RAM 3500 Costs

RAM 3500 Costs of Ownership

The costs of owning a RAM 3500 currently available are:

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RAM 3500 CarEdge Value Rating

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This grade is our unbiased, trusted and candid financial assessment of whether the RAM 3500 is likely to be a good or bad automobile investment. Learn more about our Value Ratings and methodolgy.

RAM 3500 Depreciation

A RAM 3500 will depreciate in value by $34,743 after 5 years. Depreciation is difficult to avoid, but it can be managed. Depreciation is the difference between the original sales price, and what the vehicle will be worth in the future. We use 5 years as an example in our analysis.

When new, a typically-equipped RAM 3500 sells for $80,016 on average. After 5 years of depreciation, the average residual value will be $45,273. This represents the vehicle's retail market price. Trade-in and private sale prices will likely be lower.Trade-in and private sale prices will likely be lower. Use our RAM 3500 Depreciation Calculator to see how model year and mileage will affect your resale value.

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RAM 3500 Insurance

The average annual cost for auto insurance for a RAM 3500 is $1,744, which adds up to $8,720 after 5 years of ownership. These insurance costs are estimates based on national averages for a 40 year old, with full coverage, a good driving record, and good credit. They also assume a single-car policy, and won't reflect any multi-car discounts. See our RAM 3500 Insurance Tool to view rates by state, for different driver ages, credit ratings and driving history.

RAM 3500 insurance rates will vary significantly between providers for the same coverage. If you've been with your current insurance company for more than a few years, you should get new quotes to make sure you're not overpaying. Try our Competitive Quote Tool or the form below to get free quotes to lower your insurance costs. Advertising Disclosure

RAM 3500 Maintenance

Maintenance and repair costs for a RAM 3500 will amount to $6,706 after 5 years. Expenses include scheduled maintenance, normal wear and tear items and expected repairs. These estimates exclude any free warranty work performed.

The region you live, and the way you care for and drive your vehicle can have a big impact on these costs. So, your results may vary significantly from our estimates. Our RAM 3500 Maintenance Cost Estimator shows how much you are likely to spend, and the probabilities of a major repair over 10 years.


RAM 3500 Financing Costs

The average cost to finance a new RAM 3500 would be $9,370 after 5 years. This assumes a 72-month loan with an APR of 4.75% and a 20% down payment. Financing costs are a vehicle cost that you can control. Your interest expense can be greatly reduced by changing your loan term, improving your credit score, or increasing your down payment. If you don't know your credit score, or haven't checked in a while, it's completely free on Credit Karma.

Our RAM 3500 Loan Calculator allows you to build a loan that's best suited for you. This handy utility will also help to keep you from becoming upside down, where you end up owing more than the vehicle is worth. You can estimate monthly payments and download the full amortization schedule as well. We've highlighted some typical loan scenarios in the table below. See what a difference a larger down payment will make in lowering your financing costs and your monthly payments.

RAM 3500 Loans

Condition Term Down Payment
New 72 Month 0% Down 20% Down
New 60 Month 0% Down 20% Down
Used 48 Month 0% Down 20% Down
Used 36 Month 0% Down 20% Down