3rd Generation (2002—2003) Ram Van 2500 Problems

This generations ranks 21st out of 60 Dodge generations in reliability and is one of the safer bets out there. Owners have the most complaints about the interior (33%), body (33%), and the steering (33%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Rust Holes in the Frame 1 complaints at an average of 150,000 miles in the 2003 Dodge Ram Van 2500.
  2. Dash Board Cracking 1 complaints at an average of 95,000 miles in the 2003 Dodge Ram Van 2500.
  3. Lost Steering While Driving 1 complaints at an average of 150,000 miles in the 2003 Dodge Ram Van 2500.

What Ram Van 2500 Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Dodge model years.

Watch out for the 2003 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2003 3 7 69 2.41
2002 0 7 72 0.0

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