2019 Dodge Ram 1500  RealSafeCars80Safety Rating

#4 of 2019 Pickups

#97 of all 2019 vehicles


Pictured: 2020 Dodge Ram 1500
The Ram 1500, a mainstay 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. The Ram 1500 provides superior EPA (miles per gallon) for its class, easing fuel costs and reducing pollution. 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 2019 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 2019 Dodge Ram 1500 has a score of 80, implying a 0.043% chance of driver death (3.8% chance of injury). If equipped with optional advanced driver safety features, the chance of death falls to 0.037%, and the chance of injury falls to 3.3%.

We estimate that the 2019 Dodge Ram 1500 has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0427% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.8719%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0427% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.8719% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2019 Dodge Ram 1500 is 11% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other pickups, the 2019 Dodge Ram 1500 is 23% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

2019 Dodge Ram 1500 offers AEB optionally. With AEB, the vehicle lifetime fatality chance drops by 14%.


And it is about as safe as many comparable models.

9069Chevrolet SilveradoGMC Sierra 1500Ford F-150Dodge Grand CaravanNissan TitanChrysler PacificaToyota TundraChevrolet TraverseHonda RidgelineKia SedonaToyota TacomaDodge Ram 1500Comparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2019 Dodge Ram 1500 with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 69 to 90. The 2019 Dodge Ram 1500 is safer than the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado, the 2019 GMC Sierra 1500, and the 2019 Ford F-150 and less safe than the 2019 Honda Ridgeline, the 2019 Chevrolet Traverse, and the 2019 Toyota Tundra. It is about as safe as the 2019 Chrysler Pacifica, the 2019 Toyota Tacoma, and the 2019 Kia Sedona.

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