Ford F-150 vs Ram 1500

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2018 Ford F-150
King Ranch SuperCrew
MSRP
$51,600
Invoice
$47,988
Average Price Paid
$47,991
90 listings nationwide

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2018 Ram 1500
Big Horn
Invoice
$31,533
Average Price Paid
$30,163
1 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis

Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2018 Ford F-150
King Ranch SuperCrew
Fair Price
$50,046
Good Price
$46,749
Great Price
$44,864
2018 Ram 1500
Big Horn
Fair Price
$31,610
Good Price
$29,251
Great Price
$27,902

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2018 Ford F-150
King Ranch SuperCrew
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$56,579
1 listings nationwide

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2018 Ram 1500
Big Horn
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$33,495

Expert Reviews

Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2018 Ford F-150
King Ranch SuperCrew
Andrew Newton Preview:

The F-150 has been the best-selling truck in the United States for 40 years straight, but new updates for 2018 reveal that Ford isn’t letting America’s favorite rest on its laurels. Mo...

2018 Ram 1500
Big Horn
George Kennedy Preview:

The Ram 1500 continues as one of the key players in the uber-competitive light-duty pickup truck market. While the Chevy Silverado and Ford F-150 typically dominate the work site, the ...

Specs

2018 Ford F-150
King Ranch SuperCrew
2018 Ram 1500
Big Horn
Powertrain
Drivetrain
4X2
4X2
4X2
4X2
Fuel Economy, City
18 MPG
17 MPG
17 MPG
15 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
25 MPG
23 MPG
25 MPG
22 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 23 gal 26 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Gasoline
Power
375 hp @ 5,000 RPM
395 hp @ 5,750 RPM
305 hp @ 6,400 RPM
395 hp @ 5,600 RPM
Torque
470 lb-ft @ 3,500 RPM
400 lb-ft @ 3,850 RPM
269 lb-ft @ 4,175 RPM
410 lb-ft @ 3,950 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
8 cylinders
6 cylinders
8 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10:1
10.5:1
10.2:1
10.5:1
Displacement
3,500 cc
5,000 cc
3,600 cc
5,700 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.64 in x 3.45 in
3.63 in x 3.65 in
3.78 in x 3.27 in
3.92 in x 3.58 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 4 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 3 seats
Front Legroom 43.9 in 41 in
Back Legroom 43.6 in --
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 51.9 cu ft --
Maximum Payload 2,140 lbs 1,500 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity 9,100 lbs 4,970 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 12,700 lbs 9,160 lbs
Exterior
Length 231.9 in 209 in
Width 96.8 in 79.4 in
Height 75.3 in 74.6 in
Wheelbase 145 in 120.5 in
Bed Length 67.1 in 76.3 in

Available Options

2018 Ford F-150
King Ranch SuperCrew

Exterior Colors

  • Blue Jeans Metallic
  • Guard Metallic
  • Magma Red Metallic
  • Oxford White
  • Ruby Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
  • Shadow Black
  • Stone Gray
  • White Gold
  • White Platinum Metallic Tri-Coat

Option Packages

  • Engine: 3.5L V6 EcoBoost
  • Ford Telematics Powered by Telogis
  • King Ranch Chrome Appearance Package
  • Equipment Group 601A Luxury
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Technology Package
  • Twin Panel Moonroof
  • Max Trailer Tow Package
  • Trailer Tow Package
  • Wheels: 20" Machined-Aluminum
2018 Ram 1500
Big Horn

Exterior Colors

  • Blue Streak Pearlcoat
  • Bright Silver Metallic Clearcoat
  • Bright White Clearcoat
  • Brilliant Black Crystal Pearlcoat
  • Delmonico Red Pearlcoat
  • Flame Red Clearcoat
  • Granite Crystal Metallic Clearcoat
  • Maximum Steel Metallic Clearcoat
  • True Blue Pearlcoat
  • Walnut Brown Metallic Clearcoat

Option Packages

  • RamBox Cargo Management System
  • Engine: 5.7L V8 Hemi MDS VVT
  • Tri-Fold Tonneau Cover
  • Wheel-To-Wheel Side Steps
  • Radio: Uconnect 4C Nav with 8.4" Display
  • Heated Seats and Wheel Group
  • Quick-Order Package 22S Big Horn
  • Quick-Order Package 26S Big Horn
  • Transmission: 8-Speed Automatic (8HP70)

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