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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 2059 Ratings for the 2002 - 2009 models.

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

It's been a rock...

By on Thursday, February 26, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 116,000

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

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

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

"Im about to trade this truck in on a new Tundra, I've owned it from new and it has never missed a beat. Kinda thirsty for sure and it eats rear tires but reliability has been perfect, no problems at all."

1 person out of 2 found this review helpful

Lots of issues

By on Sunday, February 22, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 114,000

10 5.0
overall rating 5 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
5/10
Value
3/10
Reliability
5/10
Quality
5/10
Performance
4/10
Styling
7/10
Comfort
8/10

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 3

"I bought this truck used and I always wanted to own a Ram. I traded a 2006 Mustang for it and i wish I never traded. PROS: Great versatility and use of space Awesome power Looks good Aggressive Sound CONS: Fuel pump went out immediately Coils went out after Fuel pump Spark plugs right after that HEATER COIL went out and must remove Entire Dash Board to replace (cost of part: $85 Cost of Labor: $900) Headlamps aren't great, very dim even with replacing bulbs with bright ones steering is a bit shaky, tends to groan when turning"

1 person out of 2 found this review helpful

decent truck-disappointed in tipm

By on Sunday, February 08, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 40,000

10 3.0
overall rating 3 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
3/10
Value
5/10
Reliability
2/10
Quality
2/10
Performance
5/10
Styling
5/10
Comfort
6/10

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 2

"first 35000 miles-no problem. good motor.then nightmare started with TIPM . Headlights flicker constantly because of TIPM.Can not drive at night. Hoping Chrysler will issue recall.Many people have various electrical problems with many Dodge vehicles 07-14."

5 people out of 12 found this review helpful

Work truck meant for work does its job

By on Thursday, February 05, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 76,000

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

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

Pros: "Comfortable, spacious, powerful"

Cons: "Oil Pressure Sending Unit is bad, PO534 reflash"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 5

"even after being neglected for 20,000 miles be a previous owner it still runs good. Small issues that are foreseen at the mileage I'm at. Good for family AND work."

3 people out of 4 found this review helpful

How a 6 passenger pick-up became family

By on Saturday, January 31, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 116,678

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

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

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

"Purchased Dec. 05 @ 41,680 MI for $16,500. KBB top value is 8189, almost half of what I paid nearly 10 years ago. On third Battery. 3rd set of tires,3rd steering rack, NOTE buy Mopar, have replaced power steering hose's, and radiator and related hoses, still have same serpentine belt, have never done anything to it. Have put Slick50 in engine. replaced rear e shoes and cables. Have Heavy duty premium DR/SL rotors F/R with ceramic pads Gibson cat back exhaust. Truck had been abused by 1st owner after 19K miles then cared for by navy Pilot, until I found her. She needed front forward shaft in 4wd assembly and transmission needed overhauling both done with reputable dealers. Have periodically changed transmission fluid, have had no issues in over 60K MI.average 15 mpg Have K&N air Filter Element in stock air box. and the Tornado in air inlet. Original plugs, wires, starter, everything under hood is as original save for battery and radiator and hoses."

4 people out of 8 found this review helpful

great MPG, great towing, lousy manual shifting

By on Friday, January 30, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 125,000

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
8/10

Pros: "sis a work horse"

Cons: "lousy manual shifting"

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

"great MPG, great towing, lousy manual shifting. hydraulic clutch and flywheel replaced early. still a good value"

6 people out of 11 found this review helpful

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