2020 Ford F-150 vs. RAM 1500

2020 RAM 1500 vs. 2020 Ford F-150
2020 RAM 1500


2020 Ford F-150


8-speed automatic


10-speed automatic
12,750 pounds

Max Towing Capacity

13,200 pounds
2,302 pounds

Max Payload

3,270 pounds
40.9 inches

Front Legroom

43.9 inches



At Music City Autoplex, we pride ourselves in a robust inventory of high-quality pre-owned vehicles, offering you like-new features and capabilities without breaking the bank. If you’re looking for a powerful new pickup truck for your Nashville commute, you might have come across the Ford F-150 or Dodge RAM 1500. These are two of the most iconic pickup trucks in the world, and Music City Autoplex offers them both in our lineup! They both offer impressive specs, conveniences, and interior cabins, but which one best suits your driving needs? Our team has everything you need to know in our comparison and manufacturer guides.



Dodge RAM 1500 vs. Ford F-150: Price and Capabilities

When shopping for a used car, price is often one of the most important factors for drivers. There’s not a huge amount of difference between the Ford F-150 and RAM 1500 when it comes to the price tag, but a quick glance at the 2020 and 2021 models shows that the Ford is ultimately more affordable by about $3,000. If you’re bargain-minded, the Ford is probably the right option for you. In terms of capabilities, the Ford F-150 also outmatches the RAM 1500, with the 2021 model boasting slightly more towing power and a 10-speed automatic transmission.

Price Comparison: 2020 Ford F-150 vs. RAM 1500

  • 2020 Ford F-150: $28,475 MSRP
  • 2020 Dodge RAM 1500: $32,145

Price Comparison: 2021 Ford F-150 vs. RAM 1500 

  • 2021 Ford F-150: $29,290 MSRP
  • 2021 Dodge RAM 1500: $32,795 MSRP

Maximum Towing & Payload

  • 2021 Ford F-150: 13,200 pounds / 3,720 pounds
  • 2021 RAM 1500: 12,750 pounds / 2,302 pounds

Dodge RAM 1500 vs. Ford F-150: Interior Dimensions

The RAM 1500 and Ford F-150 both offer plenty of room inside the cabin for up to six passengers. Depending on the configuration, your pickup will come with either one or two available rows of seating, for three to six passengers total. There are trade-offs with each model when it comes to interior dimensions–for example, the Ford F-150 offers more legroom in the front, while the RAM 1500 has roomier legroom and hip room for rear passengers. Here are the full dimensions:

Ford F-150 Interior Dimensions

  • Front headroom / legroom: 40.8 inches / 43.9 inches
  • Front hip room / shoulder room: 62.5 inches / 66.7 inches
  • Rear headroom / legroom: 40.3 inches / 33.5 inches
  • Rear hip room / shoulder room: 62.6 inches / 66.1 inches

RAM 1500 Interior Dimensions

  • Front headroom / legroom: 40.9 inches / 40.9 inches
  • Front hip room / shoulder room: 63.4 inches / 66 inches
  • Rear headroom / legroom: 39.2 inches / 35.6 inches
  • Rear hip room / shoulder room: 63.4 inches / 65.7 inches

Find Your Next Used Pickup Truck at Music City Autoplex

Now that we’ve had a chance to compare the Ford F-150 and RAM 1500 on paper, you might want to see how these impressive pickups stack up on the road! Just contact our office to set up a test drive around Hendersonville or Clarksville, and we’ll get you behind the wheel in no time. You can also contact us with any questions, like help comparing diesel vs. gas trucks, or for more information about our lineup of pre-owned trucks, cars, SUVs, and more. If you’re looking to save even more on your next ride, you can trade in our current ride with us and estimate its value right from our website!


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