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2017 Ford F-150 vs 2017 Ram 1500

Awards
Features
Performance
Safety
Usability
2017 Ram 1500
2017 Ford F-150
          The 2017 Ford F-150: welcome to the new speed of tough.

Awards

Ford has made safety a top priority, and it shows: the 2017 F-150 has been named a Top Safety Pick by the IIHS and it's earned a coveted 5-star Overall Safety rating from the NHTSA1.

Citing its "sophisticated and efficient turbocharged engines, revolutionary aluminum construction and a host of clever features," the editors at Kelley Blue Book named the 2017 Ford F-150 their Best Buy in the Pickup Truck category for the third year in a row2.

Features

The 2017 Ford F-150's3 standard sunroof lets the light in on even the gloomiest day. Sadly, the 2017 Ram 1500's4 sunroof will cost you extra.
2017 Ford F-150Foo2017 Ram 1500standard3sunroofoptional4

Performance

Want more power and higher top speeds? Consider the 2017 Ford F-1505, boasting 55 more horses than the 2017 Ram 15006.
Reap the powerful advantages of the 2017 Ford F-150's5 more than 400 horsepower: better performance and towing, and even better fuel economy.
If you're carrying considerable cargo, the 2017 Ford F-150's5 increased torque - 5105 lb.-ft. vs. 4207 lb.-ft. - can mean the difference between easy going and a sluggish ride.
2017 Ford F-150Foo2017 Ram 15004505horsepower39565105torque4207

Safety

The 2017 Ford F-150's8 active Blind Spot Monitoring System warns you when a vehicle enters your blind spot, a little more peace of mind as a standard feature. Want that extra security on the 1500? Blind Spot Monitoring isn't standard on the 2017 Ram 1500, so it will cost you.
If your vehicle begins to drift out of its lane, the Lane Departure Warning System, standard on the 2017 Ford F-1503, will sound an alarm. This extra layer of safety isn't standard on the 2017 Ram 1500, so if you want it, you'll have to pay extra.
More stars means safer cars. According to the NHTSA's Overall Crash Rating, should you ever need it, the 2017 Ford F-1509 offers greater crash protection than the 2017 Ram 15006.10.
According to the NHTSA, the 2017 Ford F-150's9 standard safety features provide better protection in the event of a head-on collision than the 2017 Ram 15006.11.
2017 Ford F-150Foo2017 Ram 1500standard8blind spot monitoring system-standard3lane departure warning system-59overall crash rating4659overall frontal crash rating46

Usability

Offering 2 more inches in combined rear head and rear leg room than the 2017 Ram 150012, the 2017 Ford F-15013 is roomy enough for even the tallest of your passengers to travel in comfort. Bye-bye cramped "airplane-legs," hello rear passenger comfort.
No matter what you're stowing, from groceries to gardening gear, the 2017 Ford F-150's14 increased storage volume means you'll have more room for all your stuff, from apples to zinnias, and everything in between.
The 2017 Ford F-150's3 260-lb. increase in towing capacity over the 2017 Ram 150015 means you'll be able to tow just about anything, for the job site or for a weekend fishing trip.
Even an increase of just an inch or two in wheel base can mean more stability, and the 2017 Ford F-1509 has 2 more of those stability-increasing inches.
2017 Ford F-150Foo2017 Ram 15004013rear head room39124013rear leg room39127714storage volume741610,4003towing capacity10,140151229wheelbase12017
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1 - Learn more at http://www.safercar.gov/Safety+Ratings and http://www.iihs.org/iihs/ratings

2 - Learn more at: https://www.kbb.com/car-news/all-the-latest/best-buy-awards-pickup-truck/2000011406/

3 - 2017 Ford F-150 Limited 2WD SuperCrew 5.5' Box

4 - 2017 Ram 1500 Big Horn 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4

5 - 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor 4WD SuperCab 5.5' Box

6 - 2017 Ram 1500 Express 4x2 Regular Cab 6'4

7 - 2017 Ram 1500 Tradesman 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4

8 - 2017 Ford F-150 Platinum 2WD SuperCrew 5.5' Box

9 - 2017 Ford F-150 XL 2WD Reg Cab 6.5' Box

10 - Find more info here: http://www.safercar.gov/Safety+Ratings

11 - Find out more at: http://www.safercar.gov/Safety+Ratings

12 - 2017 Ram 1500 Express 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4

13 - 2017 Ford F-150 XL 2WD SuperCab 6.5' Box

14 - 2017 Ford F-150 XL 2WD Reg Cab 8' Box

15 - 2017 Ram 1500 Rebel 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7

16 - 2017 Ram 1500 Tradesman 4x2 Regular Cab 8' Box

17 - 2017 Ram 1500 Tradesman 4x2 Regular Cab 6'4