by roman_capps on Jun 8, 2013 Vehicle: 2000 Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 SLT 2dr Regular Cab SB
This is an awesome truck perhaps my favorite. when we got this Ram it 212k and rebuilt to a decent extent. the person who had it before us was a fire fighter and floored it 24/7. It needed a new crankshaft, also a
new power door actuator, and to add to that the hood wasn't latched properly so it flung up and hit the windshield so the hood is crooked. Along with all that is a very reliable engine the 318 is the best engine to put in a big vehicle. Cosmetics is pathetic Chrysler was to cheap to put something better in their vehicles. Overall it is a mean sounding truck, very reliable, and very cheap.
by berlyn on Jul 30, 2012 Vehicle: 2000 Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 SLT 2dr Extended Cab SB
I bought my 2000 Dodge SLT Laramie 4x2 used with 81,000 miles on it.
I am the third owner and I LOVE my truck.
It has enough power to pull the horse trailer and enough room for my family to take trips in it comfortably.
Just note, you can not put 4 tall people in this truck comfortably.
It works great for us because we have two family members over 57 and two under 57.
It has been my daily driver for the last six years and other than the horrible gas mileage of the 5.9 liter V8, I really cant complain.
No major mechanical issues and it wears tires very well.
Its starting to get that old car disease, where its needing maintenance due to age.
Ive replaced the belts, the tens
by rob9512 on Apr 12, 2012 Vehicle: 2000 Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 SLT 4dr Extended Cab 4WD LB
Mine is a 5.9L Auto/4x4, but that wasn't an option. Overall this truck has done its duty without any major issues. My dad bought it brand new and i bought it off him 3 years ago. Took good care of it but worked it hard too. They are good for what they are if taken care of. Even with the 5.9L it is underpowered vs newer trucks but we have towed all the way up to max capacity without issue. Gas mileage is atrocious but what do you expect? With 141k miles the only "major" issue is the evaporator went out a few years ago so the air doesnt work, and its an expensive repair. People don't seem to treat them right, but if you do find one that has been taken care of, you can't beat them for the price
The Ram 1500 Pickup Club Cab models with the 8-foot bed have been discontinued; also eliminated for 2000 are the 2500 Club Cabs. All Ram Pickups receive a new front suspension and steering system to improve ride quality and steering precision, and 2500s and 3500s have a revised rear suspension for a better ride when loaded. An off-road package is now available for the short-wheelbase four-wheel-drive 1500.