Find a Car
Go!

Add a Vehicle to Compare

Change a Vehicle to Compare

Compare 2003 Ford F-150 vs 2003 Dodge Ram 2500

2003 Ford F-150 Change
2003 Dodge Ram 2500 Change
+ Add a Car
Selected Style Reg Cab 120" XL
Switch Style

Body Style

Drivetrain

Cab Size

Trim

Other

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 120" XL 17 20 $16,893 $19,125
Reg Cab 139" XL 17 20 $17,151 $19,425
Reg Cab Flareside 120" XL 17 20 $17,619 $19,970
Supercab 139" XL 17 20 $19,171 $21,775
Reg Cab 120" XLT 17 20 $19,189 $21,795
Supercab 157" XL 17 20 $19,429 $22,075
Reg Cab 139" XLT 17 20 $19,447 $22,095
Reg Cab 120" 4WD XL 16 20 $19,765 $22,465
Supercab Flareside 139" XL 17 20 $19,899 $22,620
Reg Cab Flareside 120" XLT 17 20 $19,915 $22,640
Reg Cab 139" 4WD XL 16 20 $20,023 $22,765
Reg Cab Flareside 120" 4WD XL 16 20 $20,491 $23,310
Supercab 139" XLT 17 20 $21,635 $24,640
Supercab 139" XLT Heritage 17 20 $21,635 $24,640
Supercab 157" XLT 17 19 $21,893 $24,940
Reg Cab 120" 4WD XLT 16 20 $22,125 $25,210
Supercab Flareside 139" XLT 17 20 $22,363 $25,485
Reg Cab 139" 4WD XLT 16 20 $22,384 $25,510
Supercab 139" 4WD XL 14 18 $22,495 $25,640
Supercab 157" 4WD XL 14 18 $22,753 $25,940
Reg Cab Flareside 120" 4WD XLT 16 20 $22,853 $26,055
Supercab Flareside 139" 4WD XL 14 18 $23,223 $26,485
Supercab 139" Lariat 15 19 $24,796 $28,315
Supercab 139" 4WD XLT 14 18 $24,917 $28,455
Supercab 139" 4WD XLT Heritage 14 18 $24,917 $28,455
SuperCrew 139" XLT 16 20 $24,943 $28,485
Supercab 157" Lariat 15 19 $25,054 $28,615
Supercab 157" 4WD XLT 14 18 $25,175 $28,755
Supercab Flareside 139" Lariat 15 19 $25,523 $29,160
Supercab Flareside 139" 4WD XLT 14 18 $25,643 $29,300
SuperCrew 139" Lariat 16 20 $26,829 $30,680
Supercab 139" 4WD Lariat 15 19 $27,629 $31,610
SuperCrew 139" 4WD XLT 15 19 $27,707 $31,700
Supercab 157" 4WD Lariat 15 19 $27,887 $31,910
Supercab Flareside 139" King Ranch 15 19 $27,931 $31,960
Supercab Flareside 139" 4WD Lariat 15 19 $28,357 $32,455
Reg Cab Flareside 120" Lightning 12 16 $28,733 $32,515
SuperCrew 139" King Ranch 16 20 $29,323 $33,580
SuperCrew 139" 4WD Lariat 15 19 $29,801 $34,135
Suprcb Flreside 139" 4WD King Ranch 15 19 $30,765 $35,255
SuperCrew 139" Harley-Davidson 12 16 $32,243 $36,975
SuperCrew 139" 4WD King Ranch 15 19 $32,295 $37,035
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5" WB ST
Switch Style

Body Style

Drivetrain

Cab Size

Trim

Other

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5" WB ST N/A N/A $20,721 $23,420
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5" WB SLT N/A N/A $22,145 $25,075
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5" WB ST N/A N/A $22,788 $25,765
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5" WB ST N/A N/A $22,951 $25,955
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5" WB 4WD ST N/A N/A $23,528 $26,625
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5" WB SLT N/A N/A $24,362 $27,595
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5" WB SLT N/A N/A $24,525 $27,785
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5" WB 4WD SLT N/A N/A $24,951 $28,280
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5" WB 4WD ST N/A N/A $25,492 $28,880
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5" WB 4WD ST N/A N/A $25,655 $29,070
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5" WB 4WD SLT N/A N/A $27,066 $30,710
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5" WB 4WD SLT N/A N/A $27,229 $30,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,893
$20,721
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,125
$23,420
Monthly Payment Estimate
$319 / month
$390 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating Read Our Full Review
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg N/A mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 20 mpg N/A mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 40.9 41.0
Front Hip Room (in) 61.0 65.1
Passenger Capacity 3 3
Front Head Room (in) 40.8 40.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 63.8 67.0
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Front (in) - TBD - 8.2
Cab to Axle (in) - TBD - 56.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 79.3 79.9
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 33.2 33.0
Overhang, Front (in) 38.7 39.4
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) - TBD - 123.0
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 206.9 229.7
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) - TBD - 8.0
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 73.4 73.8
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) 48.3 - TBD -
Wheelbase (in) 119.9 140.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 50.0 51.0
Tailgate Width (in) - TBD - 63.5
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 78.8 97.9
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 60.3 66.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 20.0 20.2
Cargo Volume (ft³) 58.6 73.9
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) 62.1 @ Belt - TBD -
Brakes
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) 13.2 x 0.43 13.9 x 1.18
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) 12.1 x 0.39 13.9 x 1.26
Brake Type Power Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 25.0 35
Fuel Tank Location Midship Inboard Frame Rails
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock NA - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 42.2 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 14.0 13.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.5 45.6
Steering Type Power Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 719 657
Spare Tire Size P235/70R16SL LT265/70R17
Front Tire Order Code T52 NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1804 3195
Spare Tire Order Code T52 NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 719 657
Rear Tire Size P235/70R16SL LT265/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 719 657
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1804 2835
Rear Tire Order Code T52 NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 1804 3195
Front Tire Size P235/70R16SL LT265/70R17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 4,000 12000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 4,000 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 400 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 600 1000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1,000 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 4,000 5000
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2500 4000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 6,500 15000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2281 2913
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 6050 8650
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3500 6000
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1751 2430
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16.0 x 7.0 17 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16.0 x 7.0 17 x 6.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16.0 x 7.0 17 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 20.1 18
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts - TBD - 1904
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 540 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 136
Engine
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V8
Fuel System SEFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 252 @ 3400 375 @ 4200
Engine Order Code 992 EZA
Displacement 4.2L/256 5.7L/350
Engine Oil Cooler NA None
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 202 @ 4800 345 @ 5400
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 NA
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 20 NA
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.25 3.04
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Order Code 44M DDP
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA NA
Trans Power Take Off NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Model NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.90 5.61
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) 11.4 11.4
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.49 1.67
Trans Type 5 5
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.80 0.75
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.41 5.04
Summary
Vehicle Name Ford F-150 Dodge Ram 2500
Body Code 119.9" WB 140.5" WB
Body Style Reg Cab 6.5' Styleside Reg Cab 8' Box
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3800 6200
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 2500 NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.08 3.73
Axle Type - Front Twin Forged SLA Hypoid
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 35 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 3450 9350
Suspension Type - Rear 2-Stage Multi-Leaf Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3500 NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 35 - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating Full-floating
Suspension Type - Front Coil Spring Coil
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Ladder
 
© 2016 The Car Connection. All Rights Reserved. The Car Connection is published by Internet Brands Automotive Group. Stock photography by izmo, Inc. Read Our Cookie Policy.