Deciding on the right pickup can be tough, considering the notable options out there like the 2020 Ram 1500 vs. the Ford F-150, it can be difficult to settle on the one that’s right for you and your workload throughout Medford, Malden, and Everett, Massachusetts. While these two titans offer a lot to their respective drivers, learning more about their differences can add more ease and confidence into your decision.

At Grava CDJR, we’re here to explore the differences between the 2020 Ram 1500 vs. 2020 Ford F-150, so you can see what they each offer and what they can do!

Ram 1500 Specs Medford MA

Ram 1500 vs F-150: Engine Options & Performance Specs

The Ram 1500 and Ford F-150 each offer an array of engine options with an impressive range of abilities. Both trucks are introduced with similar engines, with the Ram 1500 including a 3.6L Pentastar® V6 and the Ford F-150 featuring a 3.3L V6. However, the Ram 1500 can produce 305 horsepower while the F-150 falls behind with 290 horsepower.

The next level of engine options includes some impressive outputs. The Ram 1500 offers an available 5.7L HEMI® V8 while the F-150 includes an available 5.0L V8 engine. Each

engine can produce 395 horsepower, but the Ram 1500 leads in torque with 410 lb-ft, while the F-150 produces 400 lb-ft of torque. The Ram 1500 also includes a revamped version of its available 5.7L HEMI® V8, which includes eTorque, a feature that boosts the towing capacity.

2020 Ram 1500 Towing

Ram vs Ford: Towing Capacity

Both trucks are pretty well known for their respective towing abilities. While they both can be configured to tow well over 10,000 pounds, there’s a few differences between them and their varying engine options.

If you’re looking for some strong towing abilities without having to upgrade engines or trim levels, their respective base-level engines each can pull along a great deal of weight. With its standard engine, the Ram 1500 truck’s towing capacity can go up to 7,730 pounds. Meanwhile, the Ford F-150 falls slightly behind by maxing out at 7,700 pounds with its standard engine.

 2019 RAM 1500 Interior Medford MA

Entertainment & Technology Features

In terms of Ram 1500 technology, this new pickup comes standard with the Uconnect® 3 5-inch touchscreen display that’s mounted into the dashboard. The Ford F-150 offers the similar SYNC® system, but it’s only featured after an upgrade.

The Uconnect® screen incorporates Integrated Voice Command with Bluetooth®, which lets you select your features, contacts, and media options without having to take your hands off the wheel. The Ram 1500 even offers the optional 1-year SiriusXM® Satellite Radio trial—which is double the length of the trial offered with the Ford F-150.

Deciding on the Ram 1500 vs Ford F-150

Now that you’ve got some more insight into these two powerful pickups—what they can do, what they offer, and most importantly, how they differ—you’re closer to making your decision. Even though these new trucks are built to impress, the 2020 Ram 1500 comes standard with strong capabilities and advanced technology. Why not take the next step by dropping by and seeing us for a closer look and for a chance to take it out on the road?

Schedule your test drive with us at Grava CDJR! We’re here to help drivers and workers throughout Malden, Medford, and Everett, MA, find the right truck that they can rely on for the job!

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