|2016 Ford Transit||2016 Ram ProMaster|
|7,500 pounds||Max. Towing||5,100 pounds|
|Gas, diesel, CNG/propane||Fuel Options||Gas, diesel|
|310 hp (3.5-L V6)||Top Horsepower||280 hp (3.6-L V6)|
2016 Ford Transit vs 2016 Ram ProMaster
Large families and small businesses alike need serious space and reliable hauling power. That is why we are taking a look at two of the heavy hitters in the full-size van category. Both the Ford Transit and the Ram ProMaster van are available here at Akins Ford Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, and both can deliver on excellent cargo space and power. Hopefully this 2016 Ford Transit vs 2016 Ram ProMaster comparison can help prospective van shoppers (whether in the market for commercial or personal use) determine which of these excellent vans is the best fit.
One of the first advantages for the Ford Transit is how you can fit pretty much anything within its cavernous interior. Available with a choice of low, medium or high roof heights, and with a regular or long wheel-base, the 2016 Ford Transit offers up to 487.3 cubic feet of cargo space on the largest model, and 246.7 cubic feet on the smallest. The 2016 Ram ProMaster is also available with a low or high roof choice and two wheelbase options. Its maximum cargo capacity ranges from 259 cubic feet to 463 cubic feet on the largest model. Depending on the personal or commercial demands, either the Ford or the Ram may be able to deliver plenty of premium space.
Performance on the 2016 Ford Transit
The Transit in this 2016 Ford Transit vs 2016 Ram ProMaster comparison certainly offers impressive interior dimensions, but it can also deliver when it comes to powertrain and fuel options as well. The 2016 Ford Transit comes with a 3.7-liter V6 rated for 275 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque, but is also available with a 3.2-liter diesel option and a 3.5-liter turbocharged V6. The 3.7-liter engine is also available with a CNG/propane engine prep package, meaning the Ford offers top fuel versatility. The 2016 Ram ProMaster is available with a 3.6-liter V6 rated for 280 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque. A 3.0-liter turbodiesel is also available, but there is no CNG availability on the Ram.
As we can see from these numbers, van customers looking for fuel versatility, engine power, or sheer cargo capacity will lean toward the 2016 Ford Transit. However, for those with less massive towing and hauling demands, the 2016 Ram ProMaster is certainly a reliable and well-equipped vehicle worth investigating. Schedule your test drive for either of these vans here at Akins near Atlanta GA by contacting us at 866-625-1965.