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2015 Ford F-150 vs. 2015 RAM 3500 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Due to its greater head- and legroom, passengers in the extended cab will be able to stretch out a lot more in the RAM 3500 than in the Ford F-150. The Ford F-150 will be a favorite with tall drivers and their passengers, since it has much greater head- and legroom than the RAM 3500.

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 3500. 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 3500 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Ford F-150 is about the same width as the RAM 3500. When looking at overall length, the Ford F-150 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the RAM 3500.

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 3500.

Handling
The Ford F-150 has a significantly larger turning radius than the RAM 3500, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the RAM 3500 is clearly the choice over the Ford F-150 for pulling heavy loads. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Ford F-150 and the RAM 3500.

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 3500. You'll be able to haul more material in the Ford F-150 than the RAM 3500, due to its significantly greater cargo capacity.

Warranty
The Ford F-150 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the RAM 3500.

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2015 Ford
F-150

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MSRP*: $25,420 - $54,680

2015 RAM
3500

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MSRP*: $31,410 - $56,180
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $2,500
Low APR Loan: As low as 1.90% --
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 4.39%
City MPG: 15 - 19 --
Highway MPG: 21 - 26 --
Engine(s): V-6, V-8 V-8
Seating Capacity: 3 - 6 3 - 6
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Invoice*: $23,578 - $49,622 $29,577 - $51,864

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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