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2020 Ford F-150 vs. 2020 RAM 3500 Review

New 2020 Ford F-150

2020 Ford
F-150

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New 2020 RAM 3500

2020 RAM
3500

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MSRP*
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$28,745 to $71,160
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$35,345 to $67,500
Invoice* $27,451 to $66,462 $33,427 to $62,968
MPG - City 15 - 20 N/A
MPG - Hwy 18 - 26 N/A
Engine(s) V-6, V-8 V-8
Seating Capacity 3 - 6 3 - 6
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** **** - ***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating** **** - ***** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested

**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 3500. 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 3500.

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 3500. 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 3500 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Ford F-150 is about the same width as the RAM 3500. If you go with the Ford F-150, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the RAM 3500.

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 3500.

Handling
The Ford F-150 has a significantly smaller turning radius than the RAM 3500, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the RAM 3500 is clearly the choice over the Ford F-150 for pulling heavy loads. The Ford F-150 has a little less horsepower than the RAM 3500.

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 3500. The RAM 3500 has a lot more cargo capacity for hauling lumber or gardening supplies than the Ford F-150.

Warranty
The Ford F-150 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the RAM 3500.