What's Wrong with the Dodge Ram 3500?

Ram 3500 owners have made 530 complaints to CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most active below. Most are about the interior (30%), followed by the suspension (10%) and the transmission (8%).

Want more information about these problems? Clicking on the link will bring you over to CarComplaints.com for additional details. While you're there, add your own complaints about the Ram 3500.

Comparing Ram 3500 Generations

You should avoid the 3rd generation (2003–2009) Ram 3500 because of its overall PainRank™ of 19.26. Looking for a year-to-year comparison? We've got that too.

Generation Model Years Reliability Complaints PainRank (?)
4th Gen Ram 3500 2010–2011
50 13.58
3rd Gen Ram 3500 2003–2009
345 19.26
2nd Gen Ram 3500 1994–2002
135 3.57

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    The Worst Ram 3500 Years

    This bar chart shows the seven years with the highest complaint volume. Clicking on the year will take you to their problem pages on CarComplaints.com.

    But wait, there's more ... outside of the top seven, there's the 2010 (29), 2008 (25), 2011 (21), 1997 (16), 2000 (11), 1999 (11), 1998 (8), 2009 (8), 1996 (6), 1995 (0), and 1994 (0).