2019 Ram 1500

2019 Ram 1500

2019 Ford F-150

2019 Ford F-150

2019 RAM 1500


2019 Ford F-150

3.6L V6

Base Engine

3.3L V6
305 hp


290 hp
Eight-Speed Automatic


Six-Speed Automatic
12,750 Pounds

V8 Towing Capacity

11,600 Pounds


Requires Upgrade
6 Speakers

Stereo System

4 Speakers

2019 RAM 1500 vs. Ford F-150

As you’ve shopped for a new full-size truck, you’ve looked over both the 2019 RAM 1500 and the Ford F-150. Having trouble seeing their specs head-to-head? Champion CJD of Indianapolis in Indianapolis has you covered. Using this convenient comparison, you can see each vehicle’s towing capacity, performance, and interior specs in just a few minutes. Doing so, you’ll quickly see what makes each truck different from the other. Explore the RAM 1500 vs. Ford F-150 below!

Power and Fuel Efficiency in the RAM 1500 and Ford F-150

V6 and V8 engines are both available with the new RAM 1500, as well as the Ford F-150. But Indianapolis drivers tend to gravitate toward the 1500 specs, even with each vehicle’s transmission performing at a high level:

  • F-150 Engines: Six engine options are available with the Ford F-150, maxing out at 450 hp with a 3.5L twin-turbo or a 395-hp 5.0L V8.
  • RAM 1500 Engines: Fuel economy shines with the RAM 1500, with a mild hybrid V8 engine system available for Carmel roads, and a max 395-hp 5.7L V8.
  • Transmissions: The RAM 1500 makes an 8-speed automatic transmission available, while the F-150 can be had with a 6-speed automatic or a 10-speed automatic.
  • Fuel Economy Ratings: The RAM 1500 and F-150 both offer 20 mpg city, while the RAM offers 25 mpg and the F-150 offers 26 mpg highway.

Towing Capacity for F-150 or Ram 1500 

Maxing out at 12,750 pounds of towing capacity when properly equipped, the 2019 RAM 1500 features Best-in-Class* V8 towing with the 5.7L HEMI® V8 with eTorque. And while it matches the RAM 395 hp, the F-150’s capabilities can’t keep up with those towing stats. F-150 offers just 11,600 pounds of towing capacity with its V8.

Features for the F-150 or Ram 1500 

The 2019 RAM 1500 provides Zionsville drivers with better value by offering a number of standard interior features that don’t come with the F-150’s base model. These include:

  • Uconnect® infotainment system
  • Bluetooth® connectivity
  • Voice recognition
  • One-touch up driver and passenger windows
  • Cruise control
  • USB ports
  • Proximity key

Find Your Ideal RAM 1500 Trim Level at Champion CJD of Indianapolis Today

Comparing the F-150 or RAM 1500 is easy, but with better V8 towing power, and more features, 1500 clearly has the edge. Contact us today and schedule a test drive to feel what it’s like behind the wheel! Or, find out more about our new vehicle specials while you learn more. Indianapolis drivers can tell the difference when it comes to trucks with superior power – Come see for yourself!


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