2021 RAM 1500 Big Horn vs 2021 Ford F-150 XLT Comparison

2021 RAM 1500 Big Horn vs 2021 Ford F-150 XLT
2021 RAM 1500 Big Horn 2021 Ford F-150 XLT
  305 hp 290 hp
Towing Capacity
  6,740 lbs 5,000 lbs
Payload Capacity
  2,010 lbs 1,985 lbs
Keyless Ignition
  Standard Optional

2021 RAM 1500 Big Horn vs 2021 Ford F-150 XLT

Serving Merrillville, IN

You have high standards for your next pickup truck, so you are understandably looking at top brands like RAM and Ford. Both the 2021 RAM 1500 and the 2021 Ford F-150 are entry-level, full-size trucks that Merrillville’s drivers have considered for years. In addition to being in the same truck class, they have comparable pricing. For the RAM 1500 Big Horn and the F-150 XLT trim levels. However, they have substantial differences that you need to get familiar with before buying your next truck.


These two trucks are easy to tell apart on the road. The RAM 1500 is known for its strong, muscular look with a beefy definition from front to rear. The molded hood corresponds perfectly with the rectangular headlights and the tall grille. The 2021 Ford F-150 XLT, on the other hand, has a flat nose and hood, smooth sides, and stacked headlights.


Differences continue as you take these trucks out for a test drive and compare their capabilities. The 2021 RAM 1500 Big Horn comes with a 305-horsepower V6, 3.0-liter engine. Rear-wheel drive is standard. On the other hand, the F-150 XLT has a V6, 3.3-liter, 290-horsepower engine. Both vehicles pair their engine with an auto transmission.


While these two popular trucks are closely matched in price, their standard features show stunning differences. The RAM 1500 Big Horn has standard features like smart device integration with an LCD display screen, voice controls for the sound system, a leather-covered steering wheel, and many other features. The F-150 XLT, on the other hand, has power windows and door locks, a standard sound system, and an auto climate control unit.

Does the RAM 1500 Big Horn have everything that you are looking for in a new truck? You can answer that question with supreme confidence after you get it on the road for a test drive at Bosak Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram of Merrillville. Please make arrangements with our sales team for a RAM 1500 test drive by calling or emailing us today.