2021 RAM 1500 vs. 2021 Ford F-150

2021 RAM 1500 vs. 2021 Ford F-150
2021 RAM 1500

vs.

2021 Ford F-150
$32,795

Price

$29,290
702 hp

Max Horsepower

430 hp
12,750 pounds

Gas Towing Capacity

11,600 pounds
12,560 pounds

Diesel Towing Capacity

12,100 pounds
Up to 33 mpg highway

Diesel Fuel Economy

Up to 30 mpg highway
61.5 cubic feet

Cargo Space

50.9 cubic feet

If you’re like many around Leominster, you want a powerful and dependable truck that fits your lifestyle. Luckily, by choosing the F-150 or RAM 1500, you’ll get just that. However, we believe that the RAM 1500 is superior in many ways, and will serve you the best around Fitchburg. Learn more in this RAM 1500 vs. Ford F-150 comparison by Ron Bouchard Chrysler Dodge RAM. For more information, feel free to contact us anytime!

 

 

RAM 1500 vs. Ford F-150: Engine Options

When choosing between the Ford F-150 or RAM 1500, engine performance is undoubtedly one of the most important aspects to consider. The RAM 1500 offers four class-leading engine options, while the F-150 offers five for the 2021 model year. Let’s take a closer look at the engine and performance specs of both below:

RAM 1500 Engine Specs

  • Standard: 3.6L PENTASTAR® V6 eTorque providing up to 305 hp and 269 lb-ft of torque
  • Diesel: 3.0L EcoDiesel V6® providing up to 260 hp and 480 lb-ft of torque and 33 mpg highway.
  • Top Engine: 5.7L HEMI® V8 eTorque with 395 hp and 410 lb-ft of torque

Ford F-150 Engine Specs

  • Standard: 3.3L Ti-VCT V6 with 290 hp and 265 lb-ft of torque
  • Diesel: 3.0L Power Stroke® TurboDiesel with 250 hp and 440 lb-ft of torque, providing up to 30 mpg highway
  • Top engine: 3.5L Ecoboost V6 with 450 hp and 510 lb-ft of torque

RAM 1500 vs. Ford F-150: Towing Capacity

Ford F-150 vs. RAM 1500 V8 Towing Capacity

  • RAM 1500 – 12,750 pounds when equipped with the 5.7L HEMI® V8 with eTorque
  • Ford F-150 – 11,600 pounds with a similar V8 engine

Ford F-150 vs. RAM 1500 V6 Towing Capacity

  • RAM 1500 – 12,560 pounds when equipped with the 3.0-liter EcoDiesel® V6
  • Ford F-150 – 14,000 pounds with the V6, however, the towing capacity of the diesel engine is only11,500 pounds

If you’re still choosing between the Ford F-150 or RAM 1500, you’ll see that the RAM 1500 offers the intuitive RAMBOX® cargo management system and multifunction tailgate, providing you with more utility and convenience than the F-150.

RAM 1500 vs. Ford F-150: Technology Features

When it comes to technology, the RAM 1500 blows away the competition. It includes a massive 8.4-inch or 12-inch touchscreen with the user-friendly UConnect® infotainment system, Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto. Let’s take a look at some of the features that are available standard on the RAM, but most be added as an option on the F-150:

  • Remote keyless entry
  • Heated side mirrors
  • Bluetooth® and voice recognition
  • Six-speaker sound system
  • USB ports
  • Overhead console

The RAM 1500 has also been named a Top Safety Pick+, making it one of the safest trucks on the Fitchburg roads. Let’s check out some of the safety features that come standard on the RAM 1500:

  • LED brake lights: Included with the RAM 1500 base trim, must upgrade to higher F-150 trims
  • Blind-spot monitoring: Included with the RAM 1500 base trim, only included on top-tier F-150 trims

Come See the 2021 RAM 1500 for Yourself at Ron Bouchard Chrysler Dodge RAM!

Now that you’ve compared the 2021 RAM 1500 to the Ford F-150, it’s clear that the RAM 1500 is the better option. Its standard features and utility are unmatched by the competition while providing more tech than any other vehicle in its class. So, come see this impressive truck for yourself at Ron Bouchard Chrysler Dodge RAM! Browse our new vehicle inventory and our new vehicle specials to begin the process near Gardner. Wondering if the RAM 1500 can handle a snow plow on the front? Ron Bouchard Chrysler Dodge RAM has you covered!

 

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