2017 Ford F-250 vs. 2017 RAM 2500 Review

Comparison Review

The Ford F-250 offers passengers in its extended cab about the same head- and legroom as the RAM 2500. The Ford F-250 will be a favorite with tall drivers and their passengers, since it has much greater head- and legroom than the RAM 2500.

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-250 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. The Ford F-250 carries a much lower Destination Charge than the RAM 2500.

The Ford F-250 is about the same width as the RAM 2500. 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 2500.

With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Ford F-250 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the RAM 2500.

The Ford F-250 has a significantly larger turning radius than the RAM 2500, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

The Ford F-250 has a little more horsepower than the RAM 2500.

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 2500. You'll be able to haul more material in the Ford F-250 than the RAM 2500, due to its significantly greater cargo capacity.

The Ford F-250 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the RAM 2500.

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Compare the 2017 Ford F-250 and the 2017 RAM 2500.

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2017 Ford

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MSRP*: $32,535 - $62,310

2017 RAM

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MSRP*: $32,145 - $58,595
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Engine(s): V-8 V-8
Seating Capacity: 3 - 6 3 - 6
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Invoice*: $30,745 - $58,883 $30,369 - $54,388

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.