Is the 2010 Dodge Ram 1500 a Good Truck?

The 2010 Dodge Ram 1500 is a popular pickup truck for those looking to buy used. While Dodge and Ram no longer make trucks together, that doesn’t mean you need to shy away from this pickup. This pickup comes with various cab options, trims, and engines to make it the right truck for any driver’s needs.

What is a 2010 Dodge Ram 1500 worth?

A 2010 Dodge Ram 1500 pickup truck
A Dodge Ram 1500 pickup truck on display | Anthony Lanzilote/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Since the 2010 Dodge Ram 1500 is a few years old at this point, the truck can be found for a reasonable price. By searching Autotrader, a 2010 truck is available for around $15,000 with under 50,000 miles. Under $12,000, there is one available with under 200,000 miles.

It really depends on the mileage of the truck to determine what a fair price is. The good news is that depreciation has already taken place, so used truck won’t have to worry about that.

If you are looking into a used truck, be sure to get an inspection or ask for maintenance records. This can help determine how much one might spend fixing or upgrading the truck in the first few years.

Are the 2010 Rams good trucks?

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Edmunds had positive things to say about the Dodge Ram truck. With a strong V8 engine and a smooth ride, the 2010 Dodge Ram aimed to please. It was redesigned in 2009 and came into the next year with a fresh look. A full-size pickup that offers a heavy-duty coil-spring rear suspension, which added to the smooth ride.

The interior offered an attractive design, and the variety of trims allowed for different budgets. Edmunds recommends the 5.7L V8 over the other options as it got better fuel economy and more power. It also came with an integrated brake controller and trailer-towing mirrors.

The ST model came in both the regular and extended cab. This offered 17-inch wheels, vinyl flooring, and air conditioning. The SLT came in all available cab options, added alloy wheels, chrome trim, and heated outside mirrors.

The Sport trim also came in all cab styles and added the V8, colored grille, and new bucket seats. The TRX came with the 4×4 quad and crew cab models. It offered skid plates, two-tone paint options, heavy-duty rear shocks, and fender flares.

Additionally, there was a Laramie trim, Big Horn package, and Lone Star package. The variety of trim and package options made this an affordable and customizable choice.

What is the best year for Dodge Ram?

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That really depends on what kind of truck is needed. Newer trucks come with more safety features and higher towing capacities. Older trucks have more features for a smaller price and less of the depreciation drama.

For the 2010 Ram 1500 truck, the 3.7L V6 gets 215 horsepower and 235 lb-ft of torque. The fuel economy was 14 miles per gallon in the city and 20 mpg on the highway.

With the 4.7L V8, the truck makes 310 horsepower and 330 lb-ft of torque. The fuel economy while in two-wheel drive is 14 miles per gallon in the city and 19 mpg on the highway. In four-wheel drive, the mileage per gallon drops by one.

The 5.7L V8 has a 390 horsepower output and 407 lb-ft of torque. With two-wheel drive, the mileage is 14 mpg in the city and 20 mpg on the highway. Mileage drops again by one while in four-wheel drive.

With so many options available, it should be easy enough to locate the right truck.