RAM 4500 Maintenance Costs

A RAM 4500 will cost about $25,134 for maintenance and repairs during its first 10 years of service.

This is more than the industry average for popular heavy-duty models by $11,054. There is also a 79.19% chance that a 4500 will require a major repair during that time. This is 57.69% 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 4500 Maintenance Costs

Year Major Repair Probability Annual Costs
1 8.17% $778
2 13.55% $932
3 15.20% $1,177
4 26.85% $1,569
5 38.46% $1,895
6 43.26% $2,408
7 46.67% $3,448
8 60.33% $3,862
9 66.67% $4,247
10 79.19% $4,818
11 122.67% $4,891
12 152.60% $5,503

RAM 4500 Maintenance Schedule

Mileage Recommended Maintenance
7,500 Change Oil and Filter, Rotate Tires, Lubricate U-Joints, Lubricate Driveshaft
15,000 Rotate Tires, Lubricate U-Joints, Lubricate Driveshaft, Fuel Filter Replacement, Change Oil and Filter
22,500 Rotate Tires, Lubricate U-Joints, Lubricate Driveshaft, Change Oil and Filter, Adjust Parking Brake Cable
30,000 Rotate Tires, Lubricate U-Joints, Lubricate Driveshaft, Fuel Filter Replacement, Change Oil and Filter
37,500 Change Oil and Filter, Rotate Tires, Lubricate U-Joints, Lubricate Driveshaft
45,000 Rotate Tires, Lubricate U-Joints, Lubricate Driveshaft, Fuel Filter Replacement, Change Oil and Filter, Adjust Parking Brake Cable
52,500 Change Oil and Filter, Rotate Tires, Lubricate U-Joints, Lubricate Driveshaft
60,000 Rotate Tires, Lubricate U-Joints, Lubricate Driveshaft, Fuel Filter Replacement, Change Oil and Filter
67,500 Rotate Tires, Lubricate U-Joints, Lubricate Driveshaft, Change Oil and Filter, Adjust Parking Brake Cable
75,000 Rotate Tires, Lubricate U-Joints, Lubricate Driveshaft, Cooling System Flush, Fuel Filter Replacement, Change Oil and Filter
82,500 Change Oil and Filter, Rotate Tires, Lubricate U-Joints, Lubricate Driveshaft
90,000 Rotate Tires, Lubricate U-Joints, Lubricate Driveshaft, Fuel Filter Replacement, Change Oil and Filter, Adjust Parking Brake Cable
97,500 Change Oil and Filter, Rotate Tires, Lubricate U-Joints, Lubricate Driveshaft, Cooling System Flush
105,000 Rotate Tires, Lubricate U-Joints, Lubricate Driveshaft, Fuel Filter Replacement, Power Steering Fluid Service, Change Oil and Filter
112,500 Rotate Tires, Lubricate U-Joints, Lubricate Driveshaft, Change Oil and Filter, Adjust Parking Brake Cable
120,000 Rotate Tires, Lubricate U-Joints, Fuel Filter Replacement, Change Oil and Filter, Transmission Fluid Service, Lubricate Driveshaft, Transfer Case Fluid Replacement, Serpentine/Drive Belt Replacement
127,500 Change Oil and Filter, Rotate Tires, Lubricate U-Joints, Lubricate Driveshaft
135,000 Rotate Tires, Lubricate U-Joints, Fuel Filter Replacement, Change Oil and Filter, Adjust Parking Brake Cable, Lubricate Driveshaft
142,500 Change Oil and Filter, Rotate Tires, Lubricate U-Joints, Lubricate Driveshaft

What About RAM 4500 Insurance Costs?

The average cost to insure a RAM 4500 is about $1,767 per year. This adds up to around $8,835 after 5 years of vehicle ownership. Unlike regular maintenance, this expense can often be lowered by shopping around for lower insurance premiums. Comparing quotes will ensure that you are not overpaying if you already own a RAM 4500. Or, if you are just researching, then it would be money-wise to know this cost before buying. Try our Competitive Quote Tool or the form below to get free quotes. Advertising Disclosure

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Other RAM 4500 Costs of Ownership

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