2017 RAM 1500


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Features & Specs

2017 RAM 1500

2017 Ford F-150

Standard transmission

8-speed automatic

6-speed automatic

Cruise control

Standard on base trim

Optional on base trim

Navigation system

Optional on base trim

Not available on base trim

Torque with standard engine

269 lb-ft @ 4,175 rpm

253 lb-ft @ 4,250 rpm

2017 RAM 1500 vs 2017 Ford F-150 near Manchester, NH

Are you looking for the ideal pickup truck from Foss Motors? If so, then you've brought yourself to the right place to read about how the 2017 RAM 1500 compares to the 2017 Ford F-150. For the 2017 model year there's been a shuffling of features amongst trim levels for the RAM 1500. The same model year brings a redesigned available turbocharged 3.5-liter V6 engine paired to a new 10-speed transmission for the Ford F-150. Keep reading to learn all about how the 2017 RAM 1500 compares to the 2017 Ford F-150!

2017 RAM 1500 Power & Handling

The 2017 RAM 1500 has a 3.6-liter gasoline V6 engine that will get you 305 horsepower and 269 lb-ft of torque. You may expect to get an eight-speed automatic transmission. Every RAM 1500 has a rotary knob on its instrument panel. A rear-wheel drive layout is standard, however, two different four-wheel drive systems make themselves available. If you purchase the truck with the gasoline V6 engine, then you'll have a 7,610-pound towing capacity. Up to 10,640 pounds is available with the available V8 engine.

2017 Ford F-150 Power & Handling

The 2017 Ford F-150's standard engine is a 3.5-liter V6. Horsepower and torque numbers are 282 and 253 lb-ft, respectively. Other available engines include a 2.7-liter twin-turbocharged V6, a 3.5-liter twin-turbocharged V6 and a 5.0-liter V8. The highest fuel economy you can expect is up to 26 mpg highway and 19 mpg city when you buy the truck with the 2.7-liter twin-turbocharged V6 engine and two-wheel drive.

2017 RAM 1500 Features & Design

The 2017 RAM 1500 is a full-size pickup. Multiple body styles are available. The body styles are a two-door regular cab, a four-door Quad Cab and a four-door Crew Cab. Ten trim levels are available for the truck. The base trim is the Tradesman. The Tradesman will get you standard vinyl upholstery, cruise control, a seven-pin wiring harness, a spray-in bedliner and a six-speaker sound system. The 1500 offers an easy-to-use touchscreen. The RAM 1500's cabin is both attractive and quiet. Audio controls are available for the truck's steering wheel.

2017 Ford F-150 Features & Design

Like the 2017 RAM 1500, the 2017 Ford F-150 is a full-size pickup. The F-150 is agile on a winding canyon road or around town. The tires are bound to skid when the bed is empty and you're driving over broken pavement. Thus, this may not be the best work truck available. There have been complaints about how big this truck is. People have also expressed concern about how expensive it is.


As we've indicated above, the 2017 RAM 1500 and the 2017 Ford F-150 are two trucks that have some features in common, but they're also set apart by some of their features. While the 2017 Ford F-150 offers several engines to choose from, we highly recommend that you choose the 2017 RAM 1500 because of its available body styles and trim levels. We hope you've enjoyed reading about how these trucks face off! When you'd like to check out your new potential ride, we invite you down! We look forward to seeing you!

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