1996 Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 Consumer Review: Great Truck

1996 Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 - Consumer Review

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By Mako235 on


1996 Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 Laramie SLT 2dr Extended Cab 4WD SB


I have no idea why so many people put down this truck in past reviews. I bought my truck a little over a year ago and I love it. I have the 5.2L V-8 engine, had 150k when I bought it and has 162k now and still runs great with great power. The truck may not be super fast, but it has a lot of torque, I have done a lot of mudding and only gotten stuck once. The 4 wheel drive is amazing I can run about anything, and I have pulled out many other trucks including ones bigger than me. I have done maintenance for like brakes and stuff. The only real issue was the catalytic converter that when bad. The transmission is slowly going out as it shifts still kinda rough and reverse makes a clunking noise.

Best Features

Easy to drive, a lot of torque, and great for off-roading.

Worst Features

Different dash, mine has a bunch of cracks.
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