2019 Ram 3500 vs 2019 Ford F-350

2019 Ram 3500 vs 2019 Ford F-350

During years of bickering between Ford and Chevrolet, Ram has focused its attention on crafting the most capable pickups in the industry. And let us tell you – they hit their mark. The 2019 Ram 3500 tops the automaker’s Heavy Duty lineup as the longest-lasting and most capable pickup in the industry. Don’t believe it? We’ll let the specs do the talking from here on out. Keep reading to see exactly how the 2019 Ram 3500 stacks up against the 2019 Ford F-350.

Given our confidence in the Ram 3500’s ability to outperform its Ford counterpart, it comes as a surprise that the two models feature similar starting MSRPs. The Ram model backs up its promise of a high-value pickup with an engine lineup that outperforms that of the Ford F-350.

2019 Ram 3500


2019 Ford F-350

$34,845  Starting MSRP $34,320 
17,130 lbs.  Max. Gas Towing 16,700 lbs. 
35,100 lbs.  Max. Diesel Towing 32,000 lbs. 
7,680 lbs. Max. Payload 7,640 lbs.

Comparing the Powertrain Options and Capability Ratings of the 2019 Ram 3500 and the 2019 Ford F-350

At the base level, both the Ford F-350 and the Ram 3500 come equipped with a V8 engine.

6.4-liter Hemi V8 (2019 Ram 3500)

  • 17,130-lb. towing capacity
  • 430 lb.-ft. of torque
  • 385 horsepower

6.2-liter V8 (2019 Ford F-350)

  • 16,700-lb. towing capacity
  • 429 lb.-ft. of torque
  • 410 horsepower

At the upper end of their respective lineups, both the 3500 and the F-350 feature a 6.7-liter diesel engine.

6.7-liter High-Output Cummins Turbodiesel (2019 Ram 3500)

  • 35,100-lb. towing capacity
  • 1,000 lb.-ft. of torque
  • 400 horsepower

6.7-liter Turbocharged Diesel V8 (2019 Ford F-350)

  • 32,000 -lb. towing capacity
  • 935 lb.-ft. of torque
  • 450 horsepower

Unlike the Ford model, the Ram 3500 offers a third engine option. Sandwiched between the two other engine options, the 6.7-liter Cummins Turbodiesel offers a middle ground in capability with a 21,560-lb. towing capacity, 850 lb.-ft. of torque and 370 horsepower.

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