Trucks in San Antonio: The Ram 1500 v. F-150

We know that there are tons of options to choose from if you’re on the hunt for reliable new trucks in San Antonio. San Antonio Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram is here to help narrow down your search! We’ve pitted the Ram 1500 against its fierce rival the Ford F-150. Check out which one comes out on top.

As far as trucks in San Antonio go, the Ram 1500 has unbeatable fuel economy and range. You can cruise around town longer in the Ram 1500, which gets an impressive 28-MPG on the highway. The F-150 gets just 26-MPG on the highway. The Ram 1500 has an overall more powerful engine than the F-150. An eight-speed automatic transmission comes standard on the Ram, allowing for better acceleration on the highway. On the other hand, only a six-speed automatic is offered on the F-150.

With 305 horsepower and 269 pounds per feet of torque, the Ram leaves the Ford in the dust. The Ram 1500 has a higher standard payload capacity than the competition because of its ability to tackle up to 1900 pounds. The Ford F-150 can handle just 1680 pounds. The Ram doesn’t just shine under the hood; the interior has more headroom and legroom than the F-150. The Ram truck also offers more cargo space than the Ford because of its standard tailgate assist feature. 

The Ram 1500 doesn’t come up short in the accolades department! J.D. Power and Associates rated the Ram truck third among large light duty pickups in a 2013 study. The F-150 doesn’t break the top three. Additionally, in four of the last five years the Ram 1500 has been chosen as one of Automobile Magazine’s “All Stars;” The F-150 hasn’t been picked for this award since 1998. Motor Trend also chose the Ram 1500 as the 2014 Truck of the Year.

Has the Ram 1500 peaked your interest? Consider scheduling a test drive of our Ram 1500 trucks in San Antonio at San Antonio Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram

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