2019 RAM 1500

2019 RAM 1500

2019 Ford F-150

2019 Ford F-150

2019 RAM 1500 vs. 2019 Ford F-150

The full-size truck class is notoriously competitive, but the 2019 RAM 1500 offers more V8 towing power and standard features than the 2019 Ford F-150. If you want a pickup that can get the job done at Chambersburg jobsites, it’s worth taking a look to see how the RAM 1500 vs. Ford F-150 compare. See how they match up in performance, efficiency, and more.

Towing: F-150 or RAM 1500

If you need big power from your next pickup, you’ll want to equip it with a V8 engine. See how the F-150 and RAM 1500 compare when they’re outfitted with a V8:

  • 2019 RAM 1500
  • 2019 Ford F-150
    • Engine: 5.0L V8
    • Horsepower: 395 hp
    • Towing Capacity: Up to 11,600 pounds

That’s a difference of over 1,000 pounds. For commercial trucks, that can be the difference between towing one load of construction materials and having to go back for a second trip. It also allows you to tow a larger camper or boat out to lakes near Hagerstown.


With a range of V6 and V8 engine options, it’s worth exploring both models. See how their available engines and transmissions compare:

  • The RAM 1500 is offered with a 3.6L V6 that produces 305 hp or a 5.7L V8 with up to 395 hp. In addition, the V8 can be equipped with a mild hybrid system. This unique feature offers increased torque and better fuel economy.
  • The Ford F-150 engines range from a 3.0L turbodiesel with 250 hp to a 5.0L V8 with 395 hp. Ultimately there are six engines on offer in the F-150.
  • While the RAM 1500 comes standard with an 8-speed automatic transmission, the F-150 offers the choice between a 6-speed automatic and a 10-speed automatic. Both can also be had with all-wheel drive.
  • In fuel economy, the F-150 and RAM 1500 are neck and neck. They both produce 20 mpg city, while the F-150 reaches 26 mpg highway. The RAM 1500 is close behind at 25 mpg highway.

Standard Features

If you’re shopping for the base trim, the 2019 RAM 1500 doesn’t skimp on standard features. You’ll enjoy the following on the streets of Gettysburg:

  • Bluetooth Connectivity
  • Infotainment System
  • 6-Speaker Audio System
  • Voice Recognition
  • Cruise Control
  • One-Touch Up Driver and Passenger Windows

Visit Buchanan Auto Park, Inc. for More Info

To learn more about the new RAM 1500 trim levels, stop by Buchanan Auto Park, Inc. today. We can help you decide if the RAM 1500 or RAM 2500 is the better choice, or help you compare the Ram 1500 vs. Silverado 1500. Contact us today to set up a test drive!

Buchanan Auto Park, Inc. 39.7381194, -77.5328765.