Compare 2006 Dodge Ram 2500 vs 2006 Ford Super Duty F-250

2006 Dodge Ram 2500
2006 Ford Super Duty F-250
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2-Door Reg Cab 140.5 ST
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5 ST N/A N/A $22,540 $25,535
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5 SLT N/A N/A $23,920 $27,140
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5 ST N/A N/A $24,998 $28,335
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5 ST N/A N/A $25,162 $28,525
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5 4WD ST N/A N/A $25,346 $28,740
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5 Laramie N/A N/A $25,916 $29,460
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5 SLT N/A N/A $26,546 $30,135
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5 SLT N/A N/A $26,710 $30,325
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5 4WD SLT N/A N/A $26,727 $30,345
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5 4WD ST N/A N/A $27,702 $31,450
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5 4WD ST N/A N/A $27,865 $31,640
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5 4WD Laramie N/A N/A $28,722 $32,665
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5 Laramie N/A N/A $28,722 $32,665
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5 Laramie N/A N/A $28,885 $32,855
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5 4WD SLT N/A N/A $29,250 $33,250
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5 4WD SLT N/A N/A $29,413 $33,440
4-Door Mega Cab 160.5 SLT N/A N/A $30,319 $34,365
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5 4WD Laramie N/A N/A $31,426 $35,780
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5 4WD Laramie N/A N/A $31,589 $35,970
4-Door Mega Cab 160.5 4WD SLT N/A N/A $33,033 $37,480
4-Door Mega Cab 160.5 Laramie N/A N/A $34,701 $39,460
4-Door Mega Cab 160.5 4WD Laramie N/A N/A $37,415 $42,575
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Reg Cab 137" XL
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 137" XL N/A N/A $20,778 $22,470
Supercab 142" XL N/A N/A $22,674 $24,600
Supercab 158" XL N/A N/A $22,852 $24,800
Reg Cab 137" 4WD XL N/A N/A $23,457 $25,480
Crew Cab 156" XL N/A N/A $23,902 $25,980
Crew Cab 172" XL N/A N/A $24,076 $26,175
Reg Cab 137" XLT N/A N/A $23,582 $26,210
Supercab 142" 4WD XL N/A N/A $25,357 $27,615
Supercab 158" 4WD XL N/A N/A $25,531 $27,810
Crew Cab 156" 4WD XL N/A N/A $26,577 $28,985
Supercab 142" XLT N/A N/A $26,123 $29,130
Crew Cab 172" 4WD XL N/A N/A $26,755 $29,185
Supercab 158" XLT N/A N/A $26,293 $29,325
Reg Cab 137" 4WD XLT N/A N/A $26,310 $29,345
Crew Cab 156" XLT N/A N/A $28,150 $31,460
Crew Cab 172" XLT N/A N/A $28,320 $31,655
Supercab 142" Lariat N/A N/A $28,416 $31,765
Supercab 158" Lariat N/A N/A $28,594 $31,970
Supercab 142" 4WD XLT N/A N/A $28,851 $32,265
Supercab 158" 4WD XLT N/A N/A $29,029 $32,470
Crew Cab 156" King Ranch N/A N/A $30,708 $34,400
Crew Cab 156" Lariat N/A N/A $30,708 $34,400
Crew Cab 172" King Ranch N/A N/A $30,878 $34,595
Crew Cab 172" Lariat N/A N/A $30,878 $34,595
Crew Cab 156" 4WD XLT N/A N/A $30,882 $34,600
Crew Cab 172" 4WD XLT N/A N/A $31,060 $34,805
Supercab 142" 4WD Lariat N/A N/A $31,091 $34,840
Supercab 158" 4WD Lariat N/A N/A $31,260 $35,035
Crew Cab 156" 4WD Amarillo N/A N/A $33,387 $37,480
Crew Cab 156" 4WD Harley-Davidson N/A N/A $33,387 $37,480
Crew Cab 156" 4WD King Ranch N/A N/A $33,387 $37,480
Crew Cab 156" 4WD Lariat N/A N/A $33,387 $37,480
Crew Cab 172" 4WD Amarillo N/A N/A $33,566 $37,685
Crew Cab 172" 4WD Harley-Davidson N/A N/A $33,566 $37,685
Crew Cab 172" 4WD King Ranch N/A N/A $33,566 $37,685
Crew Cab 172" 4WD Lariat N/A N/A $33,566 $37,685
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,540
$20,778
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,535
$22,470
Monthly Payment Estimate
$426 / month
$375 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
N/A mpg N/A mpg
Highway
N/A mpg N/A mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in)
40.2 41.1
Passenger Capacity
3 3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
67.0 68.0
Front Leg Room (in)
41.0 41.0
Front Hip Room (in)
65.1 67.4
Exterior Dimensions
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
- TBD - 118.2
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
229.7 226.4
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
7.1 8.5
Cab to End of Frame (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
73.8 76.5
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
49.9 52.2
Wheelbase (in)
140.5 137.0
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
8.4 - TBD -
Cab to Axle (in)
- TBD - 56.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
79.9 79.9
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
36.2 33.9
Overhang, Front (in)
39.4 37.2
Frame Width, Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
20.2 20.0
Cargo Volume (ft³)
74.9 77.8
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
- TBD - 63.5
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
51.0 50.9
Tailgate Width (in)
60.6 - TBD -
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
98.3 98.6
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
66.4 60.6
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.9 x 1.26 13.66 x 0.58
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.9 x 1.18 13.39 x 0.47
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
35 38
Fuel Tank Location
Inboard Frame Rails Midship
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
44.6 47.7
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 49.6
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
- TBD - 17.0
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- TBD - 664
Rear Tire Size
LT245/70R17E LT245/75R17E
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - 664
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - 3195
Rear Tire Order Code
TWD TBK
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - 3195
Front Tire Size
LT245/70R17E LT245/75R17E
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- TBD - 664
Spare Tire Size
LT245/70R17E LT245/75R17E
Front Tire Order Code
TWD TBK
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - 3195
Spare Tire Order Code
TWD TBK
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
940 900
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 900
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
9400 9000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 9000
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
8650 8800
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
6000 6100
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2340 2393
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
4410 3650
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
15000 15000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
3127 3111
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 17 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 17 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
18.7 26.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Watts
1904 1950
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
136 HD 115
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Engine
Displacement
5.7L/350 5.4L/330
Engine Oil Cooler
None - TBD -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
330 @ 4800 300 @ 5000
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System
SMPI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
375 @ 4200 365 @ 3750
Engine Order Code
EZA 995
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
NA NA
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
NA NA
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - 11.9
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.10 2.10
Trans Type
6 6
Trans PTO Access
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
5.74 5.23
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.48 3.30
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Order Code
DEG 445
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA NA
Trans Power Take Off
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.38 1.30
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD HD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Model
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.79 0.72
First Gear Ratio (:1)
6.29 5.79
Summary
Body Style
Reg Cab 8' Box Reg Cab 8'
Vehicle Name
Dodge Ram 2500 Ford Super Duty F-250
Body Code
140.5" WB 137" WB
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
NA 6100
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 35
Axle Type - Rear
Full-floating Ford Full-Floating
Suspension Type - Front
Coil Coil
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
6150 6200
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
NA 3650
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.73 3.73
Axle Type - Front
Hypoid Ford Twin-I-Beam
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 35
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
5200 4850
Suspension Type - Rear
Leaf 2-Stage Leaf
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder Ladder-Type

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