Ram 1500 vs. Ford F-150

Ram 1500
Ford F-150
Fuel Economy (City/Hwy) 20/26 20/26
Fuel Tank Capacity 23 Gallons 23 Gallons
Torque 269 lb-ft 265 lb-ft
Horsepower 305 290
Standard Engine 3.6-Liter V6 24V VVT eTorque Engine Upgrade 3.3L Ti-VCT V6 Engine
Standard Towing 7,730 7,700
Payload 2,100 lb 1,990 lb
Infotainment Standard Not Standard
Push to Start Standard Not Standard
Remote Keyless Entry Standard Not Standard
MSRP $31,795 $28,115

When you’re ready for a pickup truck that will get the job done, visit the Nichols Dodge Chrysler Jeep dealership in Burlington, NC. We offer a large inventory new and used Ram trucks, including the popular Ram 1500. Many drivers compare the Ram 1500 to its coun the Ford F-150 when searching for a vehicle that fits their needs. For your shopping convenience, we’ve collected the specs to help you decide which pickup truck works well for both your budget and lifestyle. We also understand that reading specs does not compare to getting behind the wheel of each vehicle, and we encourage you to visit our Ram experts in Burlington, NC for a test drive. Contact our auto sales team to schedule your visit.

Although the Ram 1500 and Ford F-150 are seemingly similar trucks, there are significant differences you should note while conducting your online car search. The Ram 1500 starts at a higher price point because its standard model offers more than other trucks. The Ford F-150 cannot offer the same, impressive push-to-start and remote keyless entry that the Ram 1500 can. In addition, the cabin features of the Ram 1500 includes Unconnect technology and a 5-inch display. The Ford F-150, however, only offers simple radio and climate control options in its standard model. The Ram 1500 wears modern interior with premium design, while the Ford F-150 takes an old school approach, especially with its less innovative technology features. If you would rather drive a base model that is more tech-savvy and offers more technological features, then the Ram 1500 may be right for you.

When you’re looking at the exterior design of these trucks, the Ram 1500 will not disappoint. Its new design showcases both outdoor ruggedness and comfortable luxury. The Ford F-150, however, stays true to the boxy look of an older, more traditional pickup. In terms of performance specifications, these two trucks have some similarities, but for fuel economy, the Ram 1500 comes out on top. Not only that, if you decide you’d like to upgrade to the V8 engine, the Ram 1500 pickup truck offers eTorque, a hybrid system that lets you conserve both fuel and money. If these features are top priorities in your pickup truck purchase, consider the Ram 1500.

In summary, the Ram 1500 is a more modern pickup truck in terms of standard available technology and truck mechanics. Nichols Dodge Chrysler Jeep is proud to offer a wide selection of new and used Ram 1500 trucks in stock at our Burlington, NC location. Our full-service dealership also offers Ram maintenance and repair so your truck can perform at its best for years to come. Our auto specialists will happily guide you through your options to find the truck that will fit your lifestyle best, as well as auto financing options that work with your budget. Don’t wait any longer, get in touch with the team at Nichols Dodge Chrysler Jeep to get started.


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