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2022 Ford F-350 vs. 2022 RAM 1500 Classic Review

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2022 Ford
F-350

MSRP*: $40,960 to $93,065
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2022 RAM
1500 Classic

MSRP*: $29,650 to $47,540
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Invoice* $34,641 to $83,527 $31,699 to $38,684
MPG - City Info not available 15 - 17 MPG
MPG - Hwy Info not available 21 - 25 MPG
Seating Capacity 2 - 6 seats 2 - 6 seats
Cargo Space 65.4 - 78.5 ft3 50.3 - 74.7 ft3
Engine
  • 430-hp, 7.3-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 475-hp, 6.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Diesel Fuel)
  • 305-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 395-hp, 5.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 10-Speed A/T, 6-Speed A/T 8-Speed A/T
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive
Horsepower 385 - 475 hp 305 - 395 hp
Towing Capacity 12,000 - 21,200 lbs 4,350 - 8,240 lbs
Exterior Length 231.8 - 266.2 in 209.0 - 237.9 in
Exterior Width 80.0 - 96.0 in 79.4 in
Leg Room Front 43.9 in
Rear 33.5 - 43.6 in
Front 41.0 in
Rear 34.7 - 40.3 in
Head Room Front 40.8 in
Rear 40.3 - 40.4 in
Front 39.9 - 41.0 in
Rear 39.7 - 39.9 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

Comfort
The Ford F-350 offers passengers in its extended cab about the same head- and legroom as the RAM 1500 Classic. 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 Classic.

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 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the RAM 1500 Classic, which has a much lower MSRP. 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 1500 Classic have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Ford F-350 is about the same width as the RAM 1500 Classic. 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 Classic.

Handling
The Ford F-350 has a significantly larger turning radius than the RAM 1500 Classic, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

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

Powertrain
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 Classic.

Utility
The Ford F-350 offers a little more seating capacity than the RAM 1500 Classic, making it a better choice for those who often have a crew with them. You'll be able to haul more material in the Ford F-350 than the RAM 1500 Classic, due to its significantly greater cargo capacity.

Warranty
The Ford F-350 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the RAM 1500 Classic.