2021 RAM 1500 vs. Ford F-150

2021 RAM 1500 vs. 2021 Ford F-150
2021 RAM 1500


2021 Ford F-150

Starting MSRP

395 hp

Max Horsepower

400 hp
12,750 pounds

V8 Towing Capacity

11,600 pounds
22 City / 32 Hwy


20 City / 26 Hwy
8.4 or 12-inch UConnect®


8-inch SYNC 3®

If you want to buy a new pick-up truck near Normal, you’re probably comparing the 2021 Ford F-150 with the 2021 RAM 1500. To meet your needs in the Champaign area, you need a powerful truck that is also adaptable. That’s why we think the 2021 RAM 1500 stands out. You can learn more about how the RAM 1500 and the Ford F-150 compare below with the team at Sam Leman Chrysler Jeep Dodge Bloomington. Once you finish, contact us with any questions or to set up a test drive. 

F-150 or RAM 1500: Performance

Both the Ford F-150 and RAM 1500 offer a V8 engine option, but depending on your performance needs in Decatur, you’ll find that either the Ford F-150 or RAM 1500 will be right for you. The Ford F-150 has 5 hp higher max horsepower compared to the RAM 1500, though the difference is marginal. However, on their V8 engine, the RAM 1500 has a much higher towing capacity: 

V8 Engine Towing 

  • The 2021 Ford F-150 V8 engine can only tow up to 11,600 pounds 
  • The 2021 RAM 1500 tows up to 12,750 pounds 

RAM 1500 vs. Ford F-150: Dimensions

It’s also important to consider what it’s like to ride in the Ford F-150 vs. the RAM 1500. The RAM 1500 is somewhat more luxurious, which is to be expected with its slightly higher price point. The spacious interior of the RAM means that if you’re often taking drives with family, friends, or coworkers in your truck, the RAM 1500 is going to be more convenient and comfortable. You can check the specs for yourself:

RAM 1500 Interior Dimensions

  • Front headroom: 40.9 inches
  • Front legroom: 40.9 inches
  • Front hip room: 63.4 inches
  • Front shoulder room: 66 inches
  • Cargo volume: 61.5 cubic feet

Ford F-150 Interior Dimensions

  • Front headroom: 40.8 inches
  • Front legroom: 43.9 inches
  • Front hip room: 62.5 inches 
  • Front shoulder room: 66.7 inches
  • Cargo volume: 44.8 cubic feet

Choose Between the F-150 or RAM 1500 at Sam Leman Chrysler Jeep Dodge Bloomington

We think we’ve made the choice clear between the RAM 1500 vs. Ford F-150, but if you’re still not sure, make a more detailed comparison in person at our Bloomington dealership. You’ll be able to browse the rest of our vast inventory and even take the RAM 1500 for a test drive. Apply for financing online today, and take advantage of our offers and incentives!

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