What Are the Differences Between the 2019 Ram 1500 & 2019 Ford F-150?

A comparison image of the 2019 Ram 1500 & Ford F-150

Are you researching new full-size trucks? Two models that deserve a second look are the 2019 Ram 1500 and the 2019 Ford F-150. The team at Kriegers Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram has taken a closer look at both of these light duty pickups and compiled our findings in our Ram 1500 vs. Ford F-150 page.

In this assessment, we'll compare the 2019 Ram 1500 Big Horn, starting at $36,095 MSRP, and the 2019 Ford F-150 XLT, starting at $34,160 MSRP. After reading, you can get in touch with our Dodge dealership in Muscatine, IA online or by calling (563) 607-8362.


Your new truck needs the power to work as hard as you do, and the Ram 1500's 3.6L V6 engine won't disappoint. While the Ford F-150 features a capable 3.3L V6, it can't keep up with the superior performance of the all-new Ram 1500.

Ram 1500 Big Horn


Ford F-150 XLT

3.6L V6 w/ eTorque


3.3L Ti-VCT V6

305 HP


290 HP

269 lb.-ft.


265 lb.-ft.

19 city / 24 highway

Fuel Economy

19 city / 25 highway

A black interior seating arrangement of the 2019 Ram 1500


Your preference of interiors between these two trucks will ultimately depend on personal tastes. However, our experts think that you'll be more impressed by the bold styling inside the 2019 Ram 1500. Some of the features you can expect include:

  • Uconnect® 3 with 5.0-in. touchscreen display
  • 5-in. black and white TFT cluster display
  • Optional power sunroof

A 2019 Ram 1500 & a 2019 Ford F-150 Towing boats


Not only does the Ram 1500 top the F-150 in performance stats, but it also offers better towing and payload capacities. Only the Ram 1500 has the work-ready durability and unrelenting capability that you need to make short work of your to-do list.

Ram 1500 Big Horn


Ford F-150 XLT

3.6L V6 w/ eTorque


3.3L Ti-VCT V6

Up to 7,730 lbs.

Towing Capacity

Up to 7,700 lbs.

Up to 2,300 lbs.

Payload Capacity

Up to 1,990 lbs.

A red 2019 Ram 1500 driving on a farm

EcoDiesel vs. EcoBoost

If you're familiar with the Ram and Ford truck lineups, you've likely heard about both Ford's EcoBoost® and Ram's EcoDiesel engine configurations. While they sound similar, there are a few key differences, primarily that the EcoBoost® is a gas engine while the EcoDiesel is obviously a diesel-burner. When you opt for a diesel powertrain, you'll be getting higher torque outputs and lower emissions, making it a powerful and eco-conscious choice. The F-150 is offered with three different EcoBoost® powertrains, while the Ram's EcoDiesel is expected in early 2019.

2019 Ram 1500 Models Available in Muscatine, IA

It's clear to see that the 2019 Ram 1500 is built to deliver. If you think that the Ram 1500 is the right truck for you, Kriegers Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram is the place to find your favorite model! View our extensive Ram 1500 inventory online, and then pair it with a budget-saving lease deal to drive it home for less than you may think. To schedule your visit to our dealership or to ask any questions, please call (563) 607-8362.

A red 2019 Ram 1500 parked up on a mountain overlook

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