2024 Ford F-150 vs. 2024 RAM 1500 Review

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2024 Ford
F-150

MSRP*: $36,570 to $77,980
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Picture of the 2024 RAM 1500

2024 RAM
1500

MSRP*: $39,420 to $96,340
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MPG - City 15 - 20 MPG 10 - 20 MPG
MPG - Hwy 18 - 26 MPG 14 - 25 MPG
Seating Capacity 3 - 6 seats 5 - 6 seats
Cargo Space 52.8 - 77.4 ft3 53.9 - 61.5 ft3
Engine
  • 325-hp, 2.7-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 400-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 400-hp, 5.0-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 430-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gas/Electric Hybrid)
  • 450-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 305-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline/Mild Electric Hybrid)
  • 395-hp, 5.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline/Mild Electric Hybrid)
  • 702-hp, 6.2-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive
Horsepower 325 - 450 hp 305 - 702 hp
Towing Capacity 5,000 - 9,400 lbs 6,180 - 8,360 lbs
Exterior Length 209.1 - 243.5 in 228.9 - 241.8 in
Exterior Width 79.9 - 86.6 in 82.1 - 88.0 in
Leg Room Front 43.9 in
Rear 33.5 - 43.6 in
Front 40.9 in
Rear 35.6 - 45.2 in
Head Room Front 40.8 in
Rear 40.3 - 40.4 in
Front 40.9 in
Rear 39.2 - 39.8 in

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the extended cab may find themselves a little more squished in the Ford F-150 than 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
With the Ford F-150 you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the RAM 1500, due to its larger tank size and better fuel economy.

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). When looking only at MSRP, the Ford F-150 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the RAM 1500.

Dimensions
Since the Ford F-150 is much slimmer than the RAM 1500, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. When looking at overall length, the Ford F-150 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the RAM 1500.

Handling
The Ford F-150 has a larger turning radius than the RAM 1500, making it slightly 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. The Ford F-150 has a little more horsepower than the RAM 1500.

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Ford F-150 does a much better job of transmitting the horsepower of the engine to the wheels than the RAM 1500.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit the same number of people in the Ford F-150 as you will the RAM 1500. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of lumber or gardening supplies into the bed of the Ford F-150 as you will with the RAM 1500.