Comparison: 2019 Ram 1500 vs 2019 Ford F-150

 

The below comparison of the 2019 Ram 1500 against the 2019 Ford F-150 will help drivers in the Livingston area assess their powertrain, technology, and safety features. Both full-size pickup trucks do a great job of balancing strength, capability, and technology, but the redesigned Ram 1500 was the truck that earned the U.S. News #1 in Full Size Pickup Trucks, MotorTrend 2019 Truck of the Year, and 2019 Edmunds Editors Choice Best Truck award. Premier Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram has one of the largest inventories of Ram 1500s around, so come in for test drive.

Performance and Design

2019 Ram 1500

The Ram base model is equipped with a 3.6-liter V6 engine that works in tandem with an eight-speed automatic transmission and a rear-wheel drivetrain. This 305-hp powertrain earns an estimated fuel economy of 25 mpg on the highway and 20 mpg in the city. Standard is a quad cab that can accommodate up to six passengers, and a crew cab is available.  You can opt for either a standard 6-foot 4-inch bed or the 5-foot-7 short bed. Available is the 5.7-liter HEMI® V8 that pumps out 395-hp and 410 lb-ft of torque. When properly equipped, the Ram 1500 can tow up to 12,750 pounds and has a payload capacity of 2,300 pounds.

2019 Ford F-150

The Ford F-150’s base powertrain is a 325-hp 2.7-liter turbocharged EcoBoost® V6 engine mated to a ten-speed automatic transmission. This base engine achieves an estimated 25 mpg of highway driving and 19 mpg driving the city streets. A 5.0-liter V8 that produces 395-hp and 400 lb-ft of torque is optional. The F-150 offers a regular, super, or crew cab and the choice of a short, standard, or long bed. The available towing capacity is 13,200 pounds when properly equipped, and the F-150 can manage a payload up to 2,309 pounds.

Technology

2019 Ram 1500

A Uconnect® infotainment system with a 5.0-inch touchscreen, integrated voice command with Bluetooth®, a six-speaker sound system, three USB ports, and the Keyless Go™ push-button start are standard. Available features include an upgraded Uconnect® 4 system with an 8.4-inch display or the Uconnect® 4C with a 12.0-inch multimedia touchscreen and navigation. Also available are Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ integration, SiriusXM® satellite radio with Traffic Plus, a nine-speaker audio system, two additional USB ports, keyless entry, and a power tailgate release.

2019 Ford F-150

Standard technology features consist of an AM/FM stereo and a 2.3-inch productivity screen. A SYNC® 3 infotainment system with a touchscreen display, Bluetooth®, voice command, Alexa and Waze compatibility, SiriusXM® satellite radio with Traffic and Travel Link®, navigation, a USB port, a Wi-Fi hotspot, and a ten-speaker B&O sound system by Bang & Olufsen are optional.

Safety

2019 Ram 1500

An advanced airbag system with six airbags comes standard. Additionally, brake assist, electronic roll mitigation, traction control, electronic stability control, hill start assist, trailer sway damping, and a Parkview® rear back-up camera are included. Lane departure warning, lane keep assist, adaptive cruise control, forward and reverse collision warning systems, automatic emergency braking, blind-spot monitor with cross-path detection, front and rear parking sensors, parallel and perpendicular park-assist, and a 360-degree surround-view camera system are available.

2019 Ford F-150

Automatic high beams, a rearview camera, pre-collision assist with automatic emergency braking, roll stability control, and a dynamic hitch assist with a line-of-sight guide are standard safety features. Optional are lane-keeping alerts, blind spot information, adaptive cruise control with stop-and-go, hill descent control, a 360-degree camera with split-view display, LED lighting, rain-sensing wipers, and trailer back-up assist.

Pricing

2019 Ram 1500

Starting at $31,795 MSRP

2019 Ford F-150

Starting at $28,155 MSRP

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