Ford F-150 XL 2WD Reg Cab 6.5

2019 Ford F-150*

2019 Ram 1500 Tradesman 4x2 Crew Cab 5

2019 Ram 1500

2019 Ford F-150 vs. 2019 Ram 1500

2019 Ford F-150

$31,795 MSRP
$28,155 MSRP

Starting Price

$31,795 MSRP

Engine Options


Max Horsepower


Max Torque

13,200 pounds

Max Towing

12,750 pounds
3,270 pounds

Max Payload

2,300 pounds

For truck enthusiasts, deciding between two favored models like the 2019 Ford F-150 vs. 2019 Ram 1500 may seem like a challenge. Today we break down the available engines, performance specs, and capability so that choice becomes easier. See how these titans compare at Don Johnson Motors.


Rice Lake drivers or businesses in need of a pickup for towing and hauling still love a good value. Compare the 2019 Ford F-150 vs. Ram 1500 and we can see the F-150 is easier on your bottom line:

  • 2019 Ford F-150 XL: This entry-level configuration features an MSRP of $28,155.
  • 2019 Ram 1500 Tradesman: The base trim of the Ram 1500 comes in with a high price tag with an MSRP of $31,795.

For drivers on a budget, the 2019 Ford F-150 proves to be an attainable option that doesn’t forego the features – though it can get more pricey as you move up to more feature-rich trim levels.

2019 Ram 1500 Limited

Engines and Performance

Hardworking pickup trucks are valuable for your Cumberland job site or weekend hauling needs. The Ford F-150 offers more engine options than the Ram 1500, but neither is a slouch:2019 Ford F-150 Engines

  • 3.3L Ti-VCT V6: Makes up to 290 hp and 265 lb-ft of torque.
  • 2.7L EcoBoost V6: Makes up to 325 hp and 400 lb-ft of torque.
  • 5.0L Ti-VCT V8: Makes up to 395 hp and 400 lb-ft of torque.
  • 3.5L V6 EcoBoost: Makes up to 375 hp and 470 lb-ft of torque.
  • High-Output 3.5L EcoBoost V6: Makes up to 450 hp and 510 lb-ft of torque.

2019 All-New Ram 1500 Engines

  • 3.6L Pentastar V6 with eTorque: Makes up to 305 hp and 269 lb-ft of torque.
  • 5.7L HEMI V8: Makes up to 395 hp and 410 lb-ft of torque.
  • 5.7L HEMI V8 with eTorque: Makes up to 395 hp and 410 lb-ft of torque.

3.0L Power Stroke Turbo Diesel

Towing Capacity and Payload

Never worry about having to leave anything behind with the impressive towing and payload stats of the 2019 Ford F-150:

  • Max Towing: The Ford F-150 delivers best-in-class towing of up to 13,200 pounds compared to the lesser 12,750 pounds pulled by the Ram 1500.
  • Max Payload: Carry more with the best-in-class 3,270-pound payload capacity of the 2019 F-150 compared to the 2,300 pounds of the 2019 Ram 1500.
2019 Ford F-150 King Ranch towing a boat

Drive the 2019 Ford F-150 or Ram 1500 at Don Johnson Motors

The the 2019 Ram 1500 and Ford F-150 have developed dedicated followings around Hayward, and for good reason. Contact us with any questions, or visit any Don Johnson Motors location to take a test drive. Interested in learning more? Check out the RAM 1500 gas mileage specs before you visit.

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