Compare 2003 Dodge Ram 2500 vs 2003 Ford Super Duty F-250

2003 Dodge Ram 2500
2003 Ford Super Duty F-250
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2-Door Reg Cab 140.5" WB 4WD SLT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Ram 2500 2-Door Reg Cab 140.5" WB 4WD SLT N/A N/A $24,951 $28,280
Ram 2500 2-Door Reg Cab 140.5" WB 4WD ST N/A N/A $23,528 $26,625
Ram 2500 2-Door Reg Cab 140.5" WB SLT N/A N/A $22,145 $25,075
Ram 2500 2-Door Reg Cab 140.5" WB ST N/A N/A $20,721 $23,420
Ram 2500 4-Door Quad Cab 140.5" WB 4WD SLT N/A N/A $27,066 $30,710
Ram 2500 4-Door Quad Cab 140.5" WB 4WD ST N/A N/A $25,492 $28,880
Ram 2500 4-Door Quad Cab 140.5" WB SLT N/A N/A $24,362 $27,595
Ram 2500 4-Door Quad Cab 140.5" WB ST N/A N/A $22,788 $25,765
Ram 2500 4-Door Quad Cab 160.5" WB 4WD SLT N/A N/A $27,229 $30,900
Ram 2500 4-Door Quad Cab 160.5" WB 4WD ST N/A N/A $25,655 $29,070
Ram 2500 4-Door Quad Cab 160.5" WB SLT N/A N/A $24,525 $27,785
Ram 2500 4-Door Quad Cab 160.5" WB ST N/A N/A $22,951 $25,955
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Crew Cab 156" King Ranch
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Super Duty F-250 Crew Cab 156" King Ranch N/A N/A $28,234 $32,155
Super Duty F-250 Crew Cab 156" King Ranch 4WD N/A N/A $30,886 $35,240
Super Duty F-250 Crew Cab 156" Lariat N/A N/A $28,234 $32,155
Super Duty F-250 Crew Cab 156" Lariat 4WD N/A N/A $30,886 $35,240
Super Duty F-250 Crew Cab 156" XL N/A N/A $22,282 $25,235
Super Duty F-250 Crew Cab 156" XL 4WD N/A N/A $24,926 $28,310
Super Duty F-250 Crew Cab 156" XLT N/A N/A $26,152 $29,735
Super Duty F-250 Crew Cab 156" XLT 4WD N/A N/A $28,856 $32,880
Super Duty F-250 Crew Cab 172" King Ranch N/A N/A $28,406 $32,355
Super Duty F-250 Crew Cab 172" King Ranch 4WD N/A N/A $31,058 $35,440
Super Duty F-250 Crew Cab 172" Lariat N/A N/A $28,406 $32,355
Super Duty F-250 Crew Cab 172" Lariat 4WD N/A N/A $31,058 $35,440
Super Duty F-250 Crew Cab 172" XL N/A N/A $22,454 $25,435
Super Duty F-250 Crew Cab 172" XL 4WD N/A N/A $25,102 $28,515
Super Duty F-250 Crew Cab 172" XLT N/A N/A $26,324 $29,935
Super Duty F-250 Crew Cab 172" XLT 4WD N/A N/A $29,028 $33,080
Super Duty F-250 Reg Cab 137" XL N/A N/A $19,190 $21,640
Super Duty F-250 Reg Cab 137" XL 4WD N/A N/A $21,840 $24,720
Super Duty F-250 Reg Cab 137" XLT N/A N/A $21,990 $24,895
Super Duty F-250 Reg Cab 137" XLT 4WD N/A N/A $24,690 $28,035
Super Duty F-250 Supercab 142" Lariat N/A N/A $26,324 $29,935
Super Duty F-250 Supercab 142" Lariat 4WD N/A N/A $28,964 $33,005
Super Duty F-250 Supercab 142" XL N/A N/A $21,070 $23,825
Super Duty F-250 Supercab 142" XL 4WD N/A N/A $23,722 $26,910
Super Duty F-250 Supercab 142" XLT N/A N/A $24,500 $27,815
Super Duty F-250 Supercab 142" XLT 4WD N/A N/A $27,202 $30,955
Super Duty F-250 Supercab 158" Lariat N/A N/A $26,496 $30,135
Super Duty F-250 Supercab 158" Lariat 4WD N/A N/A $29,136 $33,205
Super Duty F-250 Supercab 158" XL N/A N/A $21,242 $24,025
Super Duty F-250 Supercab 158" XL 4WD N/A N/A $23,894 $27,110
Super Duty F-250 Supercab 158" XLT N/A N/A $24,672 $28,015
Super Duty F-250 Supercab 158" XLT 4WD N/A N/A $27,374 $31,155
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,951
$28,234
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$28,280
$32,155
Monthly Payment Estimate
$471 / month
$536 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
0 mpg 0 mpg
Highway
0 mpg 0 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
41.0 40.7
Front Hip Room (in)
65.1 67.4
Passenger Capacity
3 4
Front Head Room (in)
40.9 41.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
67.0 68.0
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 68.0
Second Leg Room (in)
- 42.5
Second Hip Room (in)
- 67.3
Second Head Room (in)
- 41.0
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
9.3 - TBD -
Cab to Axle (in)
56.9 40.0
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
79.9 79.9
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
36.1 33.3
Overhang, Front (in)
39.4 37.4
Frame Width, Rear (in)
- TBD - 64
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
123.0 153.6
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
229.7 241.4
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
7.9 - TBD -
Cab to End of Frame (in)
- TBD - 87.8
Height, Overall (in)
78.0 77.2
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
- TBD - 23.3
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
- TBD - 47.8
Wheelbase (in)
140.5 156.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Tailgate Width (in)
63.5 65.0
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
97.9 82.4
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
66.4 60.6
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
20.2 20.0
Cargo Volume (ft³)
73.9 64.7
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
- TBD - 63.9
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
51.0 50.9
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.9 x 1.18 12.83 x .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 1.26 13.03 x .47
Brake Type
Pwr Power
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
35 29
Fuel Tank Location
Inboard Frame Rails Midship
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)
- TBD - 56.5
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
13.4 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
45.1 53.7
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Power
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
657 655
Spare Tire Size
LT265/70R17 LT265/75R16E
Front Tire Order Code
NA T43
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
3195 3415
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
657 655
Rear Tire Size
LT265/70R17 LT265/75R16E
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
657 655
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
2835 3415
Rear Tire Order Code
NA T43
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
3195 3415
Front Tire Size
LT265/70R17 LT265/75R16E
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
12000 12500
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 14500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
1000 1250
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 3625
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5000
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
5200 3500
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
15000 13,500
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
3366 3160
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
8650 8800
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
6000 6084
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2517 2425
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 6.0 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x 6.0 16 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 6.0 16 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
18 26.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts
1904 NA
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 750
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
136 130
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System
SMPI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
375 @ 4200 350 @ 2500
Engine Order Code
EZA 99L
Displacement
5.7L/350 5.4L/330
Engine Oil Cooler
None - TBD -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
345 @ 5400 260 @ 4500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
NA NA
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
NA NA
Transmission
Transfer Case Power Take Off
None NA
Trans Power Take Off
NA SAE 6-Bolt
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.71
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model
NV271 NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.61 2.71
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
2.72 NA
Clutch Size (in)
11.4 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.00
Trans Type
5 4
Trans PTO Access
NA LH & RH
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
1.00 NA
Drivetrain
4-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
5.04 2.18
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.04 1.54
Trans Order Code
DDP 44E
Summary
Vehicle Name
Dodge Ram 2500 Ford Super Duty F-250
Body Code
140.5" WB 156" WB
Body Style
Reg Cab 8' Box Crew Cab 6-3/4'
Suspension
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
NA 3500
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)
4000 4850
Suspension Type - Rear
Leaf Multi-Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
3.73 NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
NA 6830
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)
6200 6830
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder Ladder-Type

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