2023 Ford F-150 vs. 2023 RAM 1500

2023 Ford F-150
2023 Ford F-150

vs.

2023 RAM 1500
$33,695

Starting MSRP

$37,410
14,000 pounds

Maximum Available Towing Capacity

12,750 pounds
3,310 pounds

Maximum Available Payload Capacity

2,300 pounds
10-speed automatic

Transmission

8-speed automatic

Have you narrowed your truck search down to the Ford F-150 and the RAM 1500? These are two of the toughest trucks in the industry and their reputations as such are well deserved. But at the end of the day, you can only add one new truck to your driveway in Amarillo. In this heated comparison of the Ford F-150 vs. RAM 1500, we hope to illuminate some key differences that may help you decide which truck is really right for you. See how things shake out between the RAM 1500 vs. Ford F-150 below!

Ford F-150 vs. RAM 1500: Lineups and Pricing

If you have a strict budget and are ultimately looking for the truck with the lowest price of entry, we think you’ll be in favor of the 2023 F-150! Just by choosing the base F-150 over the base RAM 1500, drivers in the Canyon area stand to save almost $4,000— money that could be well spent on modifications and accessories for their new truck! What’s more, dealers like ours offer rotating new vehicle specials to help you save even more when you trade in. Compare the RAM 1500 vs. Ford F-150 trims and prices in detail to learn more:

2023 Ford F-150 Prices

  • XL: $33,695 MSRP
  • XLT: $41,800 MSRP
  • Lariat: $57,480 MSRP
  • King Ranch®: $63,005 MSRP
  • Platinum: $64,695 MSRP
  • Limited: $84,910 MSRP
  • Tremor™: $60,970 MSRP
  • Raptor®: $76,775 MSRP

2023 RAM 1500 Prices

  • Tradesman®: $37,410 MSRP
  • Tradesman HFE: $39,047 MSRP
  • Big Horn®: $42,825 MSRP
  • Laramie®: $52,775 MSRP
  • Rebel®: $53,390 MSRP
  • Limited Longhorn™: $60,130 MSRP
  • Limited: $63,750 MSRP
  • TRX: $84,555 MSRP

In addition to the entry-level F-150 XL being almost $4K cheaper than the base RAM 1500 Tradesman®, it also offers better standard features for less. Pre-Collision Assist with Automatic Emergency Braking, Post-Collision Braking, and Automatic High-Beam Headlamps are just a few features that are standard on the 2023 F-150, but not on the 2023 RAM 1500.

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

Price matters, but when it comes to pickup trucks, performance and capabilities may hold more weight in a driver’s decision. That said, how do performance prowess and capabilities compare between the 2023 RAM 1500 and Ford F-150? Only the F-150 is able to tow up to 14,000 pounds when properly equipped! The maximum towing for the RAM 1500 is meager in comparison, weighing in at 12,750 pounds. Dig into the performance possibilities and maximum capabilities of the Ford F-150 vs. RAM 1500 to learn more:

2023 Ford F-150: 

  • Horsepower: 290 hp – 450 hp, depending on engine choice
  • Torque: 265 lb-ft – 570 lb-ft, depending on engine choice
  • Transmission: 10-speed automatic
  • Maximum Available Towing Capacity: 14,000 pounds
  • Maximum Available Payload Capacity: 3,310 pounds

2023 RAM 1500: 

  • Horsepower: 305 hp – 702 hp, depending on engine choice
  • Torque: 273 lb-ft – 650 lb-ft, depending on engine choice
  • Transmission: 8-speed automatic
  • Maximum Available Towing Capacity: 12,750 pounds
  • Maximum Available Payload Capacity: 2,300 pounds

Experience the Ford F-150 in Amarillo

If you’re drawn to the superior capabilities and the clear value of the new F-150, you can take one for a test drive at Gene Messer Ford of Amarillo! Located near Clovis, NM, our showroom is easy to get to and you’re welcome to contact us ahead of time to let us know when you want to stop by. We’ll help you make a swift upgrade.

 

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