2019 Ram 1500 vs. 2018 Ford F-150: Performance, Design, and Features Compared

2019 Ram 1500 vs 2018 Ford F-150

With the 2019 Ram 1500 and 2018 Ford F-150 to choose from, how do you know if you're making the best decision for your lifestyle? Matt LaFontaine CDJR in Grayling, MI has crafted the following model comparison to make your car-buying decision as simple as possible. Feel free to direct any questions to our team by contacting us online or calling (989) 710-2086.

For comparison purposes, we will be observing the 2019 Ram 1500 Big Horn/Lone Star, starting at $38,795 MSRP, and the 2018 Ford F-150 Lariat, starting at $41,015 MSRP.

Engine Options and Performance Specs

When choosing the engine that works best with your daily lifestyle, power and precision are important factors in the decision-making process. Between the 2019 Ram 1500 and the 2018 Ford F-150, our experts believe that the Ram 1500 has the best engine options to choose from. With an unbeaten 12,750 lbs. of maximum towing, the Ram 1500 is sure to handle your toughest loads with ease. Listed below are the key engine specs for both the Ram 1500 and Ford F-150.

2019 Ram 1500

2019 Ram 1500 Engine

3.6L VVT V6

5.7L HEMI® V8

5.7L HEMI® V8 with eTorque


305 HP

395 HP

395 HP


269 lb.-ft.

410 lb.-ft.

410 lb.-ft.

Max. Towing Capacity

7,730 lbs.

11,610 lbs.

12,750 lbs.

Max. Payload Capacity

1,930 lbs.

1,930 lbs.

2,300 lbs.

2018 Ford F-150

2018 Ford F-150 Engine

2.7L EcoBoost® V6

5.0L Ti-VCT V8

3.5L EcoBoost® V6

3.0L Power Stroke® Turbo Diesel V6


325 HP

395 HP

375 HP

250 HP


400 lb.-ft.

400 lb.-ft.

470 lb.-ft.

440 lb.-ft.

Max. Towing Capacity

8,500 lbs.

11,100 lbs.

12,100 lbs.

11,400 lbs.

Max. Payload Capacity

2,470 lbs.

3,270 lbs.

3,230 lbs.

1,940 lbs.

Design Quality and Reliability Specs

When it comes to interior and exterior reliability, both the 2019 Ram 1500 and 2018 Ford F-150 are great choices, but only one is the best fit for your needs. With an optional panoramic sunroof and four-way manual driver's seat, the Ram 1500 is surely the better choice for you and your passengers. Other key interior and exterior features provided with this pickup truck include:

2019 Ram 1500
  • 40/20/40 split bench seat
  • Power windows with front one-touch up and down feature
  • Automatic headlamps
  • Front fog lamps

Safety and Technology Features

Don't choose a pickup truck lacking the safety and technology you need to elevate your daily drive. Between the 2019 Ram 1500 and 2018 Ford F-150, the Ram 1500 will provide you with the advanced multistage front airbags you need to keep you and your passengers safe. Other features built to allow you to stay connected and protected include:

  • Sentry Key® theft deterrent system
  • Hill start assist
  • UConnect® 3 with 5-in. display
  • 3.5-in. TFT cluster black and white display
2018 Ford F-150

2019 Ram 1500 for Sale in Grayling, MI!

Is it time to schedule test drive at Matt LaFontaine CDJR in Grayling, MI? Are you ready to feel the full force of the 2019 Ram 1500? Simply choose your favorite from out Ram 1500 inventory and complete our test drive form. We also have multiple lease offers available for you to choose from. Don't hesitate to give us a call at (989) 710-2086 if you have any questions.

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