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The 2022 RAM 1500 vs. Ford F-150

2021 Ford F-150 vs. 2022 Ram 1500
2022 RAM 1500


2022 Ford F-150

Starting MSRP

702 hp

Max Horsepower

450 hp
12,750 pounds

V8 Towing Capacity

13,000 pounds

IIHS Top Safety Pick+

Not Yet Rated
8.4-12-inch UConnect®


8-inch SYNC 3®

RAM and Ford drivers have fallen in a classic rivalry for decades. The latest models are out– the 2022 RAM 1500 and the 2022 Ford F-150– so it’s time to compare performance specs, capability, and features to find out which pickup to take home to Fitchburg or Leominster. After reading more about these pickups, you can decide whether the F-150 or RAM 1500 is right for you, and contact us for a test drive!



RAM 1500 vs. Ford F-150: Engines and Performance

Whether you choose the Ford F-150 or RAM 1500, you’ll have five engine options available. Take a look at the available engine options for each model below, but you’ll see that the RAM 1500 engines out perform the F-150 many times over.

RAM 1500 Engine Specs

  • 3.0L EcoDiesel V6®: 260 hp and 480 lb-ft of torque — 33 mpg hwy best-in-class fuel economy*
  • 3.6L PENTASTAR® V6 eTorque: 305 hp and 269 lb-ft of torque
  • 5.7L HEMI® V8 eTorque: 395 hp and 410 lb-ft of torque
  • 5.7L HEMI® V8: 395 hp and 410 lb-ft of torque
  • Supercharged 6.2L HEMI® V8 Engine: 702 hp and 650 lb-ft of torque

Ford F-150 Engine Specs

  • 2.7L Ecoboost® V6: 325 hp and 400 lb-ft of torque
  • 3.3L Ti-VCT V6: 290 hp and 265 lb-ft of torque
  • 3.0L Powerstroke® TurboDiesel: 250 hp and 440 lb-ft of torque (30 mpg hwy)
  • 3.5L Ecoboost V6: 450 hp and 510 lb-ft of torque
  • 5.0L Ti-VCT V8: 400 hp and 410 lb-ft of torque

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

Learn more about the RAM 1500 and Ford F-150 towing capacity below:

RAM 1500 vs. Ford F-150 V8 Towing Capacity

  • RAM 1500 – 12,750 pounds with the 5.7L HEMI® V8 with eTorque
  • Ford F-150 – 13,000 pounds with a comparable V8

RAM 1500 vs. Ford F-150 V6 Towing Capacity

  • RAM 1500 – 12,560 pounds with the 3.0-liter EcoDiesel® V6
  • Ford F-150 – 13,300 pounds with the V6, but its diesel engine can only tow 11,500 pounds

If you can’t decide between the F-150 or RAM 1500 due to the closeness of capacities, you may be interested in the additional features available in the RAM 1500. These include the RAMBOX® cargo management system lockable storage container and the multifunction tailgate that can open like a car door to make loading and unloading easier.

RAM 1500 vs. Ford F-150: Additional Features

The RAM 1500 is available with an 8.4-inch or 12-inch infotainment screen that is paired with the UConnect® system and standard Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto. On the other hand, the Ford F-150 offers an 8-inch touchscreen, and you will have to upgrade to get Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto. Here are some of the other features that come standard with the RAM 1500 and are only available for upgrade in the Ford F-150 include:

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

The LED brake lights and blind-spot monitoring system are available in the base trim of the RAM 1500, but require upgrades to access in the F-150. This is why the 2022 RAM 1500 earned a Top Safety Pick+ designation, which is so far unmatched by the Ford F-150.

Test Drive a 2022 RAM 1500 for Sale at Ron Bouchard Chrysler Dodge RAM

This model year has done nothing but strengthen the RAM truck’s position as a powerhouse. So which is your perfect pickup, the F-150 or RAM 1500? Get your RAM 1500 at Ron Bouchard Chrysler Dodge RAM today! Contact us to experience the Gardner roads with a test drive, then check out our new vehicle specials to save some money! If you’re still shopping around, put the RAM 1500 to the test against another well-known model, the 2022 Chevy Silverado 1500.


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