See How Ford F-150 Bests RAM 1500 Head-to-Head in Brooklyn CT

Ford F-150 and RAM 1500 are both light-duty, full-size trucks that are some of America's best-selling. They're well-regarded by hard workers and harder players everywhere, noted for their ease of handling, inviting interiors, towing and hauling credentials, and excellent fuel economy ratings. However, only one comes "built tough" to stand the test of time, and that's Ford F-150. How does it fare vs. RAM 1500? Check out a quick comparison from the experts here at Vachon Ford in Brooklyn.

Ford F-150 vs. RAM 1500

  • Ford F-150 offers more trims, seven to the six in RAM 1500, as well as a single, two-door cab configuration, vs. larger crew and quad cab options in RAM 1500. In short, Ford F-150 provides more options to appeal to a wider range of drivers, from those looking at no-frills work trucks in Plainfield CT for just the right bottom line to those seeking fully loaded commercial vehicles in Foster RI with all the trimmings.
  • Ford F-150 offers a choice among six powertrain options, including one, in the King Ranch and Platinum trims, incorporating a 5.0-liter Ti-VCT V8 that puts out a powerful 395 horsepower and 400 pound-feet of torque. RAM 1500 engine and transmission pairings are limited to three.
  • Ford F-150 makes an ultra-high-efficiency 250-horsepower, 3.0-liter Power Stroke turbo-diesel engine available in trims from Lariat and King Ranch to Platinum. It's capable of 440 pound-feet of torque, too. There's no diesel option, however, in RAM 1500.
  • Ford F-150 features a standard 450-horsepower EcoBoost V6 in its Raptor trim that can deliver a metaphorically tire-shredding 510 pound-feet of torque. The 5.7-liter HEMI V8 in RAM 1500 maxes out at only 395 horsepower and 410 pound-feet.
  • Ford F-150 has a best-in-class payload rating of 3,270 pounds maximum. RAM 1500 can lug only up to 2,300 pounds.
  • Ford F-150 can trailer up to a whopping 13,200 pounds, which also leads the class. RAM 1500 trails, capable of taking on only 12,750 pounds max.
  • Ford F-150 is more fuel-economical than RAM 1500. It can, according to EPA estimates, achieve 22 mpg in a city like Putnam CT and 30 mpg on the highway when equipped with a diesel engine. RAM 1500 and its 3.6-liter V6 can only get up to 20 mpg and 25 mpg respectively, even with available eTorque mild hybrid technology.

There are plenty more ways Ford F-150 bests the rest. Visit our 455 Providence Road showroom to schedule a test drive today, and we'll be happy to show you!

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