2015 Ford F-350 vs Dodge Ram 3500

April 3rd, 2017 by
2015 Ford F-350

The 2015 Ford F-350 and the Dodge Ram 3500 are among the most impressive full-size pickup trucks on the road. Both vehicles are built to tow and haul heavy loads. However, modern pickups also deliver interior comfort and high-tech convenience features. If you’re looking for an impressive pickup truck, come in and test drive a Ford F-350 today!

2015 Ford F-350 vs Dodge Ram 3500

Passenger Comfort and Convenienc

Inside, the 2015 Ford F-350 is stocked with high-tech convenience features. The seating is comfortable and supportive, and top-trim models offer luxurious leather upholstery. Passengers can organize carryon items in a number of interior storage spaces, including a lockable bin under the available 40/20/40-split front bench seat. The 110-volt inverter and 12-volt power point keep devices charged on the go.

The 2015 Dodge Ram’s impressive interior almost made this category too close to call. The higher trim models offer soft-touch materials and classy upholstery stitching. Seating is plush, making long commutes go by quickly. High tech convenience features include a back-up camera that displays on a screen in the rearview mirror.

Power and Performance

Although both trucks offer tough, capable powertrains, the Ram 3500 comes out ahead. Its standard 5.7-liter V8 engine produces 383 horsepower and 400 pound-feet of torque. Choose from two additional engine options. The 6.4-liter V8 is rated for 410 horses and 429 pound-feet of torque. The 6.7-liter turbo diesel inline-6 makes up to 385 horses and 865 pound-feet of torque. Properly equipped, the Ram 3500 can tow up to 30,000 pounds. Its max payload is 6,580 pounds.

The 2015 Ford F-350 isn’t far behind when it comes to impressive towing and hauling capabilities. It comes standard with a 6.2-liter gasoline V8, rated for 383 horses and 405 pound-feet of torque. For even greater power, choose the 6.7-liter diesel V8 engine. This option delivers 440 horses and 860 pound-feet of torque. Properly equipped – and depending on configuration – the F-350 can tow maximum loads of 26,700 pounds.

Driving Dynamics

On the road, the 2015 Ford F-350 delivers an impressive ride, whether or not it’s strapped down with a heavy payload. You can expect quick, capable handling. At highway speeds, the cabin remains impressively quiet. Passengers can expect a smooth, comfortable ride.

The Ram 3500 is a close second in this category. Although it’s designed to perform well with heavy loads in tow, this pickup remains composed during everyday drives. The steering is responsive and the ride is smooth. On the highway, road and wind noise are minimal.

Safety

When it comes to safety, the 2015 Ford F-350 takes the lead. Its rearview camera makes backing up a simple process. The integrated trailer brake controller helps drivers maintain heavy loads. Standard items like four-wheel antilock disc brakes and traction and stability control give drivers maximum authority when road conditions get rough.

The Ram 3500 also offers top-notch safety standards. Choose to add rear parking sensors and two rearview cameras to make parallel parking a snap. One rearview camera is standard equipment. The second monitors the cargo area, so drivers can keep an eye on their payload during highway drives.

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2015 Ford F-350

Although both the 2015 Ford F-350 and the Dodge Ram 3500 offer impressive options, we prefer the F-350 overall. Its powerful engine options allows you to haul heavy loads with ease. On the road, the F-350 is smooth, comfortable, and quiet. You have a wide range of luxury options to choose from to create an upscale cabin. High-tech safety features enhance passenger protection. Come in and test drive a Ford F-350 today.