2018 Ford F-250 Super Duty vs 2018 Ram 2500


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While your standard full-size pickup offers enough power for most regular jobs, not every individual or family has regular vehicle demands. When the towing gets tough, the tough get towing with a heavy duty truck. The two models in this 2018 Ford F-250 Super Duty vs 2018 Ram 2500 comparison are designed for the regular, larger-than-usual towing needs of families or small businesses. When that trailer or boat is just a little to large to handle with a light-duty vehicle, these models step up to the challenge.

Both the 2018 Ford F-250 Super Duty and the 2018 Ram 2500 offer quality driving, but drivers looking for a premium and confident handling experience may want to opt for the Ford Super Duty. Its base 6.2-liter V-8 is rated for 385 horsepower and 430 pound-feet of torque, which slightly more power and significantly more torque than is available with the Ram heavy duty. The 6.7-liter Power Stroke Turbo Diesel V-8 on the Ford also offers 450 horsepower and 935 pound-feet of torque.

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2018 Ford F-250 vs 2018 Ram 2500
$32,890 Starting MSRP $32,545
6.2-L V-8 (385 hp) Base Engine 5.7-L V-8 (383 hp)
XL, XLT, Lariat, King Ranch, Platinum, Limited Trim Levels Tradesman, SLT, Big Horn, Laramie, Laramie Longhorn, Power Wagon, Limited
21,000 pounds Max. Towing 17,980 pounds

Towing Power and Technology on the 2018 Ford F-250 Super Duty

Truck shoppers looking for major towing capability (whether for worksite performance or weekend adventures) should consider the advantages that the Ford Super Duty  brings. It offers the best maximum towing capacity in this 2018 Ford F-250 Super Duty vs 2018 Ram 2500 comparison (with up to 21,000 pounds of available towing compared to the Ram’s 17,980 pounds) but the advantages that this vehicle brings to the road don't stop there. This model can also offer up to 7,630 pounds of payload potential and it has many standard and available towing features.

What are some of the towing technology that can help drivers get the most out of their 2018 Ford F-250? All Ford Super Duty models come with standard Trailer Sway Control, along with the AdvanceTrac and Roll Stability Control systems. Available features include an automatic Tire Pressure Monitoring System for your truck and trailer, and an available Trailer Reverse Guidance system which can give drivers an even better idea of how their trailer is behaving in all conditions through the rearview cameras.

Are you interested in learning more about the 2018 Ford F-250 Super Duty in the Pine River MN area? Contact a member of our Houston Ford sales team today with questions or to schedule a test drive.

comfortable front seats and dashboard of the 2018 Ford F-250 Super Duty
blue 2018 Ford F-250 Super Duty driving dramatically through water
grille close view of the 2018 Ford F-250 Super Duty
tire pressure monitoring system gauge of the 2018 Ford F-250 Super Duty