Ford F-150 vs. Ram 2500

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Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$30,586 - $35,783
$42,977 - $49,366

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.71 / 5
14 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
250 - 395 hp
383 - 410 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional
Optional

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.3L V6 PDFI
2.7L V6 EcoBoost
5.0L V8
3.5L V6 ECOBOOST
5.7L V8 HEMI VVT
5.7L V8 HEMI CNG
6.4L V8 HEMI W/MDS
6.7L I6 CUMMINS TURBO DIESEL

Interior Features

Alarm

Alarm
Optional

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Optional
Optional

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Optional
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Optional
Optional

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
Optional

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Optional

Power Windows

Power Windows
Optional
Optional

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
Optional

Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass
Optional

Driver Restriction Features

Driver Restriction Features
Optional

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
43.9 in.
41 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40.8 in.
39.9 - 41 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
33.5 - 43.6 in.
40.3 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
40.3 - 40.4 in.
39.9 in.

Cargo Volume

Cargo Volume
52.8 - 77.4 cu. ft.
44.9 - 74.7 cu. ft.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional
Optional

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional
Optional

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Optional

AUX Input

AUX Input
Optional

CD Player

CD Player
Optional
Optional

Passengers

Passengers
3 - 6
3 - 6

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Optional

Exterior Features

Bed Liner

Bed Liner
Optional
Optional

Running Boards

Running Boards
Optional
Optional

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
122 - 163 in.
140.5 - 169 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
40.7 - 53 ft.
41.6 - 53.2 ft.

Width

Width
79.9 in.
79.4 - 79.5 in.

Mechanical Specs

Horsepower

Horsepower
250 - 395 hp
350 - 410 hp

Torque

Torque
265 - 470 ft. lbs.
400 - 800 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Capacity
5000 - 7000 .lbs
6820 - 17980 .lbs

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
500 - 700 .lbs
682 - 1798 .lbs

Turbocharged

Turbocharged
Optional
Optional

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Limited Slip Differential

Limited Slip Differential
Optional
Optional

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional
Optional

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
23 - 36 gal.
28 - 68.7 gal.

Combined

Combined
18 - 24 mpg
Unknown mpg

City

City
16 - 20 mpg
Unknown mpg

Highway

Highway
22 - 25 mpg
Unknown mpg

Air Suspension

Air Suspension
Optional

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Optional
Optional

Safety Features

Tow Hooks

Tow Hooks
Optional

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Optional
Optional

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Ford F-150
Ram 2500

Body Style

Body Style
Regular Cab Styleside, SuperCab Styleside, SuperCrew Cab Styleside
Crew Cab - Regular Cab

Body Code

Body Code
T
T

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive - Rear Wheel Drive
Four Wheel Drive - Rear Wheel Drive

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
3, 5, 6
3 - 6

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front
3000 - 3680 lbs.
5000 - 5750 lbs.

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear
3350 - 3800 lbs.
6000 lbs.

Curb Weight - Front

Curb Weight - Front
2382 - 2983 lbs.
3359 - 3951 lbs.

Curb Weight - Rear

Curb Weight - Rear
1687 - 2016 lbs.
2582 - 2852 lbs.

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap
6070 - 7850 lbs.
8510 - 10000 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
18 - 22 mpg.
15000 - 25300 lbs.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
16 - 20 mpg.
6820 - 17980 lbs.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
22 - 26 mpg.
682 - 1798 lbs.

Gross Combined Wt Rating

Gross Combined Wt Rating
9400 - 12400 lbs.
6820 - 17980 lbs.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
5000 - 7000 lbs.
682 - 1798 lbs.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
500 - 700 lbs.
5620 - 16720 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
5000 - 7000 lbs.
6820 - 17980 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
500 - 700 lbs.
ESA, ETK, EZC, EZF

Maximum Trailering Capacity

Maximum Trailering Capacity
5000 - 7000 lbs.
Bi-Fuel - Gas/Cng V-8, Intercooled Turbo Diesel I-6, Premium Unleaded V-8, Regular Unleaded V-8

Engine Order Code

Engine Order Code
991, 995, 99B, 99G, 99P
5.7 L/345, 6.4 L/392, 6.7 L/408

Engine Type

Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Diesel V-6
Regular Unleaded V-6
Regular Unleaded V-8
Twin Turbo Regular Unleaded V-6
Diesel Direct Injection - Sequential MPI

Displacement

Displacement
2.7 L/164, 3.0 L, 3.3 L, 3.5 L/213, 5.0 L/302
DEG, DFP, DG7

Fuel System

Fuel System
Diesel Injection - Port/Direct Injection
6

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
446 - 44G
Automatic w/OD - Manual w/OD

Trans Type

Trans Type
6 - 10
3.23 - 5.94

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD
1.84 - 3.28

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.17 - 4.70
1.41 - 1.98

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.34 - 2.98
1.00 - 1.30

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 - 2.15
0.82 - 1.00

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.14 - 1.77
0.62 - 0.74

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.86 - 1.52
4.44 - 5.42

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 - 1.27
Yes

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.40 - 4.87
No - Yes

Trans PTO Access

Trans PTO Access
No
Electronic, Manual, None

Transfer Case Model

Transfer Case Model
Electronic - None
No - Yes

Transfer Case Power Take Off

Transfer Case Power Take Off
No
730

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
610
730

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
610
160, 180, 220

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.0, 8.4, 8.8, 9.3, 9.8
None

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
200 - 240
Multi-Link

Engine Oil Cooler

Engine Oil Cooler
None
Air Ride - Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone
Non-Independent

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Leaf
Rigid Axle

Spring Capacity - Front

Spring Capacity - Front
3000 - 3680 lbs.
5000 - 6000 lbs.

Spring Capacity - Rear

Spring Capacity - Rear
3350 - 3800 lbs.
6010 - 6200 lbs.

Axle Type - Front

Axle Type - Front
Independent
3.42, 3.73, 4.10

Axle Type - Rear

Axle Type - Rear
Rigid Axle
3.42, 3.73, 4.10

Axle Capacity - Front

Axle Capacity - Front
3750 lbs.
TCN, TCP, TW2, TWD

Axle Capacity - Rear

Axle Capacity - Rear
4800 lbs.
TCN, TCP, TW2, TWD

Axle Ratio (:1) - Front

Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
3.15, 3.31, 3.55, 3.73
TBE

Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear

Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.15, 3.31, 3.55, 3.73
LT245/70SR17, LT275/70SR18, LT285/70SR17

Front Tire Order Code

Front Tire Order Code
T22, T2P, T7C, T8C
LT245/70SR17, LT275/70SR18, LT285/70SR17

Rear Tire Order Code

Rear Tire Order Code
T22, T2P, T7C, T8C
Full-Size

Spare Tire Order Code

Spare Tire Order Code
T22 - T2P
6000 - 7280 lbs.

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
LT245/70SR17, LT275/65SR18, P245/70SR17, P265/70SR17, P275/55SR20
6000 - 7280 lbs.

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
LT245/70SR17, LT275/65SR18, P245/70SR17, P265/70SR17, P275/55SR20
17 X 7.5 - 18 X 8 in.

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Full-Size
17 X 7.5 - 18 X 8 in.

Front Tire Capacity

Front Tire Capacity
3650 - 4044 lbs.
Full-Size in.

Rear Tire Capacity

Rear Tire Capacity
4050 - 4550 lbs.
Forged Aluminum - Styled Steel

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
17 X 7.5 - 20 X 8.5 in.
Forged Aluminum - Styled Steel

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
17 X 7.5 - 20 X 8.5 in.
Steel

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Full-Size in.
Rack-Pinion - Re-Circulating Ball

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum - Steel
41.6 - 53.2 ft.

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum - Steel
4-Wheel Disc

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
4-Wheel

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
4-Wheel

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
40.7 - 53 ft.
Yes

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
Yes

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
14.2 in.

Brake ABS System (Second Line)

Brake ABS System (Second Line)
4-Wheel
14.1 in.

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
28 - 68.7 gal.

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
39.9 - 41 in.

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.8 in.
41 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.7 in.
66 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
23 - 36 gal.
62.9 - 63.2 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40.8 in.
39.9 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
43.9 in.
40.3 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
66.7 in.
65.7 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
62.5 in.
63.2 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
40.3 - 40.4 in.
140.5 - 169 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
33.5 - 43.6 in.
230.4 - 259.4 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
65.8 - 65.9 in.
79.4 - 79.5 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
64.7 in.
76 - 78.8 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
122 - 163 in.
39.5 - 40 in.

Length, Overall w/o rear bumper

Length, Overall w/o rear bumper
209.3 - 250.5 in.
48.4 - 50.4 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
79.9 in.
36.9 - 56.9 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
75.1 - 77.3 in.
34.3 - 38.2 in.

Overhang, Front

Overhang, Front
37.8 in.
6.1 - 7.4 in.

Ground to Top of Load Floor

Ground to Top of Load Floor
34 - 36.9 in.
6.1 - 7.4 in.

Ground Clearance, Front

Ground Clearance, Front
8.4 - 9.4 in.
58.4 - 98.3 in.

Ground Clearance, Rear

Ground Clearance, Rear
8.4 - 9.4 in.
55.1 - 66.4 in.

Cargo Box Length @ Floor

Cargo Box Length @ Floor
66 - 96 in.
55.1 - 66.4 in.

Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear

Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear
65.2 in.
49 - 51 in.

Cargo Box Width @ Floor

Cargo Box Width @ Floor
65.2 in.
20.2 in.

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
50.6 in.
44.9 - 74.7 ft³.

Cargo Box (Area) Height

Cargo Box (Area) Height
21.4 in.
Ram Pickups

Tailgate Width

Tailgate Width
60.3 in.
Large Pick-up

Cargo Volume

Cargo Volume
52.8 - 77.4 ft³.
Crew Cab - Regular Cab

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
Crew Cab - Standard Cab

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85
regular

Model Group

Model Group
F-Series Pickups
5.7, 6.4, 6.7

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Large Pick-up
OHV

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Regular Cab, SuperCab, SuperCrew Cab
iron

Body Cab Style

Body Cab Style
Crew Cab, Extended Cab, Standard Cab
6 - 8

Bed Style

Bed Style
regular
2 - 4