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2014 Ford F-350 vs. 2014 RAM 1500 Review

Comparison Review


Comfort
Passengers in the extended cab will be able to stretch out a lot more with the Ford F-350 than the RAM 1500. 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. Both the Ford F-350 and the RAM 1500 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Ford F-350 is about the same width as the RAM 1500. If you go with the Ford F-350, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the RAM 1500.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque engine, the Ford F-350 doesn't do as good a job transmitting horsepower to its wheels as the RAM 1500.

Handling
The Ford F-350 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-350 is clearly the choice over the RAM 1500 for pulling heavy loads. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Ford F-350 and 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. You'll be able to haul more material in the Ford F-350 than the RAM 1500, due to its significantly greater cargo capacity.

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

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2014 Ford
F-350

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MSRP*: $30,930 - $49,620
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2014 RAM
1500

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MSRP*: $24,610 - $49,630
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Cash Back Rebate: Up to $2,500 Up to $500
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 1.90%
Lease Incentive: As low as 5.63% As low as 0.12%
City MPG: -- 13 - 18
Highway MPG: -- 19 - 25
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
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $28,533 - $45,774 $23,045 - $45,482

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