2016 RAM 4500 vs 2016 Ford F-450 Cleveland OH

2016 RAM 4500

vs.

2016 Ford F-450


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Features & Specs

2016 RAM 4500

2016 Ford F-450

Maximum seating capacity

6

5

# of doors

4

4

Powertrain warranty

Unsurpassed on gas engines

5 years or 60,000 miles

# of available exterior colors

12

8

2016 RAM 4500 vs 2016 Ford F-450 near Cleveland, OH

If you are looking for the perfect work truck then you may know that you have a number of options available to you. Two available trucks that you could purchase are the 2016 RAM 4500 and the 2016 Ford F-450. The 2016 RAM 4500 comes with plenty of safety features and many options for personalization, while the 2016 Ford F-450 comes with a good towing capability. New features for the Ford F-450 for 2016 are optional four-corner LED warning strobe lights and an available supplemental cab heater. For the RAM 4500's 2016 model we see a new ParkSense backup sensor option that can come with an exclusive front-park-assist system, and we see three new tones of colors available. Keep reading to learn more about how the 2016 RAM 4500 and 2016 Ford F-450 compare to each other!

2016 RAM 4500 Power & Handling

Getting the 2016 RAM 4500 will provide you with recirculating ball/tilt power steering, a 52.0-gallon fuel tank, a 6.4-liter HEMI V8 engine, four-wheel antilock disc power-assisted brakes, a 730-amp battery (two on diesel-powered vehicles) and a 180-amp alternator. For a transmission you can expect a six-speed AISIN AS66RC automatic with PTO capability. A BW 44-47 manual transfer case is standard, while a BW 44-46 electric transfer case is optional. There is an available 6.7-liter Cummins Turbo Diesel engine that provides up to 650 lb-ft of torque @ 1,400 rpm and 320 horsepower @ 2,800 rpm. That engine automatically comes with a six-speed G56 manual transmission with PTO capability. It automatically comes with a BW 44-47 manual transfer case, while a BW 44-46 electric transfer case is available.

2016 Ford F-450 Power & Handling

Getting the 2016 Ford F-450 will automatically provide you with a four-wheel drive configuration. For an engine you will have a 6.7-liter diesel V8 unit. The vehicle comes with engine exhaust braking to help maintain control while driving downhill and towing. A six-speed automatic transmission is standard. The vehicle comes with a 19,000-pound towing maximum. Getting the vehicle with fifth-wheel towing can give you a truck with a 31,200-pound towing capacity. The vehicle can speed up from zero to sixty miles per hour within 8.3 seconds. This truck can run on diesel if so desired. If you want a truck that steers well then the Ford F-450 may not be your best bet because critics have complainted about the steering being vague.

2016 RAM 4500 Features & Design

The 2016 RAM 4500 comes with variable/intermittent windshield wipers, underseat compartment storage on Crew Cab models, height-adjustable seat belts, Uconnect 3.0 AM/FM radio, dash liner and floor tunnel insulation, automatic quad-lens halogen headlamps, an instrument cluster that comes with a 120-mpg speedometer and tachometer, driver- and passenger-side assist handles and front-passenger- and multistage driver air bags. Up to three people can fit in the vehicle's regular cab, and six can fit in the crew cab. For leg room passengers can expect up to 40.1 inches to be available. A key-alike feature that allows for one key to start up multiple trucks is available. Count on having black insert and surround grills. The exterior mirrors can fold in if necessary. You will have air conditioning for the warm days. Twelve different colors are available for the vehicle.

2016 Ford F-450 Features & Design

You will have a four-door crew cab with dual rear wheels and an eight-foot cargo bed if you purchase the 2016 Ford F-450. Five trim levels--XL, XLT, Lariat, King Ranch and Platinum--are available for the 2016 F-450. This vehicle gets to its destination on 19.5-inch aluminum wheels. Roof clearance lights will be there to mark the vehicle's presence and for safety. The vehicle comes with a black grille and bumpers. The vehicle comes with a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, a 60/40-split folding rear bench seat,  a two-speaker AM/FM radio, vinyl floor coverings and vinyl upholstery, a locking tailgate, air conditioning and manual telescoping trailer-tow mirrors. Getting into this vehicle you will feel that the interior feels and looks old.

Conclusions

People looking for the best heavy-duty truck to meet their needs do have their options, and as indicated the 2016 RAM 4500 and 2016 Ford F-250 are two of them. The 2016 4500 is one of RAM's recent representations of a great heavy-duty truck while the 2016 F-450 is one of Ford's. While the 2016 Ford F-450 offers its towing capability and technology options, people go for the 2016 RAM 4500 because of its personalization options, excellent available four-wheel drive configuration and numerous safety features. Come check out our inventory today, because we very much look forward to helping you with your vehicle search here at Junction Auto Sales in Chardon!

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