RAM vs FORD - 2020 Ram 1500 vs the 2020 Ford F-150

Comparing the 2020 Ram 1500 vs the 2020 Ford F-150 in Truro, Nova Scotia

At Blaikies Dodge Chrysler in Truro, Nova Scotia, we pride ourselves on being the leading Ram dealership in town. We also serve our valued customers in New Glasgow, Halifax, Dartmouth, Amherst and surrounding areas. Our new 2020 Ram 1500 models come the manufacturer's warranty to ensure that the vehicle is protected, offer you peace of mind, and to cover repair or replacement of parts when needed. With the warranty, we offer 24 hours roadside assistance when you need it the most. In this article, we'll review and compare the 2020 Ram 1500 to the 2020 Ford F-150, to help you understand why the 2020 Ram 1500 is a better bang for your buck.

Comparing Models and Prices of the 2020 Ram 1500 vs the 2020 Ford F-150 in Truro, Nova Scotia

The 2020 Ram 1500

2020 Ram 1500 interior with beige seats

The 2020 Ram 1500 offers you several choices, each trim has a starting price. Note that the starting price does not reflect any dealership fees or any in-house offers, OEM incentives or promotions, so we encourage you to contact us to get the best deal in town.

  • The Tradesman - Starting at $40,195
  • The Big Horn - Starting at $43,275
  • The Sport - Starting at $49,435 and built exclusively for the Canadian market
  • The Rebel - Starting at $54,715
  • The Laramie - Starting at $54,715
  • The Laramie Longhorn - Starting at $61,051
  • The Limited Edition - Starting at $64,923

The 2020 Ford F-150

Ram Sport 1500 Rambox

The following is the full list of 2020 Ford F-150 models and their starting price:

  • The XL - Starting at $28,093
  • The XLT - Starting at $30,286
  • The Lariat - Starting at $40,115
  • The King Ranch - Starting at $59,116
  • The Platinum - Starting at $59,847
  • The Limited - Starting at $69,548
  • The Raptor - Starting at $76,699

Comparing Interiors on the 2020 Ram 1500 vs the 2020 Ford F-150 in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia

When reviewing designs and aesthetic appeal, the 2020 Ram 1500 is a favourite among truck enthusiasts not just for the exterior design but the sheer luxury it offers. The Ram 1500 offers you real wood and beautiful leather upholstery. Reclining is a joy when you're resting your truck, as the vehicle offers reclining seats for the front and rear passengers. The truck's interior offers Ram's 4th generation Uconnect system, with a 12-inch largest-in-class touch screen. The suspension and frames are made of steel as the side steps are powered to deploy automatically, and the tailgate is multifunctional; that's right, there are now more ways than one to open your tailgate.

While the Ford F-150 is a great match, it offers a boxy style, less appealing on the outside and less modern. Ford offers manual air conditioner, optional floor covering, and floor mats. The seats are just made of cloth as no wood is used in the interior, so you don't get the quality feeling you'd enjoy in the Ram 1500.

Comparing Performance Specs of the 2020 Ram 1500 vs the 2020 Ford F-150 in Amherst, Nova Scotia

Let's take a moment to review the performance of the Ford F-150 vs the Ram 1500 in Amherst. The new 2020 Ram-1500 can perform better than the 2020 Ford F-150 in almost every category when comparing similar trims. The Ram offers a 2,300 lb payload and 12,750 lbs of towing capacity, sheer power when you need it. You'll have your choice of multiple engines, including the 3.6L Pentastar V6 engine, which delivers a powerful 269lb-ft torque and 305 horsepower. The 5.7 L HEMI V8 engine offers 410 lb-ft torque and 395 horsepower, and the 5.7 L V8 engine with the torque does impressive towing, payload, and fuel efficiency as it adds 130 lb-ft of launch torque. The V6 engine and the one with eTorque and 8-speed automatic transmission consumes 10.8 L and 11.1 L per 100 km, respectively. For the V8 engine and the one with eTorque, they consume 13.6 L and 12.4 L per 100 km, respectively.

When reviewing the Ford F-150 in Amherst, the performance is not up to par with the Ram 1500. The 3.5L EcoBoost can only deliver 470 lb-ft torque and 375 horsepower, 3.0 L power stroke offers 250 horsepower and 440 lb-ft torque. Then, the 5.0L V8 delivers 395 horsepower, 400 lb-ft torque. The 2020 Ford F-150 has a towing capacity of up to 11,500 lbs and 1,940 lbs payload, significantly less than what you can expect from the Ram 1500 in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.

Comparing Safety Features of the 2020 Ram 1500 vs the 2020 Ford F-150 in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

We all know how important safety is, especially when you have your loved ones in your truck. Let's see how they compare. Starting with the 2020 RAM 1500, the fan-favourite offers blind-spot monitoring with an extra set of eyes to keep you safe on the roads of Truro. The Trailer Detection Function will enable you to calculate the trailer's length and then add it to the blind-spot detection range, effectively offering smarter technology. The Ram 1500 has a system that will help you escape a potential collision known as the forward collision warning that applies the brakes if the driver does not respond to the warning, ideal when you need it most. You can also enjoy the 360 surround system with cameras all over from your 12-inch touchscreen display. These cameras enable you to drive anywhere safely. The Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) can reduce the speed of the truck to a standstill. The only differentiating tech that the Ford F-150 offers is the co-pilot 360 technology and a 360-degree camera with a split-view display, but all of this appears in the cluster display, bogging anything else you would see.

We Think The 2020 Ram 1500 is the Winner, Test Drive One in Truro Today

When you compare the 2020 Ram 1500 review and 2020 Ford F-150 review, its no doubt that Ram 1500 in Truro is a better investment for you. Even when you compare higher trims like the Ford F-150 Raptor vs Ram 1500 Rebel in Halifax, the Rebel beats the Raptor in several crucial categories from exterior features to inner aesthetics and overall performance. We welcome you to view all 2020 Ram 1500 inventory online and finance with us by completing our online finance application. Contact us to schedule a test drive and experience the difference as you know Why Ram 1500 beats the Ford F-150 in Truro, Nova Scotia.

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