2016 Ford F-150 vs 2016 Ram 1500
2016 Ford F-150 2016 Ram 1500
$26,428 MSRP $26,145
4 Engine Options 3
12,200 pounds Max Trailering 11,100 pounds
22 mpg combined Top (Gasoline) Mileage 21 mpg combined

2016 Ford F-150 vs 2016 Ram 1500

2016 F-150 steering wheel and dashboard view Akins Ford

Both of the full-size light-duty trucks in this 2016 Ford F-150 vs 2016 Ram 1500 comparison offer premium power and excellent ability to get work done. Both of them are also available right here at Akins Ford, and either of them is a solid choice for the driver seeking a versatile vehicle. A light-duty truck can deliver top capability on the work site, or serve as a solid commuting vehicle. With a wide choice of body styles and engine options, the 2016 F-150 and Ram 1500 can match any lifestyle. Still, there are some differences worth exploring.

The 2016 Ford F-150 comes with a variety of engine options that can meet many customer needs. Its base 365-horsepower 3.5-liter V6 offers more power than the Ram 1500's base 3.6-liter V6, which is rated for 305 horsepower, though the Ram offers the top horsepower option of the two trucks on its elite 5.7-liter V8. However, the 2016 Ford F-150 delivers on the most impressive towing ability of these two vehicles, with the ability to tow up to 12,200 pounds when outfitted and properly equipped with the elite 3.5-liter Ecoboost V6. The top tow rating for the 2016 Ram 1500 is 10,640 pounds when outfitted with the 5.7-liter V8.

Fuel Options on the 2016 Ford F-150

Both the 2016 Ford F-150 and the 2016 Ran 1500 offer fuel options beyond standard gas compatibility. The F-150 is available with a Gaseous Fuel Prep Package which allows the truck to run off of propane and compressed natural gas. That can save drivers money in the long run at the pump. In this 2016 Ford F-150 vs 2016 Ram 1500 comparison, the Ram is the only truck available with a diesel engine option. That option is more expensive in upfront costs, but can, like the Gaseous Fuel Option, pay off in fuel savings over time, thanks to the the efficiency of diesel fuel.

Both of these trucks also come outfitted with the latest technology to make towing and driving easier and more enjoyable. Both are available with natural language voice controls and a touchscreen interface, as well as a host of convenience features like remote keyless entry, parking assistance, and elite trailering packages. For more information on the 2016 Ford F-150 vs 2016 Ram 1500 at Akins Ford near Atlanta GA, contact our sales department at 866-625-1965.

2016 F-150 Grille view with lights