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2017 Ford F-350 vs. 2017 RAM 3500 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 3500 than in the Ford F-350. 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 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-350 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-350 carries a much lower Destination Charge than the RAM 3500.

Dimensions
The Ford F-350 is about the same width as the RAM 3500. The Ford F-350 is slightly shorter than the RAM 3500, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Ford F-350 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the RAM 3500.

Handling
The Ford F-350 has a similar turning radius to the RAM 3500, so both should maneuver just as easily in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Ford F-350 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-350 as you will the RAM 3500. The Ford F-350 has a slightly greater cargo capacity for your lumber or other material than the RAM 3500.

Warranty
The Ford F-350 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the RAM 3500.

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2017 Ford
F-350

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

2017 RAM
3500

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MSRP*: $33,245 - $59,695
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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
Invoice*: $31,851 - $61,392 $31,673 - $55,712

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.