2018 Ram 3500 vs 2018 Ford F-350

2018 Ram 3500 vs 2018 Ford F-350

Shoppers have high expectations, which is why it’s worth taking the time to compare competing vehicles in this segment before making a purchase. For example, comparing the 2018 Ram 3500 vs the 2018 Ford F-350 shows that one of these two pickups drastically outclasses the other in terms of value.

While the 2018 Ram 3500 and the 2018 Ford F-350 are both available in six trim levels, the 2018 Ram 3500 features more powertrain options than the 2018 Ford F-350. The 2018 Ram 3500’s engine options include a standard 5.7-liter, gasoline, V8 engine which produces 383 horsepower and 400 pound-feet of torque. Two optional engines also exist: A 5.7-liter, gasoline, V8 engine (383 hp, 400 lb.-ft) and a six-cylinder, 6.7-liter, diesel engine (385 hp, 930 lb.-ft)

2018 Ram 3500


2018 Ford F-350

6 Trim Levels 6
3 Engine Options 2
29,000 lbs. Standard Towing Capacity 15,000 lbs.
$33,645 Starting MSRP $34,155

2018 Ram 3500 Towing Capabilities

Drivers associate heavy-duty pickup trucks like the 2018 Ram 3500 and the 2018 Ford F-350 with dependability and utility. Drivers who value towing capability should note that the 2018 Ram 3500’s base trim has a standard towing capacity of 29,000 pounds, almost double the 2018 Ford F-350 base’s trims towing capacity of 15,000 pounds.

The 2018 Ram 3500 is available for a starting MSRP of $33,645 while the 2018 Ford F-350 has a starting MSRP of $34,155. Taking into consideration the factors analyzed above, it’s safe to say the 2018 Ram 3500 presents more value to many drivers than the 2018 Ford F-350. In addition to its superb towing capabilities and performance, the 2018 Ram 3500 also comes standard with great interior features such as automatic headlights, a driver information display and a sound system with six speakers.

Available 2018 Ram 3500 safety features include: Supplemental side-curtain airbags, variable intermittent windshield wipers, speed control, a Sentry Key theft deterrent system, a security alarm, a rearview backup camera, electronic stability control and advanced multistage front airbags.