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2015 Ford F-150 vs. 2015 RAM 1500 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Ford F-150 offers passengers in its extended cab about the same head- and legroom as the RAM 1500. The Ford F-150 will be a favorite with tall drivers and their passengers, since it has much greater head- and legroom than the RAM 1500.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Ford F-150 as you will with the RAM 1500, as they can travel a similar number of miles on a tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). Whether you pick the Ford F-150 or the RAM 1500, it's going to cost you about the same. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Ford F-150 and the RAM 1500 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Ford F-150 is about the same width as the RAM 1500. If you go with the Ford F-150, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the RAM 1500.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque engine, the Ford F-150 doesn't do as good a job transmitting horsepower to its wheels as the RAM 1500.

Handling
The Ford F-150 has a significantly larger turning radius than the RAM 1500, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
With the Ford F-150, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than the RAM 1500, due to its slightly better towing capacity. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Ford F-150 and the RAM 1500.

Utility
The Ford F-150 offers a little more seating capacity than the RAM 1500, making it a better choice for those who often have a crew with them. You'll be able to haul more material in the Ford F-150 than the RAM 1500, due to its significantly greater cargo capacity.

Warranty
The Ford F-150 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the RAM 1500.

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2015 Ford
F-150

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MSRP*: $26,030 - $55,305

2015 RAM
1500

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MSRP*: $25,660 - $50,990
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $750 Up to $500
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 0.02%
City MPG: 15 - 19 13 - 21
Highway MPG: 21 - 26 19 - 29
Engine(s): V-6, V-8 V-6, V-8
Seating Capacity: 3 - 6 2 - 6
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $24,142 - $50,189 $24,676 - $46,486

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