2000 Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 Consumer Review: A fine truck, but has a drinki

2000 Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 Extended Cab - Consumer Review

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A fine truck, but has a drinking problem
By mre_boise on


2000 Dodge Ram Pickup 1500 SLT 4dr Extended Cab 4WD SB


Bought the truck used from dealer with 21K on the clock over 3 years ago. It has given excellent service. It gives a decent ride, has very good power, is quite maneuverable for its size, and has all of the creature comforts (my wife loves the heated seats). It pulls our 19' camper trailer with little strain. Upkeep and maintenance has been very reasonable - BUT - Gas mileage is horrible! Best I've ever gotten with it is 14.1 on a long, fairly flat trip. Driving back and forth to work, I get about 10.5. Towing the trailer (no faster than 60 mph) I get 8.7 mpg. Next truck I get HAS to get better mileage. I hope that Dodge can fill the bill, 'cause I've been a Mopar fan for 35+ years!

Best Features

Comfortable Cab, appearance, driveability.

Worst Features

Gas mileage, Gas mileage, Gas mileage! A little more room for passengers in the back seat (extended cab).
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