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View Poll Results: who makes the best 1/2 ton
Ford f-150 41 71.93%
Dodge ram 1500 7 12.28%
other (please specify) 9 15.79%
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Old 04-13-2009, 06:30 PM   #1
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Ram 1500, f150 or other

My company is looking to buy 4 new half-ton trucks. ford and dodge both offered us special deals on them, longetivity isnt that big of a deal as we usually sell them when they reach 100k, and im not a big fan of the tudra as it looks ugly. So, my question of the day now is which one is better ive drove most of the half-tons and they ride well and have the power to pull what we need.
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Old 04-13-2009, 06:33 PM   #2
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Ford, I like Dodge but dont think they should be used as corporate fleet, ford i could care less for
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Old 04-13-2009, 06:34 PM   #3
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I chose Ford because I don't like the 1500. I explained in the other thread.
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Old 04-13-2009, 06:39 PM   #4
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Chevy, then Ford, then Dodge.

I've had a number of Chevys and they're good. Out here in AZ my experience is that 60% of contractors use Chevy, 30% Ford and 10% Dodge.

Isn't the new Tundra more of a 3/4 ton?

What are we supposed to call the Taco - a 3/8 ton?!
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If not able. Fords are good too. Look at other thread
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shit i dont know how i started 2 threads
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Old 04-13-2009, 06:46 PM   #7
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Old 04-13-2009, 06:47 PM   #8
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f150.......i still dont like the new body style at all, but they are a good built truck. i just dont like dodge trucks too much.
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only thing that really stuck out is i feel that gmc and the new tundra didnt feel as solid and settle compared to the rest of the trucks, i always felt you buy a truck it should ride like a truck and they didnt feel like that at all, Im really not trying to be biased against any of the trucks, just trying to get the best truck for the money
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Old 04-13-2009, 07:05 PM   #11
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I had an F-150 and thought it was a very good truck...specially for the money.
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Old 04-13-2009, 07:17 PM   #12
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150, can't beat 'em, can't bust 'em. They just fall apart on their own. lol

Much better than any Dodge or Chevy though.
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Without hesitation I would say that the new Ford's are the best all around 1/2 ton on the market today IMHO.
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Old 04-13-2009, 07:34 PM   #14
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The F-150, any of you that hasn't drove one of the 09's needs too. They are awesome! (for a full size)
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f150.......i still dont like the new body style at all, but they are a good built truck. i just dont like dodge trucks too much.
Will. The front looks just like the Ford Flex
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I owned a Dodge for about 3 years....and while I owned it, I had few warrantee items fixed. Never owned it past the warrantee. The trannies are known for giving up around 60k miles or so.

I know nothing about Fords.

You should cruise around on the Dodge/Ford forums and see what types of problems people are bitchin about.
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I am a born and raised ford boy! I loved my 06 f150.. You can't go wrong with america's number 1 selling truck! Not to mention, chevy and dodge are still in deep trouble! Ford is doing well.
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Ford does do some killer fleet deals, Probably why they are not as hurting as Chysler, And GM.
I say ford.
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