Compare 2015 Ram 1500 vs 2015 Ford F-150

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2WD Reg Cab 140.5" Tradesman
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 120.5" Express 17 25 $24,676 $25,660
2WD Reg Cab 120.5" Tradesman 17 25 $24,676 $25,660
2WD Reg Cab 140.5" Tradesman 17 25 $24,676 $25,660
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Express 17 25 $28,620 $29,895
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Tradesman 17 25 $28,620 $29,895
4WD Reg Cab 120.5" Express 16 23 $28,833 $30,130
4WD Reg Cab 120.5" Tradesman 16 23 $28,833 $30,130
4WD Reg Cab 140.5" Tradesman 16 23 $28,833 $30,130
2WD Reg Cab 120.5" Big Horn 17 25 $28,582 $30,285
2WD Reg Cab 120.5" Lone Star 17 25 $28,582 $30,285
2WD Reg Cab 120.5" SLT 17 25 $28,582 $30,285
2WD Reg Cab 120.5" HFE 18 25 $28,916 $30,320
2WD Reg Cab 140.5" Big Horn 17 25 $28,852 $30,585
2WD Reg Cab 140.5" Lone Star 17 25 $28,852 $30,585
2WD Reg Cab 140.5" SLT 17 25 $28,852 $30,585
2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Express 17 25 $31,083 $32,475
2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Tradesman 17 25 $31,083 $32,475
2WD Crew Cab 149" Tradesman 14 20 $31,638 $33,085
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Express 16 23 $32,076 $33,600
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Tradesman 16 23 $32,076 $33,600
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Big Horn 17 25 $31,826 $33,790
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Lone Star 17 25 $31,826 $33,790
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Outdoorsman 17 25 $31,826 $33,790
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" SLT 17 25 $31,826 $33,790
4WD Reg Cab 120.5" Big Horn 16 23 $32,524 $34,565
4WD Reg Cab 120.5" Lone Star 16 23 $32,524 $34,565
4WD Reg Cab 120.5" SLT 16 23 $32,524 $34,565
4WD Reg Cab 140.5" Big Horn 16 23 $32,794 $34,865
4WD Reg Cab 140.5" Lone Star 16 23 $32,794 $34,865
4WD Reg Cab 140.5" SLT 16 23 $32,794 $34,865
2WD Reg Cab 120.5" Sport 15 22 $32,745 $35,705
4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Express 16 23 $34,426 $36,055
4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Tradesman 16 23 $34,426 $36,055
2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Big Horn 17 25 $34,083 $36,170
2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Lone Star 17 25 $34,083 $36,170
2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Outdoorsman 17 25 $34,083 $36,170
2WD Crew Cab 140.5" SLT 17 25 $34,083 $36,170
4WD Crew Cab 149" Tradesman 13 19 $34,981 $36,665
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" HFE Express 21 29 $35,267 $37,200
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" HFE Tradesman 21 29 $35,267 $37,200
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Big Horn 16 23 $35,246 $37,495
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Lone Star 16 23 $35,246 $37,495
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Outdoorsman 16 23 $35,246 $37,495
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" SLT 16 23 $35,246 $37,495
2WD Crew Cab 149" Big Horn 15 22 $35,838 $38,120
2WD Crew Cab 149" Lone Star 15 22 $35,838 $38,120
2WD Crew Cab 149" Outdoorsman 15 22 $35,838 $38,120
2WD Crew Cab 149" SLT 15 22 $35,838 $38,120
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Sport 15 22 $35,814 $39,090
2WD Quad Cab 140.5" Laramie 17 25 $35,977 $39,275
4WD Reg Cab 120.5" Sport 15 21 $36,029 $39,335
4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Big Horn 16 23 $37,391 $39,750
4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Lone Star 16 23 $37,391 $39,750
4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Outdoorsman 16 23 $37,391 $39,750
4WD Crew Cab 140.5" SLT 16 23 $37,391 $39,750
2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Laramie 17 25 $37,812 $41,230
2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Sport 15 22 $37,848 $41,270
2WD Crew Cab 149" Sport 15 22 $38,112 $41,570
4WD Crew Cab 149" Big Horn 15 21 $39,145 $41,700
4WD Crew Cab 149" Lone Star 15 21 $39,145 $41,700
4WD Crew Cab 149" Outdoorsman 15 21 $39,145 $41,700
4WD Crew Cab 149" SLT 15 21 $39,145 $41,700
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Sport 15 21 $39,050 $42,670
4WD Quad Cab 140.5" Laramie 16 23 $39,147 $42,780
2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Rebel 15 22 $40,041 $42,790
2WD Crew Cab 149" Laramie 15 22 $39,529 $43,180
4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Rebel 16 23 $41,863 $44,720
4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Laramie 16 23 $40,981 $44,735
4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Sport 15 21 $41,084 $44,850
4WD Crew Cab 149" Sport 15 21 $41,348 $45,150
4WD Crew Cab 149" Laramie 15 21 $42,698 $46,685
2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Laramie Limited 15 22 $43,053 $47,185
2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Laramie Limited 2.0 15 22 $43,053 $47,185
2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Laramie Longhorn 15 22 $43,053 $47,185
2WD Crew Cab 149" Laramie Limited 15 22 $43,317 $47,485
2WD Crew Cab 149" Laramie Limited 2.0 15 22 $43,317 $47,485
2WD Crew Cab 149" Laramie Longhorn 15 22 $43,317 $47,485
4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Laramie Limited 15 21 $46,222 $50,690
4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Laramie Limited 2.0 15 21 $46,222 $50,690
4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Laramie Longhorn 15 21 $46,222 $50,690
4WD Crew Cab 149" Laramie Limited 15 21 $46,486 $50,990
4WD Crew Cab 149" Laramie Limited 2.0 15 21 $46,486 $50,990
4WD Crew Cab 149" Laramie Longhorn 15 21 $46,486 $50,990
Select style
2WD Reg Cab 122.5" XL
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 122.5" XL 18 25 $24,142 $26,030
2WD Reg Cab 141" XL 18 25 $24,421 $26,330
2WD Reg Cab 141" XL w/HD Payload Pkg 15 22 $24,421 $26,330
2WD SuperCab 145" XL 18 25 $27,909 $30,090
4WD Reg Cab 122.5" XL 17 23 $28,451 $30,675
4WD Reg Cab 141" XL 17 23 $28,729 $30,975
4WD Reg Cab 141" XL w/HD Payload Pkg 15 21 $28,729 $30,975
2WD SuperCab 163" XL 19 26 $28,938 $31,200
2WD SuperCab 163" XL w/HD Payload Pkg 15 22 $28,938 $31,200
2WD Reg Cab 122.5" XLT 18 25 $28,424 $31,320
2WD Reg Cab 141" XLT 18 25 $28,699 $31,625
2WD Reg Cab 141" XLT w/HD Payload Pkg 15 22 $28,699 $31,625
2WD SuperCrew 145" XL 18 25 $30,185 $32,545
4WD SuperCab 145" XL 17 23 $31,085 $33,515
2WD SuperCrew 157" XL 19 26 $31,216 $33,655
2WD SuperCrew 157" XL w/HD Payload Pkg 15 22 $31,216 $33,655
2WD SuperCab 145" XLT 18 25 $31,041 $34,205
4WD Reg Cab 122.5" XLT 17 23 $31,530 $34,745
4WD Reg Cab 141" XLT 17 23 $31,802 $35,045
4WD Reg Cab 141" XLT w/HD Payload Pkg 15 21 $31,802 $35,045
2WD SuperCab 163" XLT 19 26 $32,043 $35,310
2WD SuperCab 163" XLT w/HD Payload Pkg 15 22 $32,043 $35,310
4WD SuperCab 163" XL 15 21 $32,797 $35,360
4WD SuperCab 163" XL w/HD Payload Pkg 15 21 $32,797 $35,360
4WD SuperCrew 145" XL 17 23 $33,442 $36,055
2WD SuperCrew 145" XLT 18 25 $33,175 $36,555
4WD SuperCab 145" XLT 17 23 $34,149 $37,630
2WD SuperCrew 157" XLT 19 26 $34,182 $37,665
2WD SuperCrew 157" XLT w/HD Payload Pkg 15 22 $34,182 $37,665
4WD SuperCrew 157" XL 15 21 $35,073 $37,815
4WD SuperCrew 157" XL w/HD Payload Pkg 15 21 $35,073 $37,815
2WD SuperCab 145" Lariat 19 26 $35,673 $39,310
4WD SuperCab 163" XLT 15 21 $35,834 $39,485
4WD SuperCab 163" XLT w/HD Payload Pkg 15 21 $35,834 $39,485
2WD SuperCab 163" Lariat 19 26 $35,946 $39,610
2WD SuperCab 163" Lariat w/HD Payload Pkg 15 22 $35,946 $39,610
4WD SuperCrew 145" XLT 17 23 $36,347 $40,050
2WD SuperCrew 145" Lariat 19 26 $37,816 $41,670
4WD SuperCrew 157" XLT 15 21 $37,969 $41,840
4WD SuperCrew 157" XLT w/HD Payload Pkg 15 21 $37,969 $41,840
2WD SuperCrew 157" Lariat 19 26 $38,088 $41,970
2WD SuperCrew 157" Lariat w/HD Payload Pkg 15 22 $38,088 $41,970
4WD SuperCab 145" Lariat 18 23 $38,781 $42,735
4WD SuperCab 163" Lariat 15 21 $39,735 $43,785
4WD SuperCab 163" Lariat w/HD Payload Pkg 15 21 $39,735 $43,785
4WD SuperCrew 145" Lariat 18 23 $40,920 $45,090
4WD SuperCrew 157" Lariat 15 21 $41,872 $46,140
4WD SuperCrew 157" Lariat w/HD Payload Pkg 15 21 $41,872 $46,140
2WD SuperCrew 145" King Ranch 15 22 $44,577 $49,120
2WD SuperCrew 157" King Ranch 15 22 $44,849 $49,420
2WD SuperCrew 145" Platinum 15 22 $46,814 $51,585
2WD SuperCrew 157" Platinum 15 22 $47,087 $51,885
4WD SuperCrew 145" King Ranch 15 21 $47,684 $52,545
4WD SuperCrew 157" King Ranch 15 21 $47,956 $52,845
4WD SuperCrew 145" Platinum 15 21 $49,922 $55,010
4WD SuperCrew 157" Platinum 15 21 $50,189 $55,305
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,676
$24,142
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,660
$26,030
Monthly Payment Estimate
$428 / month
$434 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2015 Ram 1500 is a half-ton favorite, with fuel economy and ride comfort being its main strengths once again. The 2015 Ford F-150 delivers on the promise of better utility through light weight; fuel economy is still left undecided.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 25 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in)
66 66.7
Front Leg Room (in)
41 43.9
Front Hip Room (in)
62.9 62.5
Passenger Capacity
3 3
Front Head Room (in)
39.9 40.8
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
8.7 8.8
Height, Overall (in)
74.4 75.2
Cab to Axle (in)
56.9 -
Wheelbase (in)
140 122
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
8.7 8.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
79.4 79.9
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
50.4 -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
34.6 34.2
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
231 209.3
Overhang, Front (in)
- 37.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
20.2 21.4
Cargo Volume (ft³)
74.7 62.3
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
66.4 65.2
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
51 50.6
Tailgate Width (in)
60.4 60.3
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
98.3 78
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
66.4 65.2
Brakes
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)
13.8 13.7
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.2 13.8
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
32 23
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
45.1 40.7
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
656 -
Front Tire Size
P265/70SR17 P245/70SR17
Spare Tire Size
Full-Size Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code
TTM NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
4608 4050
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
656 -
Rear Tire Size
P265/70SR17 P245/70SR17
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
4608 3650
Rear Tire Order Code
TTM NA
Trailering
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
4790 5000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
479 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
479 500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
4790 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
4790 5000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- 4900
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
3900 3300
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
9850 9400
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2047 1726
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3700 2850
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2640 2324
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
6600 6010
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Styled Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 17 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Full-Size Full-Size
Rear Wheel Material
Styled Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 17 X 7.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
730 610
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
160 200
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
730 610
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
305 @ 6400 282 @ 6250
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6 Regular Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
269 @ 4175 253 @ 4250
Engine Order Code
ERB 998
Displacement
3.6 L/220 3.5 L/213
Engine Oil Cooler
Regular Duty None
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
20 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 18
Transmission
Transfer Case Power Take Off
No No
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 0.86
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.29 3.40
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 2.34
Trans Order Code
DFL 446
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 -
Transfer Case Model
None None
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.14
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.69
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 4.17
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 -
Trans PTO Access
No No
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11 1.52
Trans Type
8 6
Summary
Body Style
Regular Cab Regular Cab Styleside
Vehicle Name
Ram 1500 Ford F-150
Body Code
T T
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
3.21 3.55
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Leaf
Axle Type - Rear
Rigid Axle Rigid Axle
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3900 4800
Suspension Type - Front
Short And Long Arm Double Wishbone
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.21 3.55
Axle Type - Front
Independent Independent
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
3700 3750
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
- 2850
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- 3300
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.8 8.8 (Est)
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
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
--
Rollover Rating

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