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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 1995 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

I love this truck... best truck I have ever owned

By on Thursday, July 17, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 130,000

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

"Excellent milage 23-24 in city driving. Pulls my horses without any difficulty...hardly know they are there."

One-of-a-kind one-of-a-kind

By on Wednesday, July 16, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 42,000

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
8/10

Pros: "20 miles per gallon, great ride,"

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

"2005 Dodge with commins diesel 5.9L solar yellow clear coat paint Laramie package leather trimmed bench seats heated front seats, completely undercoating, sprayed in bedliner, hood scoop, chrome steps, edge juice with attitude monitor, black bed cover, mudflaps and chrome tailgate protector with steel Owens toolbox."

1 person out of 1 found this review helpful

The ultimate truck

By on Monday, July 14, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 56,780

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

Pros: "The 6.7 Cummins starts EASILY on coldest WV morn's"

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

"I purchased it new. Drive it right and get 20mpg. Comfort, convenience, and class. Mega cab-roomiest out there. Tires wear perfectly straight. Exhaust brake-awesome, great for all driving situations. Touch one button to activate, remains on standby, comes on automatically when you let off the fuel. Has smoothest cruise control I've ever driven, 'course I'm only 65. Fill the 6-cd changer, sit back, enjoy, relax, or take your choice of Sirius Satt. Music. With u-connect and Satt. directions you're never late or lost. Heated seats warm that leather right up in cold weather"

2 people out of 4 found this review helpful

Great truck. Need Larger truck for towing.

By on Sunday, July 13, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 61,585

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

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

Pros: "Great price, outstanding condition"

Cons: "Not enough power to tow large trailer"

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

"I've had this truck for six years. We installed runners and a sliding/locking bed cover. New brakes as of July 14, 2014, as well as an oil change. You can't find a better get around truck than this 2006 Dodge 1500. Beautiful vehicle for being eight years old."

I love this truck! Pulls 2 horse trailer no proble

By on Friday, July 11, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 250,000

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

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

Pros: "Back seat has plenty of room great towing vehicle"

Cons: "Low gas mileage about 15 mpg and 11 when towing"

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

"This is my first full size pick-up and has interior features found on a premium car. Comfortable to drive. Great power. Tows like a champ. Handles off road with aggressive tires as well as a 4-wheel drive in most situations. Has been close to trouble-free in 10 years of ownership."

Great Truck, handles beautifully, rides stiff(4WD)

By on Tuesday, July 01, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 85,500

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

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

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 8

"This is a great truck. Turns on a dime, handles tightly and smoothly; Stiff ride on rough surface, (4WDR), nice on smooth pavement, roomy cab, excellent view/large window. , 20"wheels so it turns "instantly". sets quite high/clearance. The only negative is the mileage!She IS thirsty, and for a small V8, this is discouraging!! On the road she gets about 17 mpg. Local is poor MPG. If it had a more fuel efficient engine, this would be a WINNER. Because of the short wheel base, and being "stiff" it handles a trailer exceptionally well. ----"

7 people out of 12 found this review helpful

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