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At a Glance

Pricing $21,270 - $33,990
Drive Types RWD, 4WD
Engines 3.7l V6, 4.7l V8, 5.7l V8
Transmissions A4, A5

Our Ratings

Velocity Index 40

Overview Information

The Dodge Ram started the "semi-truck" styling trend that is so popular with image-conscious customers. Although the latest Ram remains broad-shouldered and angular, its appeal seems limited to consumers looking primarily for style and power, as opposed to the tradesmen who seem to prefer Ford and GM. The Ram 1500 line offers in three cab styles including a full-sized crew cab. Three bed lengths and five overall trim levels ensure that there is a Ram for all tastes.

What Changed:

The 2009 Dodge Ram features all-new styling inside and out. The Ram retains the trademark grille but the overall look is more refined. An all-new interior has improved in sophistication and styling. The Ram 1500 line offers in three cab styles including a new full-sized crew cab. Three bed lengths and five overall trim levels ensure that there is a Ram for all tastes. A new rear suspension features a solid axle with coil springs in lieu of the leaf springs on other trucks. Three engine options include a 3.7L V6, 4.7L V8, and a 5.7L V8. The output of the 5.7L V8 has increased to 380-bhp and 404 lb-ft. of torque.

Official Word:

Emerging from a herd of 130 long horn cattle driven by 10 cowboys on horseback down Washington Boulevard in downtown Detroit today, the all-new 2009 Dodge Ram made its debut at the 2008 North American International Auto Show. "Since the dawn of the 'big rig' look, Dodge Ram has always been a game- changer," said Jim Press, Vice Chairman and President, Chrysler LLC. "And this is our all-new game-changer -- the all-new 2009 Dodge Ram, which...Read.

Model/Trim/Package Engine MPG VjI Base Price
Ram 1500 Regular Cab ST 6.4' bed 3.7l V6 (210-bhp) A4 RWD 28 $21,270
Ram 1500 Regular Cab ST 6.4' bed 4.7l V8 (310-bhp) A5 RWD 36 $21,330
Ram 1500 Regular Cab ST 8.0' bed 3.7l V6 (210-bhp) A4 RWD 28 $21,945
Ram 1500 Regular Cab ST 8.0' bed 4.7l V8 (310-bhp) A5 RWD 36 $23,005
Ram 1500 Regular Cab ST 6.4' bed 5.7l V8 (390-bhp) A5 RWD 40 $24,425
Ram 1500 Regular Cab ST 8.0' bed 5.7l V8 (390-bhp) A5 RWD 40 $25,050
Ram 1500 Regular Cab ST 6.4' bed 4.7l V8 (310-bhp) A5 4WD 28 $25,725
Ram 1500 Regular Cab ST 8.0' bed 4.7l V8 (310-bhp) A5 4WD 28 $26,025
Ram 1500 Regular Cab ST 6.4' bed 5.7l V8 (390-bhp) A5 4WD 32 $27,770
Ram 1500 Regular Cab ST 8.0' bed 5.7l V8 (390-bhp) A5 4WD 32 $28,070
Ram 1500 Regular Cab SLT 6.4' bed 4.7l V8 (310-bhp) A5 RWD 36 $25,465
Ram 1500 Regular Cab SLT 8.0' bed 4.7l V8 (310-bhp) A5 RWD 36 $25,765
Ram 1500 Regular Cab SLT 6.4' bed 5.7l V8 (390-bhp) A5 RWD 40 $26,825
Ram 1500 Regular Cab SLT 8.0' bed 5.7l V8 (390-bhp) A5 RWD 40 $27,125
Ram 1500 Regular Cab SLT 6.4' bed 4.7l V8 (310-bhp) A5 4WD 28 $29,035
Ram 1500 Regular Cab SLT 8.0' bed 4.7l V8 (310-bhp) A5 4WD 28 $29,335
Ram 1500 Regular Cab SLT 6.4' bed 5.7l V8 (390-bhp) A5 4WD 32 $30,345
Ram 1500 Regular Cab SLT 8.0' bed 5.7l V8 (390-bhp) A5 4WD 32 $30,645
Ram 1500 Regular Cab Sport R/T 6.4' bed 5.7l V8 (390-bhp) A5 RWD 40 $30,695
Ram 1500 Regular Cab Sport R/T 6.4' bed 5.7l V8 (390-bhp) A5 4WD 32 $33,990