NCAP 5-Star Crash Test/Rollover Ratings

2012 1500 Crew PU/CC 2WD

Front Driver
****
Front Passenger
****
Side Driver
*****
Side Passenger
*****
Side Pole
*
Rollover
****
NCAP 2012 Ram 1500 front crash test photoNCAP 2012 Ram 1500 side crash test photoNCAP 2012 Ram 1500 side pole crash test photo

2012 1500 Crew PU/CC 4WD

Front Driver
****
Front Passenger
****
Side Driver
*****
Side Passenger
*****
Side Pole
*
Rollover
***
NCAP 2012 Ram 1500 front crash test photoNCAP 2012 Ram 1500 side crash test photoNCAP 2012 Ram 1500 side pole crash test photo

2012 1500 Quad PU/EC 2WD

Front Driver
****
Front Passenger
****
Side Driver
*****
Side Passenger
*****
Side Pole
*
Rollover
****
NCAP 2012 Ram 1500 front crash test photoNCAP 2012 Ram 1500 side crash test photoNCAP 2012 Ram 1500 side pole crash test photo

2012 1500 Quad PU/EC 4WD

Front Driver
****
Front Passenger
****
Side Driver
*****
Side Passenger
*****
Side Pole
*
Rollover
***
NCAP 2012 Ram 1500 front crash test photoNCAP 2012 Ram 1500 side crash test photoNCAP 2012 Ram 1500 side pole crash test photo

2012 1500 Regular PU/RC 2WD

Front Driver
****
Front Passenger
****
Side Driver
*****
Side Passenger
not tested
Side Pole
*
Rollover
****

2012 1500 Regular PU/RC 4WD

Front Driver
****
Front Passenger
****
Side Driver
*****
Side Passenger
not tested
Side Pole
*
Rollover
***

1 Although not included in the star rating, the driver dummy's abdomen rib deflection and thoracic rib deflection readings were elevated.

2 Due to the intrusion of the driver door during the side impact pole test, the interior door panel struck the torso of the driver dummy, causing high resultant lower spine acceleration of 85 g's. High resultant lower spine accelerations, in excess of 82 g's, have a higher likelihood of thoracic injury.

3 Although not included in the star rating, the driver dummy's abdomen rib deflection and thoracic rib deflection readings were elevated

4 Due to the intrusion of the driver door during the side impact pole test, the interior door panel struck the torso of the driver dummy, causing high resultant lower spine acceleration of 87 g's. High resultant lower spine accelerations, in excess of 82 g's, have a higher likelihood of thoracic injury.

IIHS Crash Test & Rollover Safety Ratings

The IIHS has not conducted crash tests for the 2012 1500 yet.

Ratings only apply to the model and body or seat type tested. The date of manufacture and optional safety equipment can affect results. For full details see www.iihs.org.