Drivers near Watkins Glen, Elmira, and Corning, NY, need the perfect truck to tow their boats, campers, and trailers around the Finger Lakes region. Luckily, two models are suited for this job-the 2020 Ram 1500 and Ford F-150.

Our team at Maguire Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Watkins Glen is here to show you how these amazing full-size pickups compare to one another. Once you're finished reading, give us a call and let us know which model sticks out to you.

Ram 1500 vs Ford F-150: Power and Capabilities  

Cruise the Upstate New York roads with confidence knowing both the Ram 1500 and the Ford F-150 are designed to tow up to 12,000 pounds. Plus, one model delivers some extra power that makes it easy to tackle any terrain.

The Ram 1500 comes standardly equipped with a 3.6L V6 engine and an 8-speed automatic transmission. When combined, you can expect to crank out an impressive 305 horsepower and 269 lb-ft of torque. Everyone likes choices, and that's why the Ram also offers two more engine options. When equipped with the 5.7L HEMI® V8 engine with eTorque, this Ram delivers 395 horsepower and 410 lb-ft of torque.

As for the Ford F-150, there's no denying it's one powerful truck-however, its specs fall short of the Ram's. The Ford comes standard with a 3.3L V6 engine that only produces 290 horsepower and 265 lb-ft of torque. You'll want to choose the Ram 1500 if you're looking for the most power.

Cabin Features

When riding in both the 2020 Ram 1500 and Ford F-150, you'll notice all their amazing comfort and convivence features. However, the Ram 1500 offers a few class-exclusive features, like a reclining rear seat, rear seat fold-down center console, and under-seat storage.

Sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride, thanks to some impressive dimensions inside the Ram 1500. Second-row passengers can stretch out their legs with more than 45 inches of legroom. On the other hand, you'll feel a bit more cramped with only 43.6 inches of legroom in the second row of the F-150.


Ram 1500 vs Ford F-150: Advanced Technology Highlights

Prepare to be amazed at all the advanced technology features that come in the 2020 Ram 1500. When you upgrade to the available Uconnect® 12.0 with Navigation, you'll receive the Largest-in-Class 12-inch touchscreen. Plus, you'll stay connected on the go with Bluetooth® technology.  

When it comes to listening to music, the Ram 1500 doesn't mess around, thanks to the available 900-watt Harman Kardon® Premium Audio System. This must-have feature sports 19 speakers-the most in its class. The audio system in the Ford F-150 doesn't compare.

Ram 1500 vs Ford F-150: Which Will You Choose?

Now that you've done some research on both the 2020 Ram 1500 and Ford F-150, which model will you choose? While the trucks have some similarities, it's clear the Ram comes out on top with regard to power and interior features.

Don't take our word for it. Drivers near Watkins Glen, Elmira, and Corning, NY, are encouraged to send us a message. Or, give our team at Maguire Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Watkins Glen a call today to set up a test drive!

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Maguire Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Watkins Glen

502 N Franklin St
Directions Watkins Glen, NY 14891-1324

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