Compare 2006 Ford Super Duty F-250 vs 2006 Dodge Ram 3500

2006 Ford Super Duty F-250
2006 Dodge Ram 3500
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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
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2-Door Reg Cab 140.5 DRW ST
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5 DRW ST N/A N/A $24,161 $27,420
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5 DRW SLT N/A N/A $25,000 $28,395
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5 DRW 4WD ST N/A N/A $26,860 $30,500
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5 DRW Laramie N/A N/A $26,995 $30,715
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5 DRW ST N/A N/A $27,333 $31,050
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5 DRW 4WD SLT N/A N/A $27,699 $31,475
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5 DRW SLT N/A N/A $28,339 $32,220
2-Door Reg Cab 140.5 DRW 4WD Laramie N/A N/A $29,694 $33,795
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5 DRW 4WD ST N/A N/A $30,063 $34,195
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5 DRW Laramie N/A N/A $30,515 $34,750
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5 DRW 4WD SLT N/A N/A $31,069 $35,365
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5 SRW ST N/A N/A $31,091 $35,420
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5 SRW SLT N/A N/A $32,097 $36,590
4-Door Quad Cab 160.5 DRW 4WD Laramie N/A N/A $33,245 $37,895
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5 SRW 4WD ST N/A N/A $33,774 $38,510
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5 SRW Laramie N/A N/A $34,273 $39,120
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5 SRW 4WD SLT N/A N/A $34,780 $39,680
4-Door Mega Cab 160.5 SRW SLT N/A N/A $34,916 $39,710
4-Door Quad Cab 140.5 SRW 4WD Laramie N/A N/A $36,956 $42,210
4-Door Mega Cab 160.5 SRW 4WD SLT N/A N/A $37,608 $42,800
4-Door Mega Cab 160.5 SRW Laramie N/A N/A $39,297 $44,805
4-Door Mega Cab 160.5 SRW 4WD Laramie N/A N/A $41,990 $47,895
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,778
$24,161
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,470
$27,420
Monthly Payment Estimate
$375 / month
$457 / 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 Leg Room (in)
41.0 41.0
Front Hip Room (in)
67.4 65.1
Passenger Capacity
3 3
Front Head Room (in)
41.1 40.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
68.0 67.0
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
- TBD - 7.6
Cab to Axle (in)
56.2 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
79.9 79.9
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
33.9 37.1
Overhang, Front (in)
37.2 39.3
Frame Width, Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
118.2 - TBD -
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
226.4 229.7
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
8.5 7.6
Cab to End of Frame (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
76.5 74.7
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
52.2 49.9
Wheelbase (in)
137.0 140.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Tailgate Width (in)
- TBD - 60.6
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
98.6 98.3
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
60.6 66.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
20.0 20.2
Cargo Volume (ft³)
77.8 74.9
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
63.5 - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
50.9 51.0
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.39 x 0.47 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)
13.66 x 0.58 13.9 x 1.26
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
38 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
- TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
49.6 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
17.0 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
47.7 47.0
Steering Type
Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
664 - TBD -
Spare Tire Size
LT245/75R17E LT235/80R17E
Front Tire Order Code
TBK TPY
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
3195 - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code
TBK TPY
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
664 - TBD -
Rear Tire Size
LT245/75R17E LT235/80R17E
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
664 - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
3195 - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code
TBK TPY
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
3195 - TBD -
Front Tire Size
LT245/75R17E LT235/80R17E
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
9000 10850
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
9000 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
900 1085
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
900 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5000
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3650 4110
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
15000 17000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
3111 3183
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
8800 11000
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
6100 9350
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2393 2824
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 17 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 17 x 6
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 17 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
26.4 18.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts
1950 1904
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
650 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
HD 115 136
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System
EFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
365 @ 3750 375 @ 4200
Engine Order Code
995 EZA
Displacement
5.4L/330 5.7L/350
Engine Oil Cooler
- TBD - None
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
300 @ 5000 330 @ 4800
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
NA NA
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
NA NA
Transmission
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA NA
Trans Power Take Off
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.30 1.38
Trans Description Cont.
HD Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Model
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.72 0.79
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.79 6.29
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
11.9 - TBD -
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)
5.23 5.74
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.30 3.48
Trans Order Code
445 DEG
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ford Super Duty F-250 Dodge Ram 3500
Body Code
137" WB 140.5" WB
Body Style
Reg Cab 8' Reg Cab 8' Box
Suspension
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
3650 NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.73 3.73
Axle Type - Front
Ford Twin-I-Beam Hypoid
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
35 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
4850 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
2-Stage Leaf Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
6100 NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
35 - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear
Ford Full-Floating Full-floating
Suspension Type - Front
Coil Coil
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
6200 - TBD -
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder-Type Ladder

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