2018 Ford F-150 vs. 2019 Ram 1500 in Hobart, IN

2018 Ford F-150 vs. 2019 Ram 1500

Are you ready to get behind the wheel of a powerful pickup truck, but are unsure whether the 2018 Ford F-150 or the 2019 Ram 1500 is the better fit for your workday? The experts at Paul Heuring Ford in Hobart, IN have crafted the following model comparison to help make your decision easier. If you want to take a closer look at the Ford F-150, make sure to check our new inventory to see which trims we have available in stock. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us online or give us a call at (877) 411-5014.

For comparison purposes, we will be looking at the 2018 Ford F-150 XLT and the 2019 Ram 1500 Lone Star. Continue reading for more information on both models.

Interior and Exterior Design

While the 2018 Ford F-150 includes a rear 60/40 flip up split bench with an elongated cushion, the 2019 Ram 1500 does not. Other key interior and exterior features that the F-150 includes are:

  • Front manual and passenger seats with lumbar
  • Autolamp automatic on/off headlamps with rainlamp wiper activated headlamps
  • Daytime running lamps
  • 17-in. silver-painted aluminum wheels
  • Color-coordinated carpet with carpeted floor mats
  • Grab handles for front, passenger, and rear seats
  • Black urethane, manual tilt-and-telescopic steering wheel

2018 Ford F-150 & 2019 RAM 1500 Interior

Safety and Technology

While the 2019 Ram 1500 includes the ParkSense® rear back up camera, the 2018 Ford F-150 provides a rear view camera with dynamic hitch assist as well as AdvanceTrac® with roll stability control. Other key safety and technology features that the Ford F-150 includes are:

  • 2.3-in. productivity screen
  • Auxiliary input jack
  • Cruise control
  • MyKey®
  • Curve Control
  • Optional BLIS® with cross-traffic alert

Engine and Performance

Both the 2018 Ford F-150 and the 2019 Ram 1500 come with powerful engines, but which engine fits your needs best? The Ram 1500 only offers two engine options while the F-150 offers four engines. Listed below are the engine specs for both the F-150 and the Ram 1500.

2018 Ford F-150 Engines

Engine Specs

3.3L Ti-VCT V6

  • 290 HP
  • 265 lb.-ft. of torque
  • Towing capacity of 7,600 lbs.*

2.7L EcoBoost® V6

  • 325 HP
  • 400 lb.-ft. of torque
  • Towing capacity of 8,500 lbs.*

5.0L Ti-VCT V8

  • 395 HP
  • 400 lb.-ft. of torque
  • Towing capacity of 11,300 lbs.*

3.5L V6 EcoBoost®

  • 375 HP
  • 470 lb.-ft. of torque
  • Towing capacity of 12,000 lbs.*

*when properly equipped

2019 Ram 1500 Engines

Engine Specs

3.6L VVT V6

  • 305 HP
  • 269 lb.-ft. of torque
  • Towing capacity of 4,770 lbs.*


  • 395 HP
  • 410 lb.-ft. of torque
  • Towing capacity of 10,620 lbs.*

*when properly equipped

2018 Ford F-150

Cab and Bed Size

The 2018 Ford F-150 and the 2019 Ram 1500 have a number of cab and bed sizes, but which vehicle can best fit your needs? Available with three cab and bed sizes, the F-150 includes a Regular, SuperCab, and SuperCrew® cab with 5.5 ft., 6.5 ft., and 8 ft. bed size options. The Ram 1500 also provides three cab and bed sizes. These include the Regular Cab, Quad Cab, and Crew Cab sizes and 5.7 ft., 6.4 ft., and 8 ft. bed sizes. While both pickup trucks offer similar bed sizes, if you are looking for a slightly larger mid-size bed, then the F-150 is the better choice.

Price and Incentives

The 2018 Ford F-150 starts at $33,300 MSRP and the 2019 Ram 1500 starts at $32,195 MSRP. If you're looking for an affordable price on the F-150, Paul Heuring Ford offers a number of incentives that will help you take home the pickup truck of your dreams.

Schedule a Test Drive

Do you think the 2018 Ford F-150 is the right pickup truck for your lifestyle? Schedule a test drive with Paul Heuring Ford in Hobart, IN! The F-150 of your choice will be waiting for you once you arrive. Just fill out our online form or give us a call at (877) 411-5014 to schedule your test drive.

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