Silver 2020 Ram 1500

2020 Ram 1500

Black 2020 Ford F-150

2020 Ford F-150

2020 Ram 1500


2020 Ford F-150

Starting MSRP

305 hp

Base Horsepower

290 hp
12,750 pounds

Max. Towing Capacity

13,200 pounds
25 mpg

Gas Highway Fuel Economy

26 mpg
Up to 32 mpg highway

Diesel Fuel Economy

Up to 30 mpg highway

IIHS Top Safety Pick+

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2020 Ram 1500 vs. 2020 Ford F-150

The Ram 1500 and Ford F-150 are strong options for Columbus, GA drivers. They are titans in their segment, and both are available nearby at Opelika Ford Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram. What’s more, each model comes backed by three years or 36,000 miles of basic warranty coverage and five years or 60,000 miles of powertrain warranty coverage and roadside assistance. However, we assume that you only need one pickup truck, so we compare the Ram 1500 vs Ford F-150 to help with your decision.

Ram 1500 vs. F-150: Engines and Performance

Take your pick from the six F-150 engine options or the three Ram 1500 engine offerings, each of which promises distinctive power and efficiency.

  • F-150
    • 3.3L Ti-VCT V6 rated at 290 hp and 265 lb-ft of torque
    • 3.5L EcoBoost® rated at 375 hp and 470 lb-ft of torque
    • High-Output 3.5L EcoBoost® rated at 450 hp and 510 lb-ft of torque
    • 3.0L Power Stroke® TurboDiesel rated at 250 hp and 440 lb-ft of torque
    • 2.7L Turbocharged EcoBoost® rated at 325 hp and 400 lb-ft of torque
    • 5.0L Ti-VCT V8 rated at 395 hp and 400 lb-ft of torque
  • Ram 1500
    • 3.6L PentaStar® V6 rated at 305 hp and 269 lb-ft of torque
    • 5.7L HEMI® V8 rated at 395 hp and 410 lb-ft of torque
    • 3.0L EcoDiesel V6 rated at 260 hp and 480 lb-ft of torque
2020 Ram 1500 Models Parked Outside

As you can see, the new Ram 1500 guarantees stronger performance from its introductory engine, but the new Ford F-150 generates more power overall, at 450 hp with the High-Output 3.5L EcoBoost®. These pickups also have comparable diesel engine specs.

In terms of efficiency, the Ford achieves an EPA-estimated 26 mpg highway with a gas-powered engine, and the Ram 1500 hits 25 mpg highway. As for diesel engines, the Ram’s 3.0L EcoDiesel V6 accomplishes 32 mpg highway, compared with the F-150’s 30 mpg highway.

Ram 1500 vs. F-150: Towing Capacity

Auburn drivers also prize how much their trucks can tow, whether they’re headed to the work site or on an adventure outside of Phenix City. Check out Dodge Ram vs. F-150 towing capacity comparison:

  • Maximum F-150 Towing Capacity: 13,200 pounds
  • Maximum Ram 1500 Towing Capacity: 12,750 pounds

Ram 1500 vs. F-150: Features

Salem-area drivers will agree: Interior features are just as important as performance capabilities. The good news is, both the 2020 Ford F-150 and 2020 Ram 1500 deliver. Each model has a unique infotainment system, smartphone app integration, and luxurious appointments in the cabin. Other noteworthy features offered across the lineup include:

  • Bluetooth® connectivity
  • Voice recognition
  • Overhead console
  • Remote keyless entry
  • USB ports
Blue 2020 Ford F-150 Towing Trailer

Test Drive the Ram 1500 and Ford F-150 at Opelika Ford Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram!

Still having trouble deciding between these two trucks after reading the Ram vs. F-150 comparison? Luckily, Columbus, GA-area drivers can test drive both models at Opelika Ford Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram! Get in touch to plan your visit, and let us know if you’d like to see a midsize truck like the Gladiator as well. You can even learn more about the bed size of the F-150. Our team will help you choose which pickup truck will best suit your lifestyle and driving demands!

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