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2020 Ford F-150 vs. 2020 RAM 1500 Classic Review

New 2020 Ford F-150

2020 Ford
F-150

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New 2020 RAM 1500 Classic

2020 RAM
1500 Classic

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MSRP*
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$28,745 to $71,160
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$28,200 to $42,395
Invoice* $27,451 to $66,462 $27,024 to $39,875
MPG - City 15 - 20 15 - 17
MPG - Hwy 18 - 26 21 - 25
Engine(s) V-6, V-8 V-6, V-8
Seating Capacity 3 - 6 3 - 6
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** **** - ***** ****
Frontal Crash Rating** **** - ***** ****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*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 will be able to stretch out a lot more with the Ford F-150 than the RAM 1500 Classic. 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 Classic.

Convenience
The Ford F-150 requires fewer stops at the gas station than the RAM 1500 Classic, making it more convenient to drive.

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). The Ford F-150 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the RAM 1500 Classic, which has a much lower MSRP. 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 Classic have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Ford F-150 is about the same width as the RAM 1500 Classic. When looking at overall length, the Ford F-150 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the RAM 1500 Classic.

Drivetrain
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 Classic.

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

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the RAM 1500 Classic is clearly the choice over the Ford F-150 for pulling heavy loads. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Ford F-150 and the RAM 1500 Classic.

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 Classic. The Ford F-150 has a little less cargo capacity than the RAM 1500 Classic for hauling material.

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