2021 Dodge Ram 1500
#3 of 2021 Pickups
#96 of all 2021 vehicles
The Ram 1500, a mainstay of Dodge's lineup since 2011, is a large pickup with seating up to 5. It has technology that is now expected: Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily bypass mud and snow. The Ram 1500 provides superior EPA (miles per gallon) for its class, easing fuel costs and reducing pollution. The Dodge Ram 1500 packs some potency, exceeding the average horsepower for its class. Dodge offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.
We estimate that the 2021 Dodge Ram 1500 has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0441% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.0325%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0441% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.0325% chance of being injured.
Compared to the average vehicle, the 2021 Dodge Ram 1500 is 8% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other pickups, the 2021 Dodge Ram 1500 is 21% less likely to result in a fatal accident.
2021 Dodge Ram 1500 offers AEB optionally. With AEB, the vehicle lifetime fatality chance drops by 14%.
Active safety features can substantially reduce the risks of harm to vehicle occupants by preventing severe accidents. The following active safety system is included even on lower trims/versions of the 2021 Dodge Ram 1500: Forward Collision Warning (FCW) with Active Braking.
Another safety feature seems simpler but should still be considered. Side mirror turn signals are optional on the Dodge Ram 1500. They alert other vehicles of your intention to switch lanes, which allows the other vehicle's driver to prevent an impending accident with you.