2003 Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 Review | Edmunds.com

2003 Dodge Ram Pickup 1500

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Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 4.7 L V 8-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 5-speed Manual
  • Horse Power 240 hp @ 4800 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 13/18 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats No

Review of the 2003 Dodge Ram Pickup 1500

  • Improved build quality, solid handling and optional Hemi V8 power make the Ram a tough truck to beat.

  • Safety
  • Pros

    Generous passenger room, sharp handling, compliant ride, spacious interior, available side-curtain airbags.

  • Cons

    Not enough power from top V8, poor fuel mileage, no stepside body style.

  • What's New for 2003

    Two new packages debut, "Off-Road" and "Work Special," and the old Laramie trim level returns to replace the SLT Plus. For better performance, a five-speed automatic transmission is now optional on the 3.7-liter V6 and 4.7-liter V8 engines.

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Gas Mileage

EPA-Rated MPG

  • 13
  • cty
/
  • 18
  • highway
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What Others Are Saying

Customer Reviews



Best i've ever driven

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Vehicle: 2003 Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 4dr Quad Cab ST Rwd LB (4.7L 8cyl 5M)

I've owned 3 trucks previous, a Ford, a Chevy, and a GMC. None were as quiet, smooth, or powerful as this one. Huge interior, rear seating plenty for adults. Tows my camper or utility trailor loaded with 4-wheelers without any strain or significant change in gas mileage.




Dodge ram 1500

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Vehicle: 2003 Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 4dr Quad Cab ST Rwd LB (4.7L 8cyl 5M)

Breaks suck. 7000 miles and on 2nd set of rotors without ever towing anything.



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Full 2003 Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 Review

What's New for 2003

Two new packages debut, "Off-Road" and "Work Special," and the old Laramie trim level returns to replace the SLT Plus. For better performance, a five-speed automatic transmission is now optional on the 3.7-liter V6 and 4.7-liter V8 engines.

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dpumphrey
03-02-2012
I own a 2002 dodge ram pickup 1500, I lost power to my Brake lights, blinkers, horn, windshield wipers and low beams... I checked my fuses and relays which seem fine, Does anyone have any ideas of wha...



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