RAM 1500 Maintenance Costs

A RAM 1500 will cost about $18,072 for maintenance and repairs during its first 10 years of service.

This is more than the industry average for popular pickup models by $7,800. There is also a 56.00% chance that a 1500 will require a major repair during that time. This is 34.50% worse than similar vehicles in this segment. The chart below illustrates how these costs and repair probabilities will increase over time.

Probability of a Major Vehicle Repair (%)
Est Annual Maintenance/Repair Costs ($)

RAM 1500 Maintenance Costs

Year Major Repair Probability Annual Costs
1 5.78% $592
2 9.58% $693
3 10.75% $882
4 18.98% $1,169
5 27.20% $1,358
6 30.59% $1,742
7 33.00% $2,441
8 42.66% $2,772
9 47.14% $2,993
10 56.00% $3,430
11 86.74% $3,526
12 107.90% $4,052
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RAM 1500 Maintenance Schedule

Mileage Recommended Maintenance
8,000 Change Oil and Filter, Rotate Tires
16,000 Change Oil and Filter, Rotate Tires
24,000 Rotate Tires, Change Oil and Filter
32,000 Replace Air Filter, Spark Plugs Replacement, Rotate Tires, Change Oil and Filter
40,000 Change Oil and Filter, Rotate Tires
48,000 Rotate Tires, Spark Plugs Replacement, Change Oil and Filter
56,000 Change Oil and Filter, Rotate Tires
64,000 Replace Air Filter, Spark Plugs Replacement, Rotate Tires, Ignition Cable (Spark plug wires) Replacement, Change Oil and Filter
72,000 Rotate Tires, Change Oil and Filter
80,000 Change Oil and Filter, Rotate Tires, Cooling System Flush
88,000 Change Oil and Filter, Rotate Tires
96,000 Replace Air Filter, Rotate Tires, Ignition Cable (Spark plug wires) Replacement, Change Oil and Filter, Spark Plugs Replacement
104,000 Change Oil and Filter, Rotate Tires, Cooling System Flush
112,000 Change Oil and Filter, Rotate Tires
120,000 Rotate Tires, Serpentine/Drive Belt Replacement, Change Oil and Filter, Transmission Fluid Service
128,000 Replace Air Filter, Spark Plugs Replacement, Rotate Tires, Ignition Cable (Spark plug wires) Replacement, Change Oil and Filter
136,000 Change Oil and Filter, Rotate Tires
144,000 Rotate Tires, Spark Plugs Replacement, Change Oil and Filter

Other RAM 1500 Costs of Ownership

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