2017 Ford F-150 vs. 2017 RAM 1500 Comparison in Sandusky, MI

If you're on the lookout for a pickup truck that has the power and versatility to get you through the workweek and off to your favorite weekend destination in style, the 2017 Ford F-150 and the 2017 Ram 1500 have got you covered. To assist you in making your final decision, the team of specialists at our dealership in Sandusky, MI has highlighted the best features of both pickup trucks. Read on to learn more about the similarities and differences you can expect from the Ford F-150 and the Ram 1500.

If you have any questions before you continue, we strongly encourage you to give us a call at (810) 648-0000 and we'll provide the answers you've been looking for.

For this comparison, we'll be taking a close look at the 2017 Ford F-150 Lariat SuperCab and the 2017 Ram 1500 Quad Cab.

2017 Ford F-150 vs. 2017 Ram 1500: Engine & Capability

While the 3.6L V6 engine that comes with the Ram 1500 is powerful, we prefer the 5.0L Ti-VCT V8 engine under the hood of the Ford F-150 for its additional torque, horsepower, and towing capacity. Take a look at the table below for specific details on each engine's performance numbers.

2017 Ford F-150


2017 Ram 1500

5.0L Ti-VCT V8


3.6L V6

385 HP @ 5,750 RPM


305 HP @ 6,400 RPM

387 lb.-ft. @ 3,850 RPM


269 lb.-ft. @ 4,175 RPM

11,000 lbs.

Max. Towing Capacity

10,620 lbs.

2017 Ford F-150 vs. 2017 Ram 1500: Interior & Technology

2017 Ford F-150 and 2017 RAM 1500 Interior

                                        2017 Ford F-150 Interior                                                                                                  2017 RAM 1500 Interior 

The 2017 Ford F-150 and the 2017 Ram 1500 are both designed to offer impressive comfort and entertainment features. However, thanks to SYNC® technology, in-cab storage, and a fully flat load floor, we think you like the interior of the F-150 more than the Ram 1500. Additional interior and tech features available with the Ford F-150 include:

  • 40/20/40 leather-trimmed front seats
  • 60/40 split rear bench
  • Dual-zone electronic automatic climate control
  • SiriusXM® satellite radio
  • SYNC® 3 and SYNC® with AppLink™
  • 8-in. productivity screen
  • Steering wheel mounted controls
  • Ambient lighting
  • Intelligent access with push button start
  • Heated and cooled front seats
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel

2017 Ford F-150 vs. 2017 Ram 1500: Exterior Design

When it comes to exterior design, our experts have once again chosen the Ford F-150 as the superior pickup truck. With the innovative BoxLink™ storage system, the F-150 helps you to stay organized in a way that the Ram 1500 simply can't. Additional Ford F-150 exterior design elements include:

  • 170-degree rear door
  • Cargo lamp
  • Easy Fuel® Capless fuel filler
  • Fog lamps
  • Halogen headlamps
  • LED box lighting
  • Heated side mirrors
  • Tailgate LED
  • Rear power sliding glass window

Test-Drive the 2017 Ford F-150 Today!

Whether you are from the nearby areas of Imlay City, Bad Axe, or Marlette, MI, you are definitely going to find the Ford F-150 model you've been looking for right here at our dealership. If you would like more information on the 2017 Ford F-150 or how you can schedule a test drive, don't hesitate to contact Tubbs Brothers through the form on our website. You can also give us a call or text us at (810) 648-0000 any time during our business hours if you'd prefer speaking directly with one of our team members.

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