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2019 Ford F-150 vs 2019 Ram 1500

Blue 2019 Ford F-150 Towing a Boat vs Red 2019 Ram 1500 Rear Exterior in a Driveway

Few segments in the automotive industry are more competitive than the half-ton pickup truck segment and the 2019 Ford F-150 is a fan favorite at every turn. After a complete redesign, the 2019 Ram 1500 is more attractive and more capable than ever and still cannot compete with the Ford F-150 in this 2019 Ford F-150 vs 2019 Ram 1500 comparison created by Marshal Mize Ford.

Variety is the spice of life and the 2019 Ford F-150 fits the bill with seven capable trim levels – XL, XLT, Lariat, King Ranch®, Platinum, Limited and the trail-rated Raptor – that will start at a far more affordable price than the Ram 1500. In addition to a smorgasbord of trim levels, the Ford F-150 provides more versatility with three body styles -- Regular Cab, SuperCab and SuperCrew Cab – that can be paired with a 6.5-foot bed, a 5.5-foot bed or an 8-foot bed.

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2019 Ford F-150 VS 2019 Ram 1500
$28,155 Starting Price $31,795
290-Horsepower 3.3-Liter V-6 Base Engine 305-Horsepower 3.6-Liter V-6
Regular, SuperCab and SuperCrew Cab Body Styles Quad Cab and Crew Cab
3,270 Pounds/13,200 Pounds Payload/Towing Capacity 2,300 Pounds/12,750 Pounds

What Are the Differences Between the Ford F-150 and the Ram 1500?

Are you looking for an affordable, versatile half-ton pickup truck in this 2019 Ford F-150 vs 2019 Ram 1500 comparison? Look no further than the 2019 Ford F-150. With a price tag that starts at $28,155, the Ford F-150 XL provides an affordable, hard-working pickup truck that is perfect for small businesses or jobsites and possesses an impressive list of features. Ford F-150 XL grades come standard with 17-inch steel wheels, automatic headlights, trailer sway control and a 4.2-inch Ford SYNC® infotainment system.

A wealth of innovative features promises to upgrade your drive when you choose the 2019 Ford F-150. When equipped with an 8-inch Ford SYNC® 3 touchscreen infotainment system, the Ford F-150 provides instant access to Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and FordPass™ Connect 4G LTE onboard Wi-Fi that will support 10 mobile devices. Additional upgrades to the Ford F-150 spec sheet include Ford MyKey® teen driver safety technology, the Pro Trailer Backup Assist system, a panoramic sunroof, dual-zone automatic climate control, heated and cooled front seats, a 360-degree camera system, power running boards, plush leather upholstery and a heated steering wheel.

Performance on the jobsite is at the heart of the Ford F-150 vs Ram 1500 debate and the Ford pickup truck wins out with six power-packed engine options that provide best-in-class payload and towing numbers. Ram 1500 entries counter with three powertrains that add mild hybrid capabilities – a 3.6-liter V-6, a 5.7-liter HEMI® V-8 and a 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V-6. When coupled with a lighter, more durable design, the Ram 1500 increases towing and payload specs that still cannot match the 2019 Ford F-150.

Ford F-150 Engine Options

  • 3.3-Liter V-6 – 290 Horsepower/265 Pound-Feet of Torque
  • 2.7-Liter EcoBoost® V-6 – 325 Horsepower/400 Pound-Feet of Torque
  • 5.0-Liter V-8 – 395 Horsepower/400 Pound-Feet of Torque
  • 3.5-Liter EcoBoost® V-6 – 375 Horsepower/470 Pound-Feet of Torque
  • 3.0-Liter Power Stroke® V-6 – 250 Horsepower/440 Pound-Feet of Torque
  • High-Output 3.5-Liter EcoBoost® V-6 – 450 Horsepower/510 Pound-Feet of Torque


Gray 2019 Ford F-150 Hauling Fence Posts in a Field
Silver 2019 Ford F-150 Rear Exterior Next to a Horse
Cutaway View of 2019 Ford F-150 Cabin
2019 Ford F-150 Center Console and Gear Shifter