2020 Ram 1500 vs 2019 Ford F-150

Front passenger angle of a red 2020 Ram 1500 on left VS front passenger angle of a red 2019 Ford F-150 on right

Tough jobs require tough trucks, and it is hard to beat the 2020 Ram 1500. Starting at just $31,895 MSRP, this truck offers six trim levels, including the Tradesman®, Big Horn®, Laramie®, Rebel®, Laramie Longhorn®, and Limited. To truly see how well engineered this beast is, we have compared it to one of its most popular rivals. Here, read about our 2020 Ram 1500 vs 2019 Ford F-150 comparison!

We will be comparing the Tradesman® trim for the Ram 1500 to the XL trim for the Ford F-150. Both are standard models, so information will change as you pick higher trims. Now, let’s see how these powerhouses compare.

2020 Ram 1500


2019 Ford F-150

3.6L V6 with 305 horsepower
5.7L V8 with 395 horsepower
Engine Options 3.3L V6 with 290 horsepower
2.7L V6 with 325 horsepower
5.0L V8 with 395 horsepower
6 People Seating Capacity 3 People
6,730 pounds Maximum Trailer Weight (with Standard Engine) 5,000 pounds
Available Blind Spot Warning Not Available

Advantages of the 2020 Ram 1500

The 2020 Ram 1500 continues to dominate the truck class. Compared to the 2019 Ford F-150, the Ram 1500 displays multiple advantages. First, the standard engine on the 2020 Ram 1500 is stronger than the standard engine on the F-150. Of course, there are other engine options for each. The strongest engine on both is tied at 395 horsepower. However, if you don’t feel the need to upgrade the engine, then you are guaranteed more power in the 2020 Ram 1500. Next, the Ram 1500 carries up to six people. Unfortunately for F-150 owners, the driver can only bring two friends along. If you plan on bringing multiple friends, family members, or coworkers with you, then the 2020 Ram 1500 is the way to go. Along with people, the standard Ram 1500 can tow much more than the F-150. As you drive, you will need to carefully watch your blind spots. That’s why the standard 2020 Ram 1500 model offers available blind spot monitoring. You don’t even get an option to add this feature with the Ford F-150.

Ready to feel the power of the 2020 Ram 1500? Take this beast on the road with a test drive here at Cowboy Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram today! If you don’t know which trim to get, we’d be happy to provide more details.