2016 RAM 2500 vs. 2016 Ford F-250

If you're looking for a powerful and effective pickup to get you around job sites throughout the Nashua, Merrimack and Manchester area, you may want to consider some of the best names in the business: RAM and Ford. To help you find the right truck that works for you, we're going to take a detailed look at the 2016 RAM 2500 and the 2016 Ford F-250.

In our vehicle comparison of these two similar pickup trucks, we're going to turn our attention towards engine performance and pickup abilities and entertainment technology. By reading this review, you'll have an extensive knowledge of both vehicles. You'll even know which one you'd rather take to work with you.

2016 RAM 2500 vs. 2016 Ford F-250 Engine Performance & Pickup Abilities

The 2016 RAM 2500 is armed with a 5.7-liter V8 HEMI® engine with a 6-speed automatic transmission. The 2016 Ford F-250 features also features a V8 engine with a 6-speed automatic transmission. In terms of power, both of these vehicles show little difference in their ability to hit the 380-385 horsepower range with 400 lb.-ft. of torque.

The RAM 2500 features a slightly longer bed with 8.2 feet, compared to the Ford F-250 which features an 8.16 foot long bed. Although the difference in bed size isn't huge, the towing ability is. The 2016 RAM 2500 can effectively tow 17,980 lbs. The 2016 Ford F-250, on the other hand, maxes out its towing ability at 14,000 lbs. As you can see, the RAM 2500 can tow almost 4,000 lbs. more than the 2016 Ford F-250. Considering that these are work trucks, the RAM 2500 has a huge advantage.

Entertainment Technology

The 2016 RAM 2500 and the 2016 Ford F-250 offer a variety of optional entertainment technology options which will allow you to tailor the truck to your needs. To start, the RAM 2500 features a 6-speaker sound system to deliver your audio enjoyment. The Ford F-250, on the other hand, only offers a 2-speaker sound system. The RAM 2500 features a USB port that you can use to play media from external devices or keep those devices charged. The Ford F-250 doesn't offer a USB port.

Both vehicles offer an optional touch screen display that can be used to access your preferred media. If you choose the touchscreen in the RAM 2500, you get Integrated Voice Command with Bluetooth®. This feature allows you to make and receive phone calls by just using your voice. The Ford F-250 also offers voice activated Bluetooth® with an upgrade.

2016 RAM 2500 vs. 2016 Ford F-250 Comparison Outcome

In this vehicle comparison of the RAM 2500 and the Ford F-250, you learned all about these vehicles and their respective features. You learned that each truck offers a great deal of power, but the RAM 2500 takes the lead with its impressive towing ability. We also looked at the entertainment features. You saw that the RAM 2500 offers four additional speakers and a USB port. In short, you learned that the 2016 RAM 2500 offers you more.

Learn more by scheduling a test drive with the 2016 RAM 2500 at Allen Mello Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM-your trusted dealership in the Nashua, Merrimack and Manchester area.

[Read our review of the 2016 RAM 2500.]


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