The truck wars have always been a race to the top. Top load-bearing figures. Top horsepower. Top torque. This year the debut of the all-new 2021 Ford F-150 only cements the esteemed truck as the segment’s best-seller with Best-in-Class towing, horsepower, and more. In this comparison, we’ll debate how Ford's next-gen F-150 fares against the rivaling 2021 Ram 1500 truck.
Both the 2021 Ford F-150 and the 2021 Ram 1500 have rightfully earned praise among the segment for full-size trucks. The comparison table below takes a quick dive into some of the key figures truck shoppers care about.
2021 Ford F-150
2021 Ram 1500
|4 Gas, 1 Diesel, 1 Hybrid||Powertrain Options||2 Gas, 1 Diesel|
|Up to 3,325 lbs.||Payload Capacity||Up to 2,300 lbs.|
|Up to 14,000 lbs.||Towing Capacity||Up to 12,750 lbs.|
Why has the Ford F-150 held rank as America’s best-selling truck for more than 40 years? Part of the answer is a commitment to providing drivers with exactly what they need. When you shop from the selection of 400+ Ford F-150 trucks at Akins Ford, you’ll be able to find a truck that fits your need precisely. That’s because the 2021 Ford F-150 is available in five trim levels, plus three cab styles, three bed lengths, and six powerplants.
The five trim levels available on the 2021 Ford F-150 include the F-150 XLT, Lariat, King Ranch, Platinum, and Limited. This year a new “PowerBoost™” hybrid powertrain joins the lineup. It will be able to tow at least 12,000 lbs. while offering about 700 miles of range on a tank of gas. The new generation also brings an onslaught of class-exclusive features like the new Max Recline Seats, Active Drive Assist, Trailer Reverse Guidance, Pro Trailer Backup Assist, and so much more.
Interested in the all-new 2021 Ford F-150 near Atlanta, GA? Shop from a vast selection of models in stock at Akins Ford, home to Georgia’s largest Ford inventory.