Comparing the 2020 Ford F-150 and RAM 1500
At Waconia Ford, we want our customers to get just the vehicle they need, which is why we always aim to offer useful information. One thing we often do is compare different vehicles to see how they’re similar and how they differ. In this one, you can see how the 2020 Ford F-150 matches up to the RAM 1500:
Towing and Hauling
If you will need to put your truck to work, the Ford F-150 always delivers when it comes to towing and hauling. When it’s properly equipped, this truck can tow up to 13,200 pounds and haul up to 3,270 pounds. It will also pull even big loads effortlessly, especially if you opt for one of the turbocharged engines. And to make towing easier, there are many helpful features you can add, such as Trailer Sway Control, Dynamic Hitch Assist, and Trailer Backup Assist.
With the base engine in the RAM 1500, you will only be able to tow up to 7,730 pounds and haul 2,300 pounds. Even if you go all the way up to the 3.0-liter V6 diesel, the best you’ll be able to do is tow 12,560 pounds.
No matter how you will use your truck, it’s important to think about safety. This is especially true if it will be a family vehicle. With an overall 5-star rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), you can be sure that your 2020 Ford F-150 will help keep you and your passengers safe. Standard features include pedestrian detection, a rearview camera, curve control, forward collision warning, and automatic emergency braking. Many more are also available in this Ford truck, such as driver drowsiness monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, and a surround-view parking camera system.
The 2020 RAM 1500 received a 4-star rating from the NHTSA. The only notable safety feature is a rearview camera, and you’ll have to upgrade to get automatic emergency braking and forward-collision warning. Pedestrian detection and curve control aren’t offered.
Test Drive the 2020 Ford F-150 at Waconia Ford
If you’re still torn between the Ford F-150 and RAM 1500, a test drive can help you decide. To get behind the wheel of the Ford F-150, visit our Ford dealership near Victoria. You can also check out any of our other new or pre-owned Ford models.