2011 RAM 2500 Research & Reviews

Overview & Reviews

Average Score

4.14/5 Average
10 Total Reviews
This Year's Model Updates:

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.

Pros:
  • Quiet highway ride.
  • Enormous torque rating with revised diesel engine
  • High-quality cabin
  • Massive rear-seat room (Mega Cab)
Cons:
  • Fussy audio system controls (with navigation)
  • All-out towing performance isn't as strong as its rivals with early-version diesel V8.

User Reviews:

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  • 2011 Ram 2500 6.7 diesel - 2011 RAM 2500
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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.

  • Great Heavy Duty Truck - 2011 RAM 2500
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    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
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    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

  • 2011 2500 "Diesel" ST LWB - 2011 RAM 2500
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    Numerous Injector problems. Truck runs like crap and dodge usually has no diesel mechanics or they change weekly. You get different advice from each. They tell me that its a "known problem with the Bosch injectors and Ram will allow one injector to be replaced under warranty... maybe you got bad fuel" Well if it was a one time problem maybe but its not.

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