2018 Ram 1500 vs 2018 Ford F-150

The full-size, light-duty truck segment is full of extremely competitive vehicles available in a plethora of body-styles, trim levels, and engine options. The two models in this 2018 Ram 1500 vs 2017 Ford F-150 comparison are no exception. Each of these trucks brings good things to the road. For drivers looking for a premium pickup that maintains quality right from the get-go, the 2018 Ram 1500 can be an excellent choice. This model’s base engine is a 3.6-liter gas V-6 rated for 305 horsepower and 269 pound-feet of torque. While this isn’t a huge increase compared to the 290 horsepower and 265 pound-feet of torque from the base 2018 Ford F-150 engine, it still offers impressive value. 

The 2018 Ram 1500 is also available with the 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V-6 engine, which boasts class-leading mileage numbers, as well as 240 horsepower and 420 pound-feet of torque. At time of writing, the 2018 Ford F-150 was not available with a fuel-saving diesel engine option, though one is anticipated in spring of 2018.

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2018 Ram 1500 vs 2018 Ford F-150
$27,095 Starting MSRP $27,380
3.6-L V-6 (305 hp) Base Engine 3.3-L V-6 (290 hp)
Tradesman, Express, SLT, HFE, Big Horn, Rebel, sport, Night, Laramie, Laramie Longhorn, Laramie Limited, Limited Tungsten Trim Options XL, XLT, Lariat, Raptor, King Ranch, Platinum, Limited
Ram Uconnect Infotainment System Ford SYNC

Trim Options and Features on the 2018 Ram 1500

Drivers looking for a practical, powerful, and well-equipped pickup with a unique look and style may be attracted especially to the Ram option in this 2018 Ram 1500 vs 2018 Ford F-150 comparison. This model offers several more main trim levels than the 2018 Ford F-150, as well as multiple special editions. A new model for this year is the ultra-luxurious Ram Limited Tungsten Edition, which ups the ante on pickup luxury. Drivers in the market for off-roading can also enjoy the standard features and capability of the Ram Rebel. The 2018 Ford Raptor is also an off-road oriented model, but it is designed more for performance and sand racing than to meet standard off-road adventuring needs.

The 2018 Ram 1500 also offers practical feature content, like the RamBox storage system and the user-friendly and versatile Uconnect infotainment system. To learn more about the 2018 Ram 1500 available here in Lake Elmo MN near the Twin Cities, contact a member of the Fury Ram Truck Center sales team today.

steering wheel and Uconnect system of the 2018 Ram 1500
rear black seats of the 2018 Ram 1500
leather front seats of the 2018 Ram 1500 Laramie
convenient storage options in the 2018 Ram 1500

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