2018 Ford F-150 vs 2019 Ram 1500
Given the 40-plus year history of the Ford F-150 completely and utterly dominating its class, it’s never a surprise to learn that a current model year F-150 model bests its same model year competition. But what does it say about the competition when a current model year F-150 bests the competition’s next model year truck?
That’s the case for the 2018 Ford F-150 lineup when it’s compared to the 2019 Ram 1500 lineup. Not even an extra model year can help the Ram 1500 stand toe to toe with the Ford F-150, which you’ll see right here in this 2018 Ford F-150 versus 2019 Ram 1500 head-to-head model comparison. Making things even more dire for the 2019 Ram 1500 is the fact that it’s an all-new model, which means Ram went back to the drawing board to start fresh. Considering the F-150 never takes a step back, we can only imagine how dominate the 2019 F-150 will be when compared to its Ram counterpart. But, until then, we’ll let the 2018 F-150 bask in the glory of being better than its 2019 Ram counterpart.
2018 Ford F-150
2019 Ram 1500
|6||Number of Engine Options||3|
|450 HP & 510 lb-ft.||Max Horsepower & Torque Ratings||395 HP & 410 lb-ft.|
|13200 lbs. & 3270 lbs.||Max Towing & Payload Ratings||12750 lbs. & 2100 lbs.|
|20/26 MPG||Max City/Highway Gas Mileage||15/22 MPG|
In What Ways is the 2018 Ford F-150 More Powerful and More Capable than the 2019 Ram 1500?
The quick and easy answer to this question – every way. That’s because the 2018 Ford F-150 lineup offers more engine choices, more horsepower, more torque, better gas mileage and higher capability ratings than the 2019 Ram 1500 lineup. But let’s get into specifics, and let’s start with engine options, maximum power ratings and top fuel efficiency ratings.
As you can see in the table above, the 2018 Ford F-150 lineup gives you six engines to choose from, whereas the 2019 Ram 1500 lineup has only three engines to choose from. The most powerful 2018 F-150 engine can pump out up to 450 horsepower and 510 pound-feet of torque, and its most fuel efficient engine can get up to 20 city MPG and 26 highway MPG. Conversely, the most powerful 2019 Ram 1500 engine can offer up to only 395 horsepower and 410 pound-feet of torque, and its most fuel efficient engine can get up to only 15 city MPG and 22 highway MPG.
The new Ford F-150 lineup continues its dominance over the all-new Ram 1500 lineup in terms of capability. That’s because it can tow up to 13,200 pounds and haul up to 3,270 pounds while the 2019 Ram 1500 lineup can tow up to only 12,750 pounds and haul up to only 2,100 pounds.
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