2019 Ford F-450 vs. 2020 RAM 3500 | NewCars.com

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2019 Ford F-450 vs. 2020 RAM 3500 Review

New 2019 Ford F-450

2019 Ford
F-450

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New 2020 RAM 3500

2020 RAM
3500

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MSRP*
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$47,375 to $86,505
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$35,345 to $67,500
Invoice* $45,006 to $81,877 $33,427 to $62,968
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

*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-450 than the RAM 3500. The Ford F-450 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). The Ford F-450 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the RAM 3500, 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. The Ford F-450 costs less to deliver to the dealership than the RAM 3500.

Dimensions
Since the Ford F-450 is much wider than the RAM 3500, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Ford F-450, which is slightly longer than the RAM 3500.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Ford F-450 does a much better job of transmitting the horsepower of the engine to the wheels than the RAM 3500.

Handling
The Ford F-450 has a smaller turning radius than the RAM 3500, allowing you to more easily get in and out of tight spots.

Performance
If you've got something you need to tow, the Ford F-450 will do just as well as the RAM 3500, since they have about the same towing capacity. The Ford F-450 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-450 as you will the RAM 3500. The Ford F-450 has a slightly greater cargo capacity for your lumber or other material than the RAM 3500.

Warranty
The Ford F-450 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the RAM 3500.