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2018 Ram 2500 vs 2018 Ford F-250

Front exterior view of a black 2018 Ram 2500 on the left "vs" front exterior view of a black 2018 Ford F-250 on the right

Every truck owner uses their truck a little bit differently and whether you need your truck to be an everyday workhorse or you mostly need the power and versatility that only a truck can provide for weekend warrior projects it is important to find the truck that fits your specific needs the best. Both the 2018 Ram 2500 and the 2018 Ford F-250 have the horsepower and torque under the hood to help you get the job done but not all trucks are created equal and that is why we have broken down the similarities and differences between the 2018 Ram 2500 and the 2018 Ford F-250 for you right here.



Standard Engine Options for the 2018 Ram 2500 & Ford F-250

2018 Ram 2500

Versus

2018 Ford F-250

5.7L HEMI® V8 Standard Engine 6.2L V8
383 HP/ 400 LB-FT Horsepower/ Torque 385 HP/ 430 LB-FT
13,880 Pounds Max Standard Towing Capacity* 13,300 Pounds
3,050 Pounds Max Standard Payload* 4,270 Pounds

Optional Engine Options for the 2018 Ram 2500 & Ford F-250

2018 Ram 2500

Versus

2018 Ford F-250

6.7L Cummins® Turbo-Diesel Available Engine 6.7L Power Stroke® Turbo-Diesel
370 HP/ 800 LB-FT Horsepower/ Torque 450 HP/ 935 LB-FT
17,980 Pounds Max Standard Towing Capacity* 15,000 Pounds
3,160 Pounds Max Standard Payload* 4,270 Pounds
*When equipped with a Single Rear Wheel, Two-Wheel Drive, and a Regular Cab

Compare the 2018 Ram 2500 & the 2018 Ford F-250

Both the 2018 Ram 2500 and the 2018 Ford F-250 pair each engine option with a 6-Speed Automatic Transmission for optimal fuel efficiency. The 2018 Ram 2500 also offers a 6.4L Heavy-Duty HEMI® V8 engine that provides it with 410 horsepower, 429 lb-ft of torque, and a 16,320-pound maximum tow rating. The 2018 Ford F-250 only has the two engine options available but the 2018 F-250 does provide the option of a single rear wheel or a dual rear wheel.

Other available options for both the 2018 Ram 2500 and the 2018 Ford F-250 include three cabin size choices but the 2018 Ram 2500 also provides two bed length options and it also has seven available trim levels compared to only six for the 2018 Ford F-250. An additional trim level makes it easier for you to find the exact engine specs and cabin comforts that will transform your everyday ordinary workday into an extraordinary one. With a better maximum towing capacity and more interior features to choose from the 2018 Ram 2500 is the easy choice over the 2018 Ford F-250 and you can find the attractive and accommodating 2018 ram 2500 at Cowboy Ram in Clinton, AR today.