modes. With a little practice, you can drive this truck economically (for a full size truck). Vision out of the cab is excellent. Controls are sensibly placed for the most part, once you get used to them. I had a '99 Silverado followed by an '02 Avalanche. After 10 years of using Chevy controls, I was able to adjust to the Ram quickly. The call button for the bluetooth/phone could be closer to the driver. I've owned pick-ups from all three North American manufacturers. The Ram is by far my favorite. There have been some electronic problems. Once, the truck wouldn't start because it wouldn't read the electronic key. Sometimes the electric door locks won't work when you hit the lock button. The CD player sometimes won't read track and artist info on a disc. Except for the one time only not starting issue, these are all annoyances rather than major issues. Would I buy another one? Absolutely!!!

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Power, interior storage, appearance, ride

    Cons: Electronics occasionallyglitchy

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    Really Neat Truck! — Gosh, it's sooo fast! Brakes are good and handling is surprisingly excellent! Have it for 2 years now... no problems so far. Bold and aggressive appearance, very luxury interior. Stunning good gas mileage, I was really surprised. Had some mods done by now and that's what makes the truck even better! It's just so much fun, I'm really addicted to my R/T :)

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

    Pros: almost everything!

    Cons: ugly long antenna

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    Mostly because of the Hemi with MDS. Also, the ride is much more confortable
    vs2009 Ford F-150
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    vs2009 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
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    First truck I drove was a Dodge and never wanted any other. Has power and handling.
    vs2009 GMC Sierra 1500
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    vs2009 Nissan Titan
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    2009 Dodge Ram 1500 SPORT Crew Cab 4WD Review
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    vs2009 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland 4WD
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    Looks/Style Ranked 2009 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland 4WD worse.
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    Reviews From Other Years

    2010 Dodge Ram 1500 Reviews

    The Best Truck On The Market By bsivel

    I like everything about my truck. The only issue I have had is the electrical system went a little haywire on me when I replaced a damaged driver side mirror. The dash displays a -40 degree which ob... Read More

    Perfect By uspspow

    I have always loved dodge trucks and cars, I have owned many in my lifetime. Very stylish and comfortable to drive. I would recommend a dodge truck to everyone thats wants to drive a truck.. Better lo... Read More

    2008 Dodge Ram 1500 Reviews

    It's A Great Truck To Have And I Love It. By BlueEyedDodge

    I've had this truck for years and it still runs great and I've had no trouble with it. General maintenance is easy and if you take care of whatever you're driving it will last a long time. Still looks... Read More

    Power, Reliable, Beautiful Truck By SavageBeast83

    I would strongly recommend this truck for someone who intends to use it within their local area. It's poor fuel economy doesn't lend itself for long distance travel. It is reliable and powerful to d... Read More

    2007 Dodge Ram 1500 Reviews

    Not Your Fathers Pickup! By Vjblanchard

    I absolutely love driving this truck, she takes off like a scared cat, rumbles like a race car, rides smooth as my Tahoe, and turns heads everywhere she goes! There is not another one like this anywhe... Read More

    A Good Truck By Jeepmaniac

    It was a good truck and now has about 120K miles on it. I would consider another truck just like it if I could find one to fit the budget. Four wheel drive is a must when you live in a rural area. Read More

    2006 Dodge Ram 1500 Reviews

    Very Satisfied By robsgma2014

    Love our truck. Love the space. Smooth ride. All wheel drive. Love the candy apple red color. All extras are great. Can sit my tall daughter's in the rear and they are very comfortable. Love the ... Read More

    Great Everyday Truck By jfrees

    I loved my Ram because it had a lot of capabilities. I had the ability to haul a lot or tow, but I drove around in style when I was simply commuting and not taking advantage of its ability as a truck.... Read More

    2005 Dodge Ram 1500 Reviews

    Ramjam Couldn't Put It Any Petter By SLTram05

    the truck is a great piece of machine, the engine is super strong and the style of the truck is just breath taking.. The look is like a normal older dodge with a mean look to it. the style just rolls ... Read More

    Super Fun! By Tdonnelly13

    Put full exhaust, intake, and a tune. Makes the truck respond great, sound great, and perform great... And it already looks great! All around excellent truck! I have not had any negative issues wit... Read More

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