2020 Ram 1500 vs 2020 Ford F-150

The half-ton pickup truck class is one of the most competitive in the automotive world and the 2020 Ram 1500 promises to set the bar high for competitors. Find out why the 2020 Ram 1500 at Earnhardt CDJR is the perfect addition to your automotive family and how it stacks up against a premier competitor in this 2020 Ram 1500 vs 2020 Ford F-150 comparison.

To cater to your automotive needs, the 2020 Ram 1500 is available in seven trim levels – Tradesman, HFE, Big Horn, Rebel, Laramie, Long Horn and Limited – that are available in Quad Cab and Crew Cab variants. Ram 1500 entries are available with a 6-foot, 4-inch long bed or a 5-foot, 7-inch short bed that will handle a maximum payload of 2,300 pounds. The Ram 1500 will make room for five passengers in a family-friendly Crew Cab that is the largest in the segment with slide and recline rear seats.

2020 Ram 1500


2020 Ford F-150

$32,145 Base MSRP $28,495
305-Horsepower 3.6-Liter Pentastar® V-6 Base Engine 290-Horsepower 3.3-Liter V-6
12,560 Pounds Towing Capacity 13,200 Pounds
Available Mild Hybrid System Unavailable


What Are the Differences Between the 2020 Ram 1500 and 2020 Ford F-150?

Drivers who live in the Gilbert area and are searching for a new pickup truck want to know – what are the differences between the 2020 Ram 1500 and the 2020 Ford F-150? Learn more about the key differences with this in-depth 2020 Ram 1500 vs 2020 Ford F-150 comparison created by Earnhardt CDJR. Features that you will find in the Ram 1500 that are not available to the Ford F-150 include the RamBox® Cargo Management System, the brand-new Multifunction Tailgate, a best-in-class 12-inch Uconnect® touchscreen infotainment system, a class-exclusive Active Level four-corner air suspension system with different drive modes and much more.

Base Ram 1500 trim levels will feature 18-inch steel wheels, a 5-inch Uconnect® touchscreen infotainment system, 4G LTE Wi-Fi, push-button start, Bluetooth and second-row in-floor storage. Entry-level Ford F-150 models fall short with no touchscreen display, no Bluetooth capabilities, a lack of Wi-Fi and a bare-bones interior. Upgrades to the Ram 1500 spec sheet include an 8.4-inch Uconnect® touchscreen display, 20-inch alloy wheels, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, heated and cooled front seats, heated rear seats and much more.

Ram 1500 vs Ford F-150: Engine Options  

Power is a highlight of the half-ton pickup truck class and the 2020 Ram 1500 will deliver with a quartet of engine options that are paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission. The Ford F-150 features six engine options – a 3.3-liter V-6, a 2.7-liter EcoBoost® V-6, a 5.0-liter V-8, a 3.5-liter EcoBoost® V-6, a High-Output 3.5-Liter EcoBoost® V-6 and a 3.0-liter Power Stroke® V-6 diesel engine. With an available EcoDiesel® engine option and an eTorque Mild Hybrid System, the Ram 1500 provides engine options and capabilities the Ford pickup cannot match. When properly equipped, the Ram 1500 will tow up to 12,560 pounds of cargo with a payload of 2,300 pounds.

  • 3.6-Liter eTorque Pentastar® V-6 – 305 Horsepower/269 Pound-Feet of Torque – 26 MPG Highway 
  • 3.0-Liter EcoDiesel® V-6 – 260 Horsepower/480 Pound-Feet of Torque – 32 MPG Highway 
  • 5.7-Liter HEMI® V-8 – 395 Horsepower/410 Pound-Feet of Torque – 22 MPG Highway 
  • 5.7-Liter eTorque HEMI® V-8 – 395 Horsepower/410 Pound-Feet of Torque - 23 MPG Highway
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