The 2020 Ram 1500 Overpowers the Competition

Full-size trucks are among the best pickups in the market today. They are popular because they have been providing quality services to families and professions throughout the Nacogdoches area for years. The 2020 Ram 1500 and the Ford F-150 are some of the most competitive trucks in the class. Both boast a modern style that creatively combines innovative technology, high performance, and striking designs to suit your needs in all situations.


Performance

The Ram 1500 is an ideal representation of what a truck should be, with a variety of powerful engine options available to shoppers in Cushing, TX. The base trim gets a standard 3.6-liter V6 gas engine that generates a remarkable 305 horsepower and 269 pound-feet of torque. The Ford F-150 comes with a 3.3-liter V6 engine, which puts out 290 horsepower and 265 pound-feet of torque, therefore, marking a drop in the engine performance.

The 2020 Ram has quite impressive fuel efficiency ratings for a truck in the class with a six-cylinder powertrain that earns EPA fuel-efficiency ratings of 20 MPG in the city and 25 MPG on the highway, while the available V8 model gets an EPA-estimated 22 MPG combined as compared to the F-150 V8, which gets only 18 MPG combined.

Towing/ Payload

The Ram 1500 offers Henderson, TX drivers an option of either five-foot seven-inch or a six-foot four-inch bed depending on the cabin style. Depending on its configurations, the potent truck can comfortably tow between an impressive 6,250 pounds to 12,750 pounds. The Ford F-150, when well configured, can tow up to 13,200 pounds and haul a payload of 3,270 pounds.

Technology/ Interior

For a full-size truck, the Ram 1500's plush interiors are quite spacious and come well equipped with a wide assortment of standard convenience and comfort features that give it a tranquil atmosphere. Every version of the Ram 1500 comes with two rows of seats that seat six and provide ample legroom and headroom for all the occupants.

Optional bucket seats are available in Tyler, TX and provide even more comfortable seating and enhance support. However, they reduce the seating capacity to five. The quad cab models come with roomier interiors, providing approximately three feet of legroom for the rear-row seats.

The Ram 1500 is fitted with a user-friendly five-inch touch screen infotainment system with an Uconnect® interface, which can be upgraded to either a crisp and sharper 8.4-inch or vertical 12-inch display with split-view capabilities. The infotainment system is available with a wide range of connectivity options, including Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ integration and Bluetooth®. For entertainment purposes, the truck is available with a premium 19-speaker Harman Kardon® audio system.

The Ford truck as well comes with attractive interiors that feature plenty of soft-touch materials. The F-150 is furnished with an eight-inch SYNC® 3 infotainment system, a Bang & Olufsen audio system, satellite radio, and a USB port.

Safety

The base Ram 1500 comes fitted with several airbags strategically placed around the cabin to provide maximum protection for all occupants. The truck also has a wide variety of active safety features, including a rearview camera, adaptive cruise control, and rear cross-traffic alert.

Other additional standard features include a modified braking assist for a smooth drive on wet surfaces, electronic stability control, and daytime running lights for enhanced visibility. The Ford F-150 is also well equipped and comes fitted with a rearview camera, pedestrian detection, and automatic emergency braking.


For more information on the Ram 1500 or any new vehicle in our inventory, contact us here at Mike Perry Motor Company directly.

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