Dodge Ram 1500 - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Dodge Ram 1500 owners have reported a total of 12,158 problems for their cars built in the 20 model years listed in the chart below. The chart shows the number of problems reported across all service years for each given model year of the Dodge Ram 1500. The 2005 Dodge Ram 1500 cars have the most problems reported (1,484 problems).

Table 1. Total number of problems by model year for Dodge Ram 1500

  Common problems of Dodge Ram 1500

The following chart shows the 26 most common problems for Dodge Ram 1500 cars. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's air bags (2,055 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's power train (1,940 problems).

Table 2. Common problems of Dodge Ram 1500

Problem Category Number of Problems
  Air Bag
2,055
  Power Train
1,940
  Structure
1,556
  Electrical System
931
  Engine And Engine Cooling
918
  Suspension
657
  Steering
624
  Equipment
609
  Service Brakes
542
  Unknown Or Other
365
   
  Exterior Lighting
340
  Visibility
306
  Other Fuel System
249
  Wheel
243
  Vehicle Speed Control
182
  Tire
180
  Gasoline Fuel System
115
  Latches/locks/linkage
114
  Seat Belt
114
  Seats
47
  Electronic Stability Control
47
  Air Brake
10
  Parking Brake
6
  Interior Lighting
4
  Child Seat
3
  Traction Control System
1


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