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2007 Dodge Ram 2500 Regular Cab

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2007 Dodge Ram 2500 Regular Cab Review

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When it comes to heavy hauling, the domestic pickup fleet still has a lock on torque and towing ability, not to mention out-and-out ruggedness. If you're looking for a big truck with abilities equal to its imposing good looks, the Dodge Ram 2500 and 3500 are just the ticket. For 2007, Dodge's big Ram continues with its signature big-rig front, gains more interior room with the addition of the Mega Cab model and adds power with the availability of the new Cummins Turbo Diesel engine. Of course, if diesel isn't your thing, the standard HEMI engine delivers more than enough power, and bragging rights, for most customers.

You'll Like This Car If...

Want a pickup that's loaded with personality? The Rams are as big, bold and in-your-face as the people who like driving them. With a standard 345-horsepower HEMI V8, the Ram 2500 is one of the most powerful pickups in its class. When equipped with the Cummins Turbo Diesel, the Ram can tow up to 16,300 pounds.

You May Not Like This Car If...

The Ram is a big truck designed for heavy-duty work. If you like the idea of a big truck, but commute through the suburbs on a daily basis, you may want to try something a bit smaller, such as the V8-powered Dakota.

What's Significant About This Car?

For 2007, a new 6.7-liter Cummins Turbo Diesel and six-speed automatic transmission make their debut. The Cummins Turbo Diesel is cleaner and quieter than the previous engine, and provides a whopping 650 pound-feet of torque.

Driving the Ram 2500 Regular Cab

Driving Impressions With improved ride and handling qualities and more sedan-like interiors, today's three-quarter and full-ton pickup trucks are more livable than ever. Our Dodge Ram 3500...

Mega Cab Laramie test vehicle—well equipped with a big Cummins Turbo Diesel engine, six-speed automatic transmission and optional dual rear wheels—was no exception.

The mini-monster's steering, brake and suspension systems combine to deliver a feeling of control that's reassuring in a vehicle this size. While its extreme load capacities require a sacrifice in ride quality that's most apparent on the highway—a condition amplified in our dually tester—even the biggest Ram pickup is comfortable enough for longer drives to the worksite.

Folding Armrest/Storage Unit
A wide folding armrest/storage unit is big enough to hold a laptop and comes complete with a 12-volt outlet.

New Interior
The Ram's new interior is every bit as plush as the new Ford F150, but is attached to a much more powerful platform.

2007 Dodge Ram 2500 Regular Cab Details
Interior

The Ram's interior is clean and highly functional. The lines on the dash and door panels are straight and crisp, and the plastics used in their construction feel sturdy without appearing cheap. Seat comfort is excellent, as is interior storage. Unfortunately, the Quad Cab model features a rear bench seat that feels a bit upright and does not offer as much legroom as its competitors from Ford, Chevy and Nissan. Those seeking a big back seat need only look to the Mega Cab model.

Exterior

The aggressively-designed Ram exterior conveys a brutish, muscular appearance backed up by 17-inch wheels, towering ground clearance and a grille so big it needs its own ZIP Code. In dual-wheel form, the Ram 3500 almost looks like an 18-wheeler.

Notable Equipment
Standard Equipment

Both the Ram 2500 and 3500 ST versions come with a 5.7-liter V8, six-speed manual transmission, air conditioning, AM/FM stereo with CD, four-wheel anti-lock disc brakes (ABS), 17-inch wheels, rear-bumper with step, keyless entry, vinyl 40/20/40 split bench seat and a tilt steering wheel.

Optional Equipment

Depending on trim, the options list is huge. The Ram can be ordered in 2500 or 3500 models with Regular, Quad or Mega Cabs, two- or four-wheel drive, two automatic transmissions (a four- and six-speed) and a choice of gasoline V8 or Cummins Turbo Diesel engines. Along the way, you can add leather seats, a GPS navigation radio, Infinity sound system, off-road package, trailer package, chrome wheels, power-adjustable pedals, limited-slip differential, power folding mirrors, fog lights, front side-impact airbags and a 34-gallon fuel tank.

Under the Hood

5.7-liter V8
345 horsepower @ 5400 rpm
375 lb.-ft. of torque @ 4200 rpm
EPA city/highway fuel economy: N/A

5.9-liter Cummins in-line 6 Turbo Diesel (not available after January 2007)
325 horsepower @ 2900 rpm
610 lb.-ft. of torque @ 1600 rpm
EPA city/highway fuel economy: N/A

6.7-liter Cummins in-line 6 Turbo Diesel
350 horsepower @ 3000 rpm
650 lb.-ft. of torque @ 1500 rpm
EPA city/highway fuel economy: N/A

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2007 Dodge Ram 2500 Consumer Reviews

Overall Rating
8.6
Out of 10

Based on 2124 Ratings for the 2002 - 2009 models.

Review this car
  • Value
    8.7/10
    Quality
    8.7/10
  • Reliability
    9.0/10
    Performance
    8.9/10
  • Comfort
    8.8/10
    Styling
    8.9/10

one mean/big truck, hard to stop, poor dashboard

By on Thursday, August 20, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 98,000

10 7.0
overall rating 7 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
7/10
Value
8/10
Reliability
8/10
Quality
7/10
Performance
8/10
Styling
3/10
Comfort
5/10

Cons: "all plastic and rubber interior turns to mush"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 7

"Ignore the 'comfort' rating. Seats and arm rest are good, but it is a 3500, so a rough ride without a big load. The dashboard and all hose completely came apart (I know 13 years is a long time, but when you pay this much and its a diesel, you expect it to hold up for a long time."

1 person out of 3 found this review helpful

Best vehicle I ever owned

By on Tuesday, August 18, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 136,472

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
9/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
8/10
Performance
9/10
Styling
8/10
Comfort
9/10

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"I have owned this vehicle since new. The only problem was a broken lift pump that was replaced at no cost under warranty. The original was an electric pump that over heated. They replaced this with a new one in the fuel tank and I haven't had a problem since. One other thing, the differential oil must be exactly the Mopar grade specified by Dodge. If not you could get slippage when towing and turning corners."

1 person out of 4 found this review helpful

best truck I have ever owned!

By on Sunday, August 16, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 101,400

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
9/10
Value
8/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
9/10
Performance
9/10
Styling
9/10
Comfort
9/10

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"I love this truck I have a 07 with the hemi and the truck does everything I want it to do I pull a 19 foot boat and it does not even know it's back there and it gets around 16 mpg by far the best truck I have ever owned!!"

a awesome truck.

By on Wednesday, August 12, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 80,000

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
9/10
Value
8/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
9/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
9/10

Pros: "power,reliability,economy,fun"

Cons: "climate control, air conditioning system"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"I bought this truck new and it's never failed me. I can go any place I want and tow anything out there.There really is no comparison with the fords and chevys I've had and this cummins diesel is really bullet proof. I would definitely buy another, without hesitation."

4 people out of 4 found this review helpful

MY second full sized truck it has been Wonderful

By on Monday, August 10, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 82,000

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
9/10
Value
9/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
8/10
Performance
9/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
7/10

Pros: "fantastic price exceeded my expectations"

Cons: "nothing to mention"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"I maintain the truck to MFG specs and as a result there are no! issues the dealer is where i have it serviced. i bought a lifetime guarantee when buying the truck and I have never needed it. the only complaint is that it developed a Squeak around 2014, when going over speed bumps and the front passenger hand assist keeps coming loose ....small things but the only things. it continues to perform like it was new....."

I love this truck.

By on Tuesday, August 04, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 38,000

10 8.0
overall rating 8 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
8/10
Value
9/10
Reliability
8/10
Quality
8/10
Performance
8/10
Styling
9/10
Comfort
7/10

Pros: "price fun to drive manual transmission"

Cons: "gas mileage could be a little better"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 9

"I purchased this truck new in 2009. I drive it every day to work even in the winter snow and have never been stuck and it is 2wd. The 6 speed manual transmission it fun to drive. I had to go to TX to pick it up since all the dealers up north only had 4wd 4 door auto transmissions on the lots."

1 person out of 1 found this review helpful

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