2021 RAM 2500 vs. 2021 Ford F-250

2021 Ram 2500 vs. 2021 Ford F-250
2021 RAM 2500


2021 Ford F-250

Keyless Access System

Not Available
17,540 pounds

Gas Engine Towing Capacity

15,000 pounds
$35,425 MSRP


$34,230 MSRP
370 hp

Min. Horsepower

385 hp

Ask anyone in the Harker Heights area – RAM knows trucks. As such, the RAM 1500 is a capable truck that can get a wide range of jobs done – but we’re here to talk about its bigger, beefier sibling, the 2021 RAM 2500, specifically how it stacks up against a competing model, the 2021 Ford F-250.

It’s an interesting showdown, the RAM 2500 vs. Ford F-250– and one that comes with benefits on both ends. But at the end of the day, we feel that the RAM 2500 takes the cake, and hauls it, too. Don’t just take our word for it, read on to witness the battle of these two popular work horses. If you have any questions after reading, please feel free to contact us to ask them!

RAM 2500 vs. Ford F-250: Engines & Towing

RAM 2500 or Ford F-250, which has the better guts and engineering for engine and towing performance specs? Well, when you compare the RAM 2500 vs. Ford F-250, you’ll find that both trucks offer powerful engine options. But when you upgrade the RAM 2500 engine to the available 6.4L HEMI V8, you’ll find that you get more towing power as far as gas engines are concerned.

Hauling an impressive maximum of 20,000 pounds, the RAM 2500’s muscle is plenty to get every job done in Nolanville and beyond! The F-250’s diesel engine also hauls a max of 20,000 pounds, but those loyal to the gas engine will enjoy an additional 2,500+ pound towing advantage over the F-250’s gas engine’s towing capacity. Check out the available options for these two heavy duty trucks:

2021 RAM 2500 Engine Options:

  • Heavy-Duty 6.4 HEMI V8 Engine: 410-hp and 429 lb-ft of torque.
  • 6.7L Cummins I6 Turbo Diesel Engine: 370-hp and 850 lb-ft of torque. 

2021 Ford F-250 Engine Options:

  • 7.3L V8 Gas Engine: 430-hp and 475 lb-ft of torque. 
  • 6.2L V8 Gas Engine: 385-hp and 430 lb-ft of torque.
  • 6.7L Power Stroke V8 Turbo Diesel Engine: 475-hp and 1,050 lb-ft of torque.

Standard & Optional Amenities: Ford F-250 or RAM 2500

Of course, all that raw power and rugged capability doesn’t mean quite as much without a host of features to make the job a little easier and more comfortable. It’s easy to enjoy the drive to the next Fort Hood job site with the RAM 2500. Simply put, the features and power of the RAM 2500 make the Ford F-250 debate an easy one. Here are some RAM 2500 features you won’t find on the Ford F-250:

  • Standard Aux Port
  • Adaptive Forward Lighting
  • Standard Proximity Key
  • ParkSense® Front and Rear Park Assist
  • The RamBox Cargo Management System

Test Drive Today at Nyle Maxwell CDJR Killeen!

Now that you know more about the advantages of the RAM 2500 vs. the Ford F-250, it’s time you tried one for yourself on a Killeen test drive. Our team is ready to help you with every step of the process, from test drives to financing. Looking to save time in our dealership? You can pre-qualify for financing online!

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