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2018 Ford F-250 vs. 2018 RAM 3500 Review

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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-250. 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 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). Whether you pick the Ford F-250 or the RAM 3500, it's going to cost you about the same. 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 costs less to deliver to the dealership than the RAM 3500.

Dimensions
The Ford F-250 is about the same width as the RAM 3500. 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 3500.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Ford F-250 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the RAM 3500.

Handling
The Ford F-250 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-250 for pulling heavy loads. The Ford F-250 has a little more horsepower than the RAM 3500.

Utility
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 3500. You'll be able to haul more material in the Ford F-250 than the RAM 3500, due to its significantly greater cargo capacity.

Warranty
The Ford F-250 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the RAM 3500.

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2018 Ford
F-250

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MSRP*: $32,890 - $79,740

2018 RAM
3500

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MSRP*: $33,645 - $60,295
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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
Overall Safety Rating
NHTSA Safety Information

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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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***** Not Tested
Invoice*: $31,081 - $75,354 $32,061 - $56,284

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 are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.