The NHTSA's Ram 2500 crashworthiness review revealed reasonable but not perfect results. It attained a four-star overall safety rating with four stars for the frontal crash, the maximum five stars for the side crash, and four stars for the side crash. The Regular Cab was only evaluated for the rollover test (four stars for the 4x2 and three stars for the 4x4). The same three-star rollover score applies to the Mega Cab 4x4.
NHTSA safety ratings are not available at this time.
Six airbags are standard across all models, configurations and cab sizes, as well as a rearview camera with dynamic gridlines, centerlines, and a zoom function. This can be optionally enhanced for all models by fitting a tow-mode camera. There is also an available cargo-view camera, forward collision mitigation, lane keep assist, and adaptive steering, all spread across various optional packages. Furthermore, blind-spot monitoring with conventional trailer coverage and rear cross-path detection (which is standard only on the Limited trim) can be optioned on across the range. Front and rear park sensors are fitted to the Rebel, Power Wagon, Laramie, Limited Longhorn, and Limited off the factory floor. The Big Horn edition can be equipped with these as part of a package, but the base model can only be had with rear sensors optionally. The Limited Longhorn and Limited can be had with the new digital rearview camera.
|Ram 2500 Trims||Tradesman||Lone Star||Big Horn||Laramie||Longhorn||Power Wagon||Power Wagon Rebel||Limited|
|Rear Parking Aid||O||O||O||O||S||N/A||N/A||S|
|Blind Spot Monitor||O||O||O||O||O||O||O||S|
|Lane Departure Warning||O||O||O||O||O||O||O||O|
|Lane Keeping Assist||O||O||O||O||O||O||O||O|
|Tire Pressure Monitor||S||S||S||S||S||S||S||S|
Unfortunately, the Ram 2500 hasn't been blemish-free in this area. The 2022 model suffered no fewer than eight recalls, including problems with the rearview camera images, a transmission-fluid leak, the potential of an engine compartment fire, and glass separation on the driver's-side mirror. Some of these problems persist as the 2023 model has three recalls for a possible engine compartment fire, rearview camera image malfunctions, and transmission fluid leaks. In J.D. Power's rating, the 2023 Ram 2500 registered a total score of 80 out of 100 with a specific quality and reliability rating of 79/100.
Comprehensive warranties are offered for five years or 60,000 miles for the gas powertrain, while the diesel engine gets five-year/100,000-mile coverage. A three-year/36,000-mile basic warranty is included.