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1997 Ford F-350
2 Dr XL 4WD Standard Cab LB
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$22,095
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2021 RAM 3500
Big Horn Crew Cab LB 4WD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$63,209

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

1997 Ford F-350
2 Dr XL 4WD Standard Cab LB
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GuruY1TSF 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"
William writes:
Love this vehicle and it will forever be my favorite body style in the fords except for the newest 2017 and 20...
Ghiaguy 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"
2021 RAM 3500
Big Horn Crew Cab LB 4WD
No User Reviews

Specs

1997 Ford F-350
2 Dr XL 4WD Standard Cab LB
2021 RAM 3500
Big Horn Crew Cab LB 4WD
Powertrain
Drivetrain
4WD
4WD
4WD
4WD
4X4
4X4
Fuel Economy, City -- --
Fuel Economy, Highway -- --
Fuel Tank Volume 34 gal 32 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Diesel
Gasoline
Diesel
Gasoline
Power
210 hp @ 3,600 RPM
210 hp @ 3,600 RPM
--
--
370 hp @ 2,800 RPM
410 hp @ 5,600 RPM
Torque
325 lb-ft @ 2,800 RPM
325 lb-ft @ 2,800 RPM
--
--
850 lb-ft @ 1,700 RPM
429 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
8 cylinders
8 cylinders
8 cylinders
8 cylinders
6 cylinders
8 cylinders
Compression Ratio
--
--
--
--
19:1
10:1
Displacement
5,800 cc
5,800 cc
7,300 cc
7,500 cc
6,700 cc
6,400 cc
Bore x Stroke
--
--
--
--
4.21 in x 4.88 in
4.09 in x 3.72 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 --
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Optional Standard
CD Player Optional --
Cassette Player Optional --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Optional Standard
Power Door Locks Optional Standard
Passenger Power Seats Optional --
Interior
Maximum Seating 3 seats 6 seats
Front Legroom 41 in 40.9 in
Back Legroom -- 40.2 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- --
Standard Payload 3,895 lbs --
Maximum Payload 4,030 lbs 4,440 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity 12,500 lbs 14,070 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 10,000 lbs 25,090 lbs
Exterior
Length 213.3 in 260.8 in
Width 79 in 83.5 in
Height 70.8 in 78.4 in
Wheelbase 133 in 169.3 in
Bed Length 98.2 in 98.3 in

Available Options

1997 Ford F-350
2 Dr XL 4WD Standard Cab LB
2021 RAM 3500
Big Horn Crew Cab LB 4WD

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