Ford F-250 vs Ram 2500

2022 Ford F250 Super Duty in RedThere are tons of trucks out there that can handle not only multiple types of terrain but also haul tons of extra weight at one time. However, there are no two better trucks built to handle anything thrown at them than the Ford F-250 and the Ram 2500.

If you’re having a tough time deciding which one would be a better set of wheels for you to conquer the streets of Hamilton, Madison, and Morrisville, New York, Friendly Ford of Hamilton is here to help you determine the right fit.

Quick Facts

Ford F-250

Ram 2500

Available Engine

6.7L Power Stroke® V8 Turbo Diesel

6.7L CUMMINS® Turbo Diesel


475 HP

370 HP


1,050 lb-ft

850 lb-ft

Towing Capacity

22,000 lbs.

20,000 lbs.

Ford F-250 vs Ram 2500: Performance

2022 Ford F250 in RedAre you ready to feel the ground quake beneath your feet as you conquer all types of different terrain? The Ford F-250 and the Ram 2500 are ready to take your adventures to new heights, with powerful engines to back them up.

However, did you know that the Ford F-250 can offer you more power and more options? With three engines compared to the two found in the Ram, the Ford has a more diverse setup.

Ford Engines:

  • 6.2L V8: 385 horsepower and 430 lb-ft of torque paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission
  • 7.3L V8: 430 horsepower and 475 lb-ft of torque paired with a 10-speed automatic transmission
  • 6.7L Power Stroke® V8: 475 horsepower and 1,050 lb-ft of torque paired with a 10-speed automatic transmission

Ram Engines:

  • 6.4L HEMI® V8: 410 horsepower and 429 lb-ft of torque paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission
  • 6.7L Cummins® Turbo Diesel I6: 370 horsepower and 850 lb-ft of torque paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission

Next, we’ll look at another big-time component of these two amazing pickup trucks—towing capabilities.

Ford vs Ram: Towing

'22 Ford F250 TowNo matter which truck you go with, you can tow a ton of weight at one time. You can get more out of the F-250 than you can the Ram. The Ford F-250 has a maximum conventional gas tow rating of 22,000 pounds to the 20,000 pounds the Ram provides, when they are properly equipped.

The bed of the F-250 can also handle a little more weight, as the vehicle has a maximum available payload of 4,260 pounds compared to the 4,010 pounds you’d get with the Ram.

There are a few other notable towing capacities the Ford has over the Ram, including:

  • 22,800 pound best-in-subsegment diesel gooseneck and 5th-wheel tow rating
  • 15,0000 maximum gas conventional tow rating
  • Best-in-class GCWR of 45,300 pounds

Comparatively, the Ram has a 5th-wheel towing capacity of just under 15,000 pounds and a GCWR of 21,500 pounds.

F-250 vs Ram 2500: Technology

2022 Ford F250 Super Duty in BlackNo matter where you are or where you’re headed, it’s more important than ever to stay connected to your digital world. Both trucks afford you the opportunity to seamlessly connect your phone wirelessly via Bluetooth®. Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ integration will give you easy access to your music, maps, podcasts, texts, and so much more.

Where the Ford sets itself apart, though, is with its unique SYNC® technology. It will show you everything from a view of your trailer to how-to manuals, so you can learn everything there is to know about your truck on its available 12-inch infotainment touchscreen.

In older vehicles, you may need to use data to stream music and view maps. Those days are over in the Ford and the Ram, as they both feature built-in available 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspots.

Ford F-250 vs Ram 2500: Winner

Based on its more diverse, powerful lineup of engines, towing capabilities and technology, Friendly Ford of Hamilton believes the Ford F-250 is a more superior pickup truck than the Ram 2500.

When you want to test drive the F-250 on the streets of Hamilton, Madison, and Morrisville, NY, get in touch with us!


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