Compare 2018 Ford Super Duty F-250 vs 2018 Ram 2500

2018 Ford Super Duty F-250
2018 Ram 2500
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King Ranch 2WD Crew Cab 6.75' Box
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Super Duty F-250 SRW King Ranch 2WD Crew Cab 6.75' Box N/A N/A $52,155 $55,190
Super Duty F-250 SRW King Ranch 2WD Crew Cab 8' Box N/A N/A $52,344 $55,390
Super Duty F-250 SRW King Ranch 4WD Crew Cab 6.75' Box N/A N/A $55,174 $58,385
Super Duty F-250 SRW King Ranch 4WD Crew Cab 8' Box N/A N/A $55,363 $58,585
Super Duty F-250 SRW LARIAT 2WD Crew Cab 6.75' Box N/A N/A $45,597 $48,250
Super Duty F-250 SRW LARIAT 2WD Crew Cab 8' Box N/A N/A $45,786 $48,450
Super Duty F-250 SRW LARIAT 2WD SuperCab 6.75' Box N/A N/A $43,395 $45,920
Super Duty F-250 SRW LARIAT 2WD SuperCab 8' Box N/A N/A $43,584 $46,120
Super Duty F-250 SRW LARIAT 4WD Crew Cab 6.75' Box N/A N/A $48,606 $51,435
Super Duty F-250 SRW LARIAT 4WD Crew Cab 8' Box N/A N/A $48,799 $51,640
Super Duty F-250 SRW LARIAT 4WD SuperCab 6.75' Box N/A N/A $46,404 $49,105
Super Duty F-250 SRW LARIAT 4WD SuperCab 8' Box N/A N/A $46,598 $49,310
Super Duty F-250 SRW Limited 4WD Crew Cab 6.75' Box N/A N/A $75,619 $80,020
Super Duty F-250 SRW Limited 4WD Crew Cab 8' Box N/A N/A $75,808 $80,220
Super Duty F-250 SRW Platinum 4WD Crew Cab 6.75' Box N/A N/A $59,643 $63,115
Super Duty F-250 SRW Platinum 4WD Crew Cab 8' Box N/A N/A $59,832 $63,315
Super Duty F-250 SRW XL 2WD Crew Cab 6.75' Box N/A N/A $34,723 $36,745
Super Duty F-250 SRW XL 2WD Crew Cab 8' Box N/A N/A $34,912 $36,945
Super Duty F-250 SRW XL 2WD Reg Cab 8' Box N/A N/A $31,328 $33,150
Super Duty F-250 SRW XL 2WD SuperCab 6.75' Box N/A N/A $33,534 $35,485
Super Duty F-250 SRW XL 2WD SuperCab 8' Box N/A N/A $33,723 $35,685
Super Duty F-250 SRW XL 4WD Crew Cab 6.75' Box N/A N/A $37,369 $39,545
Super Duty F-250 SRW XL 4WD Crew Cab 8' Box N/A N/A $37,565 $39,750
Super Duty F-250 SRW XL 4WD Reg Cab 8' Box N/A N/A $33,967 $35,945
Super Duty F-250 SRW XL 4WD SuperCab 6.75' Box N/A N/A $36,174 $38,280
Super Duty F-250 SRW XL 4WD SuperCab 8' Box N/A N/A $36,373 $38,490
Super Duty F-250 SRW XLT 2WD Crew Cab 6.75' Box N/A N/A $39,506 $41,805
Super Duty F-250 SRW XLT 2WD Crew Cab 8' Box N/A N/A $39,690 $42,000
Super Duty F-250 SRW XLT 2WD Reg Cab 8' Box N/A N/A $35,258 $37,310
Super Duty F-250 SRW XLT 2WD SuperCab 6.75' Box N/A N/A $37,772 $39,970
Super Duty F-250 SRW XLT 2WD SuperCab 8' Box N/A N/A $37,961 $40,170
Super Duty F-250 SRW XLT 4WD Crew Cab 6.75' Box N/A N/A $42,147 $44,600
Super Duty F-250 SRW XLT 4WD Crew Cab 8' Box N/A N/A $42,336 $44,800
Super Duty F-250 SRW XLT 4WD Reg Cab 8' Box N/A N/A $37,904 $40,110
Super Duty F-250 SRW XLT 4WD SuperCab 6.75' Box N/A N/A $40,422 $42,775
Super Duty F-250 SRW XLT 4WD SuperCab 8' Box N/A N/A $40,611 $42,975
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Big Horn 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2500 Big Horn 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box N/A N/A $39,176 $41,895
2500 Big Horn 4x2 Crew Cab 8' Box N/A N/A $39,355 $42,095
2500 Big Horn 4x2 Mega Cab 6'4" Box N/A N/A $40,794 $43,395
2500 Big Horn 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box N/A N/A $41,812 $44,695
2500 Big Horn 4x4 Crew Cab 8' Box N/A N/A $41,991 $44,895
2500 Big Horn 4x4 Mega Cab 6'4" Box N/A N/A $43,300 $46,195
2500 Laramie 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box N/A N/A $45,037 $48,445
2500 Laramie 4x2 Crew Cab 8' Box N/A N/A $45,216 $48,645
2500 Laramie 4x2 Mega Cab 6'4" Box N/A N/A $46,655 $49,945
2500 Laramie 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box N/A N/A $48,031 $51,645
2500 Laramie 4x4 Crew Cab 8' Box N/A N/A $48,210 $51,845
2500 Laramie 4x4 Mega Cab 6'4" Box N/A N/A $49,519 $53,145
2500 Laramie Longhorn 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box N/A N/A $50,855 $54,945
2500 Laramie Longhorn 4x2 Crew Cab 8' Box N/A N/A $51,034 $55,145
2500 Limited 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box N/A N/A $50,855 $54,945
2500 Limited 4x2 Crew Cab 8' Box N/A N/A $51,034 $55,145
2500 Limited 4x2 Mega Cab 6'4" Box N/A N/A $52,472 $56,445
2500 Limited 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box N/A N/A $53,849 $58,145
2500 Limited 4x4 Crew Cab 8' Box N/A N/A $54,028 $58,345
2500 Limited 4x4 Mega Cab 6'4" Box N/A N/A $55,336 $59,645
2500 Lone Star 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box N/A N/A $39,176 $41,895
2500 Lone Star 4x2 Crew Cab 8' Box N/A N/A $39,355 $42,095
2500 Lone Star 4x2 Mega Cab 6'4" Box N/A N/A $40,794 $43,395
2500 Lone Star 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box N/A N/A $41,812 $44,695
2500 Lone Star 4x4 Crew Cab 8' Box N/A N/A $41,991 $44,895
2500 Lone Star 4x4 Mega Cab 6'4" Box N/A N/A $43,300 $46,195
2500 Longhorn 4x2 Mega Cab 6'4" Box N/A N/A $52,472 $56,445
2500 Longhorn 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box N/A N/A $53,849 $58,145
2500 Longhorn 4x4 Crew Cab 8' Box N/A N/A $54,028 $58,345
2500 Longhorn 4x4 Mega Cab 6'4" Box N/A N/A $55,336 $59,645
2500 Power Wagon 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box N/A N/A $49,105 $52,845
2500 SLT 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box N/A N/A $39,176 $41,895
2500 SLT 4x2 Crew Cab 8' Box N/A N/A $39,355 $42,095
2500 SLT 4x2 Mega Cab 6'4" Box N/A N/A $40,794 $43,395
2500 SLT 4x2 Reg Cab 8' Box N/A N/A $35,104 $37,395
2500 SLT 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box N/A N/A $41,812 $44,695
2500 SLT 4x4 Crew Cab 8' Box N/A N/A $41,991 $44,895
2500 SLT 4x4 Mega Cab 6'4" Box N/A N/A $43,300 $46,195
2500 SLT 4x4 Reg Cab 8' Box N/A N/A $37,610 $40,195
2500 Tradesman 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box N/A N/A $34,476 $36,645
2500 Tradesman 4x2 Crew Cab 8' Box N/A N/A $34,655 $36,845
2500 Tradesman 4x2 Reg Cab 8' Box N/A N/A $31,209 $33,045
2500 Tradesman 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box N/A N/A $37,112 $39,445
2500 Tradesman 4x4 Crew Cab 8' Box N/A N/A $37,291 $39,645
2500 Tradesman 4x4 Reg Cab 8' Box N/A N/A $33,715 $35,845
Pricing
Invoice Price
$52,155
$39,176
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$55,190
$41,895
Monthly Payment Estimate
$920 / month
$698 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.3
6.3
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2018 Ford Super Duty range combines maximum capability with the latest tech and conveniences—it’s no wonder they’re called “Cowboy Cadillacs” now. The 2018 Ram 2500 balances style, comfort, and capability very well.
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Fuel Economy
City
0 mpg 0 mpg
Highway
0 mpg 0 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in)
40.8 41
Second Hip Room (in)
64.7 63.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
66.7 66
Second Head Room (in)
40.4 39.9
Second Shoulder Room (in)
65.9 65.7
Front Leg Room (in)
43.9 41
Front Hip Room (in)
62.5 63.2
Passenger Capacity
5 6
Second Leg Room (in)
43.6 40.3
Exterior Dimensions
Overhang, Front (in)
38.2 39.5
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
35.3 37.7
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
250 237.4
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
8.5 7.2
Height, Overall (in)
78.3 78
Cab to Axle (in)
39.9 36.9
Wheelbase (in)
160 149
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
8.5 7.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
80 79.5
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
- 48.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Tailgate Width (in)
60.5 -
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
81.9 76.3
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
66.9 66.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
21.1 20.2
Cargo Volume (ft³)
65.4 57.5
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
66.9 66.4
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
50.5 51
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.3 14.2
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.3 14.1
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
34 31
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
54.7 47.6
Steering Type
Re-Circulating Ball Rack-Pinion
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
646 628
Front Tire Size
LT275/65SR18 LT275/70SR18
Spare Tire Size
Full-Size Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code
TCH TCN
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
6830 7280
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
646 628
Rear Tire Size
LT275/65SR18 LT275/70SR18
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
6830 7280
Rear Tire Order Code
TCH TCN
Trailering
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
12900 11400
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
12900 11400
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
12900 11400
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
12900 11220
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
1290 1140
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
1290 1140
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
6340 6000
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2604 2861
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
19500 18300
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
4250 5000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
3456 3580
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
10000 9000
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Forged Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 18 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Full-Size Full-Size
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Forged Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 18 X 8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
750 730
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
200 160
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
750 730
Engine
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-8 Regular Unleaded V-8
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
430 @ 3800 400 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
996 EZC
Displacement
6.2 L/379 5.7 L/345
Engine Oil Cooler
None None
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
385 @ 5750 383 @ 5600
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.40 4.44
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.34 1.84
Trans Order Code
44S DFP
Trans PTO Access
No No
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.14 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Power Take Off
No No
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 0.62
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.17 3.23
Trans Power Take Off
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 1.41
Trans Type
6 6
Transfer Case Model
None None
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.87 0.82
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
SD Crew Cab Crew Cab
Vehicle Name
Ford Super Duty F-250 SRW Ram 2500
Body Code
T T
Suspension
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
5250 5000
Suspension Type - Rear
Leaf Multi-Link
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
3.73 3.73
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
6340 -
Axle Type - Rear
Rigid Axle Rigid Axle
Suspension Type - Front
Other Multi-Link
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
6200 6200
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
4250 -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.73 3.73
Axle Type - Front
Independent Non-Independent
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating

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