2019 Blue RAM 1500

2020 RAM 1500*

Ford F-150

2020 Ford F-150*

2020 RAM 1500 vs. Ford F-150

2020 RAM 1500


2020 Ford F-150
305 hp

Base Horsepower

290 hp
12,750 Pounds

V8 Towing Capacity

11,600 Pounds
12,560 Pounds

Diesel Towing Capacity

11,500 pounds
Up to 32 mpg highway

Diesel Fuel Economy

Up to 30 mpg highway

IIHS Top Safety Pick+

Not Yet Rated
8.4-12-inch UConnect®


8-inch SYNC 3®

If you can’t decide between the Ford F-150 or the RAM 1500, you’re probably familiar with the impressive specs of both models. Connors Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram will help you compare each model so you can decide which pickup is right for you. We have a vast inventory of heavy-duty pickups and high-performing SUVs so that you can drive around Valparaiso in a vehicle that’s tough enough for your lifestyle.

RAM 1500 vs. Ford F-150: Engines and Performance

When you’re looking at the Ford F-150 or RAM 1500, the first thing you want to consider is engine options. The 2020 RAM 1500 offers four engine options for Portage drivers to choose from, whereas the Ford F-150 offers six. See below for the available engine options on both models:

RAM 1500 Engine Specs

  • Standard:  3.6L PENTASTAR® V6 eTorque with 305 hp and 269 lb-ft of torque
  • Diesel: 3.0L EcoDiesel V6® – 260 hp and 480 lb-ft of torque – 32 mpg hwy best-in-class fuel economy**
  • Top Engine: 5.7L HEMI® V8 eTorque with 395 hp and 410 lb-ft of torque

Ford F-150 Engine Specs

  • Standard: 290 hp and 265 Ib-ft of torque w/ 3.3L Ti-VCT V6 engine
  • Diesel: 250 hp and 440 Ib-ft of torque with 3.0L Power Stroke® TurboDiesel engine – 30 mpg hwy
  • Top engine: 450 hp and 510 Ib-ft of torque on the High-Output 3.5L Ecoboost V6 engine.

RAM 1500 vs. Ford F-150: Towing Capacity and Utility

Ford F-150 vs. RAM 1500V8 Towing Capacity

  • RAM 1500 – 5.7L HEMI® V8 with eTorque 12,750 pounds towing capacity
  •  Ford F-150 – 11,500 pounds towing capacity with a comparable V8

Ford F-150 vs. RAM 1500 V6 Towing Capacity

  • RAM 1500 – 3.0L EcoDiesel V6 engine, 12,560 pounds towing capacity
  • Ford F-150 – Capable of 13,200 pounds with the V6, but is only capable of towing 11,500 pounds with its diesel engine.

After viewing specs, you may prefer the superior towing capacity of the Ford F150. However, the RAM 1500 offers features like the RAMBox® Cargo Management system, lockable storage container, and multi-functional tailgate, giving pickup drivers more interior options than they’d find in the Ford F-150.

RAM 1500 vs. Ford F-150: Entertainment and Connectivity

You’ll find an 8.4-inch or optional 12.0-inch touch screen in the RAM 1500, with a UConnect® infotainment system plus standard Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™. You can get Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ in the Ford F-150 with an upgrade. Overall, the RAM 1500 comes with more standard features than the F-150. If you want more features on the base model and you’re choosing between the Ford F150 or the RAM 1500, the RAM 1500 is the better option.

  • Bluetooth® and voice recognition
  • Six-speaker sound system
  • USB ports
  • Overhead console
  • Remote keyless entry
  • Heated side mirrors

RAM 1500 Safety Features:

  • LED Brake Lights are available on the RAM 1500 base trim and available as an upgrade on higher F-150 trim levels.
  • Stay aware of your surroundings with Blind Spot Monitoring technology that is offered on the base model of the RAN 1500 and higher trims on the F-150.

Find a 2020 RAM 1500 for Sale at Connors Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram

The 2020 RAM 1500 has continued its upward climb that began with the redesign of the RAM pickup in 2019. If you’re trying to decide between the Ford F-150 or RAM 1500, we hope that this comparison has helped you choose between the two. Continue your search for the right pickup with a side-by-side comparison of the 2020 Ford Raptor vs. RAM Rebel.  Contact us for more information on our available RAM models. Have you already decided on a RAM that’s right for you? Apply for financing today!

*2019 Model years shwon.
**Class based on Light-Duty pickups.

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