2011 Dodge Ram 1500  RealSafeCars84Safety Rating

#1 of 2011 Pickups

#19 of all 2011 vehicles


Pictured: 2020 Dodge Ram 1500
The Ram 1500, part of Dodge's lineup since 2011, is a large pickup with seating up to 5. The Dodge Ram 1500 packs some potency, exceeding the average horsepower for its class. Strong on technology, it has offered Android Auto since 2020 and Apple CarPlay since 2019. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily handle mud, snow, and sand. Dodge offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2011 Dodge Ram 1500 is above average compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2011 Dodge Ram 1500 has a score of 84, implying a 0.037% chance of driver death (3.3% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2011 Dodge Ram 1500 has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0371% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.2401%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0371% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.2401% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2011 Dodge Ram 1500 is 23% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other pickups, the 2011 Dodge Ram 1500 is 33% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is safer than many comparable models.

1002Chevrolet ColoradoGMC CanyonSuzuki EquatorGMC Sierra 1500Nissan FrontierDodge DakotaDodge Ram 1500Dodge Grand CaravanFord F-150Chevrolet SilveradoToyota TundraKia SedonaComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2011 Dodge Ram 1500 with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 2 to 100. The 2011 Dodge Ram 1500 is safer than the 2011 Chevrolet Colorado, the 2011 GMC Canyon, the 2011 Suzuki Equator, the 2011 GMC Sierra 1500, the 2011 Nissan Frontier, the 2010 Dodge Dakota, the 2011 Kia Sedona, the 2011 Toyota Tundra, the 2011 Chevrolet Silverado, the 2011 Ford F-150, and the 2011 Dodge Grand Caravan.

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