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2017 Ford Super Duty XL v. 2017 Ram 2500 SLT

2017 Ford Super Duty v 2017 Ram 2500

Every blue collar, working class American needs a powerful truck, whether it be for work or for jobs at home. Two of the top trucks available today are the 2017 Ford Super Duty XL and the 2017 Ram 2500 SLT. America loves both of these trucks, as they share many qualities. This makes deciding which truck is better for you quite the decision. You have to make sure that you get the truck with the power that you need and the drivability that you want. The staff here at Portsmouth Ford always wants to be here for you through every single step of the truck buying experience, which is why we want to help you find the perfect truck. Is the perfect truck the 2017 Ford Super Duty XL or the 2017 Ram 2500 SLT? Let us help you figure out which truck fits your needs better.

2017 FORD 2017 RAM
SUPER DUTY XL 2500 SLT
   
Flexible Fuel 6.2 Liter V8 engine HEMI 5.7 Liter V8 engine
Fuel Capacity of 34 gallons Fuel Capacity of 32 gallons
Maximum GVWR = 9,900 lbs Maximum GVWR = 9,000 lbs

40.8 in. of Front Head Room

66.7 in. of Front Shoulder Room

39.9 in. of Front Head Room

39.9 in. of Front Shoulder Room

Rust/Corrosion Warranty = 5 years Rust/Corrosion Warranty = 3 years
   

One of the most important things to consider when buying a new truck is what is under the hood. Behind the grille of the 2017 Ram 2500 SLT, you’ll find a HEMI 5.7 Liter V8 engine. Under the hood of the 2017 Ford Super Duty XL, you’ll find a slightly larger Flexible Fuel 6.2 Liter V8 engine. The 2017 Ford Super Duty XL has a fuel capacity of 34 gallons, while the 2017 Ram 2500 SLT tops out at 32 gallons. If you take a look at the gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of each vehicle, you’ll find that the maximum GVWR of the Super Duty is 9,900 lbs., while the maximum GVWR of the 2500 is only 9,000 lbs. So if you are looking to use your new truck to haul cargo, then you should go with the 2017 Ford Super Duty XL instead of the 2017 Ram 2500 SLT.

If you are looking to bring passengers along in your truck, know that the Regular Cab trim of the 2017 Ford Super Duty XL grants you more front head room and more front shoulder room. The front head room of the Ford Super Duty measures in at 40.8 inches while the Ram 2500 SLT tops out at 39.9 inches. The 2017 Ford Super Duty XL brings you 66.7 inches of front shoulder room while the 2017 Ram 2500 SLT brings you slightly less, at 66 inches. Plus Ford’s warranty program is more extensive than the Ram warranty program. The Ford Warranty for corrosion and rust covers the up to five years, while the same warranty for Ram ends after three years. Ford also brings you a roadside assistance program of five years or 60,000 miles. So come to Portsmouth Ford and see why the Ford F-Series has been the best selling line of trucks in America for 40 years!

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2017 Ford Super Duty v 2017 Ram 2500