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2016 Ford F-250 vs. 2016 RAM 1500 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Ford F-250 offers just a little more head- and legroom than the RAM 1500, making it a little roomier and more comfortable.

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 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.

Dimensions
The Ford F-250 is about the same width as the RAM 1500. If you go with the Ford F-250, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the RAM 1500.

Drivetrain
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.

Handling
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.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Ford F-250 is clearly the choice over the RAM 1500 for pulling heavy loads. The Ford F-250 has a little more horsepower than the RAM 1500.

Utility
You'll be able to bring along a larger crew with the Ford F-250 than the RAM 1500, due to its significantly greater seating capacity. You'll be able to haul more material in the Ford F-250 than the RAM 1500, due to its significantly greater cargo capacity.

Warranty
The Ford F-250 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the RAM 1500.

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2016 Ford
F-250

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MSRP*: $32,385 - $50,585

2016 RAM
1500

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MSRP*: $26,145 - $52,665
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $750 Up to $500
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.90% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 0.05%
City MPG: -- 15 - 21
Highway MPG: -- 21 - 29
Engine(s): V-8 V-6, V-8
Seating Capacity: 3 - 6 2 - 6
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
NHTSA Safety Information

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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $30,604 - $47,803 $25,152 - $48,021

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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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.