2017 Ford F-150 vs. 2017 Ram Trucks

2017 Ford F-150

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18 city / 24 hwy
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2017 Ram 1500

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17 city / 25 hwy
est. mpg

2017 Ram 2500

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2017 Ram 3500

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The 2017 Ford F-150 Takes on the Ram Lineup

The Ford F-150 has long been recognized as one of the best-selling pickups in America. Though, it's really no wonder as to why. Competitively priced and remarkably versatile, the F-150 is the kind of pickup that aims to please even the most discriminatory of pickup shoppers. Though, that doesn't mean it's not worth comparing the Ford F-150 to its many segment competitors. With this in mind, we encourage you to read on below...

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The 2017 Ford F-150 vs. 2017 Ram 1500

  • When it comes to what's under the hood, the 2017 Ford F-150 offers shoppers the luxury of choice. Unlike the Ram 1500, this year's F-150 allows you to choose from a team of EcoBoost engines, including an available 5.0-liter V8 that boasts a best-in-class maximum 3,270-pounds payload.
  • Unlike the 2017 Ram 1500, this year's new Ford F-150 boasts a maximum tow rating of 12,200-pounds. Meaning, when you opt for the F-150, you'll be able to tow to your heart's absolute desire.
  • Recognized by the IIHS as a Top Safety Pick, you can count on this year's F-150 to inspire confidence at every turn. Unfortunately for the Ram 1500, this year's model was unable to secure such a designation from the IIHS.
  • Choose the F-150 and you'll find yourself enjoying innovative features such as a 360-degree camera with split-view display and SYNC 3 complete with SYNC Connect and FordPass. Unfortunately for Ram shoppers, these features simply aren't available to them.

  • The 2017 Ford F-150 vs. The 2017 Ram 2500

  • If you're looking to get the most bang for your buck, choose the Ford F-150. Boasting a lower base price than the 2017 Ram 2500, this year's F-150 is the perfect pick for wallet conscious shoppers.
  • When it comes to ground clearance, the 2017 Ford F-150 aims to please. Sitting higher than its Ram competition, the new F-150 will have no problems driving over unpaved roads or uneven terrain.
  • Unlike the 2017 Ram 2500, this year's F-150 features a class-exclusive cab and box fabricated from high-strength, military-grade, aluminum alloys, along with a fully boxed frame with eight crossmembers.
  • Choose the 2017 Ford F-150 and you'll be able to enjoy features such as FordPass. Using this mobile app, you'll be able to check your vehicle's fuel levels, lock and unlock the vehicle, and even utilize remote start. Unfortunately for Ram shoppers, such a feature isn't available.

  • The 2017 Ford F-150 vs. The 2017 Ram 3500

  • Hoping to make the most out of your new vehicle purchase? Then choose the new F-150. Boasting a more competitive price tag than the Ram 3500, this year's F-150 will have you saving rather than spending.
  • If you've got your heart set on a pickup that's able to provide you with a hands on driving experience, choose the 2017 Ford F-150. Unlike the Ram 3500, this year's F-150 can be had with a 10-speed transmission.
  • The Ford F-150 is a reliable vehicle. Having been put through 10 million miles of cumulative torture-testing, you can count on the F-150 to last for miles to come. Unfortunately, the Ram 3500 wasn't as extensively tested.
  • In the market for a smart ride? Then choose the 2017 Ford F-150. Available with SYNC 3 and a Voice-activated Navigation system with SiriusXM Traffic and Travel Link, this year's model will be sure to please. Unfortunately for Ram shoppers, many of these features are exclusive to the new Ford lineup.


    Stop by Helena Ford Lincoln to Learn More about the 2017 Ford F-150

    Whether you're in the midst of shopping for a new pickup, or are simply interested in learning more about this year's new Ford F-150, we invite you to visit our showroom to speak with a member of our team. We would be more than happy to tell you more about this year's model, and will gladly get you setup for a test drive. Conveniently located in Helena, MT, and just around the corner from Butte, Townsend, Deer Lodge and Clancy, we look forward to getting you in to the driver's seat of the 2017 Ford F-150.