2018 Ford F-150 Diesel vs. 2018 RAM 1500 EcoDiesel


There is nothing like the power and capability of a diesel engine. More and more, truck buyers are turning to these types of engines to achieve the incredible performance they need in a pickup. But it’s worth saying that not all diesel engines are created equal. Even with a fine-tuned engine, a truck needs a strong frame, refined chassis and a capable transmission in order to be the perfect package. One great example of this is the 2018 Ford F-150. Thanks to its overall design and architecture, this truck offers class-leading towing and hauling capabilities. But how does the 2018 Ford F-150 Diesel stack up against the 2018 RAM 1500 equipped with an EcoDiesel engine? 

2018 Ford F-150 Power Stroke Diesel®   VS 2018 RAM 1500 EcoDiesel
Yes IIHS Top Safety Pick Award Winner?  No
11,400 lbs. Towing Capacity 9,210 lbs.
2,138 lbs. Payload Capacity 1,600 lbs.
10-Speed Automatic Transmission 8-Speed Automatic

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Where the 2018 RAM 1500 EcoDiesel excels is its smooth driving experience, premium cabin and strong towing capabilities. The RAM has also been redesigned for 2018 and features a variety of new updates. Even with its accolades, the 2018 RAM 1500 can’t compete with the 2018 Ford F-150's sheer towing and payload capabilities. Not only that, but the 2018 Ford F-150 also boasts stronger safety ratings and earned the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s coveted Top Safety Pick award after good performance in crash tests.   Inside the cabin, the 2018 Ford F-150 is spacious with a generous array of luxurious features, including Sync voice controls, an auto-dimming driver-side and rearview mirror, Ford’s MyKey voice control feature, ambient lighting, leather upholstery and much more. Explore all the features and capabilities of the new 2018 Ford F-150 with a test drive at Cypress Motors Ford. Our friendly team is here to answer any questions you might have and help you find the perfect vehicle. Stop by and see us! 
Cabin of the 2018 Ford F-150
2018 Ford F-150 Diesel driving downtown
Engine of the 2018 Ford F-150 Diesel
2018 Ford F-150 Diesel overlooking a city