2020 Ford Raptor

2020 Ford Raptor

2020 RAM Rebel

2020 Ram Rebel

 

Interested in driving an off-road ready truck around Waterloo? Then chances are, you're comparing the Ford Raptor vs. RAM Rebel. These models have the off-road features you need to take your Ford F-150 or RAM 1500, respectively, to a whole new playing field. But which will better serve you? It's a difficult choice, considering that both pickups offer strong warranty coverage and interior features like Bluetooth connectivity and infotainment systems. Use this RAM Rebel vs. Ford Raptor comparison guide from Auffenberg Ford Belleville for more information!

RAM Rebel vs. Ford Raptor: Performance

Since both the Ford F-150 Raptor and RAM 1500 Rebel are off-road trucks, performance will clearly be a priority for Mascoutah drivers. Here, the Ford Raptor has a clear advantage over the RAM Rebel.

Ford F-150 Raptor

  • High-Output EcoBoost 3.5L V6
    • 450 hp
    • 510 lb-ft of torque
    • 10-speed shiftable automatic transmission
    • Standard 4-wheel drive
    • Maximum towing capacity of 8,000 pounds (more on other trims)

RAM 1500 Rebel

  • 3.6L Pentastar V6 with eTorque
    • 305 hp
    • 269 lb-ft of torque
    • 8-speed shiftable automatic transmission
    • Standard rear-wheel drive
    • Maximum towing capacity of 7,730 pounds

RAM Rebel vs. Ford Raptor: Off-Road Prowess

Both the RAM Rebel and Ford Raptor are marketed as off-road trucks in their lineups, but only the Ford model actually lives up to that classification. The 2020 RAM Rebel may come with an electronic locking rear differential, skid plates, a high-strength steel frame, and all-terrain tires, but so does the 2020 Ford Raptor.

The Raptor also promises the following systems for Columbia-area drivers:

  • High-Output, Off-Road FOX Live Valve Racing Shox™
  • Trail Control™
  • Terrain Management System™ with Six Selectable Drive Modes, including Normal, Sport, Slippery, Tow/Haul, Deep Snow/Sand, Baja, and Rock Crawl
  • Torque-On-Demand Transfer Case
  • Long-Travel Suspension with Unique Front Upper and Lower Control Arms and Tie Rods

Go Off the Beaten Path with the Ford Raptor

The Ford F-150 Raptor offers Waterloo-area drivers a number of advantages over the RAM 1500 Rebel, especially when it comes to going off the beaten path around Mascoutah. Ready to get behind the wheel of the 2020 Ford Raptor? Get in touch with Auffenberg Ford Belleville to schedule a test drive. We can also assist if you need help lifting your Ford F-150 to accommodate your off-road driving demands.