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1997 Ford F-350
2 Dr XL 4WD Standard Cab LB
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$22,095
6 listings nationwide

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2010 Dodge Ram 3500
Laramie Crew Cab 4WD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$32,316
10 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

1997 Ford F-350
2 Dr XL 4WD Standard Cab LB
No Expert Reviews
2010 Dodge Ram 3500
Laramie Crew Cab 4WD
Eric Tallberg Preview:

For looks, utility, and sheer brute strength, the one-ton 2010 Ram Pickup 3500 remains king of the mountain. This full-size pickup shouts “Bring it on!” even while sitting in the typic...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

1997 Ford F-350
2 Dr XL 4WD Standard Cab LB
10
writes:
the ford is a great truck but power is a bit lacking
Front Seats Ranked 1997 Dodge Ram 1500 worse.
"soft and comfy"
Family Car Ranked 1997 Dodge Ram 1500 worse.
"the ford is a better ride for the long haul"
writes:
Love this vehicle and it will forever be my favorite body style in the fords except for the newest 2017 and 20...
writes:
Great f9r towing an all round hauling
Power Ranked 1997 Dodge Ram 3500 ST Club Cab LB 4WD worse.
"Coulld pull heavy loads with no complaints"
Family Car Ranked 1997 Dodge Ram 3500 ST Club Cab LB 4WD worse.
"Comfortable ride rough terrain or no"
2010 Dodge Ram 3500
Laramie Crew Cab 4WD
writes:
Plenty of towing power but while test driving got only 12 miles to the gallon. No features like backup camera....
25
2010 Dodge Ram 3500 Laramie Crew Cab 4WDReview:

Powerfull Awesome Good Looking Truck With A 15-16 Mpg Fuel Economy — There's nothing to dislike. I love cruising with this reliable truck. With its LED day driving light...

Primary Use: Family transportation

10
writes:
Front Seats Ranked 2014 Ford Expedition EL Limited 4WD better.
"Both seats power. Heated and cooled"
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2014 Ford Expedition EL Limited 4WD worse.
"Plenty of back seat room"

Specs

1997 Ford F-350
2 Dr XL 4WD Standard Cab LB
2010 Dodge Ram 3500
Laramie Crew Cab 4WD
Powertrain
Drivetrain
4WD
4WD
4WD
4WD
4X4
4X4
Fuel Economy, City -- --
Fuel Economy, Highway -- --
Fuel Tank Volume 34 gal 34 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Diesel
Gasoline
Diesel
Diesel
Power
210 hp @ 3,600 RPM
210 hp @ 3,600 RPM
--
--
350 hp @ 3,000 RPM
350 hp @ 3,000 RPM
Torque
325 lb-ft @ 2,800 RPM
325 lb-ft @ 2,800 RPM
--
--
650 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
650 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
Cylinders
8 cylinders
8 cylinders
8 cylinders
8 cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
--
--
--
--
17.3:1
17.3:1
Displacement
5,800 cc
5,800 cc
7,300 cc
7,500 cc
6,700 cc
6,700 cc
Bore x Stroke
--
--
--
--
4.21 in x 4.88 in
4.21 in x 4.88 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag -- Standard
Passenger Airbag -- Standard
Front Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 4 stars --
Front Passenger 5 stars --
Rollover (pre-2011) -- 3 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Optional
Leather Seats -- Standard
Air Conditioning Optional Standard
CD Player Optional Standard
Cassette Player Optional --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Optional Standard
Power Door Locks Optional Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Passenger Power Seats Optional Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 3 seats 6 seats
Front Legroom 41 in 41 in
Back Legroom -- 43.1 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- --
Standard Payload 3,895 lbs 2,810 lbs
Maximum Payload 4,030 lbs 2,810 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity 12,500 lbs 11,550 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 10,000 lbs 16,650 lbs
Exterior
Length 213.3 in 237.4 in
Width 79 in 97 in
Height 77.5 in 78.4 in
Wheelbase 133 in 148.9 in
Bed Length 98.2 in 76.3 in

Available Options

1997 Ford F-350
2 Dr XL 4WD Standard Cab LB
2010 Dodge Ram 3500
Laramie Crew Cab 4WD

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