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2015 Ford F-250 vs. 2015 RAM 3500 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Ford F-250 offers passengers in its extended cab about the same head- and legroom as the RAM 3500. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Ford F-250 and 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-250 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-250 and the RAM 3500 have similar Destination Charges.

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

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the engines of the Ford F-250 and the RAM 3500 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 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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2015 Ford
F-250

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MSRP*: $31,235 - $49,090

2015 RAM
3500

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MSRP*: $31,410 - $56,180
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $2,000 Up to $2,500
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.90% As low as 0.90%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 4.39%
City MPG: -- --
Highway MPG: -- --
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
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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***** Not Tested
Invoice*: $28,813 - $45,286 $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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