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.
|2018 Ram 1500||vs||2018 Ford F-150|
|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.