2020 RAM 1500

2020 RAM 1500

2020 Ford F-150

2020 Ford F-150

2020 RAM 1500


2020 Ford F-150

305 hp

Base Horsepower

290 hp
12,750 pounds

V8 Towing Capacity

11,600 pounds


12,560 pounds

Diesel Towing Capacity

11,500 pounds
32 mpg highway

Diesel Fuel Economy Ratings

30 mpg highway

2020 RAM 1500 vs. 2020 Ford F-150

The 2020 RAM 1500 and the Ford F-150 are powerful pickups that can help O'Fallon workers get their jobs done easily. We’ve broken down the differences between the RAM 1500 vs the Ford F-150 for you below, but we think you’ll agree that the RAM 1500 simply has no rival when it comes to performance, power, and capability. The RAM 1500 also has a quad cab as standard.

RAM 1500 vs. Ford F-150: Engines and Performance

  • Ford F-150 Engine Options: The new Ford F-150 offers six different engine options with the most powerful choice being the 3.5L EcoBoost V6.
  • RAM 1500 Engine Options: The 2020 RAM 1500 offers four exciting engine choices, with the standard 3.6L PENTASTAR® V6 with eTorque offering 305 hp and 269 lb-ft of torque to the Ford’s 290 hp and 265 lb-ft of torque.
  • RAM 1500 vs. Ford F-150 Fuel Economy: Both trucks have comparable fuel economies until we move to the diesel engines, where the Ram’s 3.0L EcoDiesel V6 will bring savings on every work trip with 32 highwy mpg to the F-150’s 30 mpg.
RAM 1500 driving down a dirt road through a forest

RAM 1500 vs. Ford F-150: Towing Capacity and Utility Features

Utility feature comparisons between the 2020 RAM 1500 vs. Ford F-150 examine not only raw power numbers but also storage capacity and components, ease of loading via features such as a multi-function tailgate on the new 2020 RAM 1500, and of course, the extensive RAMBOX® cargo management system. Let’s look more closely at each truck’s towing capacities:

  • Ram 1500 vs Ford F-150 V8 Towing Capacity: With the rugged 5.7L HEMI® V8 with eTorque, a 2020 RAM 1500 can tow up to 12,750 lbs whereas, with a comparable V8, the Ford F-150 can only handle approximately 11,500 pounds.
  • Ram 1500 vs Ford F-150 V6 Towing Capacity: The 2020 RAM 1500 again outmatches the Ford F-150 when comparing V6 diesel engine towing capacities, with 12,560 lbs versus only 11,500 lbs with the Ford diesel option.
2020 RAM 1500 towing a boat

Should I Buy a Ford F-150 or RAM 1500?

Now that we’ve compared some major features of the 2020 RAM 1500 vs the Ford F-150, many Belleville and Smithton area drivers hopefully have an answer to “should I buy the Ford F-150 or RAM 1500?” Based on what we’ve seen, the 2020 RAM 1500 is the better choice for East St. Louis shoppers, and that goes double if you’re looking to go off-road (we compared the RAM Rebel to the Ford Raptor). Looking for something else? Compare the RAM 1500 vs Chevy Silverado!

At Auffenberg CDJR, we have a wide selection of RAM 1500 models and trim levels for you to choose from. Let us help you find the right one for you.

Find Your 2020 RAM 1500 at Auffenberg CDJR

How do you buy a new 2020 RAM 1500 truck? With Auffenberg CDJR. Your first step should be to browse through the different models and trim packages that we have available. Once you’ve made your choice, we’d suggest applying for financing so that our team can get to work on finding you the best loan possible for your budget.

Finally, give us a call to arrange a test drive in your new 2020 RAM 1500 pickup to explore it’s available features and performance.

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