Absolutely fell in love with this
truck after test driving it. The 5.7L
HEMI engine meets and exceeds all of
the hype created by the dodge
commercials. I was actually in the
market for the 4.7L engine, which has
more than ample power, but after
comparing it to the HEMI found that
there was no comparison. What is
interesting is that the HEMI produces
over 100 more horse power but only
loses ~1mpg in fuel efficiency.
Besides the engine, another thing that
really impresses me about the Ram is
the way it handles. I was very
surprised at the way such a big truck
can move and handle. Overall,
everything about this truck has thus
far exceeded my expectations
My favorite feature of this truck has
got to be the 4wd. After a stressful
day at work its always relaxing to go
and do a few doughnuts in a mud pit.
The HEMI provides more than enough
power and torque to get those tires
I hear a lot of complaints about fuel
efficiency but I expected this from a
truck. It does suck paying upwards of
$50 per tank of gas. I've also heard
a lot of complaints about the interior
not being refined enough, but I like
the interior. It's a real man's
interior and the ladies l
The 2004 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 4wd is
simply the best truck on the market in
my opinion. I chose to get the HEMI
engine because it simply outperforms
the competition. Ford, GMC, and Chevy
cannot keep up with my Dodge. I test
drove all 4 U.S. Mfg. trucks, and it
came down to the Dodge Ram and Ford F-
150. The Ram's HEMI engine simply
outperformed the F-150's 5.4L Triton
engine. I also liked the Rams
exterior appearance much better than
the F-150's. The only thing that kept
Ford in the running was it's interior
features. But in the end, the Ram's
features outshined the competition.
This is one great truck!
There are too many to list. The 4wd
is great. The 5.7L HEMI engine is
another favorite. But my favorite
feature is the Ram's great looks. It
gets a lot of envious looks out there
on the road.
Some minor improvements to the
interior styling could be made,
eventhough I thing it looks and
performs well enough for me.
The Ram1500 4wd is the the best truck
i've ever owned. Been a GMC man most
of my life but switched over after
driving my cousins 2003 Ram 1500.
This truck not only looks better than
the competition, it outperforms them
too. I went with the 5.7 liter HEMI
engine, which simply blows the
competition away. This truck is just
fun to drive. Like to take it off the
road occasionally also. Performs well
I love the look of this truck. It
just looks plain mean compared to the
competition. Also, the 345 horse
power HEMI engine is another favorite.
The gas milage is one area that can be
improved, but bad gas milage was
expected with a truck (esoecially one
with a 5.7 liter engine). Interior
design can also be improved (wife's
This Ram 4WD is one fun piece of
machinery. I've got the off-road
group with the HEMI and the thing has
exceeded my expectations with its off-
road performance. Its been able to
keep up with a friend's Jeep Cherokee
(with a 3" lift and some fat tires) in
some muddy spots. It performs well on
the road as well. Love feeling that
345 horse power under my right foot.
My only complaint is that the thing
loves the gas as just as much as I
love the beer. But I guess I knew
that before I bought the thing. Still
a great buy and I'd recommend it to
anyone who wants a bad-ass truck.
Gotta love the HEMI. Also love the
4WD. I'd never buy a truck w/o 4WD.
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