2019 Ram 1500

2019 All-New Ram 1500

2019 Ford F-150

2019 Ford F-150

2019 RAM 1500


2019 Ford F-150

3.6L V6

Base Engine

3.3L V6
305 hp


290 hp
Eight-Speed Automatic


Six-Speed Automatic
12,750 Pounds

V8 Towing Capacity

11,600 Pounds


Requires Upgrade
6 Speakers

Stereo System

4 Speakers

2019 Ram 1500 vs. Ford F-150

While searching for the perfect pickup truck, many car buyers get stuck choosing between the 2019 Ram 1500 and the Ford F-150. That’s why Lee's Summit Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram has done the research for you in Kansas City, and laid out everything you need to know. Review towing capacities, performance, and interior specs for each to see which one is right for you.

Power and Fuel Efficiency in the Ram 1500 and Ford F-150

WIth both the new Ram 1500 and Ford F-150, you can choose between V6 and V8 engine options. Take a look at the specs that Blue Springs drivers prefer when taking care of their to-do lists:


  • F-150 Engines: There are six available engines offered on the Ford F-150, with the range-topping engine being a 3.5L V6 twin-turbo.
  • Ram 1500 Engines: The Ram 1500 offers a class-exclusive mild hybrid and 5.7L V8 engine system that offers hallmark efficiency and power. Available for Independence roads, this engine and hybrid system provides 395-hp
  • Transmissions: The Ram 1500 is available with an 8-speed automatic transmission, while the F-150 comes standard with a 6-speed automatic.
  • Fuel Economy Ratings: The Ram 1500 and F-150 both offer 20 mpg city when properly equipped.

Towing Capacity for F-150 or Ram 1500

The 2019 Ram 1500 towing capacity maxes out at 12,750 pounds, featuring Best-in-Class V8 Towing, courtesy of a 5.7L  HEMI® V8 with eTorque. That goes beyond the F-150’s capabilities with a V8, although both produce 395 hp. Specifically, the F-150 tows up to 11,600 pounds. With the 3.5 L EcoBoost V6, the F-150 bests the Ram 1500 just slightly at 13,000 pounds.

2019 Ram 1500 Towing capacity

Features for the F-150 or Ram 1500

At the base level, the 2019 Ram 1500 provides Gladstone drivers with better value, since the Ram 1500 interior comes standard with a number of features not found in the Ford F-150’s standard outfit:


  • Uconnect® infotainment system
  • Adjustable rear seat head restraints
  • One-touch up driver and passenger windows
  • Six-speaker sound system
  • USB ports
  • Proximity key
  • Power rear windows
  • Cruise control
  • Bluetooth® connectivity
  • Voice recognition

Find Your Ideal Ram 1500 Trim Level at Lee's Summit Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram Today

While the Ram 1500 and Ford F-150 are somewhat similar in many ways, our customers appreciate that the Ram 1500 offers far better V8 towing power and a wider array of features. Want to experience one for yourself? Don’t hesitate to contact us to schedule a test drive, or find out more about our special offers and incentives while you continue to browse. When it comes to trucks with great power Lee's Summit drivers can tell the difference!

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