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2016 Ford F-350 vs. 2017 RAM 1500 Review

Comparison Review

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 1500 than in the Ford F-350. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Ford F-350 and the RAM 1500.

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-350 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. The Ford F-350 carries a much lower Destination Charge than the RAM 1500.

Dimensions
The Ford F-350 is about the same width as the RAM 1500. When looking at overall length, the Ford F-350 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the RAM 1500.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Ford F-350 does a much better job of transmitting the horsepower of the engine to the wheels than the RAM 1500.

Handling
The Ford F-350 has a larger turning radius than the RAM 1500, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Ford F-350 is clearly the choice over the RAM 1500 for pulling heavy loads. The Ford F-350 has a little more horsepower than the RAM 1500.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit the same number of people in the Ford F-350 as you will the RAM 1500. The Ford F-350 has a slightly greater cargo capacity for your lumber or other material than the RAM 1500.

Warranty
The Ford F-350 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the RAM 1500.

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2016 Ford
F-350

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MSRP*: $33,280 - $52,685

2017 RAM
1500

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MSRP*: $26,295 - $53,095
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $750 Up to $750
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% 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
Invoice*: $31,449 - $49,788 $25,339 - $48,449

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.