2019 Ford F-150

2019 Ford F-150

2019 Ram 1500

2019 Ram 1500

2019 Ford F-150 vs. 2019 Ram 1500


When comparing the 2019 Ram 1500 vs. 2019 Ford F-150, Monticello and Minneapolis drivers will want to take a close look at a few specific areas:

  • Horsepower and Torque
  • Towing and Payload Ratings
  • Features and Interior Space

Here at Cornerstone Auto we’ve done the hard work for you and collected much of what you need to know in one quick and easy post.

Powertrain Options

Ford F-150 engine options include:

  • 3.3L Ti-VCT V6: 290 hp / 265 lb-ft of torque
  • 2.7L EcoBoost Turbocharged V6: 325 hp / 400 lb-ft of torque
  • 3.0L Power Stroke® Turbo Diesel V6: 250 hp / 440 lb-ft of torque
  • 5.0L Ti-VCT V8: 395 hp / 400 lb-ft of torque
  • 3.5L EcoBoost® Twin-Turbocharged V6: 375 hp / 470 lb-ft of torque
  • High-Output 3.5L EcoBoost® Twin-Turbocharged V6: 450 hp / 510 lb-ft of torque

Ram 1500 engine options include:

  • 3.6L Pentastar V6: 305 hp / 269 lb-ft of torque
  • 5.7L HEMI V8: 395 hp / 410 lb-ft of torque
  • 5.7L HEMI V8 with eTorque: 395 hp / 410 lb-ft of torque

The Ram 1500 offers more power than the Ford F-150 with the base engine, but the Ford engine has more powerful options in its engine lineup.

Towing and Payload Capability

As you might expect, differences in output produce differences in capability. Here’s how the specs stack up:

  • Maximum Tow Rating: Up to a best-in-class 13,200 pounds with the Ford truck vs. 12,750 pounds with the Ram truck.
  • Maximum Payload Rating: Up to a best-in-class 3,270 pounds with the Ford truck vs. 2,300 pounds with the Ram truck.

Features and Interior

The Ford F-150 carries a few exclusive features, including class-exclusive Pro Trailer Backup Assist, but only the 2019 Ram 1500 can offer:

  • Class-exclusive active-level four-corner air suspension
  • Largest-in-class 12-Inch touchscreen

You’ll also enjoy best-in-class rear legroom, a class-exclusive available reclining rear seat, and class-exclusive rear seat fold-down center console. For long trips between St. Cloud and Ramsey, the Ram might suit you better than the Ford.

Compare the Ford F-150 and Ram 1500 by Taking a Couple of Test Drives

We’ve provided a strong overview of key differences, but the only way to really understand which truck best suits your needs is by arranging a couple of test drives. Whether you want to buy or lease, you can count on getting a great deal at Cornerstone Auto. If you’re still making up your mind, compare the Ford F-150 to the Chevy Silverado 1500, and contact us if you have any questions.

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