2019 Ram 2500 vs 2019 Ford F-250
Posted on August 11, 2020
When a regular pickup truck just won't do, the time is right to get to know the world of heavy-duty trucks. At North York Chrysler Jeep Dodge in Thornhill, ON we understand that picking the right one is critical, that's why we like to tell our loyal customers about all their choices. This time around our sales experts thought they'd put our 2019 RAM 2500 up against the 2019 Ford F-250. Let's see why we think the RAM 2500 is the only choice.
2019 RAM 2500
As with all the RAM trucks available at North York Chrysler Jeep Dodge RAM, the 2019 RAM 2500 is exceptionally versatile. This heavy-duty truck is available in ten trim levels, up to 12 exterior colours, crew, regular, and mega cab, 6'4" or 8' box, and 4x2 and 4x4 drive. Powering the 2019 RAM 2500 is powered by two choices of engines:
- 6.4-liter Heavy-Duty V8 HEMI with MDS engine that puts out a best-in-class 410 horsepower and an impressive 429 lb.-ft. of torque. This legendary engine gives drivers up to 17,130 pounds in max towing and a max payload of 6,600 pounds.
- 6.7-liter I6 Cummins Turbo Diesel engine that puts out an incredible 850 lb.-ft. of torque and 370 horsepower. All the trims equipped with this engine also have a max towing capacity of up to 21,560 pounds and a max payload of up to 5,730 pounds.
For a great ride, no matter the terrain, the 2019 RAM 2500 offers an available RAM Articulink suspension, Auto-Level Rear Air Suspension, 33-inch Goodyear All-Terrain Tires, and eight-speed automatic transmission. To keep you and your passengers safe, there are a number of standard and optional protection features like the "Smart" Diesel Exhaust Brake, Electronic Stability Control with Hill Start Assist, Rain Brake Support, Park-Sense Front and Rear Park Assist System, and a 360-degree surround-view camera with trailer reverse guidance. Because you'll be spending so much time in your 2019 RAM 2500, it has been equipped with the latest connectivity and comfort features. You'll ride in style thanks to the available Uconnect 4C NAV multimedia centre with 8.4-inch touchscreen, premium leather heated and ventilated front bucket seats, nine Alpine Speakers including subwoofer, double-stacked centre console with full-leather lid and wood tambour door, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, and power sunroof.
2019 Ford F-250
The popular 2019 Ford F-250 heavy-duty truck comes in five trim levels and offers a choice of two different engines including the 6.2-liter SOHC 2-valve Flex Fuel V8 engine that produces 385 horsepower at 5,750 rpm and 430 lb.-ft. of torque at 3,800 rpm. This pickup truck gives drivers 12,900 pounds of max towing, a max payload 3,957 pounds, and rear-wheel and four-wheel drive. Other benefits of the 2019 Ford F-250 include a Rapid-Heat Supplemental Cab Heater, Ford SYNC 3 AppLink with Waze, tailgate-mounted rearview camera, and the BoxLink Cargo Management System.
Finding the Right Heavy-Duty Pickup
While this is only a quick look at both heavy-duty pickup trucks, we think that the 2019 RAM 2500 stands out when it comes to performance, versatility, towing, payload, and hi-tech equipment. To find out for yourself, we suggest contacting or visiting North York Chrysler Jeep Dodge today and taking the 2019 RAM 2500 for a test-drive.