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2014 Ford F-150 vs. 2014 RAM 2500 Review

Comparison Review


Comfort
The Ford F-150 offers passengers in its extended cab about the same head- and legroom as the RAM 2500. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Ford F-150 and the RAM 2500.

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). When looking only at MSRP, the Ford F-150 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the RAM 2500. 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 F-150 and the RAM 2500 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Ford F-150 is about the same width as the RAM 2500. If you go with the Ford F-150, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the RAM 2500.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque engine, the Ford F-150 doesn't do as good a job transmitting horsepower to its wheels as the RAM 2500.

Handling
The Ford F-150 has a similar turning radius to the RAM 2500, so both should maneuver just as easily in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the RAM 2500 is clearly the choice over the Ford F-150 for pulling heavy loads. The Ford F-150 has a little less horsepower than the RAM 2500.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit the same number of people in the Ford F-150 as you will the RAM 2500. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of lumber or gardening supplies into the bed of the Ford F-150 as you will with the RAM 2500.

Warranty
The Ford F-150 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the RAM 2500.

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2014 Ford
F-150

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MSRP*: $24,735 - $54,120
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2014 RAM
2500

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MSRP*: $30,115 - $53,715
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Cash Back Rebate: Up to $750 Up to $2,500
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 2.90%
Lease Incentive: As low as 5.63% As low as 4.39%
City MPG: 11 - 17 --
Highway MPG: 16 - 23 --
Engine(s): V-6, V-8 V-8
Seating Capacity: 2 - 6 3 - 6
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $22,941 - $49,115 $28,091 - $49,327

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