2020 Ford F-150

2020 Ford F-150

2020 Ram 1500

2020 Ram 1500


In comparing Ford vs. Ram, Waterloo drivers surely know that both brands produce quality, highly capable pickup trucks. Specifically, the 2020 Ford F-150 and the 2020 Ram 1500 prove quite popular, given their off-road capabilities, high-tech features, and diesel options. However, this Ford F-150 vs. Ram 1500 comparison from Auffenberg Ford Belleville proves the benefits of driving the F-150 around Columbia.

Ford vs. Ram: Engine Lineups

Columbia drivers who enjoy the luxury of choice will certainly prefer the Ford F-150 over the Ram 1500, given the multitude of engines available.


  • 3.5L EcoBoost® rated at 375 hp and 470 lb-ft of torque
  • 3.0L Power Stroke® TurboDiesel rated at 250 hp and 440 lb-ft of torque
  • High-Output 3.5L EcoBoost® rated at 450 hp and 510 lb-ft of torque
  • 2.7L Turbocharged EcoBoost® rated at 325 hp and 400 lb-ft of torque
  • 5.0L Ti-VCT V8 rated at 395 hp and 400 lb-ft of torque
  • 3.3L Ti-VCT V6 rated at 290 hp and 265 lb-ft of torque

Ram 1500

  • 5.7L HEMI® V8 rated at 395 hp and 410 lb-ft of torque
  • 3.6L PentaStar® V6 rated at 305 hp and 269 lb-ft of torque
  • 3.0L EcoDiesel V6 rated at 260 hp and 480 lb-ft of torque

As you peruse these engine lineups, take note that the Ford F-150 also has the highest max output, at 450 hp and 510 lb-ft of torque as compared with the Ram 1500's 395 hp. If you're interested in seeing specific models and engines head-to-head, compare the Ford Raptor vs. RAM Rebel.

Ford vs. Ram: Towing Capacities

Given the range of engines the Ford F-150 and Ram 1500 have on offer, it's understandable that towing capacities vary, as well. As far as maximum towing capacities, though, the F-150 comes out ahead at 13,200 pounds. Meanwhile, the Ram 1500 tops out at a maximum of 12,750 pounds.

Ford vs. Ram: Price

The best part is, Waterloo drivers can access all the perks of the Ford F-150 at a lower price point than the Ram 1500. In fact, you will pay $3,400 less on the base MSRP.

  • Ford F-150:MSRP from $28,495
  • Ram 1500: MSRP from $31,895

Test Drive the Ford F-150 at Auffenberg Ford Belleville!

Ready to get behind the wheel of the new Ford F-150? Get in touch with the team at Auffenberg Ford Belleville to schedule a test drive! In the meantime, learn more about the Ford F-150 history, the benefits of a used F-150, check out the Ford F-150 King Ranch, or compare the F-150 to the Chevy Silverado 1500 or Toyota Tundra. Looking toward the future and wondering what's next for the truck world? Ford's developing an electric F-150 that can tow a train (still no word on something similar from Chevy or Ram).