2023 RAM 1500 vs. 2023 Ford F-150

2023 RAM 1500 Towing a Boat
2023 RAM 1500 Tradesman®


2023 Ford F-150® XL

Starting MSRP

5.7L HEMI® V8 Engine with eTorque


3.5L POWERBOOST™ Full Hybrid V6 Engine
12,750 lbs

Towing Capacity

12,700 lbs

Seating Capacity

395 hp


430 hp
15 City/ 22 Highway

Fuel Economy

25 City/ 26 Highway

If you’re looking for a powerful new pickup truck in the Modesto area, two of the best models you can find are the RAM 1500 and the Ford F-150! They’re both great choices, but only one will ultimately match up with your unique driving needs. So, you may be asking: is RAM a better truck than Ford? Turlock Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram has everything you need to know to compare these two light-duty pickups in the guide below – check it out!



2023 RAM 1500 vs. Ford F-150: Performance Specs

Let’s start our comparison guide by seeing how the RAM 1500 and Ford F-150 stack up on the Manteca roads. While they both feature robust engine options, there are a few key areas where the RAM 1500 pulls ahead. The RAM offers a diesel option as well as gasoline, and outmatches the Ford F-150 in terms of maximum available horsepower and torque. Check out how the top-level engines for both trucks compare:

RAM 1500 Top Engine Specs

  • Supercharged 6.2L HEMI V8 engine
  • 702 horsepower
  • 650 lb-ft of torque

Ford F-150 Top Engine Specs

  • 3.5L Powerboost Full Hybrid V6 engine
  • 430 horsepower
  • 570 lb-ft of torque

2023 RAM 1500 vs. Ford F-150: Technology Features

While the RAM 1500 shines on the outside, it’s just as impressive on the inside! Every RAM 1500 comes with a wide range of advanced technology and safety features, designed to make every ride as smooth and comfortable as possible. The Ford F-150 comes with a range of impressive interior features as well, but they don’t quite stack up to the RAM’s offerings:

RAM 1500 Safety Features

  • Electronic Stability Control
  • LaneSense® Lane Departure Warning with Lane Keep Assist
  • Rear Cross Path and Trailer Detection
  • Forward Collision Warning with Active Braking (FWC)
  • Pedestrian Emergency Braking

Ford F-150 Safety Features

  • Rear View Camera with Dynamic Hitch Assist
  • Pre-Collision Assist with Automatic Emergency Braking
  • Pre-Collision Braking

Which is Bigger: RAM 1500 or F-150?

Finally, let’s take a look at the key dimensions for both pickup trucks. The RAM 1500 and Ford F-150 are competitors in the same category, so they’re largely the same size. The RAM offers a bit more cargo space while the Ford F-150 has slightly more passenger room, but you can’t really go wrong with either:

RAM 1500 Crew Cab Dimensions

  • Front / rear headroom: 40.9 / 39.8 inches
  • Front / rear legroom: 40.9 / 45.2 inches
  • Cargo space: 53.9 cubic feet
  • Wheelbase: 144.5 inches
  • Length: 232.9 inches

Ford F-150 SuperCrew Dimensions

  • Front / rear headroom: 40.8 / 40.4 inches
  • Front / rear legroom: 43.9 / 43.6 inches
  • Cargo space: 52.8 cubic feet
  • Wheelbase: 145 inches
  • Length: 231.7 inches

Discover The 2023 RAM 1500 at Turlock Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram

Now that we’ve answered questions like “which is bigger: RAM 1500 or Ford F-150,” you might be interested in seeing the RAM 1500 up close! Contact our office to see what we have available, then head to our dealership to set up a test drive around Stockton. Be sure to check out our model research for more information on the RAM 1500 and the other vehicles in our lineup.


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