If you're on the hunt for a pickup truck that's versatile and reliable but can't decide which one is right for you, then you're in luck! Our team of experts here at Kraig Ford located at 1201 S 17th St, Oskaloosa, IA has done the hard work for you. We've taken the liberty of comparing the 2018 RAM 1500 and the 2018 Ford F-150, two of the three best-selling pickups in America. Give us a call at 888-558-2487 if you have any questions. We look forward to serving you!

Interior and tech features available with the 2018 RAM 1500 include:

  • 40/20/40 split bench seats
  • Behind-the-seat storage bin, in-floor storage
  • Alpine inn-speaker premium audio system
  • 12-volt auxiliary power outlet
  • Black rotary shifter
  • Audio jack input for mobile devices
  • Integrated voice command with Bluetooth
  • USB media hub
  • Available Uconnect 4C NAV with an 8.4-inch Touchscreen
  • 4G LTE, HD Radio, Android Auto, and Apple CarPlay integration
  • 7-inch color display Driver Information Digital Cluster

Interior and tech features available with the 2018 Ford F-150 include:

  • 40/20/40 split bench seats
  • 60/40 split-folding bench seats
  • Single-zone manual air conditioning
  • Available SYNC 3 with 8.0-inch Touchscreen and Apple CarPlay integration
  • Ford + Alexa bringing the capabilities of Amazon Alexa to your truck; voice navigation, traffic information, Amazon Prime shopping, and control of your Smart Home devices.
  • Ford & Waze the popular navigation and traffic app that allows you to communicate with other drivers to outsmart traffic, find the best routes and receive real-time alerts about accidents, road hazards, and traffic jams.
  • FordPass to track your vehicle's location and remotely start, lock, and unlock
  • The available reverse sensing system
  • Auxiliary audio input jack
  • Remote tailgate release

Safety features available with the 2018 RAM 1500 include:

  • Advanced multistage front airbags
  • Electronic stability control
  • ParkView rear backup camera
  • Speed control
  • Supplemental front seat-mounted side airbags
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System

Safety features available with the 2018 Ford F-150 include:

  • Rear view camera with Dynamic Hitch Assist
  • AdvanceTrac with Roll Stability Control (RSC)
  • Safety Canopy side-curtain airbags
  • Curve control
  • Active Restraint System (ARS)
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
  • SOS Post-Crash Alert System
  • 360-degree camera with split-view display
  • Blis with cross-traffic alert and trailer coverage
  • Pre-collision assist and lane-keep system
  • Adaptive cruise control with stop-and-go
 

Available engines with the 2018 RAM 1500 include:

  • 3.0L EcoDiesel V6 engine with 240 horsepower and 420 lb-ft torque, and delivers best-in-class 4x4 estimated EPA of 20 mpg city and 27 highway mpg.
  • The renowned 5.7-liter HEMI V8 engine with 395 horsepower and 410 lb-ft torque, delivering an estimated EPA of 15 mpg city and 22 highway mpg.
  • The standard 3.6L Pentastar V6 engine with 305 horsepower and 269 lb-ft torque, delivering an estimated EPA of 15 mpg city and 22 highway mpg features Variable Valve Timing.

Available engines with the 2018 Ford F-150 include:

  • The new 3.0-liter Power Stroke Turbo Diesel delivering best-in-class diesel horsepower of 250 and best-in-class torque of 440 lb-ft with an estimated EPA of 22 mpg city and 30 mpg highway.
  • 3.5-liter EcoBoost with 375 horsepower and best-in-class 470 lb-ft of torque paired with a 10-speed automatic transmission.
  • 2.7-liter EcoBoost with 325 horsepower and 400 lb-ft of torque paired with a ten-speed automatic transmission.
  • The new 3.3-liter TI-VCT V6 with 290 horsepower and 265 lb-ft of torque.
  • 5.0-liter TI-VCT V8 with 395 horsepower and 400 lb-ft of torque.
  • Raptor DOHC 24-Valve, High-Output 3.5-liter EcoBoost with 450 horsepower and 510 lb-ft of torque paired with a ten-speed automatic transmission.
  • Auto Start-Stop technology is a feature on all Ford F-150 engines. The new technology was designed with fuel saving in mind. The engine automatically shuts off when you come to a stop and automatically restarts when the brake is released.

Additional features available with the 2018 RAM 1500 include:

  • Rambox Cargo Management System with bed extender, and cargo bed rails with four adjustable tie-down cleats
  • Keyless Enter 'N Go
  • Tonneau Cover to improve airflow and reduce aerodynamic drag
  • LED Lights
  • Spray-in bed liner
  •  Wheel-to-wheel side steps

Additional features available with the 2018 Ford F-150 include:

  • NHSTA overall 5-star safety rating
  • High-strength military-grade aluminum-alloy body
  • High-strength steel frame
  • Best-in-class towing
  • Best-in-class payload
  • Class-exclusive pro trailer backup assist
  • Smart towing features
  • LED Lighting

Conclusion

As you can see Ford is the leader when it comes to power and technology. With six engines to choose from and a long list of tech features keeping you connected to your home, friends, and family, it's no wonder the 2018 F-150 has won so many awards: 2018 Motor Trend Truck of the Year, 2018 Kelley Blue Book KBB.com Best Buy Award Winner (four years in a row), 2018 Truck of Texas - Texas Auto Writers Association, and 2018 MotorWeek Drivers' Choice Award - Best Pickup Truck.  Stop into our new Kraig Ford showroom located at 1201 S 17th St, Oskaloosa, IA to see for yourself just how versatile the  2018 Ford F-150 really is. Give us a call at 888-558-2487 to set up a test drive! We're just a short drive from surrounding areas of Leighton, Evans, Rose Hill, Lacey, and Eddyville.