2015 Dodge Ram 1500  RealSafeCars82Safety Rating

#2 of 2015 Pickups

#44 of all 2015 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. Exceeding the average MPG (miles per gallon) for its class, it reduces fuel costs and the carbon footprint. The Dodge Ram 1500 has some real zest, surpassing typical 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 bypasses mud and snow with ease. Dodge offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2015 Dodge Ram 1500 is 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 2015 Dodge Ram 1500 has a score of 82, implying a 0.04% chance of driver death (3.6% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2015 Dodge Ram 1500 has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0399% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.559%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0399% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.559% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2015 Dodge Ram 1500 is 17% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other pickups, the 2015 Dodge Ram 1500 is 28% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


But it is safer than many comparable models.

10046Toyota TacomaGMC CanyonGMC Sierra 1500Ford F-150Dodge Grand CaravanC. Town and CountryDodge DurangoFord ExplorerToyota TundraKia SedonaDodge Ram 1500Chevrolet SilveradoComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2015 Dodge Ram 1500 with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 46 to 100. The 2015 Dodge Ram 1500 is safer than the 2015 Toyota Tacoma, the 2015 GMC Canyon, the 2015 GMC Sierra 1500, the 2014 Ford F-150, the 2015 Dodge Grand Caravan, and the 2015 Chrysler Town and Country and less safe than the 2015 Dodge Durango. It is about as safe as the 2015 Kia Sedona, the 2015 Toyota Tundra, and the 2015 Ford Explorer.

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