2019 Ram 1500

Ram 1500

2019 Ford F-150

Ford F-150

2019 RAM 1500 vs. 2019 Ford F-150

3.6L V6

Base Engine

3.3L V6
305 hp


290 hp
Eight-Speed Automatic


Six-Speed Automatic
12,750 Pounds

V8 Towing Capacity

11,600 Pounds


Requires Upgrade
Six Speakers

Stereo System

Four Speakers

As you’ve researched light-duty truck choices, it’s like you’ve heard about the 2019 RAM 1500 and the Ford F-150 – two of the most popular picks for Oklahoma City area drivers. Both offer a decidedly impressive value, and on first glance, likely appear similar in terms of performance, towing capacity, and interior features. But look closer and you’ll discover a number of unique differences. Which will check more boxes for you? Read this handy guide comparing the new RAM 1500 vs. Ford F-150 from Westpointe Chrysler Jeep Dodge to find out!

RAM 1500 vs. Ford F-150: Power and Fuel Efficiency

With a choice of both V6 and V8 engines, the RAM and Ford deliver nearly-identical performance and fuel efficiency.

  • The RAM 1500 is available with a mild hybrid V8 engine, or if you’re going for maximum horsepower, a 395-hp 5.7L V8. No matter your choice, both come with an 8-speed automatic transmission.
  • The F-150  gives you a choice of six different engines, with its 3.5L twin turbo delivering 450 hp. All of Ford’s engines can be paired with either a 6-speed automatic or 10-speed automatic transmission.

At the base level, both the RAM 1500 and Ford F-150 achieve 20 mpg on Mustang streets, while Ford gives you 26 mpg on the highway, and RAM provides 25 mpg on the highway.

F-150 or RAM 1500: Towing Capacity

The 2019 RAM 1500 bests the Ford F-150 in towing capacity when their V8 engines are compared, delivering Best-in-Class V8 towing that is capable of pulling 12,750 pounds, on behalf of its HEMI® engine outfitted with eTorque. Meanwhile, the F-150 only tows up to 11,600 pounds with its V8.

It’s possible to get more with the F-150, but not much more, and at great expense: The Ford’s top-of-the-line 3.5L EcoBoost V6 delivers 13,000 pounds of maximum towing capacity – only 250 pounds more than the RAM V8, and you’ll have to shell out for a costly upgrade to get there.

F-150 or RAM 1500: Features

Interior features and technology provided by the RAM 1500 usually seal the deal for El Reno drivers. That’s because many of the amenities featured in the lowest 1500 trim level don’t come standard with the Ford F-150. These include:

  • Uconnect® infotainment system
  • Bluetooth® connectivity
  • Voice recognition
  • Six-speaker sound system
  • Adjustable rear seat head restraints
  • One-touch up driver and passenger windows
  • Power rear windows
  • Cruise control
  • USB ports
  • Proximity key

Find Your Ideal RAM 1500 at Westpointe Chrysler Jeep Dodge Today

Performance specs between the 2019 RAM 1500 and Ford F-150 are pretty similar, but with better V8 towing power and a laundry list of extra features, RAM provides value that Ford can’t match. And while it’s easy enough to examine words on a screen, experiencing the difference in person is a whole new ball game. Find out for yourself: contact us, schedule a test drive, and meet with our team of knowledgeable salespeople, friendly finance professionals, and experienced service techs. Still researching your options? Compare the RAM 1500 vs. Chevrolet Silverado before visiting us in Yukon.

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