Compare Ram Vehicles

PainRank combines owner data, recall frequency, vehicle age, and other factors to give you a guide about which vehicles are a pain-in-the-butt to own. We’ve also ranked Ram generations, so you can get a better sense of which vehicles and model years you should avoid like the plague.

Why You Should Avoid the 4th Generation Ram 1500

From 2012 to 2018, the 1500 accumulated an overall PainRank™ of 37.18. By our math that means it ranks last in overall reliability. See why it ranks so poorly.

Want to know now all 12 Ram generations rank?

Rank Model Generation Years Reliability PainRank
12th 1500 Gen 4 2012—2018
11th 2500 Gen 4 2012—2018
10th 3500 Gen 4 2012—2018