2012 Ford Raptor 2012 Ram Runner
POWERTRAIN
DRIVETRAIN LAYOUT Front engine, 4WD Front engine, 4WD
ENGINE 90-deg V-8, iron block/alum heads 90-deg V-8, iron block/alum heads
BORE X STROKE 4.02 x 3.74 in 3.92 x 3.58 in
DISPLACEMENT 379 cu in/6.2L 345 cu in/5.7L
COMPRESSION RATIO 9.8:1 10.5:1
VALVE GEAR SOHC, 2 valves/cyl OHV, 2 valves/cyl
POWER (SAE NET) 411 hp @ 5500 rpm 390 hp @ 5600 rpm
TORQUE (SAE NET) 434 lb-ft @ 4500 rpm 407 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
TRANSMISSION 6-speed automatic 65RFE 6-speed automatic
1ST 4.17:1 3.00:1
2ND 2.34:1 1.67:1
3RD 1.52:1 1.50:1
4TH 1.14:1 1.00:1
5TH 0.86:1 0.75:1
6TH 0.69:1 0.67:1
REVERSE 3.40:1 3.00:1
AXLE RATIO 4.10:1 3.55:1
FINAL-DRIVE RATIO 2.83:1 2.38:1
TRANSFER-CASE MODEL Borg-Warner 4419 Borg-Warner 44-44
LOW-RANGE RATIO 2.64:1 2.64:1
CRAWL RATIO (1ST X AXLE GEARS X LOW RANGE) 45.1:1 28.1:1
DIMENSIONS/CAPACITIES
WHEELBASE 145.2 in 140.5 in
LENGTH x WIDTH x HEIGHT 232.1 x 86.3 x 78.4 in 239.0 x 85.4 x 79.2 in
TRACK, F/R 73.6/73.6 in 68.2/67.5 in
TURNING CIRCLE 47.0 ft 45.5 ft
APPROACH/DEPARTURE ANGLE 30.0/23.0 deg 41.0/30.0 deg
GROUND CLEARANCE 10.0 in 13.0 in
CURB WEIGHT 6260 lb 5900 lb
WEIGHT DIST, F/R 57/43% 58/42%
PAYLOAD CAPACITY 1040 lb 800 lb
GVWR 7300 lb 6700 lb
GCWR 14,700 lb 15,500 lb
TOWING CAPACITY 8000 10,250 lb
SEATING CAPACITY 5 5
HEADROOM, F/R 41.0/40.3 in 41.0/39.7 in
LEGROOM, F/R 41.4/43.5 in 41.0/34.7 in
SHOULDER ROOM, F/R 65.9/65.5 in 66.0/65.7 in
BED L X W X H 67.0 x 65.2 x 22.4 in 76.3 x 66.4 x 20.1 in
WIDTH BETWEEN WHEELHOUSINGS 50.0 in 51.0 in
CHASSIS
CONSTRUCTION Body on frame Body on frame
SUSPENSION, FRONT/REAR Control arm, coil spring, anti-roll bar/live axle, leaf spring Control arm, coil spring, anti-roll bar/live axle, coil spring, anti-roll bar
STEERING TYPE Power rack and pinion Power rack and pinion
RATIO 20.0:1 17.9:1
TURNS LOCK-TO-LOCK 3.1 3.3
BRAKES, F/R 13.8-in vented disc/13.7-in vented disc, ABS 13.2-in vented disc; 13.8-in vented disc, ABS
WHEELS 8.5 x 17-in, cast aluminum 8.0 x 17-in, cast aluminum
TIRES 315/70R17 121/118S M+S BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A 35x12.50R17 LT M+S General Grabber
PERFORMANCE
ACCELERATION TO MPH
0-30 2.4 sec 2.9 sec
0-40 3.7 4.1
0-50 5.1 5.4
0-60 6.9 7.7
0-70 9.3 10.2
0-80 11.8 13.1
0-90 14.9 16.5
QUARTER MILE 15.4 sec @ 91.0 mph 16.0 sec @ 88.5 mph
BRAKING, 60-0 MPH 146 ft 141 ft
TOP-GEAR REVS @ 60 MPH 1750 rpm 1600 rpm
CONSUMER INFO
BASE PRICE $46,620 $46,035
PRICE AS TESTED $53,660 $68,490*
AIRBAGS Dual front, front side, f/r curtain Dual front, front side, f/r curtain
FUEL CAPACITY 36.0 gal 26.0 gal
EPA CITY/HWY ECON 11/16 mpg 13/19 mpg
CO2 EMISSIONS 1.52 lb/mi 1.28 lb/mi
RECOMMENDED FUEL Unleaded regular Unleaded regular

Both trucks have the same goal but take different approaches. Ford entices with an out-of-the-box, ready-to-run product, while Ram is looking for enthusiasts who want to get their hands dirty. A buyer's choice will likely come down to brand loyalty.