Kelley Blue Book Value®
$5,776 - $19,547
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Not Tested
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
Not Available
Horsepower
305-345
Seats
3-6
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Kelley Blue Book Value®
$5,776 - $19,547
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Not Tested
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
Not Available
Horsepower
305-345
Seats
3-6

Dodge Ram 2500 Ranked #3 by Owners

Dodge Ram 2500 Models & Trims

ST $17,176 - $19,547*
Horsepower: 305 hp - 345 hp
Engine Type: Diesel I6, Gas V8
Standard Seating: Vinyl
Standard Wheels: 17 x 6.0, 17 x 7.5 in. - Steel
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning
SLT $5,776 - $8,755*
Horsepower: 305 hp - 345 hp
Engine Type: Diesel I6, Gas V8
Standard Seating: Cloth
Standard Wheels: 17 x 6.0, 17 x 8.0 in. - Aluminum, Steel
Bluetooth
Navigation System
Heated Seats
Sun Roof
Back-Up Camera
Premium Audio
Smart Device Integration
WiFi Hotspot
Keyless Start
Keyless Entry
Automated Emergency Braking
Blind Spot Monitor
Cross-Traffic Alert
Lane Departure Warning

*Prices are Kelley Blue Book® Fair Market Range

Owner Reviews

4.67

24 Reviews

71% 25% 4% 2 star 0% 1 star 0%

Owner reviews are verified by our team and cannot be altered or removed.

04 ram 2500 pros and cons.

I love my 2004 dodge ram 2500 because it is just as reliable as the day is long. I have over 250,000 miles on it and I would still trust it to take me across the country. The straight axle front end makes it easier to work, so that keeps repair costs down. The truck has just enough options to make me feel comfortable, but not too many options to overcomplicate things. One of my favorite options has to be the heated mirrors. Not something I never thought I would ever need, but I won't buy a vehicle without it from now on.

- Andrew T

04. 5 RAM 3rd generation 5. 9 ltr diesel.

Dodge RAM diesel engine, automatic transmission. 4 drive long bed, 4 wheel drive. Great fuel economy for a truck this size. Can tow almost anything. Comfortable on long trips. Easy to drive. Just the right amount of features, air conditioning, power steering, multi media entertainment center, intermittent wipers, on the fly 4 wheel drive. Power seats, power windows, power door locks.

- Phil N

Great truck, could be a money pit if you cannot do the work yourself.

Surface rust on bed side panels, steering gets loose, exhaust headers start to rust early and are impossible to remove without tearing down the entire engine bay. Poor fuel economy, suspension wears out very fast leading to a rough ride. Most parts easily replaceable or repairable by owner which reduces visits to auto shop.

- Sean S

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Compare Models & Key Features

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Key Specs

Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$17,176 - $19,547
$5,776 - $8,755

Horsepower

Horsepower
305 - 345 hp
305 - 345 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Not Available
Optional
Optional

Engine Type

Engine Type
5.7L (350) SMPI V8 HEMI "Magnum" engine
5.9L (360) HO I6 CUMMINS TURBO DIESEL ENGINE
5.9L (360) 24
POWERTRAIN
5.7L (350) SMPI V8 HEMI "Magnum" engine
5.9L (360) HO I6 CUMMINS TURBO DIESEL ENGINE
5.9L (360) 24
POWERTRAIN
Interior Features

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm

Alarm
Not Available
Optional
Optional

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Not Available
Standard

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Not Available
Optional
Optional

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Not Available
Standard

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Not Available
Standard

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
Not Available
Optional
Optional

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Optional
Optional
Standard

Power Windows

Power Windows
Not Available
Standard

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
Not Available
Optional
Optional

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Not Available
Optional
Optional

Power Steering

Power Steering
Standard
Standard

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41 in.
41 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40.8 - 40.9 in.
40.8 - 40.9 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
36.7 in.
36.7 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
40 in.
40 in.

Cargo Volume

Cargo Volume
57.7 - 73.9 cu. ft.
57.7 - 73.9 cu. ft.

Entertainment

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Not Available
Optional
Optional

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Not Available
Optional
Optional

CD Player

CD Player
Optional
Optional
Standard

Heating & Cooling

Dual Zone

Dual Zone
Not Available
Optional
Optional

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System

Navigation System
Not Available
Optional
Optional

Seats

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Vinyl
Cloth

Passengers

Passengers
3 - 6
3

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Not Available
Optional
Optional

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Not Available
Optional
Optional

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
Standard
Standard
Exterior Features

Accessories

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Steel
Chrome Wheels

Bed Liner

Bed Liner
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Running Boards

Running Boards
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Dimensions

Tire Width

Tire Width
LT265/70R17
LT265/70R17

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
140.5 - 160.5 in.
140.5 - 160.5 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
46.1 - 52.8 ft.
46.1 - 52.8 ft.

Width

Width
79.9 in.
79.9 in.
Mechanical Specs

Engine & Performance

Horsepower

Horsepower
250 hp
250 hp

Torque

Torque
460 ft. lbs.
460 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Weight

Maximum Towing Weight
500 .lbs
500 .lbs

Turbocharged

Turbocharged
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
Standard
Standard

Limited Slip Differential

Limited Slip Differential
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
8 Cylinders
8 Cylinders

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
4 Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive
4 Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
34 gal.
34 gal.

Combined

Combined
0 mpg
0 mpg

City

City
0 mpg
0 mpg

Highway

Highway
0 mpg
0 mpg

Suspension

Transmission

Safety Features

Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Conventional Spare Tire
Conventional Spare Tire

Tow Hooks

Tow Hooks
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
Standard
Standard

Assistance

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
Standard
Standard

Passenger Airbag OnOff Switch

Passenger Airbag OnOff Switch
Standard
Standard

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag
Optional
Optional
Optional
Optional

Safety & Reliability

NHTSA Crash Test
Not Tested

*National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

IIHS Crash Test
Not Tested

*Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

JD Power Rating
Not Rated by JD Power

*JD Power Circle Ratings