Ford Transit Van vs. Ram ProMaster

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Key Specs

MSRP

Kelley Blue Book
$33,135 (MSRP)
$30,895 (MSRP)

Expert Rating

Expert Rating
Not Available
Not Available

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
Not Available

Horsepower

Horsepower
185 - 310 hp
280 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.7L Ti
3.5L ECOBOOST V6
3.2L POWERSTROKE I5 DIESEL
3.6L V6 24V VVT

Interior Features

Alarm

Alarm
Optional
Optional

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Optional
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Optional
Optional

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
Optional

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Optional
Optional

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
Optional
Optional

Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass
Optional
Optional

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
39.7 in.
38.8 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40.8 in.
65.4 in.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional
Optional

AUX Input

AUX Input

CD Player

CD Player
Optional
Optional

AC

AC
Optional
Optional

Navigation System

Navigation System
Optional
Optional

Passengers

Passengers
1 - 2
1 - 3

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
Optional
Optional

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional
Optional

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Optional
Optional

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels

Power Folding Mirror

Power Folding Mirror
Optional
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width
LT235/65SR16
LT225/75R16

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
129.9 in.
118 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
42.9 ft.
36.3 ft.

Length

Length
219.9 in.
195.4 in.

Width

Width
81.3 in.
80.7 in.

Mechanical Specs

Horsepower

Horsepower
185 - 310 hp
280 hp

Torque

Torque
260 - 400 ft. lbs.
260 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Capacity
5400 lbs.
5100 lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
540 lbs.
510 lbs.

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
25 gal.
24 gal.

Combined

Combined
Unknown mpg
Unknown mpg

City

City
Unknown mpg
Unknown mpg

Highway

Highway
Unknown mpg
Unknown mpg

Manual Mode

Manual Mode

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Conventional Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Optional
Optional

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag
Optional
Optional

Passenger Airbag OnOff Switch

Passenger Airbag OnOff Switch
Optional
Optional

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Ford Transit Van
Ram ProMaster Cargo Van

Body Style

Body Style
Low Roof Cargo Van
Cargo Van

Body Code

Body Code
V
V

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
1 - 2
1, 2, 3

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front
4130 lbs.
4629 lbs.

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear
5070 lbs.
5004 lbs.

Curb Weight - Front

Curb Weight - Front
2788 lbs.
2890 lbs.

Curb Weight - Rear

Curb Weight - Rear
2078 lbs.
1664 lbs.

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap
8600 lbs.
8550 lbs.

Gross Combined Wt Rating

Gross Combined Wt Rating
10800 lbs.
11500 lbs.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
5400 lbs.
5100 lbs.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
540 lbs.
510 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
5400 lbs.
5100 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
540 lbs.
510 lbs.

Maximum Trailering Capacity

Maximum Trailering Capacity
5400 lbs.
5100 lbs.

Engine Order Code

Engine Order Code
99G, 99M, 99M-1, 99V
ERB

Engine Type

Engine Type
Flexible V-6
Gaseous Fuel Compatible V-6
Intercooled Turbo Diesel I-5
Regular Unleaded V-6
Twin Turbo Regular Unleaded V-6
Regular Unleaded V-6

Displacement

Displacement
3.2 L/195, 3.5 L/213, 3.7 L/228
3.6 L/220

Fuel System

Fuel System
Diesel Injection, Gasoline Direct Injection, Sequential MPI
Sequential MPI

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
446
DG2

Trans Type

Trans Type
6
6

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD
Automatic w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.17
3.90

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.34
2.69

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52
2.16

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.14
1.37

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.86
0.95

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69
0.65

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.40
3.04

Trans PTO Access

Trans PTO Access
No
No

Transfer Case Model

Transfer Case Model
None
None

Transfer Case Power Take Off

Transfer Case Power Take Off
No
No

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150, 210, 250
180 - 220

Engine Oil Cooler

Engine Oil Cooler
Regular Duty
Regular Duty

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Leaf
Leaf

Axle Type - Front

Axle Type - Front
Independent
Independent

Axle Type - Rear

Axle Type - Rear
Rigid Axle
Rigid Axle

Axle Capacity - Front

Axle Capacity - Front
4130 lbs.
4600 lbs.

Axle Capacity - Rear

Axle Capacity - Rear
5515 lbs.
5250 lbs.

Axle Ratio (:1) - Front

Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
3.31, 3.73, 4.10
3.86

Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear

Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.31, 3.73, 4.10
3.86

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
LT235/65SR16
LT225/75R16

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
LT235/65SR16
LT225/75R16

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Full-Size
Full-Size

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
16 X 7 in.
16 X 6 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
16 X 7 in.
16 X 6 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Full-Size in.
Full-Size in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum - Steel
Aluminum - Steel

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum - Steel
Aluminum - Steel

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Steel

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
42.9 ft.
36.3 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Brake ABS System (Second Line)

Brake ABS System (Second Line)
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

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

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

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

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
25 gal.
24 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40.8 in.
65.4 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
39.7 in.
38.8 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
67.9 in.
74.8 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
67.5 in.
65.9 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
129.9 in.
118 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
219.9 in.
195.4 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
81.3 in.
80.7 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
83.6 in.
88.7 in.

Ground to Top of Load Floor

Ground to Top of Load Floor
28.9 in.
21 in.

Rear Door Type

Rear Door Type
Split Swing-Out
Split Swing-Out

Side Door Type

Side Door Type
Split Swing-Out
Sliding

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1
126 in.
105.1 in.

Cargo Area Width @ Beltline

Cargo Area Width @ Beltline
70.2 in.
75.6 in.

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
54.8 in.
55.8 in.

Cargo Box (Area) Height

Cargo Box (Area) Height
56.9 in.
65.4 in.

Model Group

Model Group
Transit
ProMaster

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Large Van
Large Van

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Cargo Van
Cargo Van

Body Cab Style

Body Cab Style
Cargo Van
Cargo Van

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
3.2, 3.5, 3.7
3.6

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum - iron
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
5 - 6
6

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4