Compare 2008 Dodge Ram 3500 vs 2008 Ford Super Duty F-450

2008 Dodge Ram 3500
2008 Ford Super Duty F-450
Add Vehicle
Select style
2WD Reg Cab 143.5" WB 60" CA
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 143.5" WB 60" CA N/A N/A $20,976 $23,175
2WD Reg Cab 167.5" WB 84" CA N/A N/A $21,143 $23,370
2WD Quad Cab 163.5" WB 60" CA N/A N/A $23,341 $25,925
4WD Reg Cab 143.5" WB 60" CA N/A N/A $23,513 $26,125
4WD Reg Cab 167.5" WB 84" CA N/A N/A $23,685 $26,325
2WD Reg Cab 140.5" ST N/A N/A $25,439 $28,790
4WD Quad Cab 163.5" WB 60" CA N/A N/A $25,869 $28,865
2WD Reg Cab 140.5" SLT N/A N/A $27,374 $31,040
4WD Reg Cab 140.5" ST N/A N/A $28,143 $31,870
2WD Quad Cab 160.5" ST N/A N/A $28,616 $32,420
4WD Reg Cab 140.5" SLT N/A N/A $30,194 $34,255
2WD Quad Cab 160.5" SLT N/A N/A $30,981 $35,170
4WD Quad Cab 160.5" ST N/A N/A $31,123 $35,265
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" ST N/A N/A $32,800 $37,285
4WD Quad Cab 160.5" SLT N/A N/A $33,613 $38,160
2WD Quad Cab 160.5" Laramie N/A N/A $33,673 $38,300
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" ST N/A N/A $35,260 $40,075
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" SLT N/A N/A $35,531 $40,460
4WD Quad Cab 160.5" Laramie N/A N/A $36,283 $41,265
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" SLT N/A N/A $38,072 $43,345
2WD Mega Cab 160.5" SXT N/A N/A $38,130 $43,360
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Laramie N/A N/A $39,229 $44,760
4WD Mega Cab 160.5" SXT N/A N/A $40,812 $46,450
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Laramie N/A N/A $41,022 $46,775
2WD Mega Cab 160.5" Laramie N/A N/A $41,269 $47,010
4WD Mega Cab 160.5" Laramie N/A N/A $43,951 $50,100
Select style
2WD Crew Cab 172" XL
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Crew Cab 172" XL N/A N/A $36,599 $39,710
4WD Crew Cab 172" XL N/A N/A $39,223 $42,625
2WD Crew Cab 172" XLT N/A N/A $41,797 $45,485
2WD Crew Cab 172" King Ranch N/A N/A $44,209 $48,165
2WD Crew Cab 172" Lariat N/A N/A $44,209 $48,165
4WD Crew Cab 172" XLT N/A N/A $44,271 $48,235
4WD Crew Cab 172" King Ranch N/A N/A $46,634 $50,860
4WD Crew Cab 172" Lariat N/A N/A $46,634 $50,860
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,976
$36,599
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,175
$39,710
Monthly Payment Estimate
$386 / month
$662 / 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 Hip Room (in)
65.0 - TBD -
Passenger Capacity
3 6
Front Head Room (in)
40.8 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
67.0 - TBD -
Front Leg Room (in)
41.0 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
- - TBD -
Second Hip Room (in)
- - TBD -
Second Head Room (in)
- - TBD -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
NA 35.6
Overhang, Front (in)
39.4 37.6
Frame Width, Rear (in)
33.8 36.5
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
122.9 154.3
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
235.1 262.4
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
7.6 7.8
Cab to End of Frame (in)
112.4 96.6
Height, Overall (in)
78.7 79.8
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
31.7 - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
51.2 52.4
Wheelbase (in)
143.5 172.4
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
8.5 - TBD -
Cab to Axle (in)
60 56.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
79.5 95.5
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.9 x 1.39 15.35 x 0.47
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.9 x 1.39 14.53 x 0.47
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
52 38
Fuel Tank Location
Inboard Frame Rails Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
12.5 18.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
44.9 49.5
Steering Type
Pwr Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Order Code
TPY TFB
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
3085 3415
Spare Tire Order Code
NA - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
649 646
Rear Tire Size
LT235/80R17E 225/70R19.5G
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
NA 643
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
3085 3415
Rear Tire Order Code
TPY TFB
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
NA 3415
Front Tire Size
LT235/80R17E 225/70R19.5G
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
649 646
Spare Tire Size
NA - TBD -
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 18500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
1100 2400
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 4625
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
11000 16000
Weight Information
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
17000 27000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
3125 4723
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
12500 14500
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
9350 5600
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2736 3567
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
5200 4700
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 6.0 19.5 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x 6.0 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 6.0 19.5 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
16.2 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA 750
Maximum Alternator Watts
NA - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
750 750
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
136 HD 135
Engine
Fuel System
SMPI Turbo-Charged OHV
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
375 @ 4200 625 @ 2000
Engine Order Code
EZA 99R
Displacement
5.7L/343 6.4L/- TBD -
Engine Oil Cooler
NA - TBD -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
330 @ 5400 325 @ 3000
Engine Type
Gas V8 Turbo Diesel V8
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
NA NA
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
NA NA
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.30 1.30
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD HD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Model
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
.74 0.72
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.94 5.79
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
11.4 13.0
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.98 2.10
Trans Type
6 6
Trans PTO Access
NA - TBD -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
5.42 5.23
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.28 3.30
Trans Order Code
DEG 447
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA NA
Trans Power Take Off
NA Yes
Summary
Vehicle Name
Dodge Ram 3500 Ford Super Duty F-450 DRW
Body Code
143.5" WB 172" WB
Body Style
Reg Cab Crew Cab 8'
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
4.10 4.30
Axle Type - Front
NA Dana Monobeam
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA 35
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
5200 7000
Suspension Type - Rear
NA - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA 35
Axle Type - Rear
NA Dana Full-Floating
Suspension Type - Front
NA Coil
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
NA - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
6200 11000
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
NA 5600
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder Ladder-Type
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume (ft³)
- 77.4
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
- 63.6
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- 50.9
Tailgate Width (in)
- 60.6
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
- 98.0
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
- NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
- - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- 20.0

Get FREE Dealer Quotes

From dealers near you
Go!

Add a Vehicle to Compare

Select a vehicle below
Continue