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Ford F-150 vs. Ram 1500 Classic

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

Ford F-150 versus Ram 1500 Classic Pricing

For a new model, the Ford F-150's price is between $45,340 and $84,624, with the Ram 1500 Classic priced between $34,500 and $52,953.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the Ford F-150’s base engine makes 290 horsepower, and the Ram 1500 Classic base engine makes 305 horsepower. Both the F-150 and the 1500 Classic are rated to deliver an average of 20 miles per gallon, with highway ranges of 529 and 800 miles respectively. Both models use regular unleaded.

Passenger Space Comparison

The Ford F-150 has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room and front leg room.

Hauling, Towing, and Off-Road Capabilities Comparison

The Ford F-150 has the advantage of higher towing capacity and payload capacity than the Ram 1500 Classic.

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 Classic is available in a Crew Cab, Extended Cab,or a Regular Cab configuration. The Ford F-150 offers bed lengths of 67.1, 78.9, and 97.6 inches, and the Ram 1500 Classic offers bed lengths of 67.4, 76.3, 98.3 inches.

Safety Ratings Comparison

The Ford F-150 has an average safety rating of 4.66 out of 5 Stars.

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2023 Ford F-150

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2023 Ram 1500 Classic

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Pricing

New Asking Price:

$45,340 - $84,624

Used Asking Price:

$46,965 - $99,995

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

31.7%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$34,500 - $52,953

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

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Overall Score:

Not available

Reliability:

Not available

Retained Value:

Not available

Safety:

Not available

iSeeCars Rankings

2 / 15
2 / 15
2 / 15

Full-Size Trucks with Best Resale Value

5 / 15
5 / 11

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Summary Review

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Pros and Cons

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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, Regular Cab

Available Bed Length(s)

67.1 inches, 78.9 inches, 97.6 inches

Available Bed Length(s)

67.4 inches, 76.3 inches, 98.3 inches

Available Drivetrain Options

Flex Fuel, Gasoline, Hybrid

Available Drivetrain Options

Flex Fuel, Gasoline

Trim Levels

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

Trim Levels

Express, SLT, SSV, Tradesman, Warlock

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 / 60000 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:

Not yet available

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 @ 4175 rpm

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

0.065 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

4720 lbs

Max Payload :

1910 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

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

17 / 25 / 20

Range (city/hwy):

544 / 800 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:

N/A

Keyless Entry:

Available

Keyless Ignition:

Available

Adaptive Cruise Control:

N/A

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

N/A

Leather Upholstery:

N/A

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:

N/A

Pedestrian Detection:

N/A

Lane Departure Warning:

N/A

Lane Keeping Assist:

N/A

Blind Spot Monitoring:

N/A

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

N/A

360-Degree Camera:

N/A

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:

39.9 inches

Front Leg Room:

41 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

66 inches

Rear Head Room:

Not yet available

Rear Leg Room:

Not yet available

Rear Shoulder Room:

Not yet available

Cargo Space:

Not yet available

Overall Interior Volume:

62.5 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:

4693 lbs

Width:

79.4 inches

Height:

74.4 inches

Length:

231 inches

Wheelbase:

140.5 inches

Ground Clearance:

8.7 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:

17.0 x 7.0 inches

Wheel Type:

steel

Tire Size:

P265/70R17