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2009 Dodge Ram 1500 Quad Cab

At a Glance

Pricing $25,700 - $41,885
Drive Types RWD, 4WD
Engines 3.7l V6, 4.7l V8, 5.7l V8
Transmissions A4, A5

Our Ratings

Velocity Index 39

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 Quad Cab ST 3.7l V6 (210-bhp) A4 RWD 21 $25,700
Ram 1500 Quad Cab ST 4.7l V8 (310-bhp) A5 RWD 36 $26,760
Ram 1500 Quad Cab ST 5.7l V8 (390-bhp) A5 RWD 39 $28,840
Ram 1500 Quad Cab ST 4.7l V8 (310-bhp) A5 4WD 22 $29,735
Ram 1500 Quad Cab ST 5.7l V8 (390-bhp) A5 4WD 28 $31,815
Ram 1500 Quad Cab SLT 4.7l V8 (310-bhp) A5 RWD 31 $29,475
Ram 1500 Quad Cab SLT 5.7l V8 (390-bhp) A5 RWD 37 $30,785
Ram 1500 Quad Cab SLT 4.7l V8 (310-bhp) A5 4WD 22 $32,695
Ram 1500 Quad Cab SLT 5.7l V8 (390-bhp) A5 4WD 28 $34,005
Ram 1500 Quad Cab TRX 4.7l V8 (310-bhp) A5 RWD 31 $29,995
Ram 1500 Quad Cab TRX 5.7l V8 (390-bhp) A5 RWD 37 $31,305
Ram 1500 Quad Cab TRX 4.7l V8 (310-bhp) A5 4WD 22 $33,815
Ram 1500 Quad Cab TRX 5.7l V8 (390-bhp) A5 4WD 28 $35,125
Ram 1500 Quad Cab Sport 5.7l V8 (390-bhp) A5 RWD 37 $34,330
Ram 1500 Quad Cab Sport 5.7l V8 (390-bhp) A5 4WD 28 $37,550
Ram 1500 Quad Cab Laramie 5.7l V8 (390-bhp) A5 RWD 37 $38,270
Ram 1500 Quad Cab Laramie 5.7l V8 (390-bhp) A5 4WD 28 $41,885