2021 Ram 1500 vs. 2021 Ford F-150

2021 RAM 1500 vs. 2021 Ford F-150
2021 Ram 1500


2021 Ford F-150

Base Horsepower

Eight-speed automatic


Ten-speed automatic
12,750 pounds

Max Towing Capacity

14,000 pounds
3.6L V6

Base Engine

3.3L Ti-VCT V6



Max Seating Capacity



shoppers in the market for a new truck have likely looked at the 2021 Ram 1500 and the 2021 Ford F-150. Both trucks have the longevity of their popularity and exemplary craftsmanship to put them at the top of the line for trucks. However, it might be tricky to find out if the Ford F-150 or RAM 1500 meets your needs and your budget. Read ahead as we compare the 2021 Ram 1500 vs. 2021 Ford F-150 to learn more about their similarities and differences and what works best for you.

Ram 1500 vs. Ford F-150: Performance Specifications

When deciding between the Ford F-150 or RAM 1500, you’ll notice that both are powerhouses built for work, play, and more. The versatility of these two pickup trucks offers Jackson Family of Dealerships shoppers a solid choice no matter which truck they drive home. Equipped to work hard, function as a mobile workspace, provide space for family and friends, and visit and beyond, the Ram 1500 and Ford F-150 offer the owner’s versatility. Read ahead to learn more about the engine selections, performance capabilities, and more about each truck:

Ram 1500 Specifications ($32,795 MSRP*):

  • Engine Choices: 3.6L V6, 3.0L V6 Diesel, 5.7L V8, & 6.2L Supercharged V8
  • Horsepower: 260 to 702 horsepower
  • Towing Capacity: to 12,750 pounds
  • Exterior Features: Multifunction tailgate, spray bed liner, nine exterior color choices, valet entry and exit step options, optional tailgate wiring harness system, galvanized steel/aluminum body pieces, optional chrome grille, optional deep tint windows, and much more!

Ford F-150 Specifications: 

  • Engine Choices: 3.3L V6, 2.7L EcoBoost V6, 3.5L EcoBoost V6, High-Output 3.5-Liter EcoBoost V-6, 3.0-Liter Power Stroke Turbodiesel V-6, 5.0-Liter Ti-VCT V-8 
  • Horsepower: 250 to 430 horsepower
  • Towing Capacity: 14,000 pounds
  • Exterior Features: High-strength aluminum-allow body, fully-boxed steel frame, optional honeycomb-style grill, and more!

Ram 1500 vs. Ford F-150: Interior, Infotainment, and Safety Features

The Ford F-150 offers a more versatile truck, and even the base model of the Ram 1500 has a seating capacity of six passengers. Each make and model comes equipped with top-notch technology and safety features, ensuring that your commute to to is safe and smooth. Take a look at how the Ram 1500 vs. Ford F-150 interiors compare:

Ford F-150 Interior Dimensions

  • Front headroom: 40.8 inches
  • Front legroom: 43.9 inches
  • Front hip room: 62.5 inches 
  • Front shoulder room: 66.7 inches

Ram 1500 Interior Dimensions:

  • Front headroom: 40.9 inches
  • Front legroom: 40.9 inches
  • Front hip room: 63.4 inches
  • Front shoulder room: 66 inches

Choose Your Winning Truck at Jackson Family of Dealerships Today!

Contact us with any questions you may have about the Ford F-150 or Ram 1500, then come to our Decatur dealership for a test drive. Save yourself time by applying for financing online; then, you can drive home in the truck of your dreams today! We also have made it possible for you to shop and finance your new truck online for a seamless experience.


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