2021 RAM 1500 vs. 2021 Ford F-150

2021 RAM 1500 vs. 2021 Ford F-150

Ford and RAM are two truck manufacturers that have been feuding for decades, determined to dominate the Edmond pickup market. Perhaps you’re a Oklahoma City driver who’s trying to consider which vehicle is the better, more affordable choice. Make the best possible purchasing decision by reviewing this  2021 RAM 1500 vs. the 2021 Ford F-150 comparison from %di_name%%. We’ll help you figure out if the Ford F-150 or RAM 1500 is the right choice for you.



RAM 1500 vs. Ford F-150: Engine Specs and Performance Capabilities

The 2021 Ford F-150 offers five engine options whereas the 2021 RAM 1500 only offers four. Nonetheless, with a range of high-quality standard, diesel, and top engine options available for each model in both lineups, it’s still a close competition: 

Ford F-150 Engine Specs

  • Standard: 3.3L Ti-VCT V6 with 290 hp and 265 lb-ft of torque
  • Diesel: 3.0L Power Stroke® TurboDiesel with 250 hp and 440 lb-ft of torque (30 mpg hwy)
  • Top engine: High-Output 3.5L Ecoboost V6 with 450 hp and 510 lb-ft of torque

RAM 1500 Engine Specs

  • Standard: 3.6L PENTASTAR® V6 eTorque with 305 hp and 269 lb-ft of torque
  • Diesel: 3.0L EcoDiesel V6® – 260 hp and 480 lb-ft of torque – 33 mpg hwy best-in-class fuel economy*
  • Top Engine: 5.7L HEMI® V8 eTorque with 395 hp and 410 lb-ft of torque


RAM 1500 vs. Ford F-150: Towing Capacity and Utility

Ford F-150 vs. RAM 1500 V6 Towing Capacity

  • RAM 1500 – 12,560 pounds with the 3.0-liter EcoDiesel® V6
  • Ford F-150 – 14,000 pounds with the V6, but its diesel engine can only tow 11,500 pounds

Ford F-150 vs. RAM 1500 V8 Towing Capacity  

  • RAM 1500 – 12,750 pounds with the 5.7L HEMI® V8 with eTorque
  • Ford F-150 – 11,600 pounds with a comparable V8

RAM 1500 vs. Ford F-150: Premium Features and Highlights

The RAM 1500 offers a high-end, user-friendly driving experience with an 8.4 inch or 12.0-inch touchscreen with the UConnect® infotainment system, as well as standard Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto. The Ford F-150 offers an 8-inch touchscreen, but unfortunately, you have to upgrade to get Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto. Other standard RAM 1500 features that are only available as an additional upgrade in the Ford F-150 are:

  • Heated Side Mirrors
  • Remote Keyless Entry
  • Overhead Console
  • USB Ports
  • Six-Speaker Sound System
  • Bluetooth® and voice recognition
  • LED Brake Lights (Available in RAM 1500 base trim, available on higher F-150 trims)
  • Blind-Spot Monitoring (Available in RAM 1500 base trim, available on higher F-150  trims)

Purchase a 2021 RAM 1500 for Sale at Patriot Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM of Chandler Today!

The RAM 1500 vs. Ford F-150 competition has raged on for decades, but today, the RAM truck reigns supreme with cutting-edge safety features, convenient features, and an impressive towing capacity for its V8 engine. Curious about how it feels to get behind the wheel of a RAM pickup truck? Contact us today to schedule a test drive at Patriot Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM of Chandler! Remember to take advantage of our new vehicle specials and apply for financing to save yourself some time before you visit our Chandler dealership!

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