There’s fierce competition right now in the full-size pickup class. If one of these trucks is on your wish list, we can help you pick out the right model. Check out this comparison of the RAM 1500 and Ford F-150:
Few trucks can compete with the RAM 1500 in terms of power. Even the base model pumps out 305 horsepower from its 3.6-liter V6 engine. It supplies 269 lbs.-ft. of torque as well. You can also go with one of the other three available engines:
- 3.0-liter V6 diesel: 260 horsepower and 480 lbs.-ft. of torque
- 5.7-liter V8: 395 horsepower and 410 lbs.-ft. of torque
- 6.2-liter supercharged V8: 702 horsepower and 650 lbs.-ft. of torque
No matter the engine you choose, you will get an eight-speed automatic transmission. Rear-wheel drive is standard, but you can opt for four-wheel drive. The base engine in the Ford F-150 is a 3.3-liter V6 that has 290 horsepower and 265 lbs.-ft. of torque. It can come with another engine as well, but the best its top unit can do is put out 430 horsepower and 570 lbs.-ft. of torque. This truck comes with a 10-speed automatic transmission and rear-wheel drive.
Space and Comfort
The RAM 1500 has one of the biggest interiors you will find. There is plenty of room for up to six people, and both rows will easily accommodate even taller folks. Cloth or synthetic leather upholstery comes standard, and you can get genuine leather. Other available features include heated and ventilated seats for both the front and back and eight-way power-adjustable front seats. Just three people can fit in the cabin the base Ford F-150, as only the bigger cabs offer an additional row. Ventilated back seats aren’t available in this truck.
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