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Here's how the 1998 Dodge Ram 2500 and the 1998 Ford F-250 measure up.
2dr Reg Cab 135" WB HD
$19,510
Starting MSRP
Reg Cab 139"
$16,760
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
2-door 2-door -
Seats
3 3 -
Engine

235.0-hp, 5.9-liter, Straight 6 Cylinder Engine(Diesel Fuel)

250.0-hp, 5.9-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

300.0-hp, 8.0-liter, 10 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

206.0-hp, 5.4-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine(Natural Gas Fuel)

220.0-hp, 4.6-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

206.0-hp, 5.4-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

235.0-hp, 5.4-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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Combined MPG
0 0 -
Size
220.1" length, 72.9" height 220.8" length, 73.3" height -
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Camel / Tan

Agate

Mist Gray

Graphite

Oxford White / Lt Graphite

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Transmissions

Transmissions

M/T

A/T

5-Speed M/T

4-Speed A/T

M/T

A/T

5-Speed M/T

4-Speed A/T

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Wheels

Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel -
Front Wheel Size
16 x 6.5 in 16.0 x 7.0 in -
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel -
Spare Wheel Size
16 x 6.5 in 16.0 x 7.0 in -
Rear Wheel Size
16 x 6.5 in 16.0 x 7.0 in -
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel -

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 540 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
117 130 -

Engine

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
250 @ 4400 220 @ 4500 -
Displacement
5.9L/360 4.6L/281 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
335 @ 3200 290 @ 3250 -
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V8 -

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
- 18 MPG -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - City
0.00 mi 450.00 mi -
Cruising Range - Hwy
0.00 mi 540.00 mi -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
- 15 MPG -

Suspension

Axle Type - Front
- Twin Forged SLA -
Suspension Type - Front
Wide Track Coil Spring -
Suspension Type - Rear
Leaf Spring 2-Stage Multi-Leaf -
Axle Type - Rear
Full-Floating Semi-Floating -

Frame

Frame Type
Ladder Ladder -

Brakes

Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Brake ABS System
Rear Wheel Rear-Wheel -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Brake Type
Power Power -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.5 x 1.26 in 12.13 x -TBD- in -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
35.0 gal 30.0 gal -

Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
45.4 ft 45.92 ft -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A N/A -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A 47.66 ft -
Steering Type
Power Power -

Tires

Front Tire Size
LT245/75R16E P255/70R16SL -
Rear Tire Size
LT245/75R16E P255/70R16SL -
Spare Tire Size
LT245/75R16E P255/70R16SL -

Trailering

Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
- 2,000 lbs -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
900 lbs 300 lbs -
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
- 500 lbs -
Maximum Trailering Capacity
N/A N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
500 lbs 200 lbs -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
5000 lbs 2,000 lbs -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
10,000 lbs 2,000 lbs -

Weight Information

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
8800.00 lbs 6950.00 lbs -
As Spec'd Curb Weight
4825.00 lbs 4310.00 lbs -
Curb Weight - Front
2775 lbs 2484 lbs -
Option Weight - Front
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs -
Maximum Payload Capacity
3975.00 lbs 2640.00 lbs -
Curb Weight - Rear
2050 lbs 1826 lbs -
Curb Weight
4825.00 lbs 4310.00 lbs -
Gross Combined Wt Rating
14,000 lbs 6,500 lbs -
As Spec'd Payload
3975.00 lbs 2640.00 lbs -
Total Option Weight
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs -
Gross Axle Weight Rating
10580.00 lbs 7053.00 lbs -
Base Curb Weight
N/A N/A -
Option Weight - Rear
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs -

Dimensions

Cargo Box Width @ Floor
64.2 in 60.3 in -
Cargo Box Length @ Floor
97.5 in 97.0 in -
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear
60.4 in 65.2 in -
Tailgate Width
60.4 in N/A -
Second Shoulder Room
N/A N/A -
Cab to End of Frame
99.7 in N/A -
Second Hip Room
N/A N/A -
Second Leg Room
N/A N/A -
Cargo Box (Area) Height
19.4 in 19.7 in -
Second Head Room
N/A N/A -
Front Shoulder Room
66.0 in 63.8 in -
Ground Clearance, Front
9.1 in N/A -
Overhang, Front
37.9 in 37.2 in -
Cargo Volume
70.0 ft³ 72.6 ft³ -
Length, Overall
N/A N/A -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
50.0 in 50.0 in -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
79.3 in 78.4 in -
Ground Clearance, Rear
7.8 in N/A -
Wheelbase
134.7 in 138.5 in -
Front Hip Room
65.6 in 61.3 in -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper
N/A N/A -
Front Leg Room
41.0 in 40.9 in -
Height, Overall
72.1 in 73.3 in -
Ground to Top of Load Floor
31.9 in 33.0 in -
Front Head Room
40.2 in 40.8 in -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper
47.5 in N/A -
Passenger Capacity
3 3 -
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper
220.1 in 220.8 in -

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