Make/Model Dodge Ram Heavy-Duty 2500 Ford F-250 Harley-Davidson GMC Sierra 2500 HD
Price (as tested) $44,445 $48,825 $47,583
Engine 5.9L Cummins Turbodiesel 6.0L Power Stroke Turbodiesel 6.6L Duramax Turbodiesel
Horsepower 325 at 2,900 rpm 325 at 3,300 rpm 310 at 3,000 rpm
Torque 600 at 1,600 rpm 560 at 2,000 rpm 590 at 1,600 rpm
Transmission Five-speed auto Five-speed auto Five-speed Allison
Suspension Live axle, Quadra-Link leading arms, coil springs (front), live axle, leaf spring (rear) Monobeam, leaf spring solid axle (front), solid axle leaf spring (rear) Independent torsion bar (front), semi-elliptic two-stage leaves (rear)
Brakes Power-assisted four-wheel disc, ABS
Power-assisted four-wheel disc, ABS
Power-assisted four-wheel disc, ABS
Wheelbase 140.5 in 156.2 in 153 in
Length 227.2 in 245.8 in 237.2 in
Width 79.9 in 79.8 in 79.7 in
Height 78.4 in 79.9 in 76.2 in
Curb Weight 5,979 lb 6,270 lb 5,858 lb
Towing Capacity (as tested) 13,150 lb 12,500 lb 12,000 lb
       
  Without Trailer Without Trailer Without Trailer
Acceleration (0-60 mph) 8.85 sec 8.95 sec 8.99 sec
Quarter-Mile Time 16.80 sec at 80.58 mph 16.83 sec at 82.81 mph 16.93 sec at 81.34 mph
Braking (60-0 mph) 138.6 ft 150.90 ft 154.37 ft
       
       
       
  With 5,000-Pound With 5,000-Pound With 5,000-Pound
  30-Foot Trailer 30-Foot Trailer 30-Foot Trailer
Acceleration (0-60 mph) 16.98 sec 15.05 sec 18.42 sec
Quarter-Mile Time 20.38 sec at 64.92 mph 19.83 sec at 66.71 mph 21.56 sec at 66.53 mph
Braking (30-0 mph) 56.37 ft 57.68 ft 56.80 ft