2023 Ford F-150 vs. RAM 1500

2023 Ford F-150

2023 Ford F-150


2023 RAM 1500

Starting MSRP

14,000 pounds

Maximum Available Towing Capacity

12,750 pounds
3,310 pounds

Maximum Available Payload Capacity

2,300 pounds
10-speed automatic


8-speed automatic

If you’re looking for a powerful new pickup truck in the Omaha, NE area, Woodhouse is the place to be! We offer high-quality new and pre-owned vehicles from all the most popular automakers, including Alfa Romeo, Chevy, Ford, Maserati, Hyundai, and Nissan. Two of our crowd-favorite pickup trucks are the Ford F-150 and RAM 1500, both flagships of their respective automakers with powerhouse specs and tough capabilities over all types of terrain. They’re both great choices – and you can find both at Woodhouse – but there are some important differences between them. Compare the Dodge RAM 1500 vs. Ford F-150 reliability, pricing, specs, and more with the help of the guide below!



Dodge RAM 1500 vs. Ford F-150: Pricing & Trims

Let’s start our guide by seeing how the Ford F-150 and RAM 1500 stack up in terms of price. They both offer eight unique trims to choose from, but if you’re making your decision of the Dodge RAM 1500 or Ford F-150 solely based on price, you’ll want to go with the F-150. It has a starting price of about $4,000 less than its RAM counterpart, although the upper-level trims cost about the same. Here’s the full price list:

2023 Ford F-150 

  • XL: $33,695 MSRP
  • XLT: $ 41,800 MSRP
  • LARIAT: $57,480 MSRP
  • King Ranch®: $63,005 MSRP
  • Tremor™: $60,970 MSRP
  • Platinum: $64,695 MSRP
  • Raptor®: $76,775 MSRP
  • Limited: $84,910 MSRP

2023 RAM 1500 

  • Tradesman®: $37,905 MSRP
  • Tradesman HFE: $39,545 MSRP
  • Big Horn®: $43,220 MSRP
  • Laramie®: $53,320 MSRP
  • Rebel®: $53,935 MSRP
  • Limited Longhorn™: $60,675 MSRP
  • Limited: $64,050 MSRP
  • TRX: $84,555 MSRP

Dodge RAM 1500 vs. Ford F-150: Performance Comparison

Now let’s take a look under the hood of these two trucks and see how their performance specs stack up. The RAM 1500 offers a bit more horsepower on its entry-level engine, but the Ford F-150 offers more towing and payload power. The RAM 1500 can also technically go up to 702 horsepower, but that’s only on the top-level TRX trim which sets you back $84,555—otherwise, it maxes out at 395 horsepower, while the F-150 maxes out at 450 horsepower. Compare specs below:

2023 Ford F-150 Performance Specs

  • Horsepower: 290 hp – 450 hp
  • Torque: 265 lb-ft – 570 lb-ft 
  • Transmission: 10-speed automatic
  • Maximum Available Towing Capacity: 14,000 pounds
  • Maximum Available Payload Capacity: 3,310 pounds

2023 RAM 1500 Performance Specs

  • Horsepower: 305 hp – 702 hp
  • Torque: 273 lb-ft – 650 lb-ft 
  • Transmission: 8-speed automatic
  • Maximum Available Towing Capacity: 12,750 pounds
  • Maximum Available Payload Capacity: 2,300 pounds

Find Your Next Pickup Truck at Woodhouse!

If you’re still on the fence deciding between the Dodge RAM 1500 or Ford F-150, why not see how they stack up on the Lincoln, NE roads for yourself? To set up a test drive, just contact our office to see what we have available and we’ll get you behind the wheel in no time! You can also contact us or head to our blog for more information on the other vehicles in our current lineup.


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