Passengers in the extended cab will be able to stretch out a lot more with the Ford F-250 than the RAM 1500. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Ford F-250 and the RAM 1500.
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 F-250 is somewhat more expensive than the RAM 1500. 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-250 and the RAM 1500 have similar Destination Charges.
The Ford F-250 is about the same width as the RAM 1500. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Ford F-250, which is slightly longer than the RAM 1500.
With similar torque, the engines of the Ford F-250 and the RAM 1500 are able to equally transmit their respective horsepower to the wheels.
The Ford F-250 has a significantly larger turning radius than the RAM 1500, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.
When considering towing capacity, the Ford F-250 is clearly the choice over the RAM 1500 for pulling heavy loads. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Ford F-250 and the RAM 1500.
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit the same number of people in the Ford F-250 as you will the RAM 1500. The Ford F-250 has a slightly greater cargo capacity for your lumber or other material than the RAM 1500.
The Ford F-250 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the RAM 1500.
Compare the 2014 Ford F-250 and the 2014 RAM 1500.
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MSRP*: $30,035 - $47,520
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MSRP*: $24,610 - $49,630
|Cash Back Rebate:||Up to $2,500||Up to $500|
|Low APR Loan:||As low as 0.00%||As low as 1.90%|
|Lease Incentive:||As low as 5.63%||As low as 0.12%|
|City MPG:||--||13 - 18|
|Highway MPG:||--||19 - 25|
|Seating Capacity:||3 - 6||2 - 6|
|Basic Warranty:||3 years/36,000 miles||3 years/36,000 miles|
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|Frontal Crash Rating
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|Invoice*:||$27,707 - $43,837||$23,045 - $45,482|
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