2017 Ford F-150 vs 2017 Nissan Titan

The pickup truck class is flush with competition. Several powerful and capable models compete with each other in order to deliver the best performance capabilities. Anyone considering a pickup truck will eventually need to break down the 2017 Ford F-150 vs the 2017 Ram 1500. These two trucks have spend a long time competing with each other, and show no signs of letting up anytime soon.

The newest editions of the Ford F-150 and the Ram 1500 are each capable workhorse machines. Ford and Ram offer each truck in multiple trim levels. Seven models are offered on the Ford F-150, while the Ram 1500 is available in 10 trim levels. The trim levels allow each truck to tailor the different models to meet specific needs. Both trucks begin with affordable work truck options that make the perfect fleet vehicles and then work their way up, offering high-line luxury models, sporty, performance-oriented trucks and powerful off-road models.

If versatility is high on your list of needed attributes, both the 2017 Ford F-150 and 2017 Ram 1500 check all the boxes.

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2017 Ford F-150 VS 2017 Ram 1500
5 Engine Options 3
450 Max Horsepower 395
No Diesel Option Yes
7 Trim Levels 10

2017 Ford F-150, Ram 1500 Engine Options

Most shoppers will place a high priority on engine options when considering a pickup truck. The 2017 Ford F-150 and 2017 Ram 1500 each offer multiple engine options for buyers to choose from. Both trucks begin by offering V-6 engines as standard equipment on base trim levels, a 3.5-liter on the Ford and a 3.6-liter on the Ram. Powerful V-8 engine options are also offered on both trucks.

In between these two engines sit various turbocharged V-6 engine options. Ford offers the 2017 F-150 with three different entries from the EcoBoost lineup of engines. First up is a 2.7-liter turbocharged V-6 that offers 325 horsepower and 375 pound-feet of torque. Next up is the second-generation 3.5-liter EcoBoost V-6, which churns out 375 horsepower and 470 pound-feet of torque. The final engine offered is exclusive to the Raptor trim level. The third-generation of Ford’s 3.5-liter EcoBoost, this engine delivers 450 horsepower and 510 pound-feet of torque.

Ram offers the 2017 1500 with an available 3.0-liter turbodiesel V-6. Performance ratings on the engine check in at 240 horsepower and 420 pound-feet of torque.

The 2017 Ford F-150 and 2017 Ram 1500 are both excellent truck choices. The best way to make a decision between the two is to take each one for a test drive. Both of these trucks are currently available at Akins Ford. Stop by today to learn more about each one.

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