2020 Ram 1500
Features & Specs
2020 Ford F-150
305 hp
Standard Horsepower
290 hp
269 lb-ft
Standard Engine Torque
265 lb-ft
8-speed shiftable automatic
6-speed shiftable automatic
520 / 650 miles
Fuel Range
437 / 575 miles

2020 Ram 1500 vs 2020 Ford F-150

The competition for the best full-size pickup truck around is tough, to say the least. Manufacturers are loading up these trucks with the best of the best to win over truck buyers. With so many different trucks out on the market today by a variety of manufacturers, we thought we'd compare two of the best full-size trucks to help you decide which one is right for you. Below we'll be taking a look at the 2020 Ram 1500 and the 2020 Ford F-150.

2020 Ram 1500 Power & Handling

Ram offers a slew of powerful engine for the 1500 that can tow up to 12,750 pounds. The standard engine for the lineup is a 3.6L Pentastar V6 engine with eTorque that makes 305 horsepower, 269 lb-ft of torque, and can tow up to 7,730 pounds. Ram also offers a 5.7L Hemi V8 engine that is available with and without eTorque technology. Both engines make 395 horsepower and 410 lb-ft of torque. The eTorque version of the engine can tow up to 12,750 pounds. The last available engine in the lineup is the 260 horsepower 3.0L EcoDiesel V6 engine that makes 480 lb-ft of torque and can tow up to 12,560 pounds.

2020 Ford F-150 Power & Handling

Ford offers a bevy of engine choices for the F-150, but the standard engine for the lineup is a 3.3-liter V6. The V6 cranks out 290 horsepower, 265 lb-ft of torque, and comes paired with an older six-speed automatic transmission. This configuration will allow the F-150 to tow up to 7,600 pounds. The other engines that are available for the F-150 include a 2.7L Turbo V6, a 5.0L V8, a 3.5L Turbo V6, and a Turbocharged Diesel V6 that makes 250 horsepower and 440 lb-ft of torque. All these engines come mated with a 10-speed automatic transmission.

2020 Ram 1500 Features & Design

The Ram 1500 Tradesman kicks the lineup off with a 4G Wi-Fit hotspot, a six-speaker sound system, and second-row in-floor storage. The off-road-ready Rebel tacks on skid plates, an electronic locking rear axle, and more. On the Laramie model, you'll find an 8.4-inch touchscreen, heated and ventilated front seats, forward collision warning, and lane-keeping assist. On the Longhorn and Limited, you'll find features such as the available 12-inch touchscreen, four-corner air suspension, a spray-in bedliner, and more!

2020 Ford F-150 Features & Design

Ford offers the F-150 in a variety of trim levels that can all be outfitted with specific packages. The base XL model, for example, can be outfitted with the 101A Package, which adds Bluetooth and USB connectivity. Without the package, the XL comes with a four-speaker sound system, vinyl flooring, and manual mirrors. The XLT is next in the lineup and comes with an 8-inch touchscreen, chrome trim, and alloy wheels. The Lariat dual-zone automatic climate control, keyless entry, and leather upholstery. On the higher trim levels, you can expect to find wood interior accents, 20-inch wheels, and power-deployable running boards.


We have to give this round to the 2020 Ram 1500 with its exceptional towing capabilities and superior features like heated and ventilated front seats and four-corner air suspension. The Ram 1500 is a pickup truck that you have to take out for a test drive to truly understand the truck's capability. We hope to see you down here soon at Dave Smith Motors to take the new Ram 1500 out on a test drive.

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