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2022 Ram 1500

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2022 Ram 1500

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RepairPal reliability rating**

4 out of 5


  • Plenty of useful cabin storage
  • The benchmark light-duty truck for ride quality


  • Driver-assist technology only offered on upper trims
  • Small rearview mirror

Mileage (EPA estimate)

23 city, 33 highway, 26 combined

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2022 Ram 1500 increases appeal with new infotainment system and more

Consistently a top choice for a light-duty pickup truck, the Ram 1500 is even more appealing for 2022 with some equipment refinements. The expansive lineup ranges from the basic hardworking Tradesman trim to a mighty, very expensive TRX off-road pickup. The TRX features a supercharged 6.2-liter engine producing 702 hp, a tougher frame, and off-road enhancements including special wheels and tires, a lifted suspension with Bilstein adaptive dampers, and a host of other improvements to provide strong performance whatever the terrain. Sensational as that top-tier model is, with that sticker price, it's not for every Ram 1500 buyer. But the range provides plenty of options for those with more modest budgets.

Four cargo bed lengths are offered alongside three cab types powered by a choice of four engines. Rear-wheel drive is standard, but there's the option for four-wheel drive. The standard transmission is an eight-speed automatic. Other than the TRX, the engines are a 305-hp 3.6-liter V6, a 395-hp 5.7-liter V8, and a 260-hp 3.0-liter V6 turbodiesel. The diesel engine is the fuel-sipping star, though all of the engines deliver good EPA-estimated fuel economy when compared with other light-duty pickup trucks. The Ram 1500 is consistently rated as the smoothest-riding truck among rivals, too, due to its use of coil springs at the rear. 2022 brings new trim packages, including a Limited 10th Anniversary model. And the latest Uconnect 5 infotainment technology comes as standard or optional equipment on all trims except for the Tradesman. A solid favorite, the 2022 Ram 1500 is well worth seeking out if you need a capable, comfortable-driving pickup.

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Ratings & reliability

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RepairPal reliability rating**

Above Average
RepairPal gave the Ram 1500 an overall reliability rating of 4 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Above Average. This rating ranks Ram 1500 3rd out of 27 among Fullsize Trucks.
  • Cost RepairPal reports that the average total annual cost for repairs and maintenance on a Ram 1500 is $621, compared to an average of $703 for Fullsize Trucks and $556 for all the vehicles RepairPal considered in its dataset.
  • Frequency According to RepairPal, Ram 1500 owners bring their vehicles into a repair shop for unscheduled repairs an average of 0.5 times per year, compared to an average of 2.4 times for Fullsize Trucks and 1.4 times for all the vehicle models RepairPal considered in its dataset.
  • Severity RepairPal reported that the probability of a repair being a severe or major issue is 13% for the Ram 1500, compared to an average of 19% for Fullsize Trucks and 12% for all the vehicles RepairPal considered in its dataset.

**RepairPal Reliability Ratings are based on the actual cost, frequency, and severity of unscheduled repairs and maintenance on make/model data for select 2006-2020 vehicles. The reliability of a specific vehicle may vary depending on its maintenance and driving history, model year, trim, and features. RepairPal Reliability Ratings are provided by RepairPal and CarMax is not responsible for their accuracy. These ratings are based on RepairPal Reliability data as of 09/01/2021. Learn more about RepairPal reliability ratings

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