Big trucks battle in Tiffin, OH, with the 2023 Ram 1500 going up against the 2023 Ford F-150. Contractors from Findlay and truck shoppers from Fremont can compare each pickup to see which new truck is right for them.

Ram 1500 Overview

No American half-ton pickup is more critically acclaimed than the Ram 1500. Why? Well, when you combine four powerful V6 and V8 options and advanced trailering technology with class-exclusive utility features, a lavish interior, and handsome styling, you get a truck that's just as capable and more comfortable than rivals.

The new Ram 1500 starts at $37,410. The F-150 has a basic work truck starting at $33,695, but most features don't come into play until the second trim, the XLT, which starts at $41,800. The Ram 1500 Limited — the top trim — has a $63,750 starting price, saving Upper Sandusky truck buyers over $20K compared to the F-150's Limited trim that tops the range at $84,910.

Truck Bed & Cab Options for Ram 1500 & Ford F-150 Pickups

Each new truck offers different cab sizes. The Ram 1500 gives Findlay drivers the choice between a Crew Cab or Quad Cab. The F-150 counters with SuperCrew Cab, Super Cab, and Regular Cab options. The F-150 has truck beds spanning from 66 to 96 inches, while the Ram 1500 gives Fremont motorists the option between 67 and 76-inch boxes.

Ram 1500 vs. F-150 Performance: Engines + Capability Ratings

Ram 1500 Engines

  • 5.7-liter HEMI® V8 w/ eTorque: 395 horsepower, 410 pound-feet of torque, 12,750-pound towing capacity
  • 3.6-liter Pentastar® V6 w/ eTorque: 305 horsepower, 273 pound-feet of torque, 7,730-pound towing capacity
  • 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V6: 260 horsepower, 480 pound-feet of torque, 9,600-pound diesel towing capacity
  • Supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI® V8 (TRX exclusive): 702 horsepower, 650 pound-feet of torque, 118 mph top speed

Ford F-150 Engines

  • 3.3-liter V6: 290 horsepower, 265 pound-feet of torque
  • 2.7-liter EcoBoost® twin-turbo V6: 325 horsepower, 400 pound-feet of torque
  • 5.0-liter Ti-VCT V8: 400 horsepower, 410 pound-feet of torque
  • 3.5-liter EcoBoost® twin-turbo V6: 400 horsepower, 500 pound-feet of torque
  • 3.5-liter PowerBoost™ Full Hybrid V6: 450 horsepower, 570 pound-feet of torque

The Ram 1500 lets Findlay drivers work with a maximum towing capacity of 12,750 pounds, compared to the F-150's 14,000-pound towing rating. Throw heavy items into the Ram 1500's truck bed to haul between Tiffin, OH and Fostoria with a max payload rating of 2,300 pounds. This suffices nearly every job, while the F-150 has a 3,310-pound max payload rating.

Comparable Features for These New Trucks

The F-150's BoxLink™ setup is similar to the RamBox® Cargo Management System, which gives Fostoria truck owners several options with their bed. The Ford F-150's tailgate isn't as versatile as the Ram 1500, which lets Upper Sandusky drivers switch between a 180-degree fold-flat tailgate or one with 60/40 split swing-away doors extending 88 degrees.

The Ram 1500 also gives Findlay drivers access to class-exclusive in-floor storage. Tiffin, OH truck owners have access to all the latest tech, as the Ram 1500 features Uconnect® 5C, which counters SYNC®4 in the F-150. Each truck is equipped with advanced trailering technology to help Tiffin, OH drivers have an easier time towing between Findlay and home.

Test Drive a New Ram 1500 in Tiffin, OH

Decide that the new Ram 1500 is a perfect fit? Come to Coppus Motors, your local Tiffin, OH Ram dealer near Findlay, to test drive a new Ram 1500 truck today!

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