Full-size pickup trucks have enough power for most drivers, but if you need a heavy-duty towing and hauling vehicle, you need to pay close attention to the differences between them. The 2018 Ford F-250 and the 2018 Ram 2500 are two capable, powerful pickup trucks designed for heavy-duty driving needs, so which is the right choice for you?

Drivers in Geneva, Canandaigua and Rochester can find out which of these two trucks is more capable with our 2018 Ford F-250 vs. Ram 2500 comparison.

Engine Options

The Ford F-250 comes with a 6.2-liter V-8 that produces 385 horsepower and 430 pound-feet of torque, which is plenty for most towing and hauling needs. There's also a 6.7-liter Power Stroke turbodiesel V-8 with 450 horsepower and 935 pound-feet of torque for an even tougher engine option.

The Ram 2500 has plenty of power as well, with a 5.7-liter V-8 engine that produces 383 horsepower and 400 pound-feet of torque or a 6.7-liter V-6 turbodiesel that produces 350 horsepower and 660 pound-feet of torque for more power.

Towing and Hauling

The Ford F-250 is a heavy-duty towing vehicle with the best maximum towing capacity in the class. Properly equipped, this truck can tow up to 21,000 pounds and carry 7,630 pounds in the bed. It also offers several advanced towing features, such as trailer sway control, an in-bed camera and an integrated trailer brake controller.

The Ram 2500 is no slouch either, offering 17,980 pounds of towing capacity with the right configuration. A few features enhance its utility, such as an exclusive in-bed storage box, the Ram Box, that turns the bed's side rails into lockable storage bins, and a camera that provides an interior view of the bed.

Configurations and Options

Both the F-250 and the Ram 2500 are available with regular, extended or crew cab configurations, as well as three bed options. They each have a range of trim levels as well, starting with a bare-bones fleet model to a luxury option with a ton of technology and convenience features.

Both are available with such luxury options as heated and ventilated seating, high-quality leather upholstery, dual-zone climate control and premium sound systems. They also offer unique utility features, like power running boards and bed cameras, as well.

For entertainment, each truck is available with an infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone integration, navigation, Bluetooth connectivity, satellite radio and other compatibility apps. The F-250 comes with Ford's intuitive Sync 3 infotainment system, however, which can pair with concierge services like Sync Connect and Ford's MyKey.

Test Drive the 2018 Ford F-250 at Friendly Ford

These two heavy-duty pickup trucks have all the luxury and utility you could possibly need, so it can be difficult to choose the right one for you. We hope that our 2018 Ford F-250 vs. 2018 Ram 2500 comparison helped you determine the one that suits you best.

Drivers in Geneva, Canandaigua and Rochester can learn more about the 2018 Ford F-250 by visiting Friendly Ford. Call or stop by our dealership today to schedule your test drive!

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