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2020 Ford F-150

2020 Ram 1500 vs. 2020 Ford F-150

If you are looking for a new pickup truck, one matchup is likely playing out in your head: the  RAM 1500 vs. Ford F-150. In 2020, the Ford F-150 or RAM 1500 present attractive options for the Houston truck owner, but closer analysis reveals that the RAM 1500 delivers more on engine options and interior features. Below, Northwest Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram looks closely at these trucks to help drivers know what decision to make.


Starting Price

305 hp

Standard Horsepower

290 hp
12,570 pounds

Towing Capacity (V8)

11,600 pounds
12,560 pounds

Towing Capacity (Diesel)

11,500 pounds
32 mpg hwy

Fuel Economy hwy (Diesel)

30 mpg hwy

Apple CarPlay®/Android Auto

Needs Upgrade Package

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

If you need a truck in Humble, you need it for its power and usefulness as a towing machine. If you choose the F-150 or the RAM 1500, you have quite a few options that merit comparison:

  • Engine Power: If you want more horsepower on your starting engines, the RAM 1500 has you covered, offering 305 hp on its base trim.
  • V6 and V8 Engines: The max towing capacity of the V6 engine on the Ford F-150 is 13,200 pounds, besting the RAM 1500 max towing capacity. But if you crave a V8 engine, you’ll want to choose the 5.7L HEMI® V8 on the RAM 1500. While the V8 engine on the Ford F-150 has max towing of 11,500 pounds, the  V8 on the RAM 1500 has an impressive max towing capacity of 12,750 pounds
  • Diesel Towing: Want diesel towing in Sugar Land? The RAM 1500 has you covered with its 12,570 pounds of towing capacity on its EcoDiesel engine, beating the 11,500-pound towing capacity of the comparable engine on the F-150.
  • Diesel MPG: Not only does the RAM 1500 give you better diesel towing, but makes the long hauls worth it thanks to its superior 32 mpg hwy.

F-150 or RAM 1500?: Technology

Mirroring the likes on a luxury car, the interior of the RAM 1500 will keep you comfortable on Sugar Land roads. Your dash features an 8.4-inch touchscreen powered by UConnect®, a size you’d need an upgrade for on the F-150. If you’re analyzing the Ford F-150 or RAM 1500, these interior features are worth consideration:

The following features come standard on the RAM 1500:

  • Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™
  • Bluetooth® connectivity.
  • Heated side mirrors
  • Six-speaker sound system,
  • USB ports
  • Remote keyless entry,
  • Voice Recognition

Research the 2020 RAM 1500 at Northwest Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram!

Now that you’ve witnessed the matchup of RAM 1500 vs. Ford F-150, you wouldn’t be blamed for wanting to see what else the RAM 1500 has in store for you! Northwest Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram is proud to assist drivers from Houston to Cypress as they select their next vehicle. Our website has more information about your RAM 1500 trim options, or feel free to contact us with all of your questions!

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