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 Fairfax, VA

For today’s truck buyers, the RAM and Ford lines have solid appeal. The RAM 1500 and the Ford F-150 both have excellent reputations and are seemingly comparable at first glance. More than that, the 2021 RAM 1500 Big Horn and the 2021 Ford F-150 XLT have similar pricing. However, an in-depth review reveals the many differences between them that you should be aware of before purchasing. What can you learn about these models that would impact your selection?


The differences between these trucks begin on the exterior. The RAM 1500 Big Horn is loaded with personality. On the nose, you will find powerful headlights, a chrome-outlined grille, and a chrome bumper. The sides have a deep scoop, and the hood has substantial molding to express the truck’s capabilities. The Ford F-150 XLT, on the other hand, has only modest chrome touches on the grille and bumper. The headlights have a tall, stacked design. Both the hood and the sides are only modestly defined.


You can also experience differences between the RAM 1500 Big Horn and the Ford F-150 XLT when you take them out on the road for a test drive. Under the RAM 1500 Big Horn hood, you will find a 3.0-liter V6 engine that produces 305 horsepower. This engine is linked with an eight-speed auto transmission and rear-wheel drive. In comparison, the Ford F-150 XLT holds a V6, 3.3-liter engine. It gives you 290 horsepower, and it is paired with a two-wheel drive drivetrain and an automatic transmission.


Your review of the RAM 1500 Big Horn and the F-150 XLT takes you inside their two-row cabins. The Big Horn has desirable equipment like an LCD screen, voice activation for the premium sound system, smart device integration, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, and other items. The F-150 XLT’s interior features are a sound system, a manual climate control system, accessory power, power door locks, and a few other items.

At Farrish Chrysler Dodge Jeep, we want you to have a fantastic experience when you shop for your next truck. More than that, we want you to love your new truck. To get to know the RAM 1500 Big Horn and compare it to other RAM 1500 trim levels, contact our sales reps today.