2018 Ford F-250 Super Duty vs 2018 Ram 2500
There are many reasons why Ford trucks have been America’s favorite trucks for so long, but at the top of that list are two main reasons – best-in-class power and best-in-class capability. Beyond being more dependable, more rugged, more reliable, and more packed with advanced new safety, technology, comfort and convenience features, Ford trucks have long stood at the head of their respective classes in terms of power and capability.
That holds true for the 2018 model year as well, as Ford trucks like the new F-250 Super Duty lineup continue to offer higher power and capability ratings than those offered by the competition – a fact you’ll see here in this 2018 Ford F-250 Super Duty versus 2018 Ram 2500 comparison. And since our truck customers rely on their trucks for their livelihood, getting best-in-class power and capability helps them know their Ford trucks will never let them down.
2018 Ford F-250 Super Duty
2018 Ram 2500
|385 HP & 430 lb-ft.||Power Ratings (Standard Gas Engine)||383 HP & 400 lb-ft.|
|450 HP & 935 lb-ft.||Power Ratings (Available Diesel Engine)||370 HP & 800 lb-ft.|
|21000 Pounds||Max Towing Rating (Conventional)||17980 Pounds|
|7630 Pounds||Max Hauling Rating||3990 Pounds|
How the 2018 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lineup’s Best-in-Class Power and Capability Compares to the Power and Capability Offered by the 2018 Ram 2500 Lineup
Since we’ve focused so much on the best-in-class power and capability of the 2018 Ford F-250 Super Duty lineup already, let’s now take a deeper dive into the power and capability ratings of the new Ford F-250 Super Duty lineup and the new Ram 2500 lineup.
As you can see in our heavy-duty truck comparison table above, both the 2018 Ford F-250 Super Duty lineup and the 2018 Ram 2500 lineup offer the choice between a regular gasoline engine and a diesel engine. But no matter which type of fuel you want to use, the 2018 F-250 Super Duty lineup is going to give you more power and more capability.
That’s because the 2018 Ford F-250 Super Duty lineup provides gas engine power ratings of 385 horsepower and 430 pound-feet of torque, diesel engine power ratings of 450 horsepower and 935 pound-feet of torque, a max conventional towing rating of 21,000 pounds, and a max payload rating of 7,630 pounds. The 2018 Ram 2500 lineup, on the other hand, provides gas engine power ratings of only 383 horsepower and 400 pound-feet of torque, diesel engine power ratings of only 370 horsepower and 800 pound-feet of torque, a max conventional towing rating of only 17,980 pounds, and a max payload rating of only 3,990 pounds.
To learn more about the 2018 Ford F-250 Super Duty lineup, please our Brandon Ford staff in Tampa, FL.