2016 Ram ProMaster vs 2016 Ford Transit
Small and large businesses alike need top quality vehicles. When owners invest in a vehicle like a full-size cargo van, they need to know that the vehicle can go the distance and deliver top quality in all conditions. Two of the top models right now in the commercial van segment are the Ram ProMaster and the Ford Transit. In this 2016 Ram ProMaster vs 2016 Ford Transit comparison we are going to see how each of these models stack up, especially when it comes to delivering premium value for the money.
Each of these vans is produced in both passenger and cargo configurations, and with several trim levels. The 2016 Ram ProMaster is available in a low- or high- roof option in the 1500 trim, while the 2500 and 3500 levels come exclusively with the high roof. The ProMaster Cargo van, like the 2016 Ford Transit, comes standard with two front bucket seats. The passenger side seat can also be removed in both, but only the ProMaster also has a split front bench seat option to accommodate up to three passengers in a pinch.
|2016 Ram ProMaster Cargo Van||VS||2016 Ford Transit|
|3.6-L V6 (280 hp)||Standard Engine||3.7-L V6 (275 hp)|
|3,990 pounds||Payload||3,680 pounds|
|Front-Wheel Drive||Drive Style||Rear-Wheel Drive|
Top Commercial Value on the 2016 Ram ProMaster
When comparing the 2016 Ram ProMaster vs the 2016 Ford Transit, especially to check out their value to fleet customers, we want to look at the standard features. The base 2016 Ram ProMaster has a slightly lower starting price than the base price of its rival, but time and again it offers just a little more comfort and convenience. The Ram comes with four standard speakers instead of the Ford's two, and offers a standard driver information center. The Ford is available with many extra features, but when it comes to straight-forward and hassle-free value the Ram excels.
The 2016 Ford Transit offers a variety of different ride heights, and in the largest and most expensive model it offers more cargo space and engine power than the Ram. However, when looking at the base models of both of these vehicles, the 2016 Ram ProMaster offers more cargo space (259 cubic feet vs 246.7 cubic feet) and a higher payload rating. Overall, the Ram ProMaster is an attractive, well-equipped, and powerful cargo van perfect for large commercial fleets or efficient small businesses.
To learn more about the 2016 Ram ProMaster in Lake Elmo near St. Paul MN, or to schedule your test drive today, contact a member of our Fury Ram Truck Center team.