2014 Ram 1500 Earns Four-Star Safety Rating From Federal Government


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    2014 Ram 1500 Picture

    The 2014 Ram 1500 pickup truck has earned a four-star overall safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. | February 06, 2014

Just the Facts:
  • The 2014 Ram 1500 pickup truck has earned a four-star overall safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
  • The rating applies to two-wheel-drive and four-wheel-drive versions of the Ram 1500.
  • The 2014 Ram 1500 earned "good" ratings from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety in the moderate overlap front crash test and in crash tests of head restraints and seats, but a "marginal" rating in the roof strength crash test.

WASHINGTON The 2014 Ram 1500 pickup truck has earned a four-star overall safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

The rating applies to two-wheel-drive and four-wheel-drive versions of the Ram 1500.

A five-star rating is the highest rating.

The Ram 1500 received four stars in the front crash test and five stars in the side crash test. The two-wheel-drive model earned four stars in the rollover crash test; the four-wheel-drive model earned three stars in the rollover crash test.

The 2014 Ram 1500 earned "good" ratings from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety in the moderate overlap front crash test and in crash tests of head restraints and seats, but a "marginal" rating in the roof strength crash test.

In the moderate overlap frontal test, the forces in the test are similar to those that would result from a frontal offset crash between two vehicles of the same weight, each going just under 40 mph.

Standard safety features on the 2014 Ram 1500 include six airbags, including side curtain airbags, antilock brakes and electronic stability control.

Edmunds says: Some important safety information for car shoppers measuring the 2014 Ram 1500 against such competitors as the Ford F-150.

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