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2017 Ram Ram Pickup 2500

2017 Ram 2500 vs 2017 Ford F-250 Super Duty near Chicago, IL

2017 Ram 2500 vs 2017 Ford F-250 Super Duty near Chicago, IL

2017 Ram 2500 with optional features

There’s a lot that goes into the decision to buy a new truck, and we at Sherman Dodge want to do our level best to help you out. We’ve decided to pit two pickup trucks, the 2017 Ram 2500 and the 2017 Ford F-250 Super Duty, against each other to really see which one comes out on top. Take a read through and don’t hesitate to contact our seasoned staff by dialing 855-511-6900 or sending a message via the chat function on the bottom, right-hand side of your screen.

There are so many iterations that both of these trucks come in, that comparing them can feel like a full-time job. We’re going to try to break it down and just look at the core of what will make these trucks useful to you — starting with what’s lying in wait underneath the hood. The Ram 1500 boasts a standard 5.7-liter V8 engine that pumps out 383 horsepower and 400 lb.-ft. of torque. This power is put to good use, which can clearly be seen in its 17,980-lb. maximum towing capacity1! The Ford F-250 has its own V6 engine that produces 385 horsepower and 430 lb.-ft. of torque, but it only yields a 13,300-lb. towing capacity2 that falls short of the Ram 2500’s capabilities. You can increase the axle size on the F-250, but the most you’ll get is a 14,000-lb. towing capacity2, which is still shy of what the Ram 2500 offers.

Let’s up the ante and talk about upgraded engines for a bit here, since they both offer some fierce options. The Ram 2500 can be equipped with a 6.4-liter V8 engine to put a massive 410 horsepower and 429 lb.-ft. of torque at your disposal. The F-250 doesn’t have a compatible engine to put side-to-side with it, which is definitely a shortcoming, but they both have diesel engines that are quite unique. The 6.7-liter Power Stroke® V8 Turbo Diesel engine on the F-250 produces a pretty incredible 440 horsepower and 925 lb.-ft. of torque, which brings it up to a 15,000-lb. towing capacity2 — which isn’t able to exceed the Ram 2500’s capability. The 6.7-liter diesel 6-cylinder engine busts out an amazing 370 horsepower and 800 lb.-ft. of torque when paired with the reinforced 6-speed automatic to accomplish a 17,600-lb. maximum tow rating1!

When it comes to engine power, it’s clear that the Ram 2500 is superior, but let’s take a peek inside of the cabs and see which is better prepared to take you through even the longest of hauls. Equipped inside of the Ram 2500 as standard is the Radio 3.0 system that’s hooked up to 6 speakers. The F-250 falls considerably short of this, only providing 4 speakers — and that’s a difference in sound that you’ll definitely notice.

We at Sherman Dodge don’t think there’s much more than needs to be said in this comparison between the 2017 Ram 2500 vs the 2017 Ford F-250 Super Duty near Chicago, IL. Come experience the truck-on-top at our location, 7601 N. Skokie Boulevard in Skokie, IL. The Ram 2500 is waiting for you, in all of its iterations, right here, so swing by during any of our business hours Monday through Saturday!

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  • Features
  • Specs
  • Warranty

Features

Features

  • Comfort
  • Mechanical
  • Safety
  • Exterior
  • Technology
  • Interior

Comfort

Comfort Features

Shift knob trim urethane
Dash trim simulated alloy
Armrests front center
Floor material rubber/vinyl
Steering wheel trim urethane

Convenience Features

Cupholders front
Steering wheel tilt
Cruise control
Power steering
Retained accessory power
Dimming rearview mirror manual day/night
Power outlet(s) 12V front
Sun visors
Steering wheel mounted controls cruise control
Steering wheel mounted controls multi-function
Assist handle front
Storage organizer
Storage door pockets

Air Conditioning

Front air conditioning zones single
Front air conditioning

Mechanical

Safety

Exterior

Technology

Interior

Specs

Warranty

Crash-Test Ratings

2017 Ram 2500 Regular PU/RC 4WD

Overall
N/A
Front Crash Overall
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Front Crash Driver
N/A
Front Crash Passenger
N/A
Side Crash Overall
N/A
Side Barrier Overall
N/A
Side Barrier Driver
N/A
Side Barrier Passenger
N/A
Side Pole Driver
N/A
Side Combined Front
N/A
Side Combined Rear
N/A
Rollover

Dealership Information


Additional Vehicle Information

Interior of the Ram 2500 Laramie

Sales Hours

855-511-6900
Monday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sunday Closed

Delivery Specialist Hours

847-982-9500
Monday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sunday Closed

Service Hours

855-227-3033
Monday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sunday Closed

Parts Hours

855-227-3033
Monday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sunday Closed

Finance Hours

Monday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sunday Closed

Mobility Specialist Hours

Monday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sunday Closed

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Top Recommended Trucks (2017 Model)
- Edmunds

Award
Truck of the Year: Contender (2017 Model)
- Motor Trend

Testimonials

Gina G
GOOGLE
December 11, 2017

fun place

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GOOGLE
December 11, 2017
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December 11, 2017

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Melanie Rose
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December 9, 2017

Great place . Nicole M was truly amazing and kind.

Mark Didricksen
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December 8, 2017
Jeff Knapp
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December 7, 2017
joey moore
GOOGLE
December 5, 2017

If you stop by here ask for todd l hes the best and will answer any questions you need

Bernardo Aguado
GOOGLE
December 5, 2017
Giuseppe Messina
GOOGLE
December 5, 2017

Great service

CARS
December 4, 2017

As always great service.fast.courteous.good repair/service facility.

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CARS
December 3, 2017

Problem was identified quickly and they gave me a ride home so I didn?t have to waste the day sitting in a waiting room while repairs were made.

Ezequiel Ramos
GOOGLE
December 3, 2017

If you're looking for a Jeep in the Chicago area this the place to go! Greate Selection! Greate Deals! Have the finance team take a second look at the offer, to make sure you're are getting the best quality and deal for your money. 5 out of 5 Stars for sure!

Folahanmi Agoro
GOOGLE
December 3, 2017

Nice place

alicia brown
GOOGLE
December 1, 2017

Worked with Christian on purchasing a new car! He consistently worked with me and went back and forth with the finance guys to get me into something great! Happy with my purchase!! Only reason Im giving 4 stars is cause I spent a lott of time there! Amazing dealership - go to a Christian for your car, he will definitely take care of you to the best of his abilities !!!

Boris Kofman
GOOGLE
December 1, 2017

John Volpe took great care of me!!! Best car buying experience I ever had in my life!! Will recommend him to my friends and family! Very knowledgeable and professional gentlemen! 5 stars indeed!

John Carter
GOOGLE
November 30, 2017

Reggie Steele is a amazing manager ! Was kind and caring of our situation and made sure we would leave in a safe vehicle for my family. Definitely will recommend Sherman dodge.

Tom Difransico
GOOGLE
November 30, 2017

Great people . Nicole morris is really making a difference in the customer service . From the short time I was there I saw her handling multiple situations of helping others and going out of her way

Selena Fragassi
GOOGLE
November 30, 2017

The staff here is incredible - not only did I get a solid reliable car (and a model I've been wanting for years) but I also got a good deal that with payments that I could afford thanks to the help of two folks in particular, salesman Leif Foss and finance director Niko Fronimos

ashley bailey
GOOGLE
November 30, 2017

Best dealership I've been to . Mike Morris was a pleasure to work with on getting me the jeep I wanted. Was extremely friendly with my kids and made sure we were taken care of all the way around.

Victor Snarskis
GOOGLE
November 30, 2017

Love my new Jeep

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Current Inventory

New 2017 Ram Ram Pickup 2500 4x4 Tradesman 2dr Regular Cab 8 ft. LB Pickup for Sale

Mileage: 7
Stock #: 170233

7 miles, 6.4L 8 Cyl. Gas, 2DR, Flame Red Clear Coat Exterior, Diesel Gray/Black Interior, Automatic

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Mileage: 7
Stock #: 170233

7 miles, 6.4L 8 Cyl. Gas, 2DR, Flame Red Clear Coat Exterior, Diesel Gray/Black Interior, Automatic

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Vehicle Pricing

Sticker Price
$41,130
Difference
$11,206
Sherman Price
$29,924
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