2004 Dodge Ram Pickup 2500 Review | Edmunds.com

2004 Dodge Ram Pickup 2500

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Dodge Ram Pickup 2500 Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 5.7 L V 8-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 5-speed Manual
  • Horse Power 330 hp @ 5400 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 0/0 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats Yes

Review of the 2004 Dodge Ram Pickup 2500

  • Although the mighty V10 has been dropped, the heavy-duty Ram still offers serious diesel power, stout suspensions and a well-built, functional interior that makes it an impressive package for hard-core truck users.

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  • Pros

    Powerful engine choices, huge payload and towing capacities, comfortable interior, compliant ride, numerous safety features.

  • Cons

    Stunted standard bed, no high torque gas engine available, fewer body configurations than the competition.

  • What's New for 2004

    An automatic transmission debuts for the high-output Cummins turbodiesel that was formerly available only with a manual gearbox. The Laramie model gains more flash via a new grille, body molding and interior accents. A hands-free cell phone with Bluetooth technology is now available, as is a new Off-Road package and a navigation system. Lastly, the Magnum V10 engine is dropped from the power plant roster.

What Others Are Saying

Customer Reviews



I love this diesel!!!

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Vehicle: 2004 Dodge Ram Pickup 2500 4dr Quad Cab SLT 4WD LB (5.7L 8cyl 5M)

I bought this truck in Alaska, then rolled it three times, three days later. It saved my wifes life. The state trooper on the scene said "she had never seen a truck take a beating and the person inside survive with NO injury's". She went out and bought one the next day. All it had after rolling three times was skin damage, easy fix. Only complaint I have is the cruise controls on the steering need to be lighted for night driving.




Yea, its a hemi!!!!!!!!!

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Vehicle: 2004 Dodge Ram Pickup 2500 4dr Quad Cab SLT 4WD LB (5.7L 8cyl 5M)

Best truck I have owned so far!! Converted Ford man! I have purchased 14 new trucks in 38 years of driving. All were Fords except this one. Price & the hemi did it for me! I pull a 8000# travel trailer with no problems. Back fold down cargo deck is a must for $100.00!




Get a cummins diesel 2500!

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Vehicle: 2004 Dodge Ram Pickup 2500 4dr Quad Cab SLT 4WD LB (5.7L 8cyl 5M)

I actually have the 2500 Heavy Duty with the Cummins Diesel and really enjoy it. We're averaging 16mpg in town and seems to have better pickup than the Hemi equiped 2500. Seriously, it throws you back in your seat. I own and like Fords and GMC's but this truck is the best I've ever owned!




Hemi +

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Vehicle: 2004 Dodge Ram Pickup 2500 4dr Quad Cab SLT 4WD LB (5.7L 8cyl 5M)

For a 6202lb. truck w/ a gas engine , I'm enjoying the additions to this truck. I added an AFE intake & a double AERO-TURBINE muffler system to the truck right after buying it. With 2200 miles on it, I went on a trip to Yellowstone Park & then back thru west western half of Colorado. I averaged 16.3mpg on this mountain trip & had more power than I could use. Try these changes on yours. It was done for mileage, but it also added a lot more power.




Dodge 04

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Vehicle: 2004 Dodge Ram Pickup 2500 4dr Quad Cab SLT 4WD LB (5.7L 8cyl 5M)

best overall package of top 3/4 ton trucks, but access is difficult as it sits too high.




Hemi

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Vehicle: 2004 Dodge Ram Pickup 2500 4dr Quad Cab SLT 4WD LB (5.7L 8cyl 5M)

have tried sevral times to get it stuck in the mud, she is stronge and fun. my friend has a fx4 ford same style but where she had to use 4w heel low i did not nor did i have to push hard to get through the mud. plus her truck sits higher and has bigger tires than i. HEMI POWER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!



Full 2004 Dodge Ram Pickup 2500 Review

What's New for 2004

An automatic transmission debuts for the high-output Cummins turbodiesel that was formerly available only with a manual gearbox. The Laramie model gains more flash via a new grille, body molding and interior accents. A hands-free cell phone with Bluetooth technology is now available, as is a new Off-Road package and a navigation system. Lastly, the Magnum V10 engine is dropped from the power plant roster.

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