Ram 1500 vs. Ford F-150 at Urse CDJR

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

Find Out More About Everything the New Ram 1500 Pickup has to Offer

When you're shopping for a new truck, you'll find no lack for new models worth looking at. It should say something then that the Ram 1500 does such a good job of standing out in the company of its peers.

A stylish and versatile truck with powerful performance options and a wide array of modern features, the newest Ram 1500 offers options and equipment to satisfy even the choosiest of Morgantown and Fairmont drivers. It doesn't matter if you're looking for something powerful for hard work or comfortable for family road trips, the Ram 1500 can get the job done.

If you need proof, consider how it stacks up to one of its chief contenders - the Ford F-150. Let's look at what trucks bring to the table and what makes the Ram 1500 a better buy for Bridgeport customers like you.


The New Ram 1500

The latest new model of the Ram 1500 has a powerful sense of style that's matched by new and powerful engine options. It doesn't matter if you're looking for a hard-working truck or a comfortable pickup with room and amenities for the whole family, the Ram 1500 has options on offer.

Performance: The newest Ram 1500 hits the road with four distinct engines. These start with a powerful standard V6 and include impressive new eTorque powertrains that push the latest Ram trucks to new heights of ability. The new Ram 1500 can seat up to six.

  • 3.6-liter V6: 305 horsepower, 269 pounds-feet of torque, 20/26 miles per gallon
  • 3.0-liter turbocharged V6: 260 horsepower, 480 pounds-feet of torque, 22/32 miles per gallon
  • 5.7-liter V8: 395 horsepower, 410 pounds-feet of torque, 17/23 miles per gallon
  • 6.2-liter supercharged V8: 702 horsepower, 650 pounds-feet of torque, 10/14 miles per gallon

These engines can come paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission and are also available with two and four-wheel-drive. Performing at its peak, the Ram 1500 can go up 12,750 pounds with a maximum payload of 2,300 pounds.

Trims & Features: The new Ram 1500 comes available in nine different trims with nearly forty different configurations. These different models offer specialized packages for no-frills work and off-road driving. You'll also enjoy media options like 12-inch touchscreens and the Uconnect infotainment system, as well as Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and more.

Creature comforts like interior wood accents and leather upholstery are also available, as well as premium sound system options and assistance technologies like blind-spot warnings, adaptive cruise control, and more.

Starting Price: The Ram 1500 starts at around $36,000 with options ranging up to around $57,000.


The New Ford F-150

The Ford F-150 is a popular truck and for solid reasons. It offers an array of attractive features and one of the most diverse model lineups on the market. With powerful powertrains and comfortable interior options for up to six passengers, it's a good choice for any driver.

Performance: The new Ford F-150 offers a robust selection of engines, beginning with a standard V6.

  • 3.3-liter V6: 290 horsepower, 265 pounds-feet of torque, 20/24 miles per gallon
  • 2.7-liter twin-turbocharged V6: 325 horsepower, 400 pounds-feet of torque, 20/26 miles per gallon
  • 5.0-liter V8: 400 horsepower, 410 pounds-feet of torque, 17/24 miles per gallon
  • 3.5-liter twin-turbocharged V6: 400 horsepower, 500 pounds-feet of torque, 18/24 miles per gallon
  • 3.5-liter twin-turbocharged V6 hybrid: 430 horsepower, 570 pounds-feet of torque, 25/26 miles per gallon

The Ford F-150 can come equipped with a 10-speed automatic transmission and is available with both two-wheel and four-wheel-drive. Performing at its best, it can tow up to 14,000 pounds with a payload of over 2,200 pounds.

Trims & Features: The new Ford F-150 offers eight different trims models with more than forty different configurations. The F-150 offers truck models specialized for off-road driving, basic work, and more, with a solid lineup of available features.

These include coveted media options like Apple CarPlay/Android Auto, as well as standard equipment Ford Co-Pilot360 safety suite. Top-tier F-150 models can deliver feature packages on par with some luxury cars.

Starting Price: The Ford F-150 starts at around $29,000 with options ranging up to around $71,000.

Why is the Ram 1500 the Right Truck for You?

There are plenty of Clarksburg drivers who will go home in a Ford F-150 and feel perfectly happy with it. That's because it's a great truck! The Ram 1500, in our opinion, just happens to be a better one.

While the Ram 1500 does come with a higher starting price on the low end, its upper-tier options will cost you less and, in many cases, give you more. 702 horsepower is nothing to shrug at. The Ram 1500, over the years, has also been a repeat winner of Best Family Car awards, besting other vehicles like the Ford F-150 and more.

Would you like to know more? Contact Urse Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram today! Our White Hall, WV dealership serves drivers all over the Clarksburg area and more. We'd relish the chance to serve you too.

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