2020 Ram 2500 vs 2020 Ford F-250 Cleveland TX
2020 Ram 2500 vs 2020 Ford F-250
Heavy-duty trucks boast impressive power and torque numbers that make getting the toughest jobs done in a breeze! They also come loaded with all the latest technology from infotainment systems that keep your passengers connected and entertained to modern safety features and equipment that protect your most precious cargo. Finding out which heavy-duty pickup truck is the right one for you and your needs can be difficult when there are so many options on the market to sort through. That is why we created this comparison review! We chose two of the most popular models, the 2020 Ram 2500 and the 2020 Ford F-250. We are breaking down what both of these models have to offer below, so keep reading to find out which one is the best of the best!
2020 Ram 2500 Power & Handling
There are two engines in charge of powering the 2020 Ram 2500. The standard engine is a 410 horsepower 6.4L V8 that delivers 429 pound-feet of torque. Ram mates this engine with an 8-speed automatic transmission. The second engine, offered for all models except the Power Wagon, is a 370 horsepower 6.7L turbocharged diesel 6-cylinder that generates up to 850 pound-feet of torque. This engine comes paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission. Rear wheel drive is the standard configuration but four-wheel drive is offered for all trims except the Power Wagon where it is standard.
2020 Ford F-250 Power & Handling
There are three engines offered to power the Ford F-250. The first is a 6.2L V8 that generates 385 horsepower and 430 pound-feet of torque. This engine is mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission. The next engine offered is a 7.3-liter V8 that produces 430 horsepower and 475 pound-feet of torque. The final engine is a turbocharged diesel V8 that cranks out 475 horsepower and 1,050 pound-feet of torque. Both of these engines are mated to a 10-speed automatic transmission. Rear-wheel drive is standard for most trims and four-wheel drive is offered.
2020 Ram 2500 Features & Design
There are six Ram 2500 trim levels to choose from. The base trim is called the Tradesman and it comes with Bluetooth, 17-inch steel wheels, a USB port, power-adjustable heated mirrors, a 5-inch touchscreen, a tilting steering wheel, a rearview camera, keyless ignition, air conditioning, and vinyl upholstery. The upper trim levels add an 8.4-inch or 12-inch touchscreen with Uconnect, a 9-speaker sound system, Apple and Android smartphone integration, navigation, heated seats in both the first and second rows, leather upholstery, LED exterior lighting, and a host of advanced safety features like adaptive cruise control and a 360-degree camera system. The Power Wagon trim is ready to hit the trails with a dedicated off-road suspension, electronic locking front/rear differentials, skid plates, all-terrain tires, and more.
2020 Ford F-250 Features & Design
There are also six Ford F-250 trim levels to choose from. The base XL trim comes outfitted with air conditioning, manual windows, a four-speaker sound system, a rearview camera, a removable locking tailgate, and vinyl upholstery. The upper trim levels build on the XL with Apple and Android smartphone integration, cloth upholstery, an 8-inch touchscreen, a power tailgate, panoramic sunroof, leather upholstery, and power-adjustable pedals. Overall, the Ford F-250 trim levels are pretty bare-bones.
While the Ford F-250 does offer an additional engine option that cranks out some serious torque, it just can’t compete with the Ram 2500’s trim levels or sleek design. When you are ready to take on the toughest jobs behind the wheel of a 2020 Ram 2500, come on down to Martin Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram today!