2020 RAM 1500 vs. 2020 Ford F-150

2020 Ram 1500 vs. Ford F-150

2020 RAM 1500


2020 Ford F-150
305 hp

Base Horsepower

290 hp
12,750 Pounds

V8 Towing Capacity

11,600 Pounds
12,560 Pounds

Diesel Towing Capacity

11,500 pounds
Up to 32 mpg highway

Diesel Fuel Economy

Up to 30 mpg highway
8.4-12-inch UConnect®


8-inch SYNC 3®

For years, Overland Park-area truck shoppers have been comparing the RAM 1500 vs. Ford F-150 when it is time to get behind the wheel of a new pickup. It’s no wonder why, given that RAM and Ford are renowned for their ingenuity in the pickup truck market. When it comes to the 2020 RAM 1500 vs. Ford F-150, then, which is the right model for you? Find out in this comparison guide from Olathe Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram!



Ram 1500 or Ford F-150: Performance and Efficiency

When deciding between the RAM 1500 or Ford F-150, Springhill-area shoppers often prioritize performance capabilities. Take a look at the standard and diesel engine options for each model below.

RAM 1500 Engine Specs

  • Standard: 3.6L PENTASTAR® V6 eTorque rated at 305 hp and 269 lb-ft of torque
  • Diesel:3.0L EcoDiesel V6® rated at 260 hp and 480 lb-ft of torque; achieves 32 mpg highway best-in-class fuel economy*

Ford F-150 Engine Specs

  • Standard:3.3L Ti-VCT V6 rated at 290 hp and 265 lb-ft of torque
  • Diesel: 3.0L Power Stroke® TurboDiesel rated at 250 hp and 440 lb-ft of torque; achieves 30 mpg highway

Ram 1500 or Ford F-150: Towing and Utility

The new RAM 1500 promises stronger tow ratings from its V8 and diesel engines as compared to similar offerings on the F-150.

Ford F-150 vs. RAM 1500 V8 Towing Capacity

  • RAM 1500 – 12,750 pounds with 5.7L HEMI® V8 with eTorque
  • Ford F-150 – 11,500 pounds with comparable V8

Ford F-150 vs. RAM 1500 Diesel Towing Capacity

  • RAM 1500 – 12,560 pounds with the 3.0-liter EcoDiesel® V6
  • Ford F-150 – 11,500 pounds with 3.0L Power Stroke® TurboDiesel

What’s more, the RAM 1500 comes with innovative utility features RAMBOX® cargo management system lockable storage container and the multifunction tailgate, which can swing open like a car door for easier loading and unloading.

RAM 1500 vs. Ford F-150: Feature Highlights

Gardner-area drivers expect the latest connectivity technology in their vehicles, and the 2020 RAM 1500 delivers. In fact, the RAM truck comes with either an 8.4-inch or 12.0-inch touchscreen with the UConnect® infotainment system, as well as standard Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto. The 2020 F-150, on the other hand, has an 8-inch touchscreen with its infotainment system, but you must upgrade for access to Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto smartphone app integration. In addition, safety features like LED brake lights and blind-spot monitoring are offered across the RAM 1500 lineup, but are only available on upper F-150 trims.

Discover the 2020 RAM 1500 for Sale at Olathe Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram

In deciding between the 2020 RAM 1500 or Ford F-150, it helps to get behind the wheel and experience the pickup for yourself. Schedule your RAM 1500 test drive at Olathe Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram today! In the meantime, compare the RAM 1500 to the RAM 2500, and don’t hesitate to get in touch with our team with any questions or concerns.


*Class based on Light-Duty pickups.

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