A comparison of the 2019 Ram 1500 & Ford F-150
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The 2019 Ram 1500 and the 2019 Ford F-150 are two of the most popular trucks on the road today, each with a legendary reputation for toughness and reliability. If you're finding it difficult to choose between these two, read through our Ram 1500 vs. Ford F-150 comparison page to assist in your decision. We will be using the 2019 Ram 1500 Laramie, starting at $40,040 MSRP, and the 2019 Ford F-150 XLT, starting at $34,160 MSRP, for this comparison.

After you've read our breakdown, take a look through our Hampshire, IL, dealership inventory and lease deals to see how you can save big. If you would like to speak to a James Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram team member, call us at (847) 683-2424 or message us online.

Specs & Towing Capacity

Both the Ram 1500 and the Ford F-150 are equipped with a V6 engine, but that's where the similarities stop. The Ram 1500 puts out more horsepower, more torque, and can tow significantly more than the F-150. See the table below for key performance specs.

2019 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie


2019 Ford F-150 XLT

3.6L V6 eTorque


3.3L Ti-VCT V6

395 HP*


290 HP

269 lb.-ft.


265 lb.-ft.

12,750 lbs.*

Towing Capacity

7,700 lbs.

*When properly equipped

The interior dashboard on the 2019 Ram 1500

Interior & Technology Features

You'll find modern features in the Ram 1500 and the F-150, each aiming to provide a comfortable and engaging experience each time you step inside. However, you'll only find the following features on the 2019 Ram 1500:

  • Uconnect┬« 4 with 8.4-in. touchscreen
  • 7-in. premium driver information Center digital cluster display
  • Heated and ventilated leather-trimmed front seats
  • 12-way power adjustable front seats
  • Memory for driver seat, exterior mirrors, and pedals
  • 9-speaker Alpine┬« audio system

A black 2019 Ram 1500 parked in a desert landscape


The 2019 Ram 1500 and the 2019 F-150 have each received their fair share of accolades, but the Ram 1500 has truly shone this year. The Ram 1500 beat the F-150 out for many awards, including the following:

  • 2019 Truck of the Year MotorTrend
  • North American Truck of the Year NACTOY
  • Editor's Choice Award Edmunds
  • Best Pickup Truck of the Year Cars.com

Test Drive a Ram 1500 at James CDJR

Experience the all-new Ram 1500 in person today! Click through to our James Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram inventory and choose your preferred model, then match it with our Ram 1500 lease deal. After you've done that, schedule a test drive at our Hampshire, IL, location and our staff will have your Ram 1500 prepped and ready when you arrive. Please reach out to us online or at (847) 683-2424 if you have any other questions!

A silver 2019 Ram 1500 towing a trailer through the mountains

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