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For affordable and high quality pre-owned pickup trucks, visit Platte City-Airport Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram – a short drive from Kansas City, Missouri


Looking for a durable and dependable truck at a lower cost? At Platte City-Airport Chrysler, just minutes from Kansas City International Airport, we carry the region's best selection of used trucks and cars.

All of our pre-owned vehicles have undergone a rigorous mechanical inspection and are competitively priced. Who says you can't teach an old truck new tricks? Our pre-owned trucks are tough, durable and willing to take whatever you can throw at them!

We keep our Kansas City new and used car lot well-stocked with some of the best selling and top rated trucks, including:

  • Ford F150s, F250s & F350s
  • Ram 1500s & 2500s
  • Toyota Tacomas
  • Cheverolet Silverados
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Ford F-150 vs. RAM 1500

When it comes to full-sized pickup trucks made in America, two models stand apart: Ford's F-150 and RAM's 1500.

Both trucks are extremely popular and among the best options available today, easily outperforming other automobile workhorses in terms of power, fuel efficiency, crash safety, passenger comfort and more.

But which one should you buy? Continue reading for an in-depth analysis of the Ford F-150 vs. the RAM 1500 truck.

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Ford F-150 vs. RAM 1500

OVERVIEW

F-150

Vs.

1500

From $26,540

MSRP

From $26,295

3.5 L Ti-VCT V6, 2.7 L EcoBoost V6, 3.5 L EcoBoost V6, 5.0 L Ti-VCT V8

Engine Options

3.0 L V6 diesel, 3.6 L V6, 5.7 L V8

282 to 375 HP

Horsepower

240 to 395 HP

5,000 to 10,400 lbs.

Towing Capacity

4,270 to 9,480 lbs.

19 city / 26 highway

MPG City/Highway

21 city / 29 highway

Ford F-150 vs. RAM 1500

FEATURES

F-150

Past models of the F-150 have scored well on J.D. Power's Ratings, indicating better than average reliability.

Ford's EcoBoost engine option delivers more miles per tank than the regular RAM 1500; however, the RAM's EcoDiesel engine evens the playing field in terms of fuel efficiency.

The F-150 does have a slight edge over the 1500 pickup truck when it comes to safety and technology, boasting a 5-star rating from government crash testing (whereas the 1500 has four stars). The latest F-150 models come equipped with:

  • 4 Doors
  • 4-wheel ABS brakes
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Clock - In-radio display
  • External temperature display
  • Four-wheel drive
  • Head airbags - Curtain 1st and 2nd row
  • Intermittent window wipers
  • Passenger Airbag
  • Pickup Bed Type - Regular
  • Speed-proportional power steering
  • Split-bench rear seats
  • Stability control - Stability control with anti-roll
  • Tachometer
  • Tilt and telescopic steering wheel
  • Traction control - ABS and driveline
  • Transmission hill holder

 

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1500

In terms of reliability, the RAM 1500 has also earned a better than average 4-circle score from J.D. Power. On the road, the RAM's electric steering and available air suspension delivers a slightly smoother ride when towing compared to the F-150. Driver's commonly report that the RAM feels firmer, more composed and stronger in tow exercises. The rugged and distinctive look of the RAM 1500 pickup, as well as the polished interior, also help make this truck stand apart from it's competitors. Available specs for the newest RAM 1500s include:

  • 4 Doors
  • 4-wheel ABS brakes
  • 8-way power adjustable drivers seat
  • Air conditioning with dual zone climate control
  • Audio controls on steering wheel
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Bluetooth
  • Clock - In-radio display
  • Compass
  • Cruise control
  • Driver memory seats
  • Engine hour meter
  • External temperature display
  • Four-wheel drive
  • Front fog/driving lights
  • Head airbags - Curtain 1st and 2nd row
  • Heated drivers seat
  • Heated passenger seat
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Leather seats
  • Memory settings for 2 drivers
  • Multi-function remote - Trunk/hatch/door/tailgate remote engine start
  • Navigation system - With voice activation
  • Passenger Airbag
  • Pickup Bed Type - Regular
  • Power steering
  • Power windows with 2 one-touch
  • Remote power door locks
  • Running boards
  • Stability control
  • Tachometer
  • Tilt steering wheel
  • Traction control - ABS and driveline
  • Trailer hitch
  • Transmission hill holder
  • Trip computer
  • Universal remote transmitter
Ford F-150 vs. RAM 1500

TRIM OPTIONS

F-150

XL, XLT, LARIAT, King Ranch®, Platinum, Limited

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1500

Tradesman®, Express®, Big Horn®, Rebel, Sport, Laramie®, Laramie Longhorn®, Limited

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Kansas City's Finest Selection of Used Trucks

Both options – the Ford F-150 and RAM 1500 pickup - offer ample choices in terms of style, drivetrains, trim levels, bed specs and features. When it boils down to it, you must determine which truck is the better value based on your own preferences. What's more important to you: powertrain, towing and hauling, safety, fuel efficiency, style, technology and features? Are you looking for a work truck, or a family-friendly hauler? Your answers to these questions will help you realize which pickup truck is right for your unique needs.

At Platte City-Airport Chrysler, we have the best deals on these models and many others. Our dealership is located just up the road from Kansas City, and we're proud to serve residents of Independence, Belton and Platte City, MO. Come test drive our new and pre-owned pickup trucks, talk to our auto experts, and enjoy free coffee! We'll make you happy!

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