Safety Features by Model

ST $14,487 - $17,620

Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range
  • Brake assist
  • Electronic stability program
  • Driver/front passenger multistage airbags
  • Front seat side-impact airbags
  • Front side curtain airbags
  • Front/rear side curtain airbags
  • Front-passenger occupant-classification system
  • Front seat belt height adjusters
  • Child safety door locks
  • Tire pressure monitor

TRX $15,174 - $18,581

Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range
  • Brake assist
  • Electronic stability program
  • Driver/front passenger multistage airbags
  • Front seat side-impact airbags
  • Front side curtain airbags
  • Front/rear side curtain airbags
  • Front-passenger occupant-classification system
  • Front seat belt height adjusters
  • Child safety door locks
  • Tire pressure monitor

SLT $16,053 - $19,470

Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range
  • Brake assist
  • Electronic stability program
  • Driver/front passenger multistage airbags
  • Front seat side-impact airbags
  • Front side curtain airbags
  • Front/rear side curtain airbags
  • Front-passenger occupant-classification system
  • Front seat belt height adjusters
  • Child safety door locks
  • Tire pressure monitor

Laramie $16,501 - $20,648

Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range
  • Brake assist
  • Electronic stability program
  • Driver/front passenger multistage airbags
  • Front seat side-impact airbags
  • Front/rear side curtain airbags
  • Front-passenger occupant-classification system
  • Front seat belt height adjusters
  • Child safety door locks
  • ParkSense rear parking assist system
  • Tire pressure monitor

Sport $25,715 - $35,100

MSRP
  • Brake assist
  • Electronic stability program
  • Driver/front passenger multistage airbags
  • Front seat side-impact airbags
  • Front side curtain airbags
  • Front/rear side curtain airbags
  • Front-passenger occupant-classification system
  • Front seat belt height adjusters
  • Child safety door locks
  • Tire pressure monitor

IIHS Crash Test Ratings

Frontal Ratings Moderate Overlap

Tested vehicle: 2009 Dodge Ram 1500 ST Crew Cab 2wd

Overall
Head Neck
Chest
Left Leg
Right Leg
Kinematics
Structure

Side Ratings

Tested vehicle: 2009 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT Crew Cab 2wd

Overall
Structure
Side Airbag Configuration
Driver Head Neck
Driver Head Protection
Driver Torso
Driver Pelvis Leg
Passenger Head Neck
Passenger Head Protection
Passenger Torso
Passenger Pelvis Leg

Rear Ratings

Overall
Dynamic
Geometry

Rollover Ratings

Tested vehicle: 2011 Dodge Ram 1500 ST Crew Cab 2wd

Overall

Warranty

Basic Warranty

36 months / 36,000 miles

Drivetrain Warranty

Unlimited duration / Unlimited distance

Corrosion Perforation Warranty

60 months / 100,000 miles

Roadside Assistance Coverage

36 months / 36,000 miles

Certified Pre-Owned Warranty

Maximum Age/Mileage:

5 model years or newer/less than 75,000 miles

Basic Warranty Terms

3 months/3,000 miles

Powertrain Warranty

7 years/100,000 miles

Dealer Certification Required

125-point inspection

Roadside Assistance

Yes

Deductible

May apply

Return/Exchange Policy

N/A

Out-of-Town Repair/Service

Yes

Free Service Loan

Rental allowance

Special Finance Terms

Yes

Transferability

Yes

Satellite Radio Subscription

3 months

Complimentary Service/Maintenance

No

Recalls

Power Train > Clutch Assembly > Pedal/linkage Mar 9, 2009
Report Receipt Date:
Mar 9, 2009
NHTSA Campaign:
09V078000
Summary:
CHRYSLER IS RECALLING 507 MY 2009 DODGE RAM 2500/3500 PICKUP TRUCKS HEAVY DUTY CAB CHASSIS WITH MANUAL TRANSMISSION AND POWER ADJUSTABLE PEDAL PACKAGE. THE CLUTCH PEDAL CONNECTING ROD TO THE CLUTCH MASTER CYLINDER MAY SEPARATE FROM THE MASTER CYLINDER. THIS MAY NOT ALLOW DISENGAGEMENT OF THE CLUTCH WHEN THE PEDAL IS DEPRESSED, WHICH COULD RESULT IN UNINTENDED VEHICLE MOVEMENT.
Consequence:
INCREASED STOPPING DISTANCE AND ENGINE STALLING MAY OCCUR INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE CLUTCH MASTER CYLINDER HYDRAULIC SYSTEM FREE OF CHARGE. THE MANUFACTURER HAS NOT YET PROVIDED AN OWNER NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.
Fuel System, Gasoline Mar 8, 2018
Report Receipt Date:
Mar 8, 2018
NHTSA Campaign:
18V160000
Summary:
Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2009-2012 Dodge Ram 1500 trucks currently, or ever registered, in Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia, Wisconsin and the District of Columbia. Exposure to environmental conditions such as water mixed with road salt may cause the front fuel tank strap frame "T-Slot" bracket to corrode, possibly causing the fuel tank to drop and make contact with the ground.
Consequence:
If the fuel tank were to drop and contact the ground, a fuel leak may result. Additionally, in the event of a crash, the fuel tank may not remain secured to the vehicle, possibly causing a fuel leak. A fuel leak in the presence in an ignition source, can increase the risk of a fire.
Remedy:
Chrysler will notify owners and dealers will bolt a bracket reinforcement to the frame, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 27, 2018. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is U04.
Visibility > Windshield Wiper/washer > Motor Mar 9, 2009
Report Receipt Date:
Mar 9, 2009
NHTSA Campaign:
09V084000
Summary:
CHRYSLER IS RECALLING 72,136 MY 2008-2009 LIGHT AND HEAVY DUTY RAM PICKUP TRUCKS. THE WINDSHIELD WIPER MODULE MOTOR ASSEMBLY MAY BE SUSCEPTIBLE TO WATER INTRUSION THAT COULD RESULT IN PARTIAL OR COMPLETE LOSS OF WINDSHIELD WIPING CAPABILITY.
Consequence:
WHEN THE WIPER SYSTEM FAILS, THE OPERATOR WILL HAVE REDUCED VISIBILITY WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.
Remedy:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE WIPER MODULE ASSEMBLIES WITH VENTED WIPER MOTOR HOUSINGS FREE OF CHARGE. THE MANUFACTURER HAS NOT YET PROVIDED AN OWNER NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.
Service Brakes, Hydraulic Jan 7, 2010
Report Receipt Date:
Jan 7, 2010
NHTSA Campaign:
10V009000
Summary:
CHRYSLER IS RECALLING MODEL YEAR 2010 CHRYSLER SEBRING; DODGE AVENGER AND NITRO; JEEP LIBERTY, COMMANDER AND GRAND CHEROKEE; AND MODEL YEAR 2009-2010 DODGE RAM TRUCK. THESE VEHICLES MAY HAVE BEEN BUILT WITH AN IMPROPERLY FORMED OR MISSING BRAKE BOOSTER INPUT ROD RETAINING CLIP.
Consequence:
THIS COULD RESULT IN BRAKE FAILURE WITHOUT WARNING WHICH COULD CAUSE A CRASH.
Remedy:
CHRYSLER WILL REPLACE THE BRAKE BOOSTER INPUT ROD RETAINING CLIP FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING JANUARY 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.
Power Train Dec 20, 2017
Report Receipt Date:
Dec 20, 2017
NHTSA Campaign:
17V821000
Summary:
Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Ram 3500 Cab Chassis with a Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) of less than 10,000 lbs, 2011-2017 Ram 3500, 4500 and 5500 Cab Chassis vehicles, 2009-2017 Ram 1500 and 2010-2017 Ram 2500 and 3500 pickup trucks, all equipped with a column shifter. Pushing the brake pedal for prolonged periods when the vehicle is running and in PARK may cause the Brake Transmission Shift Interlock (BTSI) pin to stick in the open position. With the pin in the open position, the transmission can be shifted out of PARK into any gear without pushing the brake pedal or having the key in the ignition.
Consequence:
Being able to shift the transmission without pushing the brake pedal and/or without a key in the ignition can increase the risk of an unintended vehicle rollaway that may result in personal injury or a crash.
Remedy:
The remedy for this recall is still under development. The recall is expected to begin February 8, 2018. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is T79.
Equipment > Electrical > Air Conditioner May 5, 2009
Report Receipt Date:
May 5, 2009
NHTSA Campaign:
09V158000
Summary:
CHRYSLER IS RECALLING 37,407 MY 2009 DODGE RAM LIGHT DUTY PICKUP TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH MANUAL TEMPERATURE CONTROL (MTC) ONLY. THE SOFTWARE PROGRAMMED INTO THE HEATING VENTILATION AND AIR CONDITIONING MODULE MAY CAUSE THE WINDSHIELD DEFROSTING AND DEFOGGING FUNCTIONS TO BECOME INOPERATIVE.
Consequence:
THIS CAN DECREASE THE DRIVER'S VISIBILITY UNDER CERTAIN DRIVING CONDITIONS AND RESULT IN A CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.
Remedy:
DEALERS WILL REPROGRAM THE HVAC MODULE FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING JUNE 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHRYSLER AT 1-800-835-1403.
Power Train > Driveline > Differential Unit Sep 28, 2012
Report Receipt Date:
Sep 28, 2012
NHTSA Campaign:
12V474000
Summary:
Chrysler is recalling certain model year 2009-2010, Ram 1500 and Dodge Dakota trucks, manufactured from July 1, 2009, through November 30, 2009, because a rear axle pinion nut may loosen due to a lack of adhesive.
Consequence:
If the rear axle pinion nut loosens, the axle can lock up and cause a loss of vehicle control and/or a vehicle crash with little warning.
Remedy:
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will install a pinion nut retainer, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin during November 2012. Owners may contact Chrysler at 1-800-247-9753.
Visibility > Windshield Wiper/washer Mar 9, 2009
Report Receipt Date:
Mar 9, 2009
NHTSA Campaign:
09E009000
Summary:
CHRYSLER IS RECALLING 1,364 WINDSHIELD WIPER MODULES, P/N 55077098AJ, SOLD DURING THE 2008 AND 2009 CALENDAR YEAR FOR USE AS AFTERMARKET REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT ON MY 2002-2009 DODGE RAM PICKUP TRUCKS. THESE WIPER MODULE ASSEMBLIES MAY BE SUSCEPTIBLE TO WATER INTRUSION THAT COULD RESULT IN PARTIAL OR COMPLETE LOSS OF WINDSHIELD WIPER CAPABILITY.
Consequence:
WHEN THE WIPER SYSTEM FAILS, THE OPERATOR WILL HAVE REDUCED VISIBILITY WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.
Remedy:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE WIPER MODULE ASSEMBLIES WITH VENTED WIPER MOTOR HOUSINGS FREE OF CHARGE. THE MANUFACTURER HAS NOT YET PROVIDED AN OWNER NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE. OWNER MAY CONTACT CHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.