2016 RAM 1500 vs 2016 Ford F-150

When you need a pickup, you're looking for the powerful workhorse that makes a pickup one of the most popular vehicles on the road today. Tough jobs are done by trucks with the horsepower and the capability that you'll find inside the 2016 RAM 1500. Today, we'll compare the 2016 RAM 1500 vs 2016 Ford F-150 so that you can choose the truck that best fits your needs and the tough road ahead. We know our truck is up for the challenge, so let's see which one comes out ahead.  

Looking at the exterior of these pickups, the differences are easy to see. The RAM 1500 is a truck with classic design and chrome details that stand out from other trucks on the road. A wide stance and eye-catching grille with the RAM symbol in the middle, there's a certain confidence that comes standard on the 2016 RAM 1500. The Ford's more modern headlights and grille design offer more detail, but a less traditional appearance. Under the hood, the standard engine for the 2016 RAM 1500 is a 3.6-liter V-6 that offers an impressive 305 horsepower and 269 lb-ft of torque. The Ford F-150, on the other hand, with a 3.5-liter V-6 engine only puts down 282 horsepower and 253 lb-ft of torque. Both trucks get an estimated 25 miles per gallon on the highway, so why choose the truck with the less powerful engine?  

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2016 RAM 1500 VS 2016 Ford F-150
3.6-liter V-6  Engine 3.5-liter V-6
305/269 Horsepower/Torque 282/253
8-Speed Automatic Transmission 6-Speed Automatic
32.0 Gal.  Fuel Tank Size 23.0 Gal.

Power and Convenience in One Package

Both vehicles have towing capability of over 4,790lbs at the base trim, and can strive for over 7,500lbs of towing capability with the more powerful V-8 engine options. The larger fuel tank in the RAM 1500 offers drivers the luxury of filling up less often, while options for anything from 3-6 passengers inside make it easy to buy a truck with the space you need. Great interior convenience options like Bluetooth capability and improved audio speaker systems can change your driving experience, making it more comfortable and exciting. Both trucks come with a standard first-row LCD screen, meaning that even tough jobs can have some of the exciting modern technology mixed in.  

If you are interested in taking a test drive inside the 2016 RAM 1500, feel free to five us a call or schedule a test drive at a time that is convenient for you. Our online appointment scheduling tool makes it easier than ever. The friendly team here at Palmen Motors is always happy to answer any of your questions regarding inventory or the quick and easy financing process. We look forward to hearing from you soon!  

2016 RAM 1500 Rear Taillights
2016 Ford F-150 Headlights Grille
2016 RAM 1500 Interior Laramie
Interior 2016 Ford F-150

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