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Ford F-150 vs. Ram 1500

When comparing the Ford F-150 to the Ram 1500, the Ford F-150 has the advantage in the area of new vehicle base pricing The Ram 1500 has the advantage in the areas of fuel efficiency, interior volume and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Ford F-150 versus the Ram 1500, the Ram 1500 is a better car than the Ford F-150.

Ford F-150 versus Ram 1500 Pricing

For a new model, the Ford F-150's price is between $40,973 and $81,645, with the Ram 1500 priced between $44,108 and $81,638.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the Ford F-150’s base engine makes 290 horsepower, and the Ram 1500 base engine makes 305 horsepower. The F-150 is rated to deliver an average of 20 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 529 miles. The 1500 is rated to deliver an average of 22 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 575 miles. Both models use regular unleaded.

Passenger Space Comparison

front head room. The Ford F-150, a fullsize truck, has the advantage in the areas of front shoulder room and front leg room.

Hauling, Towing, and Off-Road Capabilities Comparison

The Ford F-150 has the advantage of higher ground clearance, while the Ram 1500 has the advantage of higher towing capacity and payload capacity.

Available Cab Types and Bed Lengths

The Ford F-150 is available in a Crew Cab, Extended Cab, or a Regular Cab configuration, and the Ram 1500 is available in a Crew Cab or an Extended Cab configuration. The Ford F-150 offers bed lengths of 67.1, 78.9, and 97.6 inches, and the Ram 1500 offers bed lengths of 67.4 and 76.3 inches.

Safety Ratings Comparison

The Ford F-150 has an average safety rating of 4.66 out of 5 Stars. When comparing IIHS evaluations, the Ford F-150 has the advantage with a Top Safety Pick award.

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Pricing

New Asking Price:

$40,973 - $81,645

Used Asking Price:

$29,993 - $59,860

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

31.7%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$44,108 - $81,638

Used Asking Price:

-

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.3 / 10

Reliability:

8.5 / 10

Retained Value:

7.7 / 10

Safety:

8.7 / 10

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

Not available

Reliability:

Not available

Retained Value:

Not available

Safety:

Not available

iSeeCars Rankings

2 / 15
2 / 15
2 / 15
5 / 11

iSeeCars Rankings

Summary Review

Not yet available

Summary Review

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Available Body Styles

Pickup Truck

Available Body Styles

Pickup Truck

Available Cab Types

Crew Cab, Extended Cab, Regular Cab

Available Cab Types

Crew Cab, Extended Cab

Available Bed Length(s)

67.1 inches, 78.9 inches, 97.6 inches

Available Bed Length(s)

67.4 inches, 76.3 inches

Available Drivetrain Options

Flex Fuel, Gasoline, Hybrid

Available Drivetrain Options

Biodiesel, Flex Fuel, Gasoline

Trim Levels

SSV, XL, XLT, Lariat, King Ranch, Platinum, Tremor, Police Responder, Raptor

Trim Levels

Tradesman, Laramie, Limited, Limited Longhorn, Rebel, TRX, HFE, Big Horn, Lone Star

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 100000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 100000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

3 years / 36000 miles

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

4.66 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

TOP SAFETY PICK

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

Not yet available

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

290 hp @ 6500 rpm

Torque:

265 foot-lbs @ 4000 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.071 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

5000 lbs

Max Payload:

1950 lbs

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

305 hp @ 6400 rpm

Torque:

269 foot-lbs @ 4800 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.064 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

7700 lbs

Max Payload :

2300 lbs

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

3.3 liters

Engine Configuration:

V

Number of Cylinders:

6

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

4X2 / 4X4

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

19 / 23 / 20

Range (city/hwy):

437 / 529 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

3.6 liters

Engine Configuration:

V

Number of Cylinders:

6

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

4X2 / 4X4, AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

20 / 25 / 22

Range (city/hwy):

460 / 575 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Available

Android Auto:

Available

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Available

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Available

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Available

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Available

Pedestrian Detection:

Available

Lane Departure Warning:

Available

Lane Keeping Assist:

Available

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Available

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Available

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

40.8 inches

Front Leg Room:

43.9 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

66.7 inches

Rear Head Room:

Not yet available

Rear Leg Room:

Not yet available

Rear Shoulder Room:

Not yet available

Cargo Space:

8.8 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

73.5 cubic feet

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

40.9 inches

Front Leg Room:

40.9 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

66 inches

Rear Head Room:

39.2 inches

Rear Leg Room:

35.6 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

65.7 inches

Cargo Space:

Not yet available

Overall Interior Volume:

117.2 cubic feet

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4060 lbs

Width:

95.7 inches

Height:

75.6 inches

Length:

209.1 inches

Wheelbase:

122.8 inches

Ground Clearance:

8.7 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4770 lbs

Width:

82.1 inches

Height:

77.6 inches

Length:

228.9 inches

Wheelbase:

140.5 inches

Ground Clearance:

7.8 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

17.0 x 7.5 inches

Wheel Type:

painted steel

Tire Size:

245/70R17

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

18.0 x 7.5 inches

Wheel Type:

steel

Tire Size:

275/65R18