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2020 RAM 1500

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2020 Ford F-150

2020 RAM 1500 vs. 2020 Ford F-150

Today’s full-size trucks can be at home going to dinner in Omaha or on the job site in Blair, since they come with so many available luxury options and beautiful trim packages. At the heart, though, they’re still full-size trucks, the work horses with the power to keep Fremont on the move and working. Let Sid Dillon help you decide which full-size truck is best for you – the F-150 or the RAM 1500.

2020 RAM 1500


2020 Ford F-150



2,300 lbs

Base Payload Capacity

1,990 lbs
3.6L Pentastar V6 with eTorque

Base Engine

3.3L Ti-VCT V6
305 hp


290 hp
Uconnect 3 with 5 inch display


FordPass Connect with WiFi Hotspot

RAM 1500 vs. Ford F-150: Price, Payload and Power

Sometimes you get what you pay for, which is why it’s worthwhile to dig into the RAM 1500’s features. It sports a considerably higher MSRP than the Ford F-150 – several thousand dollars difference. What do you get for that money? More power and towing capability.

The RAM 1500 has a maximum payload capacity of 2,300 pounds compared to Ford F-150’s 1,990 pounds. The RAM clocks a whopping 305 hp compared to Ford’s 290 hp. Credit this to the 3.6L Pentastar V6 engine with eTorque. Here’s what this best-in-class V6 offers:

  • Wide-range variable valve timing
  • Two-step variable valve lift
  • 269 lb-ft torque
  • The new eTorque Mild Hybrid System replaces the traditional alternator with a 48-volt battery-powered motor that creates efficient power.

The Ford F-150’s 3.3L Ti-VCT V6 engine is no slouch, but it doesn’t put out the same level of efficient horsepower as the Pentastar. The F-150’s torque is slightly lower at 265 lb.-ft. The engine features twin independent variable cam timing that optimizes power at every level. The power output level can be manually optimized by choosing from Normal, Tow/Haul, or Sport settings.

Staying Connected

When you’re on the road outside Lincoln or Columbus, especially in winter, it’s become increasingly crucial to stay connected. The Ford F-150 offers FordPass Connect with a 4G WiFi Hotspot for staying up to date on traffic, weather, and road conditions. The system also allows you to control locks and the ignition from your phone. RAM’s Uconnect system features Bluetooth capabilities and voice control.

Test Drive the New 2020 Trucks with Sid Dillon!

We’d love for you to compare these trucks first-hand! Contact us and we can direct you to our dealership locations where you can test drive the F-150 or RAM 1500. You can also learn more about EcoDiesel options or see how the 2020 F-150 compares to the Silverado 1500.

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