How Does the Ford F-150 Compare to Competitors Like the New Ram 1500?

For decades now, drivers all over America have made the Ford F-150 their go-to truck of choice. It's not hard to see why. Often standing at the forefront of the truck market, the F-150 has been a consistent bar-raiser. The Ford F-150 is no exception. Building on a recent redesign, the newest F-150 delivers a design, features, and engine options that include some of the most impressive in its segment.

The Ford F-150 isn't alone in its high quality, however. Vehicles like the Ram 1500 have also earned acclaim for their sharp designs, impressive performance, and rich feature packages. It's another solid option for drivers looking for a high-performance truck.

The big question for many drivers, of course, is which truck is better? Should you drive home in a new Ford F-150 or a Ram 1500? Let's look at what both have to offer.

The Ford F-150

The recipient of a recent redesign, the new Ford F-150 is a modern truck that builds on the high-performance chops of its predecessors with a robust selection of features. What the F-150 offers, above all else, however, is options. With multiple trims and dozens of available configurations, the new F-150 has a model available to suit the needs of nearly every kind of driver. If you're looking for a no-frills work truck, there's an F-150 for that. If you want a truck for off-roading or to fit the whole family, there's an F-150 for that too.

Performance:  3.3-liter V6 (290 horsepower, 265 pounds-feet of torque, 19/25 miles per gallon), 2.7-liter twin-turbocharged V6 (325 horsepower, 400 pounds-feet of torque, 20/26 miles per gallon), 3.0-liter turbodiesel V6 (250 horsepower, 440 pounds-feet of torque, 22/30 miles per gallon), 3.5-liter twin-turbocharged V6 (375 horsepower, 470 pounds-feet of torque, 18/25 miles per gallon), 5.0-liter V8 (395 horsepower, 400 pounds-feet of torque, 17/23 miles per gallon), 3.5-liter twin-turbocharged V6 (450 horsepower, 510 pounds-feet of torque, 15/18 miles per gallon)

Feature Options: 4G LTE Wi-Fi Hotspot, Apple CarPlay/Android Auto, Leather Upholstery, Massage Seating, Cooled Seating, Sync 3 Infotainment System, Heated Seating

Safety Features: Adaptive Cruise Control, Blind-Spot Information System, Inflatable Rear Seatbelts

Starting Price: Around $30,000

The Ram 1500

Acclaimed by drivers for its impressive performance and rock-solid feature options, the Ram 1500 provides a versatile package that's just as good at being the family car as it is at hard work. With a refreshed lightweight design, it offers a more dynamic driving experience that feels better on the road without sacrificing anything in the department of under-the-hood muscle.

Performance: 3.6-liter V6 (305 horsepower, 269 pounds-feet of torque), 5.7-liter V8 (395 horsepower, 410 pounds-feet of torque, 15/22 miles per gallon)

Feature Options: Uconnect Infotainment System, Apple CarPlay/Android Auto, Heated Seating, Push-Button Start, Leather Seating, Heated Seats, Premium Interior Accents

Safety Features: Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Departure Warning, Rear Parking Sensors

Starting Price: Around $33,000

Which New Truck is the Right One for You?

The Ram 1500 is an excellent truck, and you'll have a great experience if you choose to drive one home. You won't find anyone at Ken Pollock Ford Lincoln who would argue otherwise. What they might tell you, however, is that the Ford F-150 can deliver even more. It doesn't matter what you're looking for in a new truck, the Ford F-150 has the options and abilities to handle it.

To learn more, get in touch with the sales team at our dealership in Berwick, PA. We'd love the opportunity to tell you more about everything this new truck, and our new Ford inventory has to offer.


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