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2021 Ford F-250 vs. 2021 RAM 2500 Review

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2021 Ford
F-250

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2021 RAM
2500

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MSRP*
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$34,230 to $84,390
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$35,020 to $67,135
Invoice* $32,518 to $79,900 $32,973 to $62,416
MPG - City N/A N/A
MPG - Hwy N/A N/A
Engine(s) V-8 V-8
Seating Capacity 3 - 6 3 - 6
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** **** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating** **** - ***** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the extended cab will be able to stretch out a lot more with the Ford F-250 than the RAM 2500. The Ford F-250 will be a favorite with tall drivers and their passengers, since it has much greater head- and legroom than the RAM 2500.

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). When looking only at MSRP, the Ford F-250 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the RAM 2500. 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-250 and the RAM 2500 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Ford F-250 is about the same width as the RAM 2500. The Ford F-250 is slightly shorter than the RAM 2500, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the engines of the Ford F-250 and the RAM 2500 are able to equally transmit their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Handling
The Ford F-250 has a larger turning radius than the RAM 2500, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the RAM 2500 is clearly the choice over the Ford F-250 for pulling heavy loads. The Ford F-250 has a little more horsepower than the RAM 2500.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit the same number of people in the Ford F-250 as you will the RAM 2500. The Ford F-250 has a little less cargo capacity than the RAM 2500 for hauling material.

Warranty
The Ford F-250 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the RAM 2500.