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

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 Gillette, WY

Are you torn between buying the 2021 RAM 1500 Big Horn and the 2021 Ford F-150 XLT. These full-size trucks from leading brands are priced comparably at these trim levels, and they both have a lengthy, positive history. Nonetheless, there are essential differences between these models that will make one a clear standout to you. What should you know about the RAM 1500 Big Horn and the Ford F-150 XLT before you wrap up your research?


A comparison between the 2021 RAM 1500 Big Horn and the F-150 XLT reveals obvious differences. The RAM 1500 Big Horn has a powerful façade with a sculpted hood, strong definition from end to end, and considerable height through the nose. The F-150 XLT, on the other hand, has a less substantial stance. Its grille, hood, and sides are mostly flat. At the same time, the headlights have a stacked look.


You can experience differences between these trucks when you take them out for a spin. The RAM 1500 Big Horn is equipped with a V6, 3.0-liter engine capable of producing 305 horsepower. It comes with rear-wheel drive and an eight-speed auto transmission. The alternative Ford truck comes with two-wheel drive, automatic transmission, and a 3.3-liter V6 engine that generates 290 horsepower.


With similar pricing between the Big Horn and the XLT trim levels, you may assume that these trucks would be comparably equipped. However, there are substantial differences in their standard and available features. The 2021 Big Horn comes with a sound system featuring voice controls, an LCD display screen in the center stack, smart device integration, a leather-covered steering wheel, and other desirable features. The included features in the F-150 XLT are a one-zone climate control system, power door locks, power windows, and a sound system.

Are you ready to get more familiar with the RAM 1500 Big Horn and its other trim levels? Our associates at White’s Energy Motors in Gillette are happy to support our customers throughout their search for a new truck. Make plans for your RAM 1500 test drive by contacting one of our sales associates today.