Dodge
Ram 1500
2005
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2005 Dodge Ram 1500 Specs & Safety

The table below shows all 2005 Dodge Ram 1500 specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 2005 Dodge Ram 1500 warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.
MSRP *
$20,555
Invoice *
$18,257
Engine
3.7L V-6 215 HP 235.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpm / 4.7L V-8 235 HP 300.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,500 rpm / 5.7L V-8 345 HP 375.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,200 rpm
Transmission
6-spd man w/OD / 4-spd w/OD / 5-spd w/OD
Fuel Economy City
16.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
21.0 mpg
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Engine
3.7L V-6 215 HP 235.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,000 rpm / 4.7L V-8 235 HP 300.0 ft.lbs. @ 3,500 rpm / 5.7L V-8 345 HP 375.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,200 rpm
Transmission
6-spd man w/OD / 4-spd w/OD / 5-spd w/OD
Alternator
136 amp
Battery
600 amp / 750 amp heavy duty
Axle Ratio
3.21 / 3.92 / 3.55
Recommended Fuel Type
regular unleaded / flexible
Fuel Tank
26.0 gal.
Exhaust
stainless steel / stainless steel with chrome tailpipe finish
Drive Type
rear-wheel
Limited Slip Differential
limited slip differential
Front Suspension
short and long arm
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar
Front Springs
coil
Front Shocks
heavy duty
Rear Suspension
rigid axle leaf
Rear Springs
leaf
Rear Shocks
heavy duty
Steering
rack & pinion
Brakes
4-wheel disc
Vented Disc Brakes
front and rear
Wheels
17.0 " argent styled steel
Front Tires
P245/70SR17.0BSW AS
Spare Tire and Wheel
full-size steel
Seating Capacity
3
Front Seat Type
40-20-40 split-bench
Front Headrests
adjustable
Front Armrests
center
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
4-way
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
4-way
Seat Trim
vinyl / cloth
Headliner
full cloth
Floor Trim
vinyl/rubber / carpet
Rearview Mirror
day-night
Glove Box
glove box
Dome Light
fade
Floor Console
partial
Cup Holder
front
Instrument Panel Storage
bin
Dashboard Storage
dashboard storage
Door Bins
dual
Front Air Conditioning
manual
Radio
AM/FM, clock, seek-scan / AM/FM, seek-scan
CD
in-dash mounted single
Speakers
4
Antenna
fixed
Cruise Control
with steering wheel controls
Door Locks
manual
Power Outlets
2
Smokers Package
ashtray
Lighter Elements
front
Instrument Display
analog
Tachometer
tachometer
Oil Pressure Gauge
oil pressure gauge
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge
Volt Gauge
voltmeter gauge
Trip Odometer
trip odometer
Steering Wheel Type
tilt
Front Windows
manual
Tinted Windows
light
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Speed Sensitve Wipers
speed sensitive wipers
Rear Windshield Type
sliding
Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
rear wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS) / 4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Daytime Running Lights
daytime running lights
Center High Mounted Stop Light
center high mounted stop light
Front Impact Airbags
driver and passenger w/passenger front-impact cancellable
Overhead Airbag
curtain 1st row overhead airbag
Side Impact Bars
side impact beams
Seatbelt Pretensioners
front
Door Count
2 doors
Maximum Cargo Volume
15.2 cu.ft.
Exterior Cargo Length
75.9 "
Exterior Length
207.7 "
Exterior Width
79.9 "
Exterior Height
74.4 "
Wheelbase
121 "
Front Tread
68 "
Rear Tread
67 "
Turning Radius
19.6 '
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
6,350 lbs.
Curb Weight
4,459 lbs. / 4,461 lbs. / 4,464 lbs. / 4,508 lbs. / 4,460 lbs. / 4,470 lbs. / 4,453 lbs. / 4,482 lbs. / 4,473 lbs. / 4,463 lbs. / 4,519 lbs. / 4,517 lbs. / 4,577 lbs. / 4,620 lbs. / 4,590 lbs. / 4,462 lbs. / 4,465 lbs. / 4,457 lbs. / 4,456 lbs.
Front Gross Axle Weight Rating
3,700 lbs.
Rear Gross Axle Weight Rating
3,900 lbs.
Payload
1,890 lbs. / 1,830 lbs. / 1,770 lbs. / 1,730 lbs. / 1,760 lbs.
Max Trailer Weight
3,400 lbs. / 3,850 lbs. / 4,350 lbs. / 6,750 lbs. / 8,250 lbs.
Max Trailer Tongue Weight
8,000 lbs. / 8,500 lbs. / 9,000 lbs. / 11,500 lbs. / 13,000 lbs.
Front Legroom
41.0 "
Front Headroom
40.9 "
Front Hiproom
65.1 "
Front Shoulder Room
67.0 "
Passenger Volume
65 cu.ft.
Exterior Cargo Width
51.0 "
Exterior Cargo Volume
57.7 cu.ft.
Interior Cargo Volume
15.2 cu.ft.
Pickup
regular / regular with bed liner
Bumpers
chrome / front chrome with 2 front tow hook(s) / front gray / front chrome
Rear Bumper
gray
Rear Step Bumper
rear step bumper
Bodyside Moldings
black
Grille Moldings
chrome / gray
Paint
clearcoat monotone / clearcoat lower accent two-tone / pearlcoat monotone / metallic monotone
Exterior Mirrors
dual manual
Trailering
class IV
Trailering Harness
trailering harness
Trailering Hitch
trailering hitch
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Major Components Months/Miles
84/70,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
60/100,000
Roadside Assistance Months/Miles
84/70,000

Safety Ratings

Below is the 2005 Dodge Ram 1500 safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.

Style
Frontal Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Frontal Rating:

5% or less chance of injury

6% to 10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 25% or less chance of injury

26% or greater chance of injury

Side Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Side Rating:

10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 35% or less chance of injury

36% to 45% or less chance of injury

46% or greater chance of injury

ST 4x4 Quad Cab 140.5 in. WB
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
N/A
REAR SEAT
N/A
SLT/Laramie 4x4 Quad Cab 160.5 in. WB
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
N/A
REAR SEAT
N/A
ST 4x4 Regular Cab 140.5 in. WB
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
N/A
REAR SEAT
N/A
SLT/Laramie 4x4 Quad Cab 140.5 in. WB
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
N/A
REAR SEAT
N/A
SRT-10 4x2 Regular Cab 120.5 in. WB
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
N/A
REAR SEAT
N/A
ST 4x4 Quad Cab 160.5 in. WB
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
N/A
REAR SEAT
N/A
SRT-10 4x2 Quad Cab 140.5 in. WB
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
N/A
REAR SEAT
N/A
SLT/Laramie 4x2 Regular Cab 140.5 in. WB
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
N/A
REAR SEAT
N/A
ST 4x2 Regular Cab 120.5 in. WB
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
N/A
REAR SEAT
N/A
SLT/Laramie 4x2 Regular Cab 120.5 in. WB
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
N/A
REAR SEAT
N/A
ST 4x2 Quad Cab 140.5 in. WB
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
N/A
REAR SEAT
N/A
SLT/Laramie 4x2 Quad Cab 160.5 in. WB
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
N/A
REAR SEAT
N/A
ST 4x2 Regular Cab 120.5 in. WB
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
N/A
REAR SEAT
N/A
ST 4x2 Regular Cab 140.5 in. WB
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
N/A
REAR SEAT
N/A
ST 4x4 Quad Cab 140.5 in. WB
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
N/A
REAR SEAT
N/A
ST 4x4 Quad Cab 160.5 in. WB
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
N/A
REAR SEAT
N/A
ST 4x4 Regular Cab 120.5 in. WB
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
N/A
REAR SEAT
N/A
ST 4x4 Regular Cab 140.5 in. WB
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
N/A
REAR SEAT
N/A

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