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

2018 Ram 2500
2018 Ford Super Duty F-250
Add Vehicle
Select style
4x2 Reg Cab 8' Box Tradesman
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4x2 Reg Cab 8' Box Tradesman N/A N/A $31,209 $33,045
4x4 Reg Cab 8' Box Tradesman N/A N/A $33,715 $35,845
4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box Tradesman N/A N/A $34,476 $36,645
4x2 Crew Cab 8' Box Tradesman N/A N/A $34,655 $36,845
4x2 Reg Cab 8' Box SLT N/A N/A $35,104 $37,395
4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box Tradesman N/A N/A $37,112 $39,445
4x4 Crew Cab 8' Box Tradesman N/A N/A $37,291 $39,645
4x4 Reg Cab 8' Box SLT N/A N/A $37,610 $40,195
4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box Big Horn N/A N/A $39,176 $41,895
4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box Lone Star N/A N/A $39,176 $41,895
4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box SLT N/A N/A $39,176 $41,895
4x2 Crew Cab 8' Box Big Horn N/A N/A $39,355 $42,095
4x2 Crew Cab 8' Box Lone Star N/A N/A $39,355 $42,095
4x2 Crew Cab 8' Box SLT N/A N/A $39,355 $42,095
4x2 Mega Cab 6'4" Box Big Horn N/A N/A $40,794 $43,395
4x2 Mega Cab 6'4" Box Lone Star N/A N/A $40,794 $43,395
4x2 Mega Cab 6'4" Box SLT N/A N/A $40,794 $43,395
4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box Big Horn N/A N/A $41,812 $44,695
4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box Lone Star N/A N/A $41,812 $44,695
4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box SLT N/A N/A $41,812 $44,695
4x4 Crew Cab 8' Box Big Horn N/A N/A $41,991 $44,895
4x4 Crew Cab 8' Box Lone Star N/A N/A $41,991 $44,895
4x4 Crew Cab 8' Box SLT N/A N/A $41,991 $44,895
4x4 Mega Cab 6'4" Box Big Horn N/A N/A $43,300 $46,195
4x4 Mega Cab 6'4" Box Lone Star N/A N/A $43,300 $46,195
4x4 Mega Cab 6'4" Box SLT N/A N/A $43,300 $46,195
4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box Laramie N/A N/A $45,037 $48,445
4x2 Crew Cab 8' Box Laramie N/A N/A $45,216 $48,645
4x2 Mega Cab 6'4" Box Laramie N/A N/A $46,655 $49,945
4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box Laramie N/A N/A $48,031 $51,645
4x4 Crew Cab 8' Box Laramie N/A N/A $48,210 $51,845
4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box Power Wagon N/A N/A $49,105 $52,845
4x4 Mega Cab 6'4" Box Laramie N/A N/A $49,519 $53,145
4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box Laramie Longhorn N/A N/A $50,855 $54,945
4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box Limited N/A N/A $50,855 $54,945
4x2 Crew Cab 8' Box Laramie Longhorn N/A N/A $51,034 $55,145
4x2 Crew Cab 8' Box Limited N/A N/A $51,034 $55,145
4x2 Mega Cab 6'4" Box Limited N/A N/A $52,472 $56,445
4x2 Mega Cab 6'4" Box Longhorn N/A N/A $52,472 $56,445
4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box Limited N/A N/A $53,849 $58,145
4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box Longhorn N/A N/A $53,849 $58,145
4x4 Crew Cab 8' Box Limited N/A N/A $54,028 $58,345
4x4 Crew Cab 8' Box Longhorn N/A N/A $54,028 $58,345
4x4 Mega Cab 6'4" Box Limited N/A N/A $55,336 $59,645
4x4 Mega Cab 6'4" Box Longhorn N/A N/A $55,336 $59,645
Select style
2WD Reg Cab 8' Box XL
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 8' Box XL N/A N/A $31,328 $33,150
2WD SuperCab 6.75' Box XL N/A N/A $33,534 $35,485
2WD SuperCab 8' Box XL N/A N/A $33,723 $35,685
4WD Reg Cab 8' Box XL N/A N/A $33,967 $35,945
2WD Crew Cab 6.75' Box XL N/A N/A $34,723 $36,745
2WD Crew Cab 8' Box XL N/A N/A $34,912 $36,945
2WD Reg Cab 8' Box XLT N/A N/A $35,258 $37,310
4WD SuperCab 6.75' Box XL N/A N/A $36,174 $38,280
4WD SuperCab 8' Box XL N/A N/A $36,373 $38,490
4WD Crew Cab 6.75' Box XL N/A N/A $37,369 $39,545
4WD Crew Cab 8' Box XL N/A N/A $37,565 $39,750
2WD SuperCab 6.75' Box XLT N/A N/A $37,772 $39,970
4WD Reg Cab 8' Box XLT N/A N/A $37,904 $40,110
2WD SuperCab 8' Box XLT N/A N/A $37,961 $40,170
2WD Crew Cab 6.75' Box XLT N/A N/A $39,506 $41,805
2WD Crew Cab 8' Box XLT N/A N/A $39,690 $42,000
4WD SuperCab 6.75' Box XLT N/A N/A $40,422 $42,775
4WD SuperCab 8' Box XLT N/A N/A $40,611 $42,975
4WD Crew Cab 6.75' Box XLT N/A N/A $42,147 $44,600
4WD Crew Cab 8' Box XLT N/A N/A $42,336 $44,800
2WD SuperCab 6.75' Box LARIAT N/A N/A $43,395 $45,920
2WD SuperCab 8' Box LARIAT N/A N/A $43,584 $46,120
2WD Crew Cab 6.75' Box LARIAT N/A N/A $45,597 $48,250
2WD Crew Cab 8' Box LARIAT N/A N/A $45,786 $48,450
4WD SuperCab 6.75' Box LARIAT N/A N/A $46,404 $49,105
4WD SuperCab 8' Box LARIAT N/A N/A $46,598 $49,310
4WD Crew Cab 6.75' Box LARIAT N/A N/A $48,606 $51,435
4WD Crew Cab 8' Box LARIAT N/A N/A $48,799 $51,640
2WD Crew Cab 6.75' Box King Ranch N/A N/A $52,155 $55,190
2WD Crew Cab 8' Box King Ranch N/A N/A $52,344 $55,390
4WD Crew Cab 6.75' Box King Ranch N/A N/A $55,174 $58,385
4WD Crew Cab 8' Box King Ranch N/A N/A $55,363 $58,585
4WD Crew Cab 6.75' Box Platinum N/A N/A $59,643 $63,115
4WD Crew Cab 8' Box Platinum N/A N/A $59,832 $63,315
4WD Crew Cab 6.75' Box Limited N/A N/A $75,619 $80,020
4WD Crew Cab 8' Box Limited N/A N/A $75,808 $80,220
Pricing
Invoice Price
$31,209
$31,328
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$33,045
$33,150
Monthly Payment Estimate
$551 / month
$553 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.3
7.3
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2018 Ram 2500 balances style, comfort, and capability very well. 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.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
- -
Highway
- -
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
41 43.9
Front Hip Room (in)
62.9 62.5
Front Head Room (in)
39.9 40.8
Passenger Capacity
3 3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
66 66.7
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in)
140.5 142
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
36.5 36.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
79.4 80
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
6.1 8.5
Overhang, Front (in)
40 38.2
Cab to Axle (in)
56.9 56.1
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
230.4 231.8
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
6.1 8.5
Height, Overall (in)
76.2 77.9
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
50.4 NA
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
66.4 66.9
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
20.2 21.1
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
66.4 66.9
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
51 50.5
Cargo Volume (ft³)
74.7 78.5
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
98.3 98.1
Tailgate Width (in)
- 60.5
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.1 14.3
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)
14.2 14.3
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
32 34
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
45 49.1
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Re-Circulating Ball
Tires
Front Tire Order Code
TWD TD8
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
6000 6390
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
675 645
Rear Tire Size
LT245/70SR17 LT245/75SR17
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
6000 6390
Rear Tire Order Code
TWD TD8
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
675 645
Front Tire Size
LT245/70SR17 LT245/75SR17
Spare Tire Size
Full-Size Full-Size
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
11890 13300
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
11710 13200
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
1189 1330
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
1189 1330
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
11890 13300
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
11890 13300
Weight Information
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2582 2406
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
18300 19500
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
5000 3950
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
3359 3279
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
9000 10000
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
6000 6340
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Full-Size Full-Size
Rear Wheel Material
Styled Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 17 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Styled Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 17 X 7.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
160 157
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
730 650
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
730 650
Engine
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-8 Regular Unleaded V-8
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
400 @ 4000 430 @ 3800
Engine Order Code
EZC 996
Displacement
5.7 L/345 6.2 L/379
Engine Oil Cooler
None None
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
383 @ 5600 385 @ 5750
Transmission
Trans PTO Access
No No
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.14
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Power Take Off
No No
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.62 0.69
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.23 4.17
Trans Power Take Off
NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 1.52
Trans Type
6 6
Transfer Case Model
None None
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.82 0.87
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.44 3.40
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.84 2.34
Trans Order Code
DFP 44S
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ram 2500 Ford Super Duty F-250 SRW
Body Code
T T
Body Style
Regular Cab SD Regular Cab
Suspension
Axle Type - Rear
Rigid Axle Rigid Axle
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
6200 6200
Suspension Type - Front
Multi-Link Other
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.73 3.73
Axle Type - Front
Non-Independent Independent
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
5000 5250
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
3.73 3.73
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Leaf
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
- 3950
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- 6340
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
--
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
--
Rollover Rating

Get FREE Dealer Quotes

From dealers near you
Go!

Add a Vehicle to Compare

Select a vehicle below
Please choose a make.
Please choose a model.
Please choose a year.
Continue