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2014 Ford E-250 vs. 2015 RAM Cargo Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Ford E-250 offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the RAM Cargo, making it a little more comfortable for the driver and front passenger.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Ford E-250 as you will with the RAM Cargo, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Ford E-250 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the RAM Cargo, which has a much lower MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Ford E-250 and the RAM Cargo have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Ford E-250 is about the same width as the RAM Cargo. If you go with the Ford E-250, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the RAM Cargo.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Ford E-250 transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the RAM Cargo.

Handling
The Ford E-250 has a significantly larger turning radius than the RAM Cargo, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Ford E-250 is clearly the choice over the RAM Cargo for pulling heavy loads. The Ford E-250 has a little less horsepower than the RAM Cargo.

Utility
Soccer Moms and those who need to chauffeur around a lot of people will appreciate the Ford E-250 more than the RAM Cargo, due to its significantly greater seating capacity. With the Ford E-250, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the RAM Cargo.

Warranty
The Ford E-250 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the RAM Cargo.

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2014 Ford
E-250

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MSRP*: $30,060 - $33,460

2015 RAM
Cargo

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MSRP*: $22,500
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $3,500 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% --
Lease Incentive: As low as 5.85% --
City MPG: 13 18
Highway MPG: 17 --
Engine(s): V-8 V-6
Seating Capacity: 2 - 5 2 - 2
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Invoice*: $27,731 - $30,867 $21,745

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