2021 Ram 1500 vs 2021 Ford F-150 Waynesboro GA
2021 Ram 1500 vs 2021 Ford F-150
As pickup trucks have become more than just work trucks, outfitted with modern features that make every day driving comfortable and enjoyable, more and more models have popped up on the market. We know this can make it hard to find the one model that suits you and your lifestyle, which is why we had our team create this comparison review. They picked two of the most popular models, the 2021 Ram 1500 and the 2021 Ford F-150, and set them side-by-side to help you see how they compare and contrast and make an informed decision!
2021 Ram 1500 Power & Handling
In total, there are four powertrain options for the Ram 1500. The base engine is a 3.6L V6 that generates 269 lb-ft of torque and 305 horsepower. This engine is equipped with eTorque mild-hybrid technology that improves fuel economy and the smoothness of the engine smart/stop technology. The second engine is a 5.7L V8 that creates 410 lb-ft of torque and 395 horsepower, offered with or without the eTorque technology. The third engine offered is a 3.0L turbodiesel V6 that deploys 480 lb-ft of torque and 260 horsepower. The final engine offered powers the all-new TRX trim level. This 6.2L supercharged V8 that kicks out 650 lb-ft of torque and 702 horsepower. All engines are paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission and while RWD is standard, 4WD is available.
2021 Ford F-150 Power & Handling
There are six engines powering the Ford F-150 lineup. The base engine is a 3.3L V6 that pumps out 265 lb-ft of torque and 290 horsepower. The second engine is a 2.7L turbo V6 that generates 400 lb-ft of torque and 325 horsepower. The third engine is a 5.0L V8 that pumps out 410 lb-ft of torque and 400 horsepower. Drivers can choose a 3.0L turbocharged diesel V6 that delivers 440 lb-ft of torque and 250 horsepower. After that comes the available 3.5L turbo V6 that creates 500 lb-ft of torque and 400 horsepower. The final engine offered is a hybrid powertrain, combining the 3.5L V6 with a battery pack and electric motor, this engine delivers 570 lb-ft of torque and 430 horsepower. They are all paired with a 10-speed automatic transmission and RWD. 4WD is offered as well.
2021 Ram 1500 Features & Design
For the 2021 model year, there are seven Ram 1500 trim levels to choose from. The base trim comes with features like air conditioning, steel wheels, trailer sway damping, a 6-speaker audio system, a 5-inch touchscreen, and a tilt/telescoping steering wheel. The upper trims add larger touchscreen options, fog lights, smartphone integration, power accessories, leather upholstery, driver aids like forward collision mitigation, front and rear parking sensors, side steps, navigation, reclining rear seats with underseat storage, heated front and rear seats, a wireless charging pad, a four-corner air suspension, and power-deployable running boards. The all-new TRX trim comes with a 2-inch suspension lift, upgraded brakes, 35-inch all-terrain tires, an electronic locking differential, Launch Control, and Bilstein adaptive dampers with remote reservoirs.
2021 Ford F-150 Features & Design
There are only six Ford F-150 trim levels offered for the 2021 model year. The base trim comes with air conditioning, smartphone integration, vinyl flooring, trailer sway control, and an 8-inch touchscreen. The upper trims add fog lights, a power locking tailgate, leather upholstery, remote engine start, dual-zone automatic climate control, power-adjustable front seats, a heated steering wheel, wireless smartphone charging, a 360-degree camera system, two-panel moonroof, and a premium Bang & Olufsen sound system.
It is clear to see that both of these full-size pickup trucks have a lot to offer but the 2021 Ram 1500 is our pick in this comparison! The F-150 does offer a good lineup in terms of both engine options and trim levels but the Ram 1500 blows it out of the water with the all-new TRX trim level and a lengthy list of features found in all seven trim levels. Come on down to Waynesboro Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram to check out the 2021 Ram 1500 in person today!