2022 Dodge Ram 1500  RealSafeCars82Safety Rating

#5 of 2022 Pickups

#95 of all 2022 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. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily bypass mud and snow. Dodge offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.

The 2022 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 2022 Dodge Ram 1500 has a score of 82, implying a 0.04% chance of driver death (3.6% chance of injury). If equipped with optional advanced driver safety features, the chance of death falls to 0.034%, and the chance of injury falls to 3.1%.

We estimate that the 2022 Dodge Ram 1500 has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0398% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.5397%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0398% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.5397% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2022 Dodge Ram 1500 is 15% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other pickups, the 2022 Dodge Ram 1500 is 26% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

2022 Dodge Ram 1500 offers AEB optionally. With AEB, the vehicle lifetime fatality chance drops by 14%.

Active safety features on the 2022 Dodge Ram 1500 can protect loved ones by preventing accidents and reducing accident severity. All trims and versions of the 2022 Dodge Ram 1500 include the following active safety system: Forward Collision Warning (FCW) with Active Braking.

Another safety feature seems simpler but should still be considered. Optional side mirror turn signals alert others of your intention to turn or switch lanes allowing them to react accordingly, which can prevent accidents caused by not seeing a vehicle in the blind spot.

And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

10071G. Sierra 1500 LimitedC. Silverado 1500 LTDDodge Ram 1500Toyota TundraChrysler PacificaNissan TitanAudi Q7Honda OdysseyAcura MDXFord ExplorerINFINITI QX60Cadillac XT6Comparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2022 Dodge Ram 1500 with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 71 to 100. The 2022 Dodge Ram 1500 is safer than the 2022 GMC Sierra 1500 Limited and less safe than the 2022 Chrysler Pacifica, the 2022 Nissan Titan, the 2022 Cadillac XT6, the 2022 INFINITI QX60, the 2022 Ford Explorer, the 2022 Acura MDX, the 2022 Honda Odyssey, and the 2022 Audi Q7.

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