2018 Ford F-150 VS 2018 Ram 1500

 2018 Ford F-1502018 Ram 1500
Engine (base)3.3L Ti-VCT V63.6L Pentastar V6
Horsepower (base)290305
EPA-estimated MPG (base)19 city 25 highway17 city 25 highway
Towing (Max, when properly equipped)13,200 lbs.10,620 lbs.
Payload (Max, when properly equipped)3,270 lbs. 1880 lbs.
Price (base)$27,705$27,295

Comparison Overview

When you’re ready to buy your next truck, don’t compromise. At College Station Ford, we want our customers to be aware of all the options before taking their next vehicle home. That’s why today we’re comparing the new 2018 Ford F-150 to the 2018 Ram 1500, so you can get the right truck to fit your lifestyle. The 2018 Ford F-150 gets things moving with its base 3.3L Ti-VCT V6 engine, which gets 290 horsepower. The Ram 1500 has a comparable standard 3.6L Pentastar V6 base engine which delivers 305 horsepower. Both vehicles also have similar EPA-estimated gas mileage, making this category a draw.

Comparison Interior

Let’s head aboard the Ford F-150 and Ram 1500. The F-150 stands out with its advanced tech, including an available 8 inch touchscreen and available SYNC Connect, which puts you in control of your truck in an exciting new way. Remotely start, lock, unlock, and even schedule a start-up time with SYNC Connect. The F-150 also impresses further with its NHTSA 5-star overall safety rating, which is derived from a series of strenuous impact tests.

Comparison Exterior

The 2018 F-150 features a best in class towing ability and best in class payload capacity. The F-150 is able to achieve its impressive specs with a military grade aluminum body construction that gives it an lower overall weight. When properly equipped, the F-150 can tow up to 13,200 lbs. and has a max payload of 3,270 lbs., which is significantly more than the Ram 1500. Ford’s latest generation of advanced engine technology, including the EcoBoost and Power Stroke Turbo Diesel engines, give the F-150 its power. Taken altogether, the 2018 F-150 muscles past the competition.

2018 Ford F-150 Packages

2018 Ford F-150 is available in an array of distinct packages. The F-150 can be everything from a utility-packed pickup, to an off road powerhouse, to a high-end luxury truck. They are the XL, XLT, Lariat, Raptor, King Ranch, Platinum, and Limited models. The Raptor trim is especially suited for difficult terrain that others can’t tackle. Raptor is now 500lbs. lighter in 2018 than last year, and is loaded with a twin turbo port fuel injected 3.5L EcoBoost engine and Fox Racing Shox. Like most trucks, you’ll also select between a regular Single Cab, Super Cab with one and a half doors, or the full size Super Crew. F-150 is also flexible with its 5.5, 6.5, and 8ft. truck bed options.

College Station Ford

When it comes to quality, service, and selection, no other dealership comes close to College Station Ford. College Station Ford has more than just a great selection of new and used vehicles, we also have an unmatched parts inventory for quick repairs. Experience the dealership difference at our dedicated vehicle service center, at an affordable price. People from Bryan, Navasota, Hearne, Huntsville, and beyond have taken advantage of our flexible finance options. If you’re ready to upgrade your truck, the 2018 Ford F-150 is for sale now at College Station Ford, starting at just $27,705.



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College Station Ford
College Station Ford
1351 Earl Rudder Freeway South
College Station, TX, 77845 United States
(979) 431-3060
College Station Ford 30.6360768, -96.3043054.