Shopping for a new pickup truck? With so many models to choose from, you really need to do your research to find the one that meets your needs.

Chances are good that during your search, you’ll be looking at both RAM trucks and Ford trucks. If you’re interested in the RAM 1500 or Ford F-150, for example, we recommend pitting the two models against one another so you can see how they match up. Fortunately, we’re here to help you decide.


The RAM 1500 comes standard with a 3.6-liter V6 engine that produces 305 horsepower and 269 lb-ft of torque. If you’re looking for more power and torque, you can opt for a 5.7-liter V8 engine, which will give you 395 horsepower and 410 lb-ft of torque.

By comparison, the base engine in the Ford F-150 has a 3.3-liter V6 engine that puts out 290 horsepower and 265 lb-ft of torque.

Tech Features

You will get tons of standard safety features in the RAM 1500, including the very user-friendly and intuitive Uconnect® infotainment system. You will also get:

  • Push-button start
  • Wi-Fi hot spot
  • Three USB ports
  • Five-inch touchscreen
  • Bluetooth® connectivity
  • Six-speaker sound system

On the flip side, the standard tech features in the Ford F-150 are a little bit lacking. While it does come with an infotainment system, you will have to upgrade to enjoy things like a USB port, Bluetooth® connectivity, or a Wi-Fi hot spot.

Before you decide which truck to buy, you really need to get behind the wheel. To take the RAM 1500 out for a test drive, come down to Jake Sweeney Chrysler Jeep® Dodge RAM in Cincinnati. Or, if you’re ready to buy, you can complete the buying process online and have your vehicle delivered right to your home.