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King Ranch 2WD SuperCrew 5.5' Box
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
F-150 King Ranch 2WD SuperCrew 5.5' Box N/A N/A $52,669 $56,330
F-150 King Ranch 2WD SuperCrew 6.5' Box N/A N/A $52,949 $56,630
F-150 King Ranch 4WD SuperCrew 5.5' Box N/A N/A $55,871 $59,755
F-150 King Ranch 4WD SuperCrew 6.5' Box N/A N/A $56,152 $60,055
F-150 LARIAT 2WD SuperCab 6.5' Box N/A N/A $42,258 $45,195
F-150 LARIAT 2WD SuperCab 8' Box N/A N/A $42,538 $45,495
F-150 LARIAT 2WD SuperCrew 5.5' Box N/A N/A $44,464 $47,555
F-150 LARIAT 2WD SuperCrew 6.5' Box N/A N/A $44,702 $47,810
F-150 LARIAT 4WD SuperCab 6.5' Box N/A N/A $45,459 $48,620
F-150 LARIAT 4WD SuperCab 8' Box N/A N/A $46,830 $50,085
F-150 LARIAT 4WD SuperCrew 5.5' Box N/A N/A $47,667 $50,980
F-150 LARIAT 4WD SuperCrew 6.5' Box N/A N/A $49,037 $52,445
F-150 Limited 2WD SuperCrew 5.5' Box N/A N/A $66,155 $70,825
F-150 Limited 4WD SuperCrew 5.5' Box N/A N/A $69,305 $74,250
F-150 Platinum 2WD SuperCrew 5.5' Box N/A N/A $55,268 $59,110
F-150 Platinum 2WD SuperCrew 6.5' Box N/A N/A $55,548 $59,410
F-150 Platinum 4WD SuperCrew 5.5' Box N/A N/A $58,471 $62,535
F-150 Platinum 4WD SuperCrew 6.5' Box N/A N/A $58,752 $62,835
F-150 XL 2WD Reg Cab 6.5' Box N/A N/A $27,638 $28,940
F-150 XL 2WD Reg Cab 8' Box N/A N/A $27,925 $29,240
F-150 XL 2WD SuperCab 6.5' Box N/A N/A $31,539 $33,025
F-150 XL 2WD SuperCab 8' Box N/A N/A $32,786 $34,330
F-150 XL 2WD SuperCrew 5.5' Box N/A N/A $35,001 $36,650
F-150 XL 2WD SuperCrew 6.5' Box N/A N/A $36,247 $37,955
F-150 XL 4WD Reg Cab 6.5' Box N/A N/A $32,074 $33,585
F-150 XL 4WD Reg Cab 8' Box N/A N/A $32,360 $33,885
F-150 XL 4WD SuperCab 6.5' Box N/A N/A $34,815 $36,455
F-150 XL 4WD SuperCab 8' Box N/A N/A $37,179 $38,930
F-150 XL 4WD SuperCrew 5.5' Box N/A N/A $38,352 $40,160
F-150 XL 4WD SuperCrew 6.5' Box N/A N/A $40,717 $42,635
F-150 XLT 2WD Reg Cab 6.5' Box N/A N/A $32,772 $35,050
F-150 XLT 2WD Reg Cab 8' Box N/A N/A $33,052 $35,350
F-150 XLT 2WD SuperCab 6.5' Box N/A N/A $35,492 $37,960
F-150 XLT 2WD SuperCab 8' Box N/A N/A $36,713 $39,265
F-150 XLT 2WD SuperCrew 5.5' Box N/A N/A $37,690 $40,310
F-150 XLT 2WD SuperCrew 6.5' Box N/A N/A $38,910 $41,615
F-150 XLT 4WD Reg Cab 6.5' Box N/A N/A $35,975 $38,475
F-150 XLT 4WD Reg Cab 8' Box N/A N/A $36,256 $38,775
F-150 XLT 4WD SuperCab 6.5' Box N/A N/A $38,696 $41,385
F-150 XLT 4WD SuperCab 8' Box N/A N/A $41,018 $43,870
F-150 XLT 4WD SuperCrew 5.5' Box N/A N/A $40,958 $43,805
F-150 XLT 4WD SuperCrew 6.5' Box N/A N/A $43,281 $46,290
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Big Horn 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
1500 Big Horn 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 20 25 $37,296 $39,490
1500 Big Horn 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 20 25 $37,569 $39,790
1500 Big Horn 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 20 25 $34,714 $36,790
1500 Big Horn 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 19 24 $40,561 $42,990
1500 Big Horn 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 19 24 $40,834 $43,290
1500 Big Horn 4x4 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 19 24 $37,979 $40,290
1500 HFE 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 20 25 $32,695 $34,195
1500 Laramie 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 20 25 $40,546 $44,030
1500 Laramie 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 20 25 $40,813 $44,330
1500 Laramie 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 20 25 $38,018 $41,330
1500 Laramie 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 19 24 $43,741 $47,530
1500 Laramie 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 19 24 $44,008 $47,830
1500 Laramie 4x4 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 19 24 $41,213 $44,830
1500 Limited 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 15 22 $51,246 $56,050
1500 Limited 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 22 $51,513 $56,350
1500 Limited 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 15 21 $54,441 $59,550
1500 Limited 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 15 21 $54,708 $59,850
1500 Lone Star 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 20 25 $37,296 $39,490
1500 Lone Star 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 20 25 $37,569 $39,790
1500 Lone Star 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 20 25 $34,714 $36,790
1500 Lone Star 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 19 24 $40,561 $42,990
1500 Lone Star 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 19 24 $40,834 $43,290
1500 Lone Star 4x4 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 19 24 $37,979 $40,290
1500 Longhorn 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 20 25 $47,355 $51,680
1500 Longhorn 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 20 25 $47,622 $51,980
1500 Longhorn 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 19 24 $50,550 $55,180
1500 Longhorn 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 19 24 $50,817 $55,480
1500 Rebel 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 20 25 $42,601 $45,320
1500 Rebel 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 19 24 $45,866 $48,820
1500 Rebel 4x4 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 19 24 $43,193 $46,020
1500 TRX 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box N/A N/A $65,136 $69,995
1500 Tradesman 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 20 25 $33,600 $35,045
1500 Tradesman 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 20 25 $33,876 $35,345
1500 Tradesman 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 20 25 $30,899 $32,245
1500 Tradesman 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 19 24 $36,900 $38,545
1500 Tradesman 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box 19 24 $37,176 $38,845
1500 Tradesman 4x4 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 19 24 $34,199 $35,745
1500 Classic Express 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 17 25 $33,518 $35,025
1500 Classic Express 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $31,013 $32,355
1500 Classic Express 4x2 Reg Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $27,291 $28,450
1500 Classic Express 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 16 23 $36,859 $38,655
1500 Classic Express 4x4 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $34,233 $35,855
1500 Classic Express 4x4 Reg Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $31,523 $33,050
1500 Classic SLT 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 17 25 $36,825 $39,045
1500 Classic SLT 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $34,365 $36,395
1500 Classic SLT 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 16 23 $40,101 $42,645
1500 Classic SLT 4x4 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $37,641 $39,995
1500 Classic Tradesman 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box N/A N/A $33,518 $35,025
1500 Classic Tradesman 4x2 Crew Cab 6'4" Box N/A N/A $33,859 $35,395
1500 Classic Tradesman 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box N/A N/A $31,013 $32,355
1500 Classic Tradesman 4x2 Reg Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $27,291 $28,450
1500 Classic Tradesman 4x2 Reg Cab 8' Box 17 25 $27,291 $28,450
1500 Classic Tradesman 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box N/A N/A $36,859 $38,655
1500 Classic Tradesman 4x4 Crew Cab 6'4" Box N/A N/A $37,386 $39,230
1500 Classic Tradesman 4x4 Quad Cab 6'4" Box N/A N/A $34,233 $35,855
1500 Classic Tradesman 4x4 Reg Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $31,523 $33,050
1500 Classic Tradesman 4x4 Reg Cab 8' Box 16 23 $31,523 $33,050
1500 Classic Warlock 4x2 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 17 25 $36,825 $39,045
1500 Classic Warlock 4x2 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 17 25 $34,365 $36,395
1500 Classic Warlock 4x4 Crew Cab 5'7" Box 16 23 $40,101 $42,645
1500 Classic Warlock 4x4 Quad Cab 6'4" Box 16 23 $37,641 $39,995
Pricing
Invoice Price
$52,669
$37,296
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$56,330
$39,490
Monthly Payment Estimate
$939 / month
$658 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.6
6.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 Ford F-150 ushers the bestselling truck into the electrified age. The 2021 Ram 1500 full-size pickup is heading in the right direction with just a couple of small detours.
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Fuel Economy
City
0 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
0 mpg 25 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
62.5 63.4
Second Leg Room (in)
43.6 45.2
Front Head Room (in)
40.8 40.9
Second Hip Room (in)
62.6 63.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
66.7 66
Second Head Room (in)
40.4 39.8
Second Shoulder Room (in)
66 65.7
Front Leg Room (in)
43.9 40.9
Passenger Capacity
5 6
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in)
145 144.5
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
8.5 NA
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
79.9 82.1
Overhang, Front (in)
37.8 -
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
8.5 NA
Length, Overall (in)
231.7 232.9
Height, Overall (in)
75.6 77.5
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
32.9 -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
21.4 21.4
Cargo Volume (ft³)
52.8 53.9
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
65.2 66.4
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
51.1 51
Tailgate Width (in)
60.3 60
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
66 67.4
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
65.2 66.4
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.8 14.9
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.2 14.8
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
26 26
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
47.8 46.2
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P265/60SR18 P275/65SR18
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
NA -
Rear Tire Order Code
T82 TUM
Front Tire Size
P265/60SR18 P275/65SR18
Spare Tire Size
Full-Size Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code
T82 TUM
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
NA -
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
9700 6630
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
9700 -
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
9700 6630
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
970 663
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
2425 -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5000
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
3800 4100
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
14800 11900
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
1913 2150
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3450 3700
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2748 2756
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
6800 6900
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 18 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 18 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Full-Size Full-Size
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
610 730
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
200 NA
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
610 730
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
410 @ 4250 269 @ 4800
Engine Order Code
995 ERG
Displacement
5.0 L/302 3.6 L/220
Engine Oil Cooler
None Regular Duty
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
400 @ 6000 305 @ 6400
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-8 Gas/Electric V-6
Fuel System
Port/Direct Injection Sequential MPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
- TBD - 20
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
- TBD - 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
- TBD - 25
Transmission
Trans PTO Access
No No
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.15 2.11
Trans Type
10 8
Transfer Case Power Take Off
No No
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 1.28
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 0.67
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.87 3.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.98 3.14
Trans Order Code
44G DFT
Transfer Case Model
None None
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.77 1.67
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.84
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.27 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.70 4.71
Summary
Body Style
SuperCrew Cab Styleside Crew Cab
Vehicle Name
Ford F-150 Ram 1500
Body Code
T T
Suspension
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
4800 -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
3450 -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.15 3.21
Axle Type - Front
Independent Independent
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
3750 -
Suspension Type - Rear
Leaf Multi-Link
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
3.15 3.21
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3800 -
Axle Type - Rear
Rigid Axle Rigid Axle
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Short And Long Arm
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
- TBD - 8.1
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
- --
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
- --
Rollover Rating
-
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