2024 Ford F-350 vs. 2024 RAM 1500 Review

Picture of the 2024 Ford F-350

2024 Ford

MSRP*: $46,015 to $100,280
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Picture of the 2024 RAM 1500

2024 RAM

MSRP*: $39,420 to $96,340
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MPG - City Info not available 10 - 20 MPG
MPG - Hwy Info not available 14 - 25 MPG
Seating Capacity 2 - 6 seats 5 - 6 seats
Cargo Space 65.4 - 78.5 ft3 53.9 - 61.5 ft3
  • 475-hp, 6.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Diesel Fuel)
  • 500-hp, 6.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Diesel Fuel)
  • 305-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline/Mild Electric Hybrid)
  • 395-hp, 5.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline/Mild Electric Hybrid)
  • 702-hp, 6.2-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive
Horsepower 405 - 500 hp 305 - 702 hp
Towing Capacity 13,800 - 27,000 lbs 6,180 - 8,360 lbs
Exterior Length 231.8 - 266.2 in 228.9 - 241.8 in
Exterior Width 80.0 - 96.0 in 82.1 - 88.0 in
Leg Room Front 43.9 in
Rear 33.5 - 43.6 in
Front 40.9 in
Rear 35.6 - 45.2 in
Head Room Front 40.8 in
Rear 40.3 - 40.4 in
Front 40.9 in
Rear 39.2 - 39.8 in

*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

Passengers in the extended cab may find themselves a little more squished in the Ford F-350 than 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.

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 1500.

Since the Ford F-350 is much slimmer than the RAM 1500, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. 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.

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.

When considering towing capacity, the Ford F-350 is clearly the choice over the RAM 1500 for pulling heavy loads. The Ford F-350 has a little more horsepower than the RAM 1500.

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.

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.