2017 Ford F-150 vs 2017 Ram 1500

Drivers looking for a workhorse vehicle have been turning to pickup trucks now more than ever before, but it can be tough to find that perfect match. Whether you’re looking for a truck for work or for personal use, the 2017 Ford F-150 has you covered. The truck comes in a wide variety of trim levels, and drivers can add on multiple packages or options to the truck to make it a perfect fit for their needs.

So how does the 2017 F-150 compare to other leading performers in the class? We’re putting the truck to the test with a head-to-head comparison against one of the trucks top competitors: the 2017 Ram 1500. Read on for a full comparison between both of these powerful trucks!

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2017 Ford F-150 vs 2017 Ram 1500
Available on all trims MP3 Capability Only available on select trims
1,910 lbs Base Trim Payload 1,500 lbs.
3.5-liter V6 Base Engine Size 3.6-liter V6
Five stars NHTSA Frontal Crash Test Ratings Four Stars

The 2017 Ram 1500 comes in an overwhelming amount of trim levels. Trims include Tradesman, Ram 1500 Express, Lone Star, Big Horn, Rebel, Tradesman HFE Sport, Night, Laramie, Laramie Longhorn and Limited. Three engine options are available, a 3.0-liter V6 EcoDiesel, a 3.6-liter V6 and a 5.7-liter V8 Hemi® engine. All trims come standard with an 8-speed automatic transmission, and three cab configurations are available: Crew Cab, Quad Cab® and Regular Cab. Maximum towing capacity for the 2017 Ram 1500 is 10,700 pounds, but keep in mind that towing capacity requires an extra-cost option. Standard towing capacity for the 2017 Ram 1500 is 8,500 pounds.

The 2017 Ford F-150 comes in seven trim levels: XL, XLT, Lariat, Raptor, King Ranch®, Platinum and Limited. Five engine options are available: a 2.7-liter EcoBoost® V6 engine, a 3.5-liter Ti-VCT V6 engine, a 3.5-liter EcoBoost® V6 engine, a DOHC high-output 3.5-liter EcoBoost® engine and a 5.0-liter Ti-VCT V8 engine. The 2017 F-150 features a Best-in-Class payload when properly equipped, and maximum towing capacity for the truck is 12,200 pounds, which is significantly higher than the 2017 Ram 1500’s towing capacity. The 2017 F-150 also offers additional towing features such as Pro Trailer Backup Assist™, Smart Trailer Tow Connector, Trailer Brake Controller, the Trailer Tow Package, the Max Trailer Tow Package and the Heavy-Duty Payload Package.

The 2017 Ford F-150 is even more impressive in person than on paper, trust us. So stop in to Mike Castrucci Alexandria or schedule an obligation-free test drive online today! Drivers interested in learning more about this great pickup before getting behind the wheel are encouraged to contact our sales team today!

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