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NCAP 5-Star Crash Test & Rollover Safety Ratings

Driver FrontPassenger FrontDriver SidePassenger SideSide PoleRollover
2012 2500 Crew PU/CC 2WD**1***************2,3****
2012 2500 Crew PU/CC 4WD**1***************2,3***
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2012 2500 Mega PU/EC 2WDnot testednot testednot testednot testednot tested****
2012 2500 Mega PU/EC 4WDnot testednot testednot testednot testednot tested***
2012 2500 Regular PU/RC 2WDnot testednot testednot testednot testednot tested****
2012 2500 Regular PU/RC 4WDnot testednot testednot testednot testednot tested***

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.

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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.

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