2012 Dodge Ram 2500  RealSafeCars94Safety Rating

#1 of 2012 Pickups

#2 of all 2012 vehicles


Pictured: 2020 Dodge Ram 2500
The Ram 2500, part of Dodge's lineup since 2011, is a large pickup with seating up to 5. The Dodge Ram 2500 provides superior horsepower for its class, offering great power. The Ram 2500 provides superior EPA (miles per gallon) for its class, easing fuel costs and reducing pollution. It handles mud, snow, and sand with ease with optional all-wheel drive (AWD). Dodge offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2012 Dodge Ram 2500 is very safe 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 2012 Dodge Ram 2500 has a score of 94, implying a 0.024% chance of driver death (2.2% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2012 Dodge Ram 2500 has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0243% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 2.775%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0243% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 2.775% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2012 Dodge Ram 2500 is 49% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other pickups, the 2012 Dodge Ram 2500 is 56% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is safer than many comparable models.

10030Nissan TitanToyota TundraFord F-150Honda RidgelineDodge Ram 2500GMC AcadiaChevrolet TraverseComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2012 Dodge Ram 2500 with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 30 to 100. The 2012 Dodge Ram 2500 is safer than the 2011 Nissan Titan, the 2012 Toyota Tundra, the 2012 Ford F-150, the 2012 Honda Ridgeline, the 2012 Chevrolet Traverse, and the 2012 GMC Acadia.

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