Ram 1500 vs. Ford F-150

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Key Specs

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.31 / 5
51 Reviews
4.03 / 5
29 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
305 - 395 hp
250 - 395 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional
Optional

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.6L V6 24V VVT
5.7L V8 HEMI MDS VVT
3.3L V6 PFDI
2.7L V6 EcoBoost
5.0L V8
3.5L V6 ECOBOOST

Interior Features

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Optional
Optional

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Optional
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Optional
Optional

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Optional

Power Windows

Power Windows
Optional
Optional

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41 in.
43.9 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.9 - 41 in.
40.8 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
34.7 - 40.3 in.
33.5 - 43.6 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
39.7 - 39.9 in.
40.3 - 40.4 in.

Cargo Volume

Cargo Volume
50.3 - 57.5 cu. ft.
52.8 - 77.4 cu. ft.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional
Optional

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Optional
Optional

AUX Input

AUX Input

Passengers

Passengers
3 - 6
3 - 6

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels

Bed Liner

Bed Liner
Optional
Optional

Running Boards

Running Boards
Optional
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width
LT265/70SR17 - P275/60SR20
LT245/70SR17 - P275/55SR20

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
120 - 140 in.
122 - 163 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
39.5 - 45.4 ft.
40.7 - 53 ft.

Length

Length
209 - 229 in.
209.3 - 250.5 in.

Width

Width
79.4 in.
79.9 in.

Mechanical Specs

Horsepower

Horsepower
305 - 395 hp
250 - 395 hp

Torque

Torque
269 - 410 ft. lbs.
265 - 470 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Capacity
4410 - 8700 lbs.
5000 - 7000 lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
441 - 870 lbs.
500 - 700 lbs.

Turbocharged

Turbocharged
Optional
Optional

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Limited Slip Differential

Limited Slip Differential
Optional
Optional

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional
Optional

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
26 - 32 gal.
23 - 36 gal.

Combined

Combined
18 - 21 mpg
19 - 26 mpg

City

City
15 - 17 mpg
16 - 22 mpg

Highway

Highway
21 - 25 mpg
22 - 30 mpg

Manual Mode

Manual Mode

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Conventional Spare Tire
Conventional Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Ram 1500 Classic
Ford F-150

Body Style

Body Style
Crew Cab, Quad Cab, Regular Cab
Regular Cab Styleside, SuperCab Styleside, SuperCrew Cab Styleside

Body Code

Body Code
T
T

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive - Rear Wheel Drive
Four Wheel Drive - Rear Wheel Drive

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
3 - 6
3, 5, 6

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front
3700 - 3900 lbs.
3000 - 3750 lbs.

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear
3900 lbs.
3350 - 3800 lbs.

Curb Weight - Front

Curb Weight - Front
2484 - 2883 lbs.
2383 - 2984 lbs.

Curb Weight - Rear

Curb Weight - Rear
2034 - 2254 lbs.
1686 - 2016 lbs.

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap
6025 - 6900 lbs.
6070 - 7850 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
17 - 20 mpg.
18 - 25 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
15 - 17 mpg.
16 - 22 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
21 - 25 mpg.
22 - 30 mpg.

Gross Combined Wt Rating

Gross Combined Wt Rating
9850 - 13800 lbs.
9500 - 12400 lbs.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
4410 - 8700 lbs.
5000 - 7000 lbs.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
441 - 870 lbs.
500 - 700 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
4410 - 8700 lbs.
5000 - 7000 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
441 - 870 lbs.
500 - 700 lbs.

Maximum Trailering Capacity

Maximum Trailering Capacity
4410 - 8700 lbs.
5000 - 7000 lbs.

Engine Order Code

Engine Order Code
ERB - EZH
991, 994, 995, 99B, 99P

Engine Type

Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6 - Regular Unleaded V-8
Intercooled Turbo Diesel V-6
Regular Unleaded V-6
Regular Unleaded V-8
Twin Turbo Regular Unleaded V-6

Displacement

Displacement
3.6 L/220 - 5.7 L/345
2.7 L/164, 3.0 L/183, 3.3 L, 3.5 L/213, 5.0 L/302

Fuel System

Fuel System
Sequential MPI
Diesel Injection - Port/Direct Injection

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
DFD, DFK, DFL
446 - 44G

Trans Type

Trans Type
8
6 - 10

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD
Automatic w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71
4.17 - 4.70

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14
2.34 - 2.98

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.10 - 2.11
1.52 - 2.15

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67
1.14 - 1.77

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 - 1.29
0.86 - 1.52

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
0.69 - 1.27

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.29 - 3.30
3.40 - 4.87

Trans PTO Access

Trans PTO Access
No
No

Transfer Case Model

Transfer Case Model
Electronic - None
Electronic - None

Transfer Case Power Take Off

Transfer Case Power Take Off
No
No

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
730
610

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
730
610

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.8, 9.3, 10.4
8.0, 8.1, 8.2, 8.4, 8.6, 8.9, 9.3, 9.4, 9.8

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
160
200 - 240

Engine Oil Cooler

Engine Oil Cooler
Regular Duty
None - Regular Duty

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Short And Long Arm
Double Wishbone

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Leaf

Axle Type - Front

Axle Type - Front
Independent
Independent

Axle Type - Rear

Axle Type - Rear
Rigid Axle
Rigid Axle

Axle Capacity - Front

Axle Capacity - Front
3700 - 3900 lbs.
3750 lbs.

Axle Capacity - Rear

Axle Capacity - Rear
3900 lbs.
4800 lbs.

Axle Ratio (:1) - Front

Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
3.21, 3.55, 3.92
3.15, 3.31, 3.55, 3.73

Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear

Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.21, 3.55, 3.92
3.15, 3.31, 3.55, 3.73

Front Tire Order Code

Front Tire Order Code
TTB, TTG, TTM, TTN
T22, T2P, T7C, T8C

Rear Tire Order Code

Rear Tire Order Code
TTB, TTG, TTM, TTN
T22, T2P, T7C, T8C

Spare Tire Order Code

Spare Tire Order Code
TBS
T22 - T2P

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
LT265/70SR17, P265/70SR17, P275/60SR20
LT245/70SR17, LT275/65SR18, P245/70SR17, P265/70SR17, P275/55SR20

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
LT265/70SR17, P265/70SR17, P275/60SR20
LT245/70SR17, LT275/65SR18, P245/70SR17, P265/70SR17, P275/55SR20

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Full-Size
Full-Size

Front Tire Capacity

Front Tire Capacity
4608 - 6391 lbs.
3650 - 3982 lbs.

Rear Tire Capacity

Rear Tire Capacity
4608 - 6391 lbs.
4050 - 4550 lbs.

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
17 X 7 - 20 X 8 in.
17 X 7.5 - 20 X 8.5 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
17 X 7 - 20 X 8 in.
17 X 7.5 - 20 X 8.5 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Full-Size in.
Full-Size in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum - Steel

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum - Steel

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum - Steel
Steel

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
39.5 - 45.4 ft.
40.7 - 53 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Brake ABS System (Second Line)

Brake ABS System (Second Line)
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.2 in.
13.8 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.8 in.
13.7 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
26 - 32 gal.
23 - 36 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.9 - 41 in.
40.8 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41 in.
43.9 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
66 in.
66.7 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
62.9 - 63.2 in.
62.5 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
39.7 - 39.9 in.
40.3 - 40.4 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
34.7 - 40.3 in.
33.5 - 43.6 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
65.7 in.
65.8 - 65.9 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
62.9 - 63.2 in.
64.7 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
120 - 140 in.
122 - 163 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
209 - 229 in.
209.3 - 250.5 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
79.4 in.
79.9 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
74.6 - 77.7 in.
75.1 - 77.3 in.

Overhang, Front

Overhang, Front
40 in.
37.8 in.

Ground to Top of Load Floor

Ground to Top of Load Floor
34.6 - 35.4 in.
34 - 36.9 in.

Ground Clearance, Front

Ground Clearance, Front
7.6 - 8.7 in.
8.4 - 9.4 in.

Ground Clearance, Rear

Ground Clearance, Rear
7.6 - 8.7 in.
8.4 - 9.4 in.

Cargo Box Length @ Floor

Cargo Box Length @ Floor
67.4 - 76.3 in.
66 - 96 in.

Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear

Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear
51.1 - 66.4 in.
65.2 in.

Cargo Box Width @ Floor

Cargo Box Width @ Floor
51.1 - 66.4 in.
65.2 in.

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
48.1 - 51 in.
50.6 in.

Cargo Box (Area) Height

Cargo Box (Area) Height
20 - 20.1 in.
21.4 in.

Tailgate Width

Tailgate Width
48.1 - 60.4 in.
60.3 in.

Cargo Volume

Cargo Volume
50.3 - 57.5 ft³.
52.8 - 77.4 ft³.

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84
1.00

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67
0.85

Model Group

Model Group
Ram Pickups
F-Series Pickups

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Large Pick-up
Large Pick-up

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Crew Cab, Quad Cab, Regular Cab
Regular Cab, SuperCab, SuperCrew Cab

Body Cab Style

Body Cab Style
Crew Cab - Standard Cab
Crew Cab, Extended Cab, Standard Cab

Bed Style

Bed Style
regular
regular

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
3.6 - 5.7
2.7, 3.0, 3.3, 3.5, 5.0

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC - OHV
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum - iron
aluminum - iron

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
6 - 8
6 - 8

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
2 - 4
4