2017 Ram 2500 vs 2017 Ford F-250

Sometimes a standard, light-duty, full-size truck simply doesn't offer enough towing and hauling ability. That is when drivers opt for a heavy duty model. With increased towing and hauling capability and the boldness to tackle truly impressive worksite challenges, this enhanced truck size can meet driver needs. In this 2017 Ram 2500 vs 2017 Ford F-250 comparison, we are going to check out some of the advantages that both of these vehicles bring to the road.

Both the 2017 Ram 2500 and the 2017 Ford F-250 offer top power. Most models of the 2017 Ram 2500 come standard with a 5.7-liter V8 gasoline engine rated for 383 horsepower and 400 pound-feet of torque. The Ford's base engine is a 6.2-liter gas V8. The Ram 2500 is also available with a more powerful V8 and a diesel option, while the 2017 Ford F-250 is available with one other V8 option. Both of these models can offer impressive towing and hauling.

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2017 Ram 2500 VS 2017 Ford F-250
$32,145 Starting MSRP $32,535
5.7-L V8 (383 hp) Base Engine 6.2-L V8 (385 hp)
Standard Cruise Control Available
6 Standard Speakers 4

Technology and Features on the 2017 Ram 2500

Along with many powerful engine options, these heavy-duty trucks can offer excellent cabin technology. However, in this 2017 Ram 2500 vs 2017 Ford F-250 comparison, the Ram consistently offers a few more driving and comfort advantages, even with a slighlty lower starting base price. Cruise control is standard on the Ram 2500, and it comes with six speakers instead of four on all but the regular cab model. The 2017 Ram 2500 also has the advantage of a rear coil suspension that can provide confident hauling when fully loaded, as well as smooth driving when empty.

Other advantages that the 2017 Ram 2500 offers include available advantages like the RamBox cargo storage system. Drivers with unique off-roading needs can also opt for the 2017 Power Wagon off-roading model, or a 4x4 Off-Road package that is available on crew-cab and Mega Cab models.

To learn more about this comparison, or about heavy-duty trucks like the 2017 Ram 2500 available at the Fury Ram Truck Center in Lake Elmo MN, contact a member of our sales team today.

side view of the 2017 Ram 2500
steering wheel and dashboard view of the 2017 Ram 2500
2017 Ram 2500 grill close-up
side view of the 2017 Ram 2500 Power Wagon

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