2018 Ford F-150 vs 2018 Ram 1500

2018 Ford F-150 compared to the 2018 Ram 1500

Each and every model year, the competition tries to live up to the greatness that is the new Ford F-150. And each and every model year, they fail. It’s almost gotten to the point where we feel bad. We would, at least, if we weren’t having so much fun driving around in our powerful, reliable, capable and efficient new Ford F-150.

Now, occasionally, it seems like the competition may have a chance – an ever so slight one, of course – at matching the new F-150 in at least one important category, whether it be max horsepower or max towing or something else along those lines. The 2018 model year is not one of those years. That’s because Ford has gone all-out like never before for the 2018 F-150. That includes more engine options than ever before – including an all-new diesel engine – along with best-in-class towing, hauling and fuel efficiency ratings. To see what we mean, just check out this 2018 Ford F-150 versus 2018 Ram 1500 head-to-head model comparison. You’ll quickly see the new Ford F-150 is once again the only choice for those looking to purchase a new truck.

2018 Ford F-150


2018 Ram 1500

6 Engine Options 3
450 HP Max Horsepower 395 HP
13200 lbs. Max Towing 10640 lbs.
3270 lbs. Max Hauling 1880 lbs.

Get More Engine Options, More Horsepower and More Towing and Hauling Capability with a New Ford F-150 from Akins Ford near Atlanta GA

As you can see in the table above, the 2018 Ford F-150 completely outperforms, outmatches and outclasses the 2018 Ram 1500 in every possible category. And it all starts with engine customization. When you pick out a new Ford F-150, you get to choose from six incredibly capable and efficient engines. When you pick out a new Ram 1500, you only have three engines to choose from.

The 2018 F-150’s engines are far more powerful than the 2018 Ram 1500’s engines, as well. In fact, you can get up to a maximum of 450 horsepower from the 2018 Ford F-150 engine lineup, whereas the maximum horsepower offering from the 2018 Ram 1500 engine lineup is only 395 horsepower.

You’re also going to be able to tow and haul more with your new Ford F-150. More specifically, the new F-150 can tow up to 13,200 pounds and haul up to 3,270 pounds – both best-in-class ratings – while the new Ram 1500 can only tow up to 10,640 pounds and haul up to 1,880 pounds.

To learn more about the 2018 Ford F-150 lineup and everything it can do, please reach out to our Akins Ford staff near Atlanta, GA.

Ford Super Duty front side exterior while towing
Ford Expedition front side exterior