2019 RAM 1500

2019 RAM 1500


2018 Ford F-150

2019 RAM 1500 vs. 2018 Ford F-150

When it comes to light-duty trucks, the RAM 1500 and Ford F-150 are go-tos. So, which is the better pick? At Lee's Summit Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram, we are convinced it’s the RAM 1500! For starters, it has a starting MSRP of $27,295, making it more affordable for Kansas City drivers than the 2018 Ford F-150 with its starting MSRP of $27,705. Additionally, the new RAM 1500 offers a variety of standard features not found on the Ford F-150. For more details, compare the RAM 1500 vs. Ford F-150 below!

RAM 1500 vs. Ford F-150: Towing Capacity

Properly equipped, the 2018 Ford F-150 can tow up to 13,200 pounds, but the entry-level XL with the base 3.3L V6 engine tows between 5,000 and 7,700 pounds. The all-new 2019 RAM 1500 isn’t far behind with a max. towing capacity of 12,750 pounds—and that’s achievable with the base Tradesman. In addition, the RAM 1500 is available with a Class-Exclusive Active-Level Four Corner Air Suspension with automatic load leveling, so you can tow a trailer or haul materials through Blue Springs with ease.

2019 Ram 1500 Grill

RAM 1500 vs. Ford F-150: Specs

  • RAM 1500: The RAM 1500 is available with three engines: a 305-hp 3.6L PENTASTAR V6 with eTorque, a 395-hp 5.7L HEMI V8, and a 395-hp 5.7L HEMI V8 with eTorque. The eTorque upgrade is a mild hybrid system that helps balance power and efficiency. Plus, with an EcoDiesel engine available, the RAM 1500 offers new levels of efficiency.
  • Ford F-150: The Ford F-150 offers four engines: a 290-hp 3.3L V6, a 325-hp 2.7L V6, a 395-hp 5.0L V8, and a 450-hp 3.5L EcoBoost® V6.
2019 Ram 1500 Parked

RAM 1500 vs. Ford F-150: Interior & Exterior Features

Despite its lower starting MSRP, the 2019 RAM 1500 Tradesman includes several features not found on the 2018 Ford F-150 XL. Here’s a few examples:

  • Cruise control
  • 18-inch wheels
  • 5-inch touchscreen (includes Uconnect)
  • Six-speaker audio system
  • Push-button ignition
  • Heated side mirrors
2019 Ram 1500 Seating

Test Drive the All-New RAM 1500 at Lee's Summit Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram!

There’s no denying that the 2018 Ford F-150 is a solid pickup truck, but the 2019 RAM 1500 offers capabilities and features at the base level that are too impressive to ignore. Compare the 2019 RAM 1500 to the 2018 RAM 2500. When you’re ready to see the RAM 1500 in action, contact us at Lee's Summit Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram to schedule a test drive near Independence. Before you do, be sure to browse our new vehicle specials and learn how much the RAM 1500 weighs!

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