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2018 Ford F-150 vs 2018 Ram 1500
AwardsFord has made safety a top priority, and it shows: the 2018 F-150 has been named a 2017 Top Safety Pick by the IIHS.1
Talk about a trend-setter! For four years in a row, the Ford F-150 has taken the Pickup Truck honors in the Kelley Blue Book "Best Buy" competition... and for four years in a row, nobody else has come close to toppling it from the top spot.2
Citing its "stupendous chassis" and "increased innovation," and calling it "simply dominant," the editors at MotorTrend unanimously agreed: the 2018 Ford F-150 is the Truck of the Year. Road test editor Chris Walton said, “Nothing really came close," and we couldn't agree more.3
The Texas Auto Writers Association knows what it takes for a pickup truck to be Texas tough, and after a two-day test-drive at Longhorn River Ranch just outside of Austin, they've named the 2018 Ford F-150 the Truck of Texas for the second year in a row.4
EfficiencyIf you're trying to pinch pennies, every single mile per gallon toward better fuel economy counts, including the one between the 2018 Ford F-1505 and the 2018 Ram 15006 in the city.
2018 Ford F-150Foo2018 Ram 1500207EPA ESTIMATED CITY MPG208
FeaturesThe 2018 Ford F-150's9 standard sunroof lets the light in on even the gloomiest day. Sadly, the 2018 Ram 1500's10 sunroof will cost you extra.
2018 Ford F-150Foo2018 Ram 1500standard9SUNROOFoptional10
PerformanceWant more power and higher top speeds? Consider the 2018 Ford F-15011, boasting 55 more horses than the 2018 Ram 150012.
If you're carrying considerable cargo, the 2018 Ford F-150's11 increased torque - 51011 lb.-ft. vs. 4208 lb.-ft. - can mean the difference between easy going and a sluggish ride.
2018 Ford F-150Foo2018 Ram 150045011HORSEPOWER3951251011TORQUE4208
SafetyThe 2018 Ford F-150's13 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 2018 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 2018 Ford F-1509, will sound an alarm. This extra layer of safety isn't standard on the 2018 Ram 1500, so if you want it, you'll have to pay extra.
2018 Ford F-150Foo2018 Ram 1500standard13BLIND SPOT MONITORING SYSTEM-standard9LANE DEPARTURE WARNING SYSTEM-
UsabilityWho wouldn't want more miles between fill-ups? With a 56 miles higher estimated combined tank range, the 2018 Ford F-1507 will keep you on the road longer than the 2018 Ram 150014.
Offering 2 more inches in combined rear head and rear leg room than the 2018 Ram 150015, the 2018 Ford F-1507 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 2018 Ford F-150's16 increased storage volume means you'll have more room for all your stuff, from apples to zinnias, and everything in between.
The 2018 Ford F-150's17 2140-lb. increase in towing capacity over the 2018 Ram 150018 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 2018 Ford F-15019 has 2 more of those stability-increasing inches.
2018 Ford F-150Foo2018 Ram 15007927ESTIMATED COMBINED TANK RANGE73620407REAR HEAD ROOM398407REAR LEG ROOM3987716STORAGE VOLUME74218,00022TOWING CAPACITY10,1401812219WHEELBASE12012
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1 - Learn more at 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 - For more information, visit http://www.motortrend.com/news/ford-f-150-2018-truck-of-the-year.
4 - Learn more at: https://www.texasautowriters.org/news/5322038.
5 - 2018 Ford F-150 XLT 2WD Reg Cab 6.5' Box
6 - 2018 Ram 1500 Lone Star 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4
7 - 2018 Ford F-150 XL 2WD SuperCab 6.5' Box
8 - 2018 Ram 1500 Tradesman 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4
9 - 2018 Ford F-150 Limited 2WD SuperCrew 5.5' Box
10 - 2018 Ram 1500 Lone Star 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4
11 - 2018 Ford F-150 Raptor 4WD SuperCab 5.5' Box
12 - 2018 Ram 1500 Express 4x2 Regular Cab 6'4
13 - 2018 Ford F-150 Platinum 2WD SuperCrew 5.5' Box
14 - 2018 Ram 1500 Big Horn 4x2 Regular Cab 8' Box
15 - 2018 Ram 1500 Express 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4
16 - 2018 Ford F-150 XL 2WD Reg Cab 8' Box
17 - 2018 Ford F-150 Limited 4WD SuperCrew 5.5' Box
18 - 2018 Ram 1500 Rebel 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7
19 - 2018 Ford F-150 XL 2WD Reg Cab 6.5' Box
20 - 2018 Ram 1500 Laramie 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4
21 - 2018 Ram 1500 Tradesman 4x2 Regular Cab 8' Box
22 - 2018 Ford F-150 Raptor 4WD SuperCrew 5.5' Box