2019 Ford F-150 vs. 2019 Ram 1500 | A Pickup Truck Comparison

There are plenty of models to choose from if you're in the market for a new full-size truck. To help you narrow your options down, Blue Springs Ford has highlighted two popular choices in our 2019 Ford F-150 vs. 2019 Ram 1500 pickup comparison.

In this Ford vs. Ram truck page, we'll focus on the 2019 Ford F-150 LARIAT, starting at $41,700 MSRP, and the 2019 Ram 1500 Big Horn®, which starts at $38,940 MSRP. You can learn more about this Ford truck with our F-150 hub, or get in touch with the team at our Blue Springs, MO Ford dealership at (877) 376-9684 or by completing our contact form.


Engine Options

When you stack up the engine options of these light-duty pickups, it's easy to see which is built to work hard. The 2019 F-150 is paired with a 2.7L V6 powertrain that tops the Ram truck's standard 3.6L V6 in both horsepower and torque, all while delivering nearly identical efficiency estimates. Specs for both capable engines are as follows:

2019 Ford F-150 Lariat - Race Red

Ford F-150 Lariat


Engine
2.7L EcoBoost® V6
Horsepower
325 HP
Torque
400 lb.-ft.
Fuel Economy
19 city/25 hwy MPG
2019 RAM 1500 Big Horn

Ram 1500 Big Horn®


Engine
3.6L Pentastar® V6
Horsepower
305 HP
Torque
269 lb.-ft.
Fuel Economy
20 city/25 hwy MPG

2019 Ford F-150 at construction site with heavy payload on crane

Towing/Hauling

Your new work truck will need to handle the kinds of jobs you require of it. You'll be more productive behind the wheel of the 2019 F-150, which boasts higher towing and payload capacities than the Ram 1500. Know exactly what to expect from these trucks below:

Ford F-150

Towing Capacity
Up to 9,000 lbs.
Payload Capacity
2,470 lbs.
Ram 1500

Towing Capacity
Up to 7,730 lbs.
Payload Capacity
2,300 lbs.

2019 Ford F-150 Exterior wide open view of interior

Interior

These tough trucks also provide numerous technology and convenience upgrades that create a comfortable cabin. The 2019 F-150 and the Ram 1500 each have amenities like a leather-wrapped steering wheel, rear view camera, and touchscreen infotainment systems, but the Ford F-150 offers much more. The F-150 LARIAT includes the following features not found in comparable Ram 1500 models:

  • Dual-zone automatic temperature control
  • 8-in. productivity screen
  • Pre-collision assist with automatic emergency braking
  • Automatic high beams
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror
  • Heated & ventilated leather-trimmed front seats
  • SiriusXM® satellite radio
  • FordPass Connect with Wi-Fi® hotspot
  • Driver memory settings

Cab & Bed Sizes

For the most personalization options, turn to the 2019 Ford F-150. The Ram 1500 is only available in three different configurations, while the Ford pickup offers three unique cabs and three different bed lengths, combined for seven distinct configurations. The Ford F-150's cab and bed sizes are as follows:

  • Regular Cab with 6' 6" Box
  • Regular Cab with 8' Box
  • SuperCab with 5' 6" Box
  • SuperCab with 6' 6" Box
  • SuperCrew® Cab with 5' 6" Box
  • SuperCrew® Cab with 6' 6" Box
2019 Ford F-150 Exterior night at pier with tailgate down and lit empty bed

Test Drive 2019 Ford F-150 Models in Blue Springs, MO

Blue Springs Ford has the 2019 Ford F-150 model you've been looking for! Browse our F-150 inventory, and then schedule a test driveof your favorite truck at our dealership in Blue Springs, MO. You can also speak directly with a Blue Springs Ford team member by calling (877) 376-9684.

 

2018 Ford F-150 vs. 2018 Ram 1500: A Mid-Sized Truck Comparison

With so many options available in the light-duty pickup market, researching which one is right for you can be tricky. The team at Blue Springs Ford researched two of the most popular options - the Ford F-150 and the Ram 1500 - and has written this guide comparing these reliable trucks.

For this Ford vs. Ram mid-sized truck comparison, we're looking at the Ford F-150 Lariat, starting at $42,015, and the Ram 1500 Big Horn, starting at $39,995 MSRP. To learn more about the F-150, visit our model hub. If you have any questions, fill out our contact form or call (866) 379-5712.

Engine Specs

The 5.0L V8 that powers the 2018 F-150 produces similar horsepower and torque as the 5.7L V8 that accompanies the 2018 Ram 1500. But with better fuel economy ratings, the F-150 is the right choice for drivers wanting productive power paired with efficiency.

Ford F-150 Lariat

Model

Ram 1500 Big Horn

5.0L Ti-VCT V8

Engine

5.7L HEMI® V8

395 HP

Horsepower

395 HP

400 lb.-ft.

Torque

410 lb.-ft.

17 city / 23 highway

Fuel Economy

15 city / 22 highway

Towing/Hauling

Although these durable trucks are equipped with similar engines, the 2018 F-150 offers far superior towing and payload capacity when compared to the Ram 1500. This Ford truck was built to work hard, with class-leading capability capable enough to get the job done.

Ford F-150 Lariat

Model

Ram 1500 Big Horn

5.0L Ti-VCT V8

Engine

5.7L HEMI® V8

Up to 11,600 lbs.

Towing Capacity

Up to 10,620 lbs.

Up to 3,270 lbs.

Payload Capacity

Up to 1,920 lbs.

Interior

While the Ram 1500 Big Horn offers useful interior features, the F-150 matches them and adds several refinements not included with the Ram truck. Heated front seats and the driver seat memory feature elevate the interior of the Ford F-150 to the next level.

Ford F-150 Lariat

Model

Ram 1500 Big Horn

  • 10-way power-adjustable front seats with driver memory
  • Heated & ventilated front seats
  • Automatic temperature control with dual zone control
  • Ambient lighting
  • Intelligent access with push-button start
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel

Key Interior Features

  • Automatic temperature control with dual zone control
  • 10-way power-adjustable driver seat with power lumbar
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel

Technology

These commercial trucks include many of the same tech upgrades, including a rear back up camera and touchscreen infotainment systems. However, the 2018 F-150 offers a more robust technology package than the Ram 1500, providing vital features that both drivers and passengers will enjoy. Technology features that are unique to the 2018 F-150 include:

  • SYNC® 3 Infotainment System
  • Dynamic Hitch Assist
  • SOS Post-Crash Alert System™

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