Ford F-150 Raptor vs. Ram 1500 TRX Comparison

Ford Raptor vs. Ram 1500 TRX Comparison

There are so many incredible trucks on the market these days, it can be hard to pinpoint which one would best suit your lifestyle and needs. Between the Ford, Chevy, Nissan, and Dodge options, how do you choose? The Ford F-150 Raptor and Ram 1500 TRX are two consumer favorites, so how do these two performance machines stack up against each other? Our professionals at D’Orazio Ford have done the research and hard work for you and would love to help you decide which option would be best for you! 

Our team of highly qualified and knowledgeable sales associates would love nothing more than to hear your needs and desires  in a vehicle and find the perfect match for you. It feels good to get it right, and we want to help you make sure you get your next truck purchase right. View our full inventory online to see what cars, trucks, and SUVs we currently have in stock. We look forward to serving you and helping you determine the vehicle would best suit your lifestyle! 

Continue reading below for a brief comparison of the Ford F-150 Raptor and the Ram 1500 TRX to help determine which one would be the best fit for you. 


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What is the difference between the Ford F-150 Raptor and the Ram 1500 TRX?

For ten years, the Ford F-150 Raptor was the only truck of its kind. With intense off road high performance capabilities, the Raptor was making its claim to fame and turning heads left and right. In 2021 Dodge is coming out with the all new Ram 1500 TRX, and this is where comparison can come into play. Now there will be two powerful trucks on the market competing for the title of best super truck. Will it be the reliable and consistent Raptor or the flashy new Ram 1500 TRX? We’re here to shed light on the issue. 


Ram 1500 TRX vs. Ford F-150 Raptor Comparison

While the Ram 1500 TRX comes equipped with a slightly larger frame and truck bed, both the Ford F-150 Raptor and the Ram 1500 TRX look visually very similar. Both come equipped with all terrain tires and nearly identical break over and departure angles. The Ram comes out on top with regards to its zero-to-sixty time. The Ram can get to 60mph in just 4.5 seconds even with its hefty weight of 6,350 pounds. The Raptor clocks in at 5.1 seconds in the zero-to-sixty test, despite weighing slightly less than the Ram at 5,697 pounds. The Ford F-150 Raptor comes equipped with a turbocharged 3.5-liter EcoBoost V-6 paired with a 10-speed automatic transmission, while the Ram 1500 TRX comes with a 6.2-liter Hemi supercharged V-8 paired with an 8-speed automatic. Power and capability is obviously important in a truck, but the power emitted by the Raptor for the past ten years has always been more than enough. As far as price point goes, the Ford F-150 Raptor starts at $53,455, and the Ram 1500 TRX starts at $69,995. While the Ram 1500 TRX certainly brings more power to the table, you are going to pay for it. Although the Ford F-150 Raptor has less power, it is still just as capable off road. 


Is the Ram 1500 TRX better than the Ford F-150 Raptor?

When it comes down to comparison, the Ford F-150 Raptor and Ram 1500 TRX are incredibly close competitors. It is no surprise that consumers may need guidance when deciding which is the best option. While the Ram 1500 TRX offers a more powerful engine, the Ford F-150 Raptor offers far more bang for your buck. If you have any questions about how you can get a great deal on a new Ford F-150 Raptor in Illinois, contact D’Orazio Ford today. Give us a call or fill out the online contact form and one of our friendly team members will be more than happy to help you. 


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