2017 F-150 vs 2017 Ram 1500
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For those that want a late-model truck for an amazing price, without sacrificing performance or strength, look no further than Driver’s Auto Mart to be the guide. The 2017 Ram 1500 contains the power to tow up to 10,700 lbs. The impressive Ram pickup has a maximum payload of 1,923 pounds and owners gain more than a solid engine with the optional EcoDiesel V6 engine that nets 21 city and 29 highway mpg.
The Ram 1500 earned a critics’ rating of 9.5 by U.S. News and Report, placing #3 of full-size pickups and a finalist for the Best Full-Size Truck for the Money. Owners gain a comfortable ride with quality interior materials and V6 or V8 powertrain options. The V6 engine is good for 395 horsepower and competes with rival brands like Ford’s F-150 and the Chevy Silverado. Just how does the 2017 Ram 1500 compare to the 2017 Ford F-150?
The 2017 Ford F-150 brings a 2.7-Liter V6 engine for the standard base model, the Regular Cab. There are multiple powertrain options and tows up to 11,000 pounds for its maximum towing capacity, which is slightly higher by comparison to the 2017 Ram 1500. The gas mileage for the Ford F-150 is 19 city and 26 highway mpg, which falls short of the 2017 Ram 1500. The customers can decide whether they want to sacrifice a little power for better fuel economy.
Let’s compare a little more.
Comparing Both Pickups
The Ram 1500 has more to offer customers than just great gas mileage in a pickup. Want more reasons to seize the 2017 Ram 1500 over the 2017 F-150? The Ram 1500 boasts a lower base price for the Tradesman over the Regular Club offered in the Ford F-150. The interior is impressive with comfortable seats in the Ram 1500 and both infotainment systems are similar. The Ram 1500 has Class IV receiver hitch, automatic headlights, air conditioning, and a spray-in bed liner. The Crew cabs in the F-150 have a 5-foot-6-inch or 6-foot-6-inch bed, which is slightly shorter than the Ram 1500 bed which has 5-foot-7-inch and 6-foot-4-inch beds.
The Ford has a twin-turbocharged 3.5-Liter V6, another V6 option, that hits 375 horsepower and 470 lb-ft of torque through a six-speed automatic transmission. The V8 option nets 10 more horsepower, but 83 less lb-ft of torque at 387 lb-ft of torque. Ram carries a 3.6-Liter V6 Pentastar engine that has 305 horsepower and 269 lb-ft of torque with the larger 5.7-Liter V8 engine with 395 horsepower with 420 lb-ft of torque. The choice is up to drivers to decide and we know a place to find a great collection of pre-owned vehicles.
Driver’s Auto Mart Has What Drivers Want
From a great selection of quality pre-owned vehicles to our professional sales team, we want to welcome you to Driver’s Auto Mart. Driver’s Auto Mart only carries the finest quality and low mileage pre-owned cars and trucks that you’re sure to embrace as if they are new.
Driver’s Auto Mart is your superstore choice in located in Davie, Florida. Our customers always come first. Call us for any questions at (954) 945-7618 or stop by 5355 S University Dr, Davie, Florida. We can’t wait to help you finance, buy or sell your vehicle with us!