2014 Ford F-150 vs. 2014 Ram 1500
For Yorkville and Plainfield area drivers who need their light-duty pickup truck to be a workhorse, the 2014 Ford F-150 delivers truly inspired performance with available best-in-class towing, a wide variety of convenience features, and more variations to choose from than any other model in this segment. While the F-150 remains a giant among available pickups, the 2014 Ram 1500 is an attractive option to many buyers as well. Here’s the rundown to see which of these American pickups performs best.
While both the 2014 Ford F-150 and the 2014 Ram 1500 stand among an elite class of pickup trucks, it’s worth your time to see which of these trucks offers the best performance and features for your money:
- Engine Choices – Both of these pickups offer competitive performance from their powertrains, but the 2014 Ford F-150 offers a wider range of engine choices as well as superior available horsepower, torque, and fuel economy. The F-150 is available with a 3.7L DOHC V6 engine, a 5.0L DOHC V8 engine, a turbocharged 3.5L V6 engine, and a 6.2L SOHC V8 engine, while the Ram 1500 is only available with a 3.6L DOHC V6 engine and a 5.7L V8 engine.
- Max Horsepower and Torque – The 2014 Ford F-150 provides an astonishing amount of power, including its top performing 6.2L V8 that delivers 411 hp and 434 lb-ft of torque. That’s more than the Ram 1500’s top performing 5.7L V8 that puts out 395 hp and 407 lb-ft of torque.
- Towing and Payload – The 2014 Ram 1500 Regular Cab offers a respectable maximum towing capacity of 10,450 lbs., but the 2014 Ford F-150 Regular Cab beats it out with a max towing capacity of 11,300 lbs. The 2014 Ford F-150 also offers a best-in-class available payload capacity of 2,330 lbs. from the Crew Cab 4×4, while the 2014 Ram 1500 offers a max towing capacity of just 1,680 lbs. from its Crew Cab 4×4.
Check Out the 2014 Ford F-150
If you’d like more information about these pickups or want to test-drive the 2014 Ford F-150, then stop by River View Ford at 2200 U.S. 30 in Oswego, Illinois. We are located 15 minutes away from Yorkville via US-34 E and 20 minutes away from Plainfield via US-30/Lincoln Highway. If you simply have a question we can answer over the phone, please give us a call at (630) 897-8900. We look forward to hearing from you!