Ford F-150 Vs. Ram 1500

 
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There is no doubt that this is the year of great trucks. Ford and Ram both released new versions of their extremely popular models, the F-150 and Ram 1500, raising the competition and making it that much more difficult for truck lovers to decide the right one for them. To aid in this decision, we need an in-depth look at both models and their best features.

Mileage

In terms of mileage, the F-150 wins in this category, getting 20 MPG in the city and 25 MPG on the highway. In comparison, the Ram 1500 gets 17 MPG in the city and 25 MPG on the highway. If you are looking for a vehicle with good gas mileage, the F-150 is the one for you.

Engine and Performance

Looking under the hood, the Ram 1500 has a 3.6L V6 engine while the F-150 has a 3.3L V6 engine. These two engines are pretty much similar. The F-150, however, does get 6500 RPM in horsepower and 4000 RPM in torque and Ram 1500 get 6400 RPM in horsepower and 4175 in torque. With suspension, the F-150 has a double wishbone system, helping to reduce roll and common in larger vehicles, while the Ram 1500 has the multi-link, which allows for a better compromise between ride and handling and common in performance cars. For this, it basically comes down to preference.

If you are looking for a vehicle for towing and hauling, the F-150 is the one to beat with their class-leading towing and hauling capacity. Ram 1500, in comparison, has a lower towing and hauling capacity than the competitors.

Interior

The inside of a car is also an important factor. The F-150 is very spacious with supportive seats and long list of technology features like smart device integration, back-up camera, park assist, blind spot monitoring, lane keep assist, and rear parking aid to name a few. The Ram 1500 has an upscale interior with some of the same technology features as the f-150, though missing a few that only the Ford vehicle has.

Price

Now to the most important question: the price. Overall, the F-150 wins here with a starting price of around $31,845 while the Ram 1500 has a starting price of $36,490. For a vehicle that got a 10/10 safety rating and earned a Top Safety Pick rating, the price tag for the F-150 doesn't look so bad.

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