2015 Dodge RAM vs 2015 Ford F150 The 2015 Dodge RAM and the 2015 Ford F-150 are both new in the market and are an improved version of their predecessors. They are both hardy on road and off pick-up trucks. This review provides a detailed and comprehensive comparison between the two vehicles. Information provided and analysis in this review is largely based on the design, price, engine, performance, fuel consumption, and release date.
2015 Dodge RAM vs 2015 Ford F150 Pricing
The 2015 Dodge RAM is expected to start retail for about $25,000 to $30,000. Some special versions may however cost more. The 2015 Ford F150 prices have not yet been confirmed, however, experts and studies put it at a starting retail price of $25,000 as well. These prices will be higher for the special versions but are expected to fall with time.
Engine System, Performance and Fuel Consumption The 2015 Dodge RAM
Its engine system is available in three units. There is the 3.6 liter gasoline V6 that delivers 269 pound-feet of torque with 305 horse power. The 5.7 liter HEMI V8 delivers more power at 395 horse power and 410 pound-feet of torque. Another unit is the eco-diesel engine which is a 3.0 liter turbo diesel V6 producing 420 pound-feet torque and 240 horsepower. It is designed to carry out heavy duty tasks and therefore, requires more power.
2015 Ford F-150 Engine
Its engine system is also available in different units. There is the 5.0 liter V8 which is the top engine and it delivers 360 horsepower and 420 lb-ft of torque. The 2.7 liter eco-boost V6 is the middle engine and it delivers 330 horsepower and 360 pound-feet of torque. The 3.5 liter V6 is the base engine and it delivers 302 horsepower and 278 lb-ft of torque. The most powerful engine is the 3.5 liter eco-boost V6 twin turbo from its predecessor. This arrangement seems to give it an edge in terms of performance.
Design The 2015 Dodge RAM
It has a more stylish design. Some of the features that come with it include; a navigation system, more spacious cabin than its predecessor, more updated entertainment systems and electric power steering. It has a chrome mask upon which the logo is embedded giving it a refined look. The lights are incorporated with LED technology and halogen projectors.
The 2015 Ford F-150
It comes with eight inch LCD screen with pre-installed apps which serve different functions. Some of these functions are; tracking the fuel consumption, engine and status of the vehicle while simultaneously displaying towing tips. The electronic system is designed to inform the driver of burnt light bulbs. It also has a rear view camera, my-key and Ford-Touch accessories and trailer brake controller. Similar to RAM the Ford also offers electrical power steering. The body is largely built by aluminum and some small bits of steel for reinforcement and protection. This reduces total weight leading to a better performance and lower fuel consumption.
Their official release dates have not yet been confirmed by the company officials. They are however expected to be released early 2015.