NCAP 5-Star Crash Test/Rollover Ratings

2012 2500 Crew PU/CC 2WD

Front Driver
**
Front Passenger
***
Side Driver
*****
Side Passenger
*****
Side Pole
**
Rollover
****
NCAP 2012 Ram 2500 front crash test photoNCAP 2012 Ram 2500 side crash test photoNCAP 2012 Ram 2500 side pole crash test photo

2012 2500 Crew PU/CC 4WD

Front Driver
**
Front Passenger
***
Side Driver
*****
Side Passenger
*****
Side Pole
**
Rollover
***
NCAP 2012 Ram 2500 front crash test photoNCAP 2012 Ram 2500 side crash test photoNCAP 2012 Ram 2500 side pole crash test photo

2012 2500 Mega PU/EC 2WD

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

2012 2500 Mega PU/EC 4WD

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

2012 2500 Regular PU/RC 2WD

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

2012 2500 Regular PU/RC 4WD

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

1 Shortly after the frontal crash test, smoke and flames were observed from the engine compartment. Based on currently available information, the agency does not see a safety defect trend of related post-crash smoke/fire incidents in model years 2006-2012 Ram 1500/2500/3500 series.

2 Although not included in the star rating the driver dummy's thoracic and abdominal rib deflections were elevated.

3 Although not included in the star rating, the driver dummy's lower spine acceleration resultant was elevated at 94.6 Gs.

IIHS Crash Test & Rollover Safety Ratings

The IIHS has not conducted crash tests for the 2012 2500 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.