2013 Ford F-150 VS 2013 Dodge RAM 1500

This is a comparison of the 2013 RAM 1500 against the 2013 Ford F-150, best selling truck in America for 36 years.

The RAM 1500 is available with five grill options and 9 different trims. Another new feature is the car-like rotary dial that shifts gears as well as the air-leveling suspension system. The 3.6L V-6 can only tow 6500 LBS with a maximum payload of 1524 LBS while delivering 305 horsepower and 269 pound foot of torque. (cars.findthebest.com)

The Ford F-150 has 10 availble trims with its twin engine Ecoboost V-6 that produces  365 horsepower (16% more than the average for all Pickup Trucks) with 420 pound-feet of torque  (15% more than the average for all Pickups). That is more than  than standard V-8 engine. The 2013 Ford F-150 can tow up to 11,300 LBS with a maximum payload of 2,060 LBS. (cars.findthebest.com)

The RAM 1500’s interior is focused around the UCONNECT infotainment system which is available for the first time. On the higher level trim models there are a few interior upgrades however one bump that remains is that transmission hump that takes up valuable space and legroom.(ramtrucks.com)

The Ford F-150 takes a different approach with an obvious amount of more legroom and boasts a fully-flat load floor. Also available in the 2013 F-150 is SYNC with available My Ford Touch which provides you with hands-free calling, climate control, navigation, 911 assist, streaming apps, vehicle health reports, and more.(ford.com)

The RAM 1500 has several safety features including front-side airbags and full-length side curtain airbags. However, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety gave the RAM marginal roof strength test results.(IIHS.org)

The Ford F-150 has ABS; electronic traction and stability control; front and front seat side-impact airbags; side curtain airbags for both front and rear passengers on the SuperCab and SuperCrew. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety named the 2013 Ford F-150 their TOP SAFETY PICK.(IIHS.org)

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