3rd Gen (2002 – 2003) Dodge Ram Van 1500 Problems

The 3rd generation of the Ram Van 1500 has a cumulative PainRank™ of 2.7. That can be compared against other Dodge generations. Shopping for a Dodge? This generation is generally a good bet.

Owners of the 2002–2003 Ram Van 1500 model years have sent in 15 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the body (46%) followed by the interior (26%) and the brakes (6%).

Comparing Years in This Generation

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 2002 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Reliability PainRank (?)
2003 4
1.15
2002 11
4.25

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