2018 Ram 2500 vs 2018 Ford F-250

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When you have larger towing demands, you need a truck that’s ready to rise to the challenge. Both the models in this 2018 Ram 2500 vs 2018 Ford F-250 comparison can offer plenty of power to drivers, but there is more to a truck than engine output.

The Ram and Ford heavy-duty models can offer confident driving and have a similar starting price-point. The 2018 Ram 2500 is available in Tradesman, SLT, Big Horn, Sport, Power Wagon, Laramie, Laramie Longhorn, Limited and Limited Tungsten models. Whether drivers crave premium features with the luxury-oriented Tungsten option, or they want bold off-roading capability with the Power Wagon, they can find their match with the Ram 2500. The 2019 Ford F-250 is also available in several trim levels including XL, XLT, Lariat, King Ranch, Platinum, and Limited. Both of these trucks also offer a selection of engine options.

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2018 Ram 2500 vs 2018 Ford F-250
$33,045 Starting MSRP $33,150
3 Engine Options 2
Ram Uconnect Available Information System Ford SYNC
Off Road Package, Power Wagon Package Off-Road Options FX4 Off Road Package

Power and Off-Roading on the 2018 Ram 2500

When it comes to engine options, both models in this 2018 Ram 2500 vs 2018 Ford F-250 comparison can deliver the goods. The 2018 Ford F-250 is available with either a 6.2-liter Flex Fuel V-8 or a 6.7-liter Power Stoke V-8 Turbo Diesel. The 2018 Ram 2500 is available with three engine options. The base 5.7-liter HEMI V-8 offers 383 horsepower and 400 pound-feet of torqe while an available 6.4-liter HEMI V-8 and a 6.7-liter Cummins High-Output Turbo Diesel offer even more oomph. When properly equipped, the 2018 Ram 2500 can tow up to 17,980 pounds.

Drivers seeking a confident off-roading vehicle may also be able to find a unique truck with plenty of advantages with the 2018 Ram 2500. This model is available with either the Off-Road Package (which includes Hill-descent control, tow hooks, a transfer case skid plate, wheel flares, front and rear shocks optimized for off-roading, unique tires, and an OFF ROAD decal) or the Power Wagon model. The elite Power Wagon Package upgrades that with a 4.10 axle ratio, front and rear locking differentials, an additional fuel tank skid plate, a front winch, the Ram Articulink front suspension, and 17-inch wheels with All-Terrain tires.

The FX4 Off Road Package on the 2018 Ford F-250 offers Hill Descent Control, specialty shocks, transfer case and fuel tank skid plates and unique badging, which places it roughly between the Off-Road and Power Wagon options on the Ram.

Find out more about the capability of the 2018 Ram 2500 in the Twin Cities area by visiting the Fury Motors South St. Paul.


front seats of the 2018 Ram 2500
driver instrumentation cluster 2018 Ram 2500
rear seat storage in the 2018 Ram 2500
2018 Ram 2500 bed tailgate


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