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2017 Ford F-150 vs 2017 Ram 1500 in Carson City, NV

Vehicle shown above is the 2017 F-150 King Ranch® Luxury SuperCrew® 4x4 in two-tone White Platnum Metallic Tri-Coat/Caribou with available 20-inch machined aluminum wheels with Light Caribou-painted pockets, available Fx4 Off-Road Package and available 3.5L EcoBoost® V6. 

 

 

 

Choosing the best full-size pickup truck can be challenge, especially with so many out there. That is why we here at Capital Ford have created this 2017 Ford F-150 vs 2017 Ram 1500 in Carson City, NV, comparison to help you in your decision-making process. Afterwards, you’ll understand why the Ford F-150 transcends the Ram 1500 in every way. Visit our dealership today to check it out!

Grip the steering wheel and feel the power rumbling under the hoods of these two full-size pickup trucks. With no less than four powertrain options, the Ford F-150 is fully equipped to handle whatever task you need. You may feel a bit limited in what you can accomplish in the Ram 1500, as it offers only three engine options. Perhaps one of the most impressive available engines the F-150 offers is the 2.7L Ecobbost® V6. Despite its smaller size, it still has an exceptional 8,500-lb. towing capacity1 and a 2,210-lb payload capacity1. Even the larger available 3.6L V6 powertrain in the Ram 1500 doesn’t even come close to the F-150’s capability. It only manages a 7,610-lb. towing capacity1 and an 1,890-lb. payload capacity1. Equipped with Start-Stop Technology, this F-150 powertrain also saves you money at the pump by automatically shutting the engine off when not in use, thus conserving gas. The Ram 1500, on the other hand, does not come with such a feature.

Now let’s take this 2017 Ford F-150 vs 2017 Ram 1500 in Carson City, NV, competition to the interior of both. Feel free to stretch out in the 43.9 inches of legroom and the 40.8 inches of front head room in the driver's seat of the F-150. You may feel a little cramped in the Ram 1500, due to its limited 41 inches of front legroom and 39.9 inches of front head room. You’ll also find your constant trips to the Walmart Supercenter and Harbor Freight Tools to be extremely comfortable, thanks to the 10-way power-adjustable driver and passenger’s seat, which comes standard on the F-150 Limited model. You’ll have to shell out some more cash for this item, as it is only an available amenity in the Ram 1500.

When you need some assistance while operating your pickup truck, the Ford F-150 has got you covered. Take note of your surroundings from the comfort of the front seat with the available 360-degree camera with split-view display2. Four cameras are displayed on an available 8-inch touchscreen to give you multiple eyes all around your vehicle. The Ram 1500 only has a backup camera for you to see what’s behind you. While the Ram 1500 does offer some driver-assist technologies, such as Trailer Sway Control3 and Hill Start Assist for your trailering needs, the F-150 offers something better: the Pro Trailer Backup Assist™2. All it takes is the turn of a knob to direct your trailer in the direction you need it to go.

As this 2017 Ford F-150 vs 2017 Ram 1500 in Carson City, NV, comparison comes to an end, the obvious winner is the Ford F-150. Stop by Capital Ford, located at 3660 South Carson Street in Carson City, NV, to test drive one today!


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Features

Features

  • Safety
  • Technology
  • Mechanical
  • Exterior
  • Interior
  • Comfort

Safety

Safety

Rearview monitor in dash
Impact sensor post-collision safety system
Child safety door locks
Child seat anchors LATCH system
Energy absorbing steering column
Body side reinforcements side impact door beams
Camera system rearview
Parking sensors rear
Programmable safety key
Crumple zones front

Airbags

Airbag deactivation occupant sensing passenger
Side airbags front
Front airbags dual
Side curtain airbags front, rear
Side-curtain airbag rollover sensor

Security

Anti-theft system engine immobilizer, perimeter alarm, alarm with remote
2-stage unlocking doors
Power door locks auto-locking

Mirrors

Side mirrors integrated turn signals, heated, driver side auto-dimming
Side mirror adjustments power, power folding

Technology

Mechanical

Exterior

Interior

Comfort

Specs

Warranty

Available Incentives

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Green Score

EPA Green Score ( Bin 4 ?
EPA and California-required standards. The names refer to tables of numerical limits for the various air pollutants allowed by the standards.
)

Fuel Type E85
Air Pollution Score ?
The Air Pollution Score is based on the government emission standards for which the vehicle was certified to comply with and reflects vehicle tailpipe emissions that contribute to local and regional air pollution, creating problems such as haze, and health issues.
6
1
6
10
Greenhouse Gas Score ?
This score reflects fuel emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases.
3
1
3
10
Smartway ?
SmartWay is a designation earned by those vehicles that have combined Air Pollution and Greenhouse Gas Scores that place them in the top tier (approximately the top 20%) of environmental performers. SmartWay Elite is reserved for the best of the best.
N/A

EPA Green Score ( Bin 4 ?
EPA and California-required standards. The names refer to tables of numerical limits for the various air pollutants allowed by the standards.
)

Fuel Type Gasoline
Air Pollution Score ?
The Air Pollution Score is based on the government emission standards for which the vehicle was certified to comply with and reflects vehicle tailpipe emissions that contribute to local and regional air pollution, creating problems such as haze, and health issues.
6
1
6
10
Greenhouse Gas Score ?
This score reflects fuel emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases.
3
1
3
10
Smartway ?
SmartWay is a designation earned by those vehicles that have combined Air Pollution and Greenhouse Gas Scores that place them in the top tier (approximately the top 20%) of environmental performers. SmartWay Elite is reserved for the best of the best.
N/A

EPA Green Score ( Bin 5 ?
EPA and California-required standards. The names refer to tables of numerical limits for the various air pollutants allowed by the standards.
)

Fuel Type Gasoline
Air Pollution Score ?
The Air Pollution Score is based on the government emission standards for which the vehicle was certified to comply with and reflects vehicle tailpipe emissions that contribute to local and regional air pollution, creating problems such as haze, and health issues.
5
1
5
10
Greenhouse Gas Score ?
This score reflects fuel emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases.
4
1
4
10
Smartway ?
SmartWay is a designation earned by those vehicles that have combined Air Pollution and Greenhouse Gas Scores that place them in the top tier (approximately the top 20%) of environmental performers. SmartWay Elite is reserved for the best of the best.
N/A

EPA Green Score ( LEV-III ULEV125 ?
EPA and California-required standards. The names refer to tables of numerical limits for the various air pollutants allowed by the standards.
)

Fuel Type E85
Air Pollution Score ?
The Air Pollution Score is based on the government emission standards for which the vehicle was certified to comply with and reflects vehicle tailpipe emissions that contribute to local and regional air pollution, creating problems such as haze, and health issues.
6
1
6
10
Greenhouse Gas Score ?
This score reflects fuel emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases.
3
1
3
10
Smartway ?
SmartWay is a designation earned by those vehicles that have combined Air Pollution and Greenhouse Gas Scores that place them in the top tier (approximately the top 20%) of environmental performers. SmartWay Elite is reserved for the best of the best.
N/A

EPA Green Score ( LEV-III ULEV125 ?
EPA and California-required standards. The names refer to tables of numerical limits for the various air pollutants allowed by the standards.
)

Fuel Type Gasoline
Air Pollution Score ?
The Air Pollution Score is based on the government emission standards for which the vehicle was certified to comply with and reflects vehicle tailpipe emissions that contribute to local and regional air pollution, creating problems such as haze, and health issues.
6
1
6
10
Greenhouse Gas Score ?
This score reflects fuel emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases.
3
1
3
10
Smartway ?
SmartWay is a designation earned by those vehicles that have combined Air Pollution and Greenhouse Gas Scores that place them in the top tier (approximately the top 20%) of environmental performers. SmartWay Elite is reserved for the best of the best.
N/A

EPA Green Score ( LEV-III ULEV125 ?
EPA and California-required standards. The names refer to tables of numerical limits for the various air pollutants allowed by the standards.
)

Fuel Type Gasoline
Air Pollution Score ?
The Air Pollution Score is based on the government emission standards for which the vehicle was certified to comply with and reflects vehicle tailpipe emissions that contribute to local and regional air pollution, creating problems such as haze, and health issues.
6
1
6
10
Greenhouse Gas Score ?
This score reflects fuel emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases.
4
1
4
10
Smartway ?
SmartWay is a designation earned by those vehicles that have combined Air Pollution and Greenhouse Gas Scores that place them in the top tier (approximately the top 20%) of environmental performers. SmartWay Elite is reserved for the best of the best.
N/A

Awards

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10 Trucks That Last the Longest (2017 Model)
- Autobytel

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10Best Trucks and SUVs (2017 Model)
- Car And Driver

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Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) Study: Highest Ranked in Segment (2017 Model)
- J.D. Power and Associates

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Best Bet: Standard Pickup (2017 Model)
- The Car Book

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Best Buy: Pickup Truck (2017 Model)
- Kelley Blue Book

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Best Cars for Off-Roaders (2017 Model)
- Cars.com

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Best CPO Value in America: Truck Brand (2017 Model)
- Vincentric

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Best Full-Size Pickup Trucks (2017 Model)
- US News

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Best Truck (2017 Model)
- Daily News Autos

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Best Truck Brand (2017 Model)
- US News

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Best Trucks for the Money (2017 Model)
- US News

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Best Value in America: Truck Brand (2017 Model)
- Vincentric

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Brand Image Awards: Best Overall Truck Brand (2017 Model)
- Kelley Blue Book

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Buyers Choice: Best Full-Size Truck (2017 Model)
- Autobytel

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Buyers Choice: Best Overall Truck of the Year (2017 Model)
- Autobytel

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Category Winner: Pickup (2017 Model)
- AAA Green Car Guide

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Editors Choice Awards: Pickup Trucks (2017 Model)
- Car And Driver

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Ideal Vehicle Award: Light Duty Pickup (2017 Model)
- Auto Pacific

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Most Distinguished Brand (2017 Model)
- Automotive Science Group

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Most Fuel Efficient: Trucks (2017 Model)
- Kelley Blue Book

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Most Ideal Popular Brand (2017 Model)
- Auto Pacific

Award
Most Wanted (2017 Model)
- Edmunds

Award
Top 10 Trucks (2017 Model)
- Autobytel

Award
Top Recommended Trucks (2017 Model)
- Edmunds

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Truck Line of Texas (2017 Model)
- Texas Auto Writers Association

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Truck of the Year: Finalist (2017 Model)
- Motor Trend

Dealership Information

Crash-Test Ratings

2017 Ford F-150 Crew Cab PU/CC 4x4

Overall
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Front Crash Overall
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Front Crash Driver
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Front Crash Passenger
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Side Crash Overall
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Side Barrier Overall
N/A
Side Barrier Driver
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Side Barrier Passenger
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Side Pole Driver
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Side Combined Front
N/A
Side Combined Rear
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarFull Star
Rollover
Full StarFull StarFull StarFull StarEmpty Star

Testimonials

Very nice place to wait...

Michael Kelly
11-18-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Very nice place to wait while vehicle is serviced. They have great coffee.

Staff was very friendly

Lawrence Webster
11-12-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

The service was performed at the time scheduled, staff was very friendly and accommodations in the waiting area were very nice..

Capital Ford made car buying easy!

Timothy Braginton
10-26-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Capital Ford made car buying easy! Highly recommend the crew at Capital Ford for your next car

My 3rd Vehicle

Mark Spredy
10-24-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Capital Ford was very competitive with their deal on my 2019 F350. This is my 3rd vehicle from them. I have used their service department for the last 10 year and over all have had a great experience.

For an honest, personal car buying experience....

Jana Binns
10-28-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

For an honest, personal car buying experience which carries through to your care after the purchase, go straight to Capital Ford!

The people and service was great!

Kary Grabow
10-26-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

The people and service was great.

Zero Issues

Robert Corrado
10-10-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Having purchased several vehicles from Capital Ford, and having had all of them serviced there, I can say I have had zero issues. Service has been excellent.

No pressure sales

Lawrence Biller
10-8-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Loved my sales guy, Bill. No pressure sales.

I only trust Capital Ford

Brian Allman
10-22-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

I only trust Capital Ford in Carson city for my service. I even drive 20 minutes out of the way to go there! They are always professional, clean, and efficient and I know I can trust their work!

Very happy!

Kelly Pothier
10-22-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Great customer service in service department at Capitol Ford! Very happy!

"Always a good experience..."

Kathleen H.
10-10-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

I showed up earlier than my appointment time. The advisor just took the car and never mentioned that I was too early. I was kept informed as to when my vehicle would be ready. Always a good experience when I bring in the car for servicing. Thank you

Ford Owner for Life!

Jim Powell
9-13-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Love Capital Ford, Ford owner for Life!

Most enjoyable...

Tom Rogers
9-29-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Most enjoyable experience I've had buying a car.

Great customer service

Heather M. Kloes
9-26-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Great customer service. I would recommend

5 Stars

James Gleason
10-9-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Capital Ford made sure they kept in touch, even weeks after I bought my truck. The sales team gave me every possible option when getting me into the right rig.

"Make me feel at home while I am there..."

Nancy Boardman
10-9-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

As always my experience with all service staff is professional, extremely friendly and very helpful.. I also continue to have a great rapport with the salesroom staff, after two years, as they always make me feel at home while I am there. I'm impressed that with all the customers that come through this dealership they still remember my name and call out to me when I come in! A special shout out to Zack, Karen and Valentino!!

Always Friendly

Nicholas Malarchik
10-8-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

The service personnel at Capital Ford are always friendly. The service is prompt.

Outstanding Sales Staff

Michael Curry
10-8-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Outstanding sales staff. Worked to find discounts and rebates for me. Treated us with respect, called to see how we were doing after the sale.

"Never Disappointed..."

Debi Anderson
Carson City
10-4-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Car checked in timely for regular maintenance. Recd friendly, courteous service while having coffee and reading the Wall Street Jrnl. Service completed within a reasonable time frame. Never disappointed by the team at the Carson City location.

Really nice...

Connie Clements
9-20-2019
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Everyone was really nice and explained everything.

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Current Inventory

There are currently no New 2017 Ford F-150 4x4 King Ranch 4dr SuperCrew 5.5 ft. SB for Sale in inventory

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2. Driver-assist features are supplemental and do not replace the driver’s attention, judgment and need to control the vehicle. 

3. Always drive carefully and consistent with conditions. Always wear your seat belt and obey traffic laws.