2018 Ford F150VS.2018 Ram 1500
$27,380Starting MSRP34,940
4Engine Options3
22Best Mileage (mpg)20

The Value of Award-Winning Extends to a Full-Size Pickup Competitive Challenge

Compare the 2018 Ford F-150 to the 2018 Ram 1500 in Wahpeton, ND

Many shoppers are often tasked with determining a popular full-size pickup truck for the future, looking at both the 2018 Ford F-150 and 2018 Ram 1500 to compare traits and characteristics. Here at Vision Ford - Lincoln LLC, we recognize the Ram 1500's strengths, but ultimately always side with the 2018 Motor Trend Truck of the Year with this conversation. See how we arrived at this conclusion with some comparative insight into how the 2018 Ford F-150 dominates its full-size Ram competition in Wahpeton.

Class-Exclusive Design and Features

With an exclusive high-strength, military-grade, aluminum-alloy body and bed design, 700 pounds lighter than the previous model year, the 2018 Ford F-150 comes with a unique configuration for a masterful blend of efficiency, durability and power. Class-exclusive features you won't discover with the Ram 1500 on this Ford F-Series model include Pro Trailer Backup Assist and a remote tailgate release.

Available tech the Ram 1500 doesn't offer includes a push button start and Wi-Fi hotspot, with a standard dynamic hitch assist that is just available on the competition. Active safety features the 2018 Ram 1500 doesn't offer include a 360-degree camera, park assist, lane keep assist and pedestrian detection, among other options.

Best-in-Class Capability

The numbers certainly paint a picture of superior capability and efficiency for the 2018 Ford F-150, an award-winner and tone-setter for the full-size pickup segment. These accolades include:

  • Best-in-class maximum tow capacity - 13,200 pounds
  • Best-in-class payload capacity - 3,270 pounds
  • Class-leading 250 diesel horsepower and 440 pound-feet diesel torque
  • Class-leading 470 pound-feet gas or diesel torque
  • Best-in-class gas mileage (2.7-liter EcoBoost V6 engine)

With a 3.5-liter V6 engine that generates 450 horsepower and 510 pound-feet, the 2018 Ford F-Series bests the Ram 1500 V8 engine's 395 horsepower and 410 pound-feet, towing and hauling well above the maximum 10,640 pounds and 1,880 pounds payload capacities.

Sold on the 2018 Ford F-150 over the Ram 1500? Schedule a Test Drive Today

Experience what the 2018 Motor Trend Truck of the Year feels like in action with a test drive today, as our team makes these arrangements both over the phone and inside our showroom during regular business hours. Stop by to learn more about respective features, trim levels, configurations and options. We look forward to these conversations soon.