2022 RAM 1500 vs. Ford F-150

2021 RAM 1500 vs. 2021 Ford F-150
2022 RAM 1500


2022 Ford F-150
395 hp

Base Horsepower

290 hp
12,750 pounds

V8 Towing Capacity

13,000 pounds

Fuel Economy


IIHS Top Safety Pick+

Not Yet Rated
8.4-12-inch UConnect®


8-inch SYNC 3®

Choosing between RAM and Ford has been a classic rivalry for decades. Now with the latest models — the 2022 RAM 1500and the 2022 Ford F-150 — you can compare performance specs, capability, and features to find out which pickup to take home to Kiowa. Let Transwest Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram help you decide if the RAM 1500 or F-150 is right for you, and contact us to schedule a test drive!



2022 RAM 1500 vs. Ford F-150: Engines & Performance

Both the RAM 1500 and F-150 have five engine options available. For comparison purposes, take a look at the available engine options for each model below.

RAM 1500 Engine Specs

  • 3.0L EcoDiesel V6®: 260 hp and 480 lb-ft of torque — 33 mpg hwy best-in-class fuel economy*
  • 3.6L PENTASTAR® V6 eTorque: 305 hp and 269 lb-ft of torque
  • 5.7L HEMI® V8 eTorque: 395 hp and 410 lb-ft of torque
  • 5.7L HEMI® V8: 395 hp and 410 lb-ft of torque
  • Supercharged 6.2L HEMI® V8 Engine: 702 hp and 650 lb-ft of torque

Ford F-150 Engine Specs

  • 2.7L Ecoboost® V6: 325 hp and 400 lb-ft of torque
  • 3.3L Ti-VCT V6: 290 hp and 265 lb-ft of torque
  • 3.0L Powerstroke® TurboDiesel: 250 hp and 440 lb-ft of torque (30 mpg hwy)
  • 3.5L Ecoboost V6: 450 hp and 510 lb-ft of torque
  • 5.0L Ti-VCT V8: 400 hp and 410 lb-ft of torque

2022 RAM 1500 vs. Ford F-150: Towing Capacity & Utility

Which of these powerful trucks has more towing capability, the RAM 1500 or Ford F-150? Learn more below:

RAM 1500 vs. Ford F-150V8 Towing Capacity

  • RAM 1500 – 12,750 pounds with the 5.7L HEMI® V8 with eTorque
  • Ford F-150 – 13,000 pounds with a comparable V8

RAM 1500 vs. Ford F-150 V6 Towing Capacity

  • RAM 1500 – 12,560 pounds with the 3.0-liter EcoDiesel® V6
  • Ford F-150 – 13,300 pounds with the V6 (but its diesel engine can only tow 11,500 pounds)

Not sure if the RAM 1500 or F-150 is right for you? If you’re looking for raw power, you might be intrigued by the higher maximum towing capacity of the Ford F-150. However, the RAM 1500 makes up for the slight shortage of power with the selection of innovative features like the RAMBOX® cargo management system lockable storage container and the multifunction tailgate, which can swing open like a car door for easier loading and unloading around Bennett.

2022 RAM 1500 vs. Ford F-150: Notable Features

The RAM 1500 offers an 8.4-inch or 12-inch touchscreen with the UConnect® infotainment system as well as standard Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto. The Ford F-150 offers an 8-inch touchscreen and requires an upgrade to get Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto. Additional standard RAM 1500 features that are only available for upgrade in the Ford F-150 include:

  • Bluetooth® and voice recognition
  • Six-speaker sound system
  • USB ports
  • Overhead console
  • Remote keyless entry
  • Heated side mirrors

The safety features listed below have helped the 2022 RAM 1500 to earn a Top Safety Pick+ designation–a feat which the new Ford F-150 has not yet matched.

  • LED brake lights: Available in RAM 1500 base trim, available on higher F-150 trims
  • Blind-spot monitoring: Available in RAM 1500 base trim, available on higher F-150 trims

Find a 2022 RAM 1500 for Sale at Transwest Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram

It’s clear that the RAM truck has strengthened its lead in the 2022 model year. Have you decided whether the RAM 1500 or F-150 is your perfect match? Find a new RAM 1500 for sale at Transwest Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram today! Contact us and find out how it handles in Burlington with a test drive, then check out our new vehicle specials to save some money!


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*Class based on Light-Duty pickups.

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