Most of our dealer and finance partners are offering at-home car buying services. Learn more

Buy a car from the
safety of your home.

Look out for these badges when shopping for a vehicle.

Virtual Shopping

Virtual Shopping Experience Connect with the dealer, ask questions and get a vehicle tour through video chat.

E-Transactions

E-Transaction Purchase, trade-ins, and/or financing can be completed electronically and remotely.

Delivery

At Home Test Drive and Delivery Your vehicle of choice will be delivered to you for a test drive and/or after purchase.

Sanitization

Enhanced Sanitization Dealers will go the extra mile to ensure their vehicles and premises are clean and safe.

*Confirm at home service details with dealer.
OK
Dodge
Ram 2500
2006
Go

2006 Dodge Ram 2500 Specs & Safety

The table below shows all 2006 Dodge Ram 2500 specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 2006 Dodge Ram 2500 warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.
MSRP *
$25,535
Invoice *
$22,540
Engine
5.7L V-8 345 HP 375.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,200 rpm / 5.9L I-6 325 HP 610.0 ft.lbs. @ 1,600 rpm
Transmission
6-spd man w/OD / 5-spd w/OD / 4-spd auto w/OD
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Engine
5.7L V-8 345 HP 375.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,200 rpm / 5.9L I-6 325 HP 610.0 ft.lbs. @ 1,600 rpm
Transmission
6-spd man w/OD / 5-spd w/OD / 4-spd auto w/OD
Alternator
136 amp
Battery
600 amp / 750 amp heavy duty
Axle Ratio
3.73 / 4.10
Recommended Fuel Type
regular unleaded / diesel
Fuel Tank
35.0 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 " silver styled steel / 17.0 " styled steel
Front Tires
LT245/70SR17.0EBSW 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
Floor Mats
carpet front
Rearview Mirror
day-night
Glove Box
glove box
Dome Light
fade
Floor Console
partial
Cup Holder
front
Instrument Panel Storage
bin
Door Bins
dual
Front Air Conditioning
manual
Radio
AM/FM, clock, seek-scan / SIRIUS AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
CD
in-dash mounted single
Speakers
4
Antenna
fixed
Cruise Control
with steering wheel controls
Door Locks
manual / power with 2 stage unlock / power
Remote Keyless Entry
keyfob (all doors)
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
tilt
Front Windows
manual / power
1-Touch Open
driver
Tinted Windows
light
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Speed Sensitve Wipers
speed sensitive wipers
Rear Windshield Type
sliding
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
Ignition Disable
Sentry Key
Panic Alarm
panic alarm
Door Count
2 doors
Maximum Cargo Volume
15.2 cu.ft.
Exterior Cargo Length
96.0 "
Exterior Length
229.7 "
Exterior Width
79.9 "
Exterior Height
73.8 "
Wheelbase
141 "
Front Tread
69 "
Rear Tread
68 "
Turning Radius
22.3 '
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
8,650 lbs. / 9,000 lbs.
Curb Weight
5,467 lbs. / 5,478 lbs. / 5,471 lbs. / 5,473 lbs. / 5,472 lbs. / 5,476 lbs. / 5,483 lbs. / 5,480 lbs. / 5,418 lbs. / 6,237 lbs. / 6,162 lbs. / 5,477 lbs. / 5,465 lbs. / 5,469 lbs. / 4,906 lbs. / 5,468 lbs. / 5,514 lbs.
Front Gross Axle Weight Rating
4,410 lbs. / 4,630 lbs.
Rear Gross Axle Weight Rating
6,000 lbs.
Payload
3,180 lbs. / 2,760 lbs. / 2,840 lbs.
Max Trailer Weight
9,400 lbs. / 13,600 lbs. / 13,700 lbs.
Max Trailer Tongue Weight
15,000 lbs. / 20,000 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
73.9 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)
Rear Step Bumper
rear step bumper
Bodyside Moldings
black
Grille Moldings
gray / chrome
Paint
clearcoat monotone / clearcoat lower accent two-tone / pearlcoat monotone / metallic monotone
Exterior Mirrors
dual manual / dual power remote convex spotter / dual power remote heated
Trailering
class IV
Trailering Harness
trailering harness
Trailering Hitch
trailering hitch
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Major Components Months/Miles
unlimited/unlimited / 36/36,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
60/100,000
Roadside Assistance Months/Miles
36/36,000

Safety Ratings

Below is the 2006 Dodge Ram 2500 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

Safety data is not currently available from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For a list of safety-related features, please check the Safety section.

Find more information on Dodge vehicles

COPYRIGHT 1999-2020 MH Sub I, LLC dba CarsDirect.com.