Did you know that 80% of all RAM trucks sold in the last 30 years are still on the road? That's a guarantee of undeniable quality, and the 2021 RAM 1500 intends to continue this trend with a truck that's even more robust than ever. And once again, it offers a host of advantages over its long-time rival, the Ford F-150, which has also been part of the North American automotive landscape for many decades. Which one has more to offer? Excellence Chrysler St-Eustache, your RAM dealer near Blainville and St-Jérôme, on the North Shore, presents you with a F-150 vs. RAM 1500 comparison.

Exterior Features

If you're looking for a truck that captures attention and respect on the road, you won't be disappointed by choosing the RAM 1500! Indeed, solidly mounted on wheels with diameters ranging from 18 to 22 inches and offering different grille models depending on the version chosen, you will be able to do everything on the road, except go unnoticed! You'll also appreciate its different headlamp models and, depending on the version, its hood vent, its automatically retractable power side steps and a truck bed volume that can reach 1,521 litres, depending on the model. What is more, the RAM 1500 offers a practical RamBox cargo management system exclusive in its class.


Finally, you'll be able to choose from a variety of bed and cab configurations, including a Quad or Crew cab, as well as box lengths ranging from 5 feet 7 inches to 6 feet 4 inches. And while the 2021 F-150 comes in 7 versions, 8 models are offered for the RAM 1500:

  • Tradesman : 44 545 $
  • Big Horn : 48 045 $
  • Sport : 55 345 $
  • Rebel : 61 345 $
  • Laramie : 65 345 $
  • Limited Longhorn : 72 545 $
  • Limited : 76 945 $
  • TRX (nouveau) : 93 995 $

A large choice of motorizations: one point for the new RAM 1500

The 2021 RAM 1500 for sale near the West Island offers you the choice between several engines, each more powerful than the last:

  • A 305-hp 3.6-litre V6 eTorque engine with 269 lb-ft of torque,
  • A 260-hp 3.0-litre EcoDiesel V6 with the highest torque in its class (480 lb-ft),
  • A 395-hp 5.7-litre V8 with 410 lb-ft of torque,
  • A 395-hp 5.7-litre V8 eTorque generating 410 lb-ft of torque.

Whichever engine you opt for, it will be paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission; you can also choose between a 4x2 or 4x4 drive. In terms of towing capacity, the RAM 1500 has a maximum capacity of 12,750 pounds, the highest in its class for a V8 engine, and at 12,560 pounds, the diesel engine is also the most powerful in its segment.

But while these figures are impressive, the RAM 1500 goes even further ahead of the 2021 Ford F-150, with its all-new TRX version! The most powerful half-ton truck on the market today, it uses a powerful supercharged 6.2-litre V8 with an output that reaches 702 horsepower, enough to make the Raptor, the most powerful of the F-150s with 450 horsepower, green with envy. In addition, you can tow over 8,000 pounds with the TRX and enjoy exceptional off-road capabilities, including 35-inch all terrain tires, the largest airbox in its class-which filters 4 times as much water and debris than the competition-and a design that's even more muscular than the traditional RAM 1500 pickups.


Interior Features: still the RAM truck 

Several exclusive features are found inside the 2021 RAM 1500, further extending its lead over the F-150. Depending on the model, you'll benefit from a 900-watt premium audio system with 19 speakers and 10-inch subwoofer, as well as rear seats that recline 8 degrees, an exclusive in this segment.

RAM has also gone to great lengths to ensure that you're comfortable on every trip, with conveniences such as heated and ventilated seats, a 12-way power driver's seat, dual-zone temperature control, an acoustic glass windshield and a hood design that directs air away from the wipers, not to mention the Active Noise Cancellation system that provides optimal soundproofing for the cabin.

In terms of technology, the RAM 1500 has nothing to be ashamed of when compared to its competitor; indeed, depending on the version selected, it offers features such as Apple CarPlay/Android Auto compatibility and Siri Eyes Free, an 8.4" or 12" touch screen, an auto-dimming digital rearview mirror, an efficient navigation system, an advanced head-up display and so much more.


State-of-the-art safety features
The 2021 RAM 1500 does not skimp on safety and offers you a host of advanced technologies that will allow you to enjoy the safest possible trips. Depending on the version and options you choose, technologies such as forward collision warning, forward collision mitigation, adaptive cruise control, blind-spot monitoring with trailer detection, 360-degree camera, Park-Sense front and rear parking sensors, and lane departure warning are among the features you might enjoy.

2021 Ford F-150 vs 2021 RAM 1500: conclusion
The 2021 RAM 1500 is without a doubt the best truck in its class on several levels, in addition to offering incredible value for money. To find out more about its features and advantages compared to the 2021 Ford F-150, or to learn more about our current RAM offers, come and see us at Excellence Chrysler close to Blainville! On location, you can also take advantage of our current RAM promotions as well as excellent RAM leasing and financing rates! Whether you live on the West Island, in St-Jérôme or elsewhere on the North Shore, come and see us right now!


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