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Best Full Size Family Van
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1996 Dodge Ram Wagon 2500 SLT 3dr Ext Van
This was my second Dodge family Van.
The first was a 1980 model, 250 3/4
ton, we had it for 10 years. Never let
us down, exceptional utility, good gas
mileage, prone to body rust. 1996 SLT
(Luxury) 2500 model 3/4 ton, has firm
good handling suspension,(1500 1/2 too
soft-wallows) 5.2L Magnum V8 AWESOME!
4 speed Torqueflite transmission, 3.55
ratio HD rear axle. 50,000 mile
average fuel economy 15.6 Roomy, good
looking vehicle, easy driver, great
visibility, no mechanical/electrical
problems, simple service, No rust.
Many 24hr. trips Mass. to Fla.
Exceptional premium cloth seats-real
comfort! Great(dual)heat/AC. Many vent
windows too. Outstanding room.
Worst feature-Wind noise! (Later
models dropped rain gutters). Disliked
large single door in back(SLT). Missed
dual rear doors.