Which Truck Is Better, the New Ford F-150 or the New Ram 1500?

While Ford's F-150 has been the best-selling full-size pickup truck in the U.S. for the past several years, the Ram 1500 is catching up. The 1500 has a smooth, carlike ride and one of the nicest cabins in its class. But, when it comes down to it, people in Coatesville are more concerned about how their truck performs, and what it can help them do. The Ford F-150 is still the leader in its class for towing capacity and powertrain options. It's also safer and more affordable than the Ram 1500. Keep reading to see why.

What Are the Differences Between the New F-150 and the New Ram 1500?

Ford believes you shouldn't have to pay a fortune to drive one of the top-performing full-size pickup trucks in the land. Drivers in Westchester will appreciate that the Ford F-150's base model costs over $3,500 less than the entry-level Ram 1500 trim. But when you dive into the details, the new Ford F-150 has other qualities that make it superior to the new Ram 1500.

Some other differences include:

  • Need a pickup truck that can tow a horse trailer or a large camper? The Ram 1500 has a maximum towing capacity of 12,750 pounds when properly equipped, which is an improvement over its past models. However, people in Downingtown who need a truck that can pull the largest loads will appreciate that the Ford F-150 can tow up to 13,200 pounds. It also has Trailer Backup Assist, Dynamic Hitch Assist, and Trailer Sway Control to make towing easier.
  • The safety of you and your family is one of the most important considerations when buying any vehicle. That's why Ford gave all F-150 trims several advanced safety features, including a rearview camera, automatic emergency braking, and pedestrian detection. The Ram 1500 only has a rearview camera standard, so you'd have to pay more to get the other features. Drivers in Kennett Square will feel good knowing that the Ford F-150 earned a five-star overall safety rating from the NHTSA. The Ram 1500 only received a four-star rating in similar testing.
  • Most people want their pickup truck to have a brawny engine that can help them with the heaviest tasks. The Ram 1500 gives you a choice of two strong engines - a 305-horsepower V6 base engine and a 395-horsepower V8. But people in Chester County will rather have the F-150 to handle chores with. It has six available engines, including an available 450-horsepower V8 motor.
  • Come to Brian Hoskins Ford to Experience the New F-150 Firsthand

    Both the new Ram 1500 and the Ford F-150 have cozy cabs with helpful tech features. But the Ford F-150 has the combination of solid capability and roomy comfort that people in Coatesville want in a full-size truck. Brian Hoskins Ford has a full line of F-150 pickups available at competitive prices. Come see us and experience Ford quality firsthand.


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