2017 Ram 1500 vs. 2017 Ford F-150 In Milwaukee, WI

You're ready to upgrade to a new pickup truck? Great! Ford and Ram offer two of the most popular light-duty pickup trucks available in the Milwaukee area, but which one is right for your active lifestyle? Is the new Ford F-150 and its aluminum alloy body the right choice, or does the 2017 Ram 1500 and its steel construction make more sense? A side-by-side comparison of the two iconic pickup trucks is the best way to decide which comes out on top.

For the purpose of this comparison, the 2017 Ram 1500 Big Horn Crew Cab 4X4 will be compared to the 2017 Ford F-150 XLT SuperCrew 4WD.

Have you already made your decision? Find a new Ram pickup truck for sale at Griffin Ram in Milwaukee, and then contact our team by phone at (888) 378-5237 to make an appointment for a test drive today!

2017 Ram 1500 vs. 2017 Ford F-150: Which Performs Better?

When it comes to performance, few engines are as capable as a HEMI®. The massive V8 engine available with the Ram 1500 dwarfs the 5.0L engine found in the F-150. An awesome engine isn't all the new Ram 1500 offers. Built with an Active-Level™ Four-Corner Air Suspension, the Ram light-duty pickup provides automatic leveling for easy loading and improved drivability.

Key engine specs and performance metrics for the two popular American trucks are as follows:

2017 Ram 1500Big HornModel2017 Ford F-150 XLT
5.7L V8 HEMI® MDS VVTEngine5.0L Ti-VCT V8
395 HPHorsepower385 HP
410 lb.-ft.Torque387 lb.-ft.
15 MPG city 21 MPG highwayFuel Efficiency15 MPG city 21 MPG highway
26.0 gallonsFuel Capacity23.0 gallons

2017 Ram 1500 vs. 2017 Ford F-150: Which Tows and Hauls More?

Do you need more towing and hauling capability out of your pickup truck? Ram is the fastest growing truck brand in the Milwaukee area thanks in large part to the advanced towing and hauling capability their pickups offer. The 2017 Ram 1500 Big Horn tows up to 9,830 lbs., and stands capable of hauling 1,450 lbs. Add advanced power your jobsite needs with a new Ram 1500 from our dealership today!

2017 Ram 1500 vs. 2017 Ford F-150: Are There Differences in Technology?

Yes! Most drivers don't think about adding cutting edge technology to their daily commute with a new pickup truck, but they should. The 2017 Ram 1500 not only delivers the best in power and capability, but it also features the Uconnect® system complete with a massive 8.4-in. touchscreen to display information about your music, and make adjustments with a simple touch. HD® Radio, integrated voice command through the Bluetooth® connection, and MP3 playback capability will make your drive to work feel much shorter.

Test Drive The 2017 Ram 1500 In Milwaukee, WI!

Starting at $45,795 MSRP, the new Ram 1500 Big Horn takes your commute to a higher level with greater capability, awesome power, and the absolute best in modern technology. Find your next new pickup truck in the inventory available at Griffin Ram in Milwaukee, and then contact a product specialist through our inquiry form to schedule a test drive.


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