Ford Transit Van vs. Ram ProMaster City

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 2018 RAM ProMaster City Cargo Van Tradesman 1300-OEM Exterior 3/4 Front Left-Facing Primary

Key Specs

MSRP

Kelley Blue Book
$32,435 (MSRP)
$23,995

Expert Rating

Expert Rating
Not Available

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
Not Available

Horsepower

Horsepower
185 - 275 hp
178 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Optional

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.7L Ti
3.2L POWERSTROKE I5 DIESEL
2.4L I4 MultiAir

Interior Features

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Optional

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Optional

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers
Optional
Optional

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Optional
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Optional

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
Optional
Optional

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Optional
Optional

Power Windows

Power Windows

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.3 in.
40.8 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
44.9 in.
46 in.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional
Optional

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Optional
Optional

AUX Input

AUX Input
Optional
Optional

Navigation System

Navigation System
Optional
Optional

Standard Seat

Standard Seat

Passengers

Passengers
2
2

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels

Tire Width

Tire Width
LT195/75SR16
P215/55SR16

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
178 in.
122.4 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
56.4 ft.
42 ft.

Width

Width
83.1 in.
72.1 in.

Mechanical Specs

Horsepower

Horsepower
185 - 275 hp
178 hp

Torque

Torque
260 - 350 ft. lbs.
174 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Capacity
6000 - 7100 lbs.
2000 lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
600 - 710 lbs.
200 lbs.

Turbocharged

Turbocharged
Optional

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes
4 Cylinder

Limited Slip Differential

Limited Slip Differential
Optional
Front Wheel Drive

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
25 gal.
16.1 gal.

Combined

Combined
Unknown mpg
25 mpg

City

City
Unknown mpg
21 mpg

Highway

Highway
Unknown mpg
28 mpg

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Optional
Optional

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights
Optional

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag OnOff Switch

Passenger Airbag OnOff Switch

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
Optional
Optional

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag
Optional

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Ford Transit Chassis
Ram ProMaster City Cargo Van

Body Style

Body Style
Chassis
Cargo Van

Body Code

Body Code
H
V

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
2
2

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front
4130 lbs.
5395 lbs.

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear
7275 lbs.
24 mpg.

Curb Weight - Front

Curb Weight - Front
2982 lbs.
21 mpg.

Curb Weight - Rear

Curb Weight - Rear
1420 lbs.
28 mpg.

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap
10360 lbs.
5900 lbs.

Gross Combined Wt Rating

Gross Combined Wt Rating
12125 - 13500 lbs.
2000 lbs.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
6000 - 7100 lbs.
200 lbs.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
600 - 710 lbs.
2000 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
6000 - 7100 lbs.
200 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
600 - 710 lbs.
2000 lbs.

Maximum Trailering Capacity

Maximum Trailering Capacity
6000 - 7100 lbs.
ED6

Engine Order Code

Engine Order Code
99M, 99M-1, 99V
Regular Unleaded I-4

Engine Type

Engine Type
Gaseous Fuel Compatible V-6
Intercooled Turbo Diesel I-5
Regular Unleaded V-6
2.4 L/144

Displacement

Displacement
3.2 L/195 - 3.7 L/228
Sequential MPI

Fuel System

Fuel System
Diesel Injection - Sequential MPI
DFH

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
446
9

Trans Type

Trans Type
6
Automatic w/OD

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD
4.70

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.17
2.84

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.34
1.90

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52
1.38

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.14
1.00

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.86
0.80

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69
3.81

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.40
No

Trans PTO Access

Trans PTO Access
No
None

Transfer Case Model

Transfer Case Model
None
No

Transfer Case Power Take Off

Transfer Case Power Take Off
No
700

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
610
700

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
610
7.4

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150, 210, 250
160

Engine Oil Cooler

Engine Oil Cooler
None
Regular Duty

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Leaf
Multi-Link

Spring Capacity - Front

Spring Capacity - Front
4130 lbs.
Independent

Spring Capacity - Rear

Spring Capacity - Rear
7275 lbs.
Independent

Axle Type - Front

Axle Type - Front
Independent
3.73

Axle Type - Rear

Axle Type - Rear
Rigid Axle
3.73

Axle Capacity - Front

Axle Capacity - Front
4130 lbs.
TMC

Axle Capacity - Rear

Axle Capacity - Rear
7275 lbs.
TMC

Axle Ratio (:1) - Front

Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
3.73 - 4.10
ACF - TBB

Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear

Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.73 - 4.10
P215/55SR16

Spare Tire Order Code

Spare Tire Order Code
51D
P215/55SR16

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
LT195/75SR16
Compact - Full-Size

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
LT195/75SR16
16 X 6.5 in.

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Full-Size
16 X 6.5 in.

Front Tire Capacity

Front Tire Capacity
4298 lbs.
Compact - Full-Size in.

Rear Tire Capacity

Rear Tire Capacity
8156 lbs.
Steel

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
16 X 7 in.
Steel

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
16 X 7 in.
Steel

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Full-Size in.
Rack-Pinion

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Forged Aluminum - Steel
42 ft.

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Forged Aluminum - Steel
Front Disc/Rear Drum

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
56.4 ft.
Yes

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
12 in.

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
10 in.

Brake ABS System (Second Line)

Brake ABS System (Second Line)
4-Wheel
Yes

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
10 in.

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
16.1 gal.

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.1 in.
46 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.1 in.
40.8 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
25 gal.
59.3 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
44.9 in.
54.1 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.3 in.
122.4 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
67.9 in.
187.5 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
67.5 in.
72.1 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
178 in.
74 in.

Length, Overall w/o rear bumper

Length, Overall w/o rear bumper
263.4 in.
21.5 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
83.1 in.
5.1 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
86.5 in.
5.1 in.

Overhang, Rear w/o bumper

Overhang, Rear w/o bumper
45.1 in.
Split Swing-Out

Cab to Axle

Cab to Axle
122.6 in.
Sliding

Model Group

Model Group
Transit
87.2 in.

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Chassis
60.4 in.

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Chassis
48.4 in.

Body Cab Style

Body Cab Style
Chassis
51.8 in.

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
3.2 - 3.7
131.7 ft³.

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
0.69

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum - iron
0.58

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
5 - 6
ProMaster City

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
Large Van