2019 RAM 1500 in blue

2019 Ram 1500

2019 Ford F-150 in silver

2019 Ford F-150

2019 RAM 1500 vs. 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

Buying a new truck is a serious investment, and you want to make sure you’ve done all the right research before you make a decision. If your search has come down to the RAM 1500 and the Ford F-150, you’re on the right path! Compare the 2019 RAM 1500 vs. Ford F-150 with Mark Porter Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, below, to find out once and for all which of these full-size trucks was meant for you.

F-150 or RAM 1500: Engines & Fuel Economy

Athens drivers who want a V6 or V8 engine will find it on both the new RAM 1500 and the F-150, along with a transmission that’s smooth like butter. Take an in-depth look at their engine specs below:

  • RAM 1500 Engines: The base engine on the RAM is a 305-hp 3.6L V6, or you can upgrade to a 395-hp 5.7L V8, as well as a V8 that features a mild hybrid system that will increase your fuel economy.
  • F-150 Engines: There are six available engines with the F-150, starting with a 250-hp 3.0L turbo-diesel and ending with a 395-hp 5.0L V8.
  • Transmissions: An 8-speed automatic transmission is standard across all RAM 1500 trims, while the F-150 comes with a 6- or 10-speed automatic.
  • Fuel Economy Ratings: True, the F-150 can get up to 20 mpg city/26 mpg highway, but the RAM is right on its tail, earning 20 mpg city/25 mpg highway.
2019 RAM 1500 driving down road

F-150 or RAM 1500: Towing Power

Did you know the 2019 RAM 1500 earned Best-in-Class V8 Towing*? There’s not much you can’t do on Parkersburg job sites with the help of a 12,750-pound maximum towing capacity. This leaves the F-150 V8 outclassed, pulling in at a mere 11,600 pounds with its own V8. Should you choose the 3.5L EcoBoost® V6, you’d get 13,000-pound max towing from the F-150, but that’s not quite enough to overshadow all the other ways the RAM comes out on top.

F-150 or RAM 1500: Technology Convenience

We’re happy to tell you that you’ll get more features for your money when you choose the entry-level RAM 1500. Here are a few RAM feature highlights that you won’t find in the F-150:

2019 Ram 1500 towing a trailer
  • Voice recognition
  • USB ports
  • Six-speaker sound system
  • Adjustable rear seat head restraints
  • Uconnect® Infotainment System
  • Bluetooth® connectivity
  • Proximity key
  • One-Touch Up driver and passenger windows

Explore the RAM 1500 at Mark Porter Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in Pomeroy

You’ve now seen that when you compare the RAM 1500 vs. Ford F-150, they have some similarities, but the key takeaways are that the RAM boasts more powerful V8 towing power and a stronger suite of standard features. When you’re ready, contact us to schedule a test drive near Gallipolis. Don’t miss out on great savings opportunities – peruse our latest new vehicle specials before you stop in!

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