2016 Ford F-350 vs. 2016 RAM 3500 Review

Comparison Review

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. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Ford F-350 and the RAM 3500.

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-350 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-350 and the RAM 3500 have similar Destination Charges.

The Ford F-350 is about the same width as the RAM 3500. If you go with the Ford F-350, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the RAM 3500.

With similar torque, the engines of the Ford F-350 and the RAM 3500 are able to equally transmit their respective horsepower to the wheels.

The Ford F-350 has a smaller turning radius than the RAM 3500, allowing you to more easily get in and out of tight spots.

In terms of towing capacity, the RAM 3500 is clearly the choice over the Ford F-350 for pulling heavy loads. The Ford F-350 has a little more horsepower than the RAM 3500.

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.

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

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2016 Ford

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

2016 RAM

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MSRP*: $32,285 - $58,275
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $2,000 Up to $500
Low APR Loan: -- As low as 0.00%
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
Invoice*: $30,701 - $48,603 $30,786 - $54,406

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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