2nd Generation (1994—2001) Ram Van 2500 Problems

Ram Van 2500 owners with a 1994—2001 model year have the most problems with the interior (44%), brakes (11%), and the engine (11%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below. The full list is available on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Dash Falling Apart 1 complaints at an average of 60,000 miles in the 2001 Dodge Ram Van 2500.
  2. Abs Brake Light On 1 complaints at an average of 75,123 miles in the 1997 Dodge Ram Van 2500.
  3. Stalls While Driving 1 complaints at an average of 94,561 miles in the 1999 Dodge Ram Van 2500.

What Ram Van 2500 Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Dodge model years.

Watch out for the 1999 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2001 1 15 93 0.48
2000 0 11 114 0.0
1999 3 13 139 0.98
1998 1 18 163 0.31
1997 3 11 122 0.89
1996 0 14 111 0.0
1995 0 16 109 0.0
1994 1 22 98 0.1

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