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2017 Ford F-350 vs. 2017 RAM 1500 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Ford F-350 offers passengers in its extended cab about the same head- and legroom as the RAM 1500. The Ford F-350 will be a favorite with tall drivers and their passengers, since it has much greater head- and legroom than 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. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Ford F-350, which is slightly longer than 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 significantly larger turning radius than the RAM 1500, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
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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2017 Ford
F-350

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MSRP*: $33,705 - $64,965

2017 RAM
1500

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MSRP*: $26,395 - $53,375
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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
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $31,851 - $61,392 $25,430 - $48,695

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.