Overview & Reviews
For 2011, the Ram 2500 (it's no longer a "Dodge") gains a new trim package, "Outdoorsman." Among the list of newly standard features are an electronic brake controller (for all but the base ST trim), an electronic vehicle information display and a tire-pressure monitor. The navigation system has been updated and a spray-in bedliner is now optional. Midway through the model year, the 6.7-liter turbodiesel engine gains a power boost for a total of 800 pound-feet of torque. Lastly, the gross combined vehicle weight rating (GCWR) goes up to 22,000 pounds in some models.
- Quiet highway ride.
- Enormous torque rating with revised diesel engine
- High-quality cabin
- Massive rear-seat room (Mega Cab)
- Fussy audio system controls (with navigation)
- All-out towing performance isn't as strong as its rivals with early-version diesel V8.
User Reviews:Showing 1 through 10 of 11.00
2011 Ram 2500 6.7 diesel - 2011 RAM 2500
By jpuente - August 15 - 4:39 am
Purchased new dodge 2500 less than a month ago now the truck is in the shop with a busted transmission colant line worst part is the part will take 5 to 7 days to get here. And of corse customer care gives you the run around
THIS TRUCK IS EVERYTHING YOU WANT. - 2011 RAM 2500
By blackham - December 11 - 3:36 pm
I purchased the truck last month and wow.... We acquired the new CUMMINS engine with the new high output upgrade. The truck now has the best power in class bar none. It rides like a dream and is very well appointed in the Laramie package. I beleive you couldn't purchase a better truck .
2500 ST 6.7L Diesel 4X4 Automatic (for some reason, this was not an option on the *Model list) - 2011 RAM 2500
By jdean2900 - December 10 - 11:52 pm
Up to this point, the truck has been great. The only issue I have had so far is the O2 sensor acted up, activating the "check engine" light. Once replaced, I experienced no further issues with it. It has a ton of power and torque. The interior layout is ergonomical and comfortable. The ride is quiet and smooth. In fact, people frequently comment about how quiet it is for a diesel truck. It brakes well considering its size and weight. I use this truck both on and off road, and so far it has performed admirably. Overall, a great value.
Great Truck - 2011 RAM 2500
By kymidnight - December 2 - 7:13 pm
Mine is a Cummins 6.7L, w/ 6sp A/T but I couldn't find that as an option on the drop down menu. I love this truck. It's big and sits up high, but doesn't drive or feel unwealdy. Fit's nicely in the lane and tracks down the road. Ride is a little bouncy, but for a heavy duty truck, is the best I've ever ridden in. The interior is simple but nice and well thought out. I'm currently getting around 16MPG mixed city/highway, which is pretty good for a truck of this size. I got the truck for work, not for a commuter, but I enjoy driving it so much, I look for an excuse to take the truck.
Maintenance Costs Astronomical - 2011 RAM 2500
By bfiske - November 14 - 11:18 pm
Just got back from the dealer, oil change and fuel filter change $190.00 the cost to change the fuel filter is $100!! they told me the cost of the filter is $65!!! Unbelievable, but absolutely true!!
2500 Diesel - 2011 RAM 2500
By 2500_diesel - April 7 - 2:25 am
Best 3/4 ton on the road. Comfortable, Nice styling cues, Ergonomic designed cabin. Everything is at your finger tips, Great in cabin storage as well. Not to mention you do NOT need DEF Fluid, Fuel mileage on this monster has been better than expected. It turns heads everywhere i go. Drive one and you will understand. This truck can handle the farm or a nice night out on the town. Its really hard to find a flaw with this new truck, Ram Trucks hit this one out of the ballpark.
Still in the shop - 2011 RAM 2500
By harv67 - April 30 - 7:19 am
If you drive in dusty conditions know ac condenser plugged in 6 mths. But biggest problem has been electrical, flasher and dome light goes on and off for no reason. Truck has been at Dodge dealer for close to 2 mths and we still do not have an eta.
Awesome Truck! Worth checking out! 5.7L Hemi - 2011 RAM 2500
By Brett - April 18 - 2:06 am
I have owned this truck just shy of 5 years. This has been by far the best truck I have owned. I have had 3 issues with it since I purchased it, one was the tie rod end recall that Chrysler put out a few years ago. Had an exhaust manifold bolt break, fixed under warranty, and my heater blower motor died. Easy fix there as well. I own a lawncare/landscaping/snow plowing company. This truck does everything for us. We tow trailer's all summer long and then slap on snow plows during the winter season. For the use and abuse we put this truck through, it is never in the shop! Ram makes maintenance really easy on their trucks as well. (Not sure how the diesel ones are for maintenance) The interior layout is really nice and comfortable (even after plowing snow nonstop for 12 hours). I can't say enough good about this truck! I'm starting to wish my old one with close to 210,000 miles would die so I could by another like this one. I am a 100% repeat customer for ones of these trucks!
Great Heavy Duty Truck - 2011 RAM 2500
By johnh506 - July 12 - 9:28 am
The drop down menu does not offer the correct trim i have. I have a 2011 Ram 2500 HD 6.7L Cummins Diesel Engine, 6 speed automatic 4x4, Crew Cab 6.4ft short bed, Laramie Fully loaded Edition, Mono Rugged Brown Pearl. I did 4-5months of research on big 3 3/4 ton diesel trucks. I would be upgrading from a 07 Tacoma. Out of the big 3 I test drove 6 including the Ram 2500 Laramie I currently own and i have to say that im glad i bought this truck. The cummins is a great engine, the new 68re asian transmission is good and doesnt fish for gears like the 05 f-250 and 11 f-250 i test drove. exterior and interior design is wonderfull, functional and great quality. More truck for my buck was awesome
RAM TOUGH - 2011 RAM 2500
By rbwhite - February 19 - 2:28 am
2011/ SLT/ Bighorn/ crew cab/ 4X4/short bed/ Diesel/ 6 speed auto/ 800 Ft. Lbs. torque. Wonderful Ride Styling Out pulls 1 Ford and 2 Chevys