|2016 Ford Super Duty F-250||2016 Ram 2500|
|385/440 hp||Top Horsepower (Gasoline/Diesel)||383/370 hp|
|4,130 pounds||Max Payload||3,990 pounds|
|Ford SYNC||Infotainment||Ram Uconnect|
2016 Ford F-250 vs 2016 Ram 2500
A serious job needs a serious truck, which is why we are comparing the 2016 Ford F-250 vs 2016 Ram 2500. Both of these heavy duty trucks can deliver on top towing and hauling capability, while adding a touch of comfort to the daily commute, family vacation, or work site. Both of these vehicles are available here at Akins Ford, and either one would make an excellent work truck, or extremely capable family vehicle. Let's look at some of the similarities and differences between them.
Both of these heavy duty trucks are available with a variety of engine options that can allow truck buyers to perfectly customize their vehicle to the demands of any job. The most powerful engine on the 2016 Ford F-250 Super Duty is a 6.7-liter V8 turbo diesel that can deliver on 440 horsepower and 860 pound-feet of torque and offer a 5th wheel towing maximum of 16,600 pounds. The 6.7-liter Cummins turbo diesel on the 2016 Ram 2500 offers 370 horsepower and 800 pound-feet of torque, with a maximum 5th wheel towing rate of 17,980 pounds.
Interior and exhaust braking on the Ford F-250 Super Duty
But sheer towing power isn't the only measure of a truck's capability. It's also important to have the features to allow towing and hauling to be easily accomplished and run seamlessly. In this regard, both the 2016 Ford F-250 and the 2016 Ram 2500 offer some of the top features in the class. Both are available with a tow/haul mode to allow the trucks to maintain top power during towing. Both are also available with a diesel exhaust braking system to increase trailer control on hills and decrease brake wear.
While comfort usually should come second to capability in a heavy duty truck, it is work mentioning in this 2016 Ford F-250 vs 2016 Ram 2500 comparison that either of these trucks is available with luxurious and well-equipped interiors, especially in the top trims. The 2016 Ram 2500 Laramie Longhorn features leather upholstery, chrome rings and handles, and real wood trim. The 2016 Ford F-250 King Ranch or Platinum trims also come elegantly equipped with premium leather seating and the very best features. Contact Akins Ford today at 866-625-1965 to learn more about either the 2016 Ford F-250 Super Duty or the 2016 Ram 2500 available near Atlanta GA.