2020 RAM 1500 black year

2020 Ram 1500

2020 Ford F-150 year

2020 Ford F-150

2020 Ram 1500 vs. 2020 Ford F-150

2020 Ram 1500


2020 Ford F-150
305 hp 3.6L Pentastar® V6 Engine with eTorque

Base Engine

290 hp 3.3L Ti-VCT V6 Engine
12,750 pounds

V8 Towing Capacity

11,600 pounds
12,560 pounds

Diesel Towing Capacity

11,500 pounds
Up to 29 mpg

Eco Model Fuel Economy

Up to 26 mpg



When it comes to light-duty trucks, the Ford F-150 and Ram 1500 have been favorites among Birmingham drivers for a long time. Both are powerhouse workhorses with a style that takes them straight from work to play seamlessly. Compare side-by-side with Brady Kilmury CDJR if you need help in deciding F-150 or Ram 1500.

Ram 1500 vs. Ford F-150 — Engines

The Ram 1500 has slightly more powerful options than the Ford F-150, regardless of which engine Hoover drivers choose.

RAM vs. Ford Horsepower

  • Standard V6 Engine
    • RAM 3.6L V6 eTorque: 305 hp
    • Ford 3.3L TI-VCT V6: 290 hp
  • Diesel Engine
    • RAM 3.0-liter V6 EcoDiesel: 260 hp
    • Ford 3.0L Power Stroke Diesel: 250 hp
  • V8 Engine
    • RAM 5.7L HEMI V8 eTorque: 395 hp
    • Ford 5.0L Ti-VCT V8: 395 horsepower

Ram 1500 vs. Ford F-150 — Fuel Economy

Just because the Ram 1500 has more horsepower than the Ford F-150 doesn’t mean Tuscaloosa drivers have to sacrifice fuel economy.

Standard V6 Engine

  • RAM 3.6L V6 eTorque: 20 mpg city / 25 mpg highway
  • Ford 3.3L TI-VCT V6: 19 mpg / 25 mpg highway

Diesel Engine

  • RAM 3.0-liter V6 EcoDiesel: 22 mpg city / 32 mpg highway
  • Ford 3.0L Power Stroke Diesel: 22 mpg city / 30 mpg highway

V8 Engine

  • 5.7L HEMI V8 eTorque: 17 mpg highway / 23 mpg city
  • 5.0L Ti-VCT V8: 17 mpg highway / 23 mpg city

In comparing the F-150 or Ram 1500 eco models, the Ram boasts a fuel economy of up to 29 mpg, which the F-150 tops out at 26 mpg.

Ram 1500 vs. Ford F-150 — Towing Capacity

A bigger engine and better fuel economy also lead to a stronger towing experience when properly equipped:

  • RAM 1500 Tradesman base trim level can tow up to 12,750 pounds
  • Ford F-150 XL base engine can only tow up to 7,700 pounds.

Get a Great Ram 1500 Deal with Brady Kilmury CDJR

So which will win the coveted spot in your Bessemer driveway, F-150 or Ram 1500? If you’ve chosen the 2020 Ram 1500 as the winner of F-150 vs. Ram 1500, get a great deal with Brady Kilmury CDJR’s offers and incentives. Our finance department will get a great auto loan interest rate for you when you apply for financing from home. You can also take a look at the 2021 Ram 1500 trim levels available at Brady Kilmury CDJR. Looking for a slightly more robust truck? Discover the RAM 2500 towing capacity , or see how the 2022 models have changed!

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