2016 RAM 3500 vs 2016 Ford F-350 Cleveland OH

2016 RAM 3500

vs.

2016 Ford F-350


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Features & Specs

2016 RAM 3500

2016 Ford F-350

Maximum seating capacity

6

5

Premium wheels

Optional

Not available

Standard horsepower

383 @ 5600 rpm

316 @ 4179 rpm

Engine immobilizer

Standard

Not available

2016 RAM 3500 vs 2016 Ford F-350 near Cleveland, OH

You have come to the right place to read about how the 2016 RAM 3500 and 2016 Ford F-350 face off. If you are looking for a good heavy duty truck, then you may know that there are various kinds of trucks out there to choose from. The 2016 RAM 3500 is known for its quiet highway ride, its Mega Cab's roomy rear seat, high-quality interior and great amount of torque produced with its diesel and automatic powertrain. People consider purchasing the 2016 Ford F-350 because of its quiet cabin, appealing technology options, wide range of body styles and equipment levels and strong payload and towing capacities. The Ford F-350 is unchanged from 2015 except for two things: an available rearview camera prep kit with the cargo box delete option and available LED warning strobe lights. For 2016 the RAM 3500's top-tier Laramie Limited trim received a refreshed exterior. The truck also gets a new diesel calibration to make the engine produce an available 900 lb-ft of torque. Keep reading to learn more about how the 2016 RAM 3500 and 2016 Ford F-350 are different from each other, and how we see the 2016 RAM 3500 as the better option.

2016 RAM 3500 Power & Handling

Getting the 2016 RAM 3500 will provide you with rear-wheel or four-wheel drive options. The vehicle's Tradesman model comes with a manually-engaged transfer case for its 4WD system. An electronic transfer case is available on the Tradesman. For an engine you can expect a 5.7-liter V8 that produces 400 lb-ft of torque and 383 horsepower. That standard engine comes with a six-speed automatic transmission. Alternatively you could get another engine that produces 900 lb-ft of torque and 385 horsepower. Yet another powertrain configuration will produce 600 lb-ft of torque and 350 horsepower. The truck can haul up to 13,910 pounds worth of equipment behind it.

2016 Ford F-350 Power & Handling

The 2016 Ford F-350 comes with a standard six-speed automatic transmission. The truck offers a choice between four- and rear-wheel drive. An owner can choose between single- (SRW) and dual-rear-wheel (DRW) configurations. A 6.2-liter gasoline V8 is standard, but a turbocharged 6.7-liter diesel V8 is available. A fifth-wheel setup is available to boost maximum towing capacity. Maximum towing capacity and maximum payload are good. The vehicle can come to a complete stop from cruising at sixty miles per hour within 138 feet. Steering is numb on the Ford F-350, and may make a driver feel like they do not have control over the vehicle at all times.

2016 RAM 3500 Features & Design

If you would like you could get the 2016 RAM 3500 with a Uconnect 8.4-inch touchscreen. The touchscreen's buttons are large and virtual, making for easy access and use. The 2016 RAM 3500 has a very nice cabin because of its metallic accents and plush seats it is available with. One can also get this truck with tasteful stitching and soft-touch materials. Passengers, whether adults or children, will really feel comfortable in this vehicle because of its available space in the cabin. If one would like they can get the truck with cargo-view and rearview back-up cameras. Reclining seatbacks are available to make for maximum comfort. The RamBox puts a pair of lockable compartments over the rear fenders.

2016 Ford F-350 Features & Design

Three cab designs--two-door regular cab, extended cab (also known as "Supercab") and four-door crew cab--are available for the 2016 Ford F-350. The truck can be bought in one of two bed lengths: 6.8 feet or 8 feet. This truck will roll to its destination on seventeen-inch wheels. It comes with black bumpers and a black grille. Black door handles add on to the vehicle's fashionable stance. Air conditioning creates comfort on warm days.The Ford F-350's interior design is considered to be dated. People have not been happy with the truck's upright rear seatback.

Conclusions

As indicated, people looking for a great heavy-duty pickup truck do have their options, and the 2016 RAM 3500 and 2016 Ford F-350 are two of those. The 2016 F-350 is Ford's representation of a heavy-duty pickup while the 2016 3500 is RAM's latest version of that vehicle. Although the 2016 Ford F-350 does come with its quiet cabin and range of body styles and optional equipment, people favor the 2016 RAM 3500 for the torque it produces, its high-quality cabin and space it makes available in the rear seat. Contact us today for more information on the fabulous 2016 RAM 3500 and how it could be for you! We look forward to helping you with your vehicle search here at Junction Auto Sales in Chardon!

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