GO

Car Comparison

Use this tool to compare car rankings, scores, prices and specs for your top picks. You can compare SUVs, cars or trucks and you can compare new cars and used cars. Then use our Best Price Program to get a great deal on new cars or search our huge collection of used car listings.

Standard Standard
Optional Optional
X Remove X Remove X Remove
2012 Ford F-150 2012 GMC Sierra 1500 2012 Ram 1500
     
2WD Regular Cab 6-1/2 Ft Box XL
  • 2WD Regular Cab 6-1/2 Ft Box XL
  • 2WD Regular Cab 8 Ft Box XL
  • 2WD Regular Cab 8 Ft Box XL w/HD Payload Pkg
  • 2WD Regular Cab 6-1/2 Ft Box STX
  • 2WD SuperCab 6-1/2 Ft Box XL
  • 2WD SuperCab 8 Ft Box XL w/HD Payload Pkg
  • 2WD SuperCab 8 Ft Box XL
  • 4WD Regular Cab 6-1/2 Ft Box XL
  • 2WD Regular Cab 6-1/2 Ft Box XLT
  • 4WD Regular Cab 8 Ft Box XL
  • 4WD Regular Cab 8 Ft Box XL w/HD Payload Pkg
  • 2WD Regular Cab 8 Ft Box XLT
  • 2WD Regular Cab 8 Ft Box XLT w/HD Payload Pkg
  • 2WD SuperCab 6-1/2 Ft Box STX
  • 4WD Regular Cab 6-1/2 Ft Box STX
  • 4WD SuperCab 6-1/2 Ft Box XL
  • 2WD SuperCab 6-1/2 Ft Box XLT
  • 2WD SuperCrew 5-1/2 Ft Box XL
  • 4WD SuperCab 8 Ft Box XL w/HD Payload Pkg
  • 4WD SuperCab 8 Ft Box XL
  • 2WD SuperCab 8 Ft Box XLT w/HD Payload Pkg
  • 2WD SuperCab 8 Ft Box XLT
  • 4WD Regular Cab 6-1/2 Ft Box XLT
  • 4WD Regular Cab 8 Ft Box XLT
  • 4WD Regular Cab 8 Ft Box XLT w/HD Payload Pkg
  • 2WD SuperCrew 6-1/2 Ft Box XL
  • 2WD SuperCrew 6-1/2 Ft Box XL w/HD Payload Pkg
  • 4WD SuperCab 6-1/2 Ft Box STX
  • 2WD SuperCrew 5-1/2 Ft Box XLT
  • 4WD SuperCab 6-1/2 Ft Box XLT
  • 2WD SuperCab 6-1/2 Ft Box FX2
  • 2WD SuperCrew 6-1/2 Ft Box XLT
  • 2WD SuperCrew 6-1/2 Ft Box XTL w/HD Payload Pkg
  • 4WD SuperCrew 5-1/2 Ft Box XL
  • 2WD SuperCab 6-1/2 Ft Box Lariat
  • 4WD SuperCab 8 Ft Box XLT w/HD Payload Pkg
  • 4WD SuperCrew 6-1/2 Ft Box XL
  • 4WD SuperCab 8 Ft Box XLT
  • 4WD SuperCrew 6-1/2 Ft Box XL w/HD Payload Pkg
  • 2WD SuperCrew 5-1/2 Ft Box FX2
  • 2WD SuperCrew 6-1/2 Ft Box FX2
  • 4WD SuperCrew 5-1/2 Ft Box XLT
  • 4WD SuperCrew 6-1/2 Ft Box XLT
  • 4WD SuperCrew 6-1/2 Ft Box XLT w/HD Payload Pkg
  • 2WD SuperCrew 5-1/2 Ft Box Lariat
  • 4WD SuperCab 6-1/2 Ft Box FX4
  • 2WD SuperCrew 6-1/2 Ft Box Lariat
  • 2WD SuperCrew 6-1/2 Ft Box Lariat w/HD Payload Pkg
  • 4WD SuperCab 6-1/2 Ft Box Lariat
  • 4WD SuperCrew 5-1/2 Ft Box FX4
  • 4WD SuperCrew 6-1/2 Ft Box FX4
  • 4WD SuperCrew 5-1/2 Ft Box Lariat
  • 4WD SuperCrew 6-1/2 Ft Box Lariat
  • 4WD SuperCrew 6-1/2 Ft Box Lariat w/HD Payload Pkg
  • 2WD SuperCrew 5-1/2 Ft Box King Ranch
  • 4WD SuperCab 5-1/2 Ft Box SVT Raptor
  • 2WD SuperCrew 6-1/2 Ft Box King Ranch
  • 2WD SuperCrew 5-1/2 Ft Box Platinum
  • 2WD SuperCrew 6-1/2 Ft Box Platinum
  • 4WD SuperCrew 5-1/2 Ft Box SVT Raptor
  • 4WD SuperCrew 5-1/2 Ft Box King Ranch
  • 4WD SuperCrew 6-1/2 Ft Box King Ranch
  • 4WD SuperCrew 5-1/2 Ft Box Platinum
  • 4WD SuperCrew 6-1/2 Ft Box Platinum
  • 2WD SuperCrew 5-1/2 Ft Box Harley-Davidson
  • 4WD SuperCrew 5-1/2 Ft Box Harley-Davidson
Regular Cab Standard Box 2-Wheel Drive Work Truck
  • Regular Cab Standard Box 2-Wheel Drive Work Truck
  • Regular Cab Long Box 2-Wheel Drive Work Truck
  • Regular Cab Standard Box 4-Wheel Drive Work Truck
  • Regular Cab Long Box 4-Wheel Drive Work Truck
  • Extended Cab Standard Box 2-Wheel Drive Work Truck
  • Regular Cab Standard Box 2-Wheel Drive SLE
  • Regular Cab Long Box 2-Wheel Drive SLE
  • Extended Cab Long Box 2-Wheel Drive Work Truck
  • Extended Cab Standard Box 2-Wheel Drive SL
  • Crew Cab Short Box 2-Wheel Drive Work Truck
  • Extended Cab Standard Box 4-Wheel Drive Work Truck
  • Extended Cab Standard Box 2-Wheel Drive SLE
  • Regular Cab Standard Box 4-Wheel Drive SLE
  • Extended Cab Long Box 4-Wheel Drive Work Truck
  • Regular Cab Long Box 4-Wheel Drive SLE
  • Extended Cab Long Box 2-Wheel Drive SLE
  • Crew Cab Short Box 2-Wheel Drive SL
  • Crew Cab Short Box 2-Wheel Drive SLE
  • Extended Cab Standard Box 4-Wheel Drive SL
  • Crew Cab Short Box 4-Wheel Drive Work Truck
  • Extended Cab Standard Box 4-Wheel Drive SLE
  • Crew Cab Short Box 2-Wheel Drive XFE
  • Extended Cab Long Box 4-Wheel Drive SLE
  • Crew Cab Short Box 4-Wheel Drive SL
  • Crew Cab Short Box 4-Wheel Drive SLE
  • Extended Cab Standard Box 2-Wheel Drive SLT
  • Extended Cab Long Box 2-Wheel Drive SLT
  • Extended Cab Standard Box 4-Wheel Drive SLT
  • Crew Cab Short Box 2-Wheel Drive SLT
  • Extended Cab Long Box 4-Wheel Drive SLT
  • Crew Cab Short Box 4-Wheel Drive SLT
  • Crew Cab Short Box 2-Wheel Drive Denali
  • Crew Cab Short Box All-Wheel Drive Denali
2WD Regular Cab 6.3 Ft Box ST
  • 2WD Regular Cab 6.3 Ft Box ST
  • 2WD Regular Cab 6.3 Ft Box Tradesman
  • 2WD Regular Cab 6.3 Ft Box Express
  • 2WD Regular Cab 8 Ft Box ST
  • 2WD Regular Cab 8 Ft Box Tradesman
  • 4WD Regular Cab 6.3 Ft Box ST
  • 4WD Regular Cab 6.3 Ft Box Tradesman
  • 4WD Regular Cab 6.3 Ft Box Express
  • 2WD Regular Cab 6.3 Ft Box SLT
  • 2WD Regular Cab 6.3 Ft Box Outdoorsman
  • 2WD Quad Cab 6.3 Ft Box ST
  • 2WD Quad Cab 6.3 Ft Box Express
  • 4WD Regular Cab 8 Ft Box ST
  • 4WD Regular Cab 8 Ft Box Tradesman
  • 2WD Regular Cab 8 Ft Box SLT
  • 2WD Regular Cab 8 Ft Box Outdoorsman
  • 4WD Regular Cab 6.3 Ft Box SLT
  • 4WD Regular Cab 6.3 Ft Box Outdoorsman
  • 4WD Regular Cab 8 Ft Box SLT
  • 4WD Regular Cab 8 Ft Box Outdoorsman
  • 2WD Crew Cab 5.7 Ft Box ST
  • 2WD Crew Cab 5.7 Ft Box Express
  • 2WD Quad Cab 6.3 Ft Box SLT
  • 2WD Quad Cab 6.3 Ft Box Big Horn
  • 2WD Quad Cab 6.3 Ft Box Lone Star
  • 2WD Quad Cab 6.3 Ft Box Outdoorsman
  • 4WD Quad Cab 6.3 Ft Box ST
  • 4WD Quad Cab 6.3 Ft Box Express
  • 2WD Regular Cab 6.3 Ft Box R/T
  • 2WD Crew Cab 5.7 Ft Box Big Horn
  • 2WD Crew Cab 5.7 Ft Box SLT
  • 2WD Crew Cab 5.7 Ft Box Lone Star
  • 2WD Crew Cab 5.7 Ft Box Outdoorsman
  • 4WD Crew Cab 5.7 Ft Box ST
  • 4WD Crew Cab 5.7 Ft Box Express
  • 4WD Quad Cab 6.3 Ft Box SLT
  • 4WD Quad Cab 6.3 Ft Box Big Horn
  • 4WD Quad Cab 6.3 Ft Box Lone Star
  • 4WD Quad Cab 6.3 Ft Box Outdoorsman
  • 4WD Regular Cab 6.3 Ft Box Sport
  • 2WD Quad Cab 6.3 Ft Box Sport
  • 4WD Crew Cab 5.7 Ft Box SLT
  • 4WD Crew Cab 5.7 Ft Box Big Horn
  • 4WD Crew Cab 5.7 Ft Box Lone Star
  • 4WD Crew Cab 5.6 Ft Box Outdoorsman
  • 2WD Crew Cab 5.7 Ft Box Sport
  • 4WD Quad Cab 6.3 Ft Box Sport
  • 2WD Quad Cab 6.3 Ft Box Laramie
  • 2WD Crew Cab 5.7 Ft Box Laramie
  • 4WD Crew Cab 5.7 Ft Box Sport
  • 4WD Quad Cab 6.3 Ft Box Laramie
  • 2WD Crew Cab 5.7 Ft Box Laramie Longhorn Edition
  • 4WD Crew Cab 5.7 Ft Box Laramie
  • 4WD Crew Cab 5.7 Ft Box Laramie Longhorn Edition

Prices

MSRP $23,500 $22,195 $22,570
Invoice $22,100 $21,307 $21,080
Avg. Paid $17,116 $15,707 $16,822

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.3 8.3 8.1
Critics' Rating 9.2 9.1 9.4
Performance 8.6 8.3 9.2
Interior 8.9 7.9 8.8
Operating Cost 7.5 7.4 7.3
Safety 9.3 8.1 7.4
Reliability 3.0 4.0 3.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Spacious rear seats in SuperCrew cab models
  • Good fuel economy with base engine
  • Potent V8 options
  • Strong reliability rating
  • Composed ride
  • Excellent ride quality
  • Luxurious interior
  • Innovative RamBox storage bins
Cons
  • Sparsely equipped base model
  • Lackluster handling
  • Lethargic performance with base V6
  • Less towing capacity than rivals
  • V6 model’s unimpressive fuel economy

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas/Ethanol V6 3.7L/226 Gas V6 4.3L/262 Gas V6 3.7L/226
MPG 17 City / 23 Hwy 15 City / 20 Hwy 14 City / 20 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Regular Cab Pickup Reg Cab 6.5' Wideside Regular Cab Pickup

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 125.8 119.0 120.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 79.2 80.0 79.4
Height, Overall (in) 74.6 73.6 74.6

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Optional
Privacy Glass Optional
Sliding Rear Window Optional
Power Windows Optional Optional Optional

Exterior Features

Bed Liner Optional Optional Optional
Pickup Bed Tonneau Cover Optional
Running Boards Optional Optional Optional

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Optional Standard Standard
Tires - Front All-Terrain Standard Optional
Tires - Front On/Off Road Optional
Tires - Rear All-Season Optional Standard Standard
Tires - Rear All-Terrain Standard Optional
Tires - Rear On/Off Road Optional
Full Size Spare Tire Standard Standard Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Optional
Chrome Wheels Optional Optional
Steel Wheels Standard Standard Standard

Towing

Trailer Hitch Receiver Optional Optional Optional
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs) 9100

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Optional Optional
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard Standard
Cruise Control Optional Standard Optional
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Optional Optional
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard
Front Reading Lamps Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Optional
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Optional
Navigation from Telematics Optional
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard
Front Floor Mats Optional Optional Optional
Keyless Entry Optional Optional Optional
Power Door Locks Optional Optional Optional
Electrochromic rearview mirror Optional
Heated Mirrors Optional Optional
Power Driver Mirror Optional Optional Optional
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 3 3 3
Front Head Room (in) 41.0 41.5 40.3
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4 41.3 41.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 66.6 65.2 66.0
Front Hip Room (in) 60.5 62.5 62.9
Cargo Volume (cu. ft.) 65.5 60.7 57.5
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (cu. ft.)

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Optional Standard
CD Player Optional Optional Standard
MP3 Player Optional Standard
Satellite Radio Optional Optional

Heating & Cooling

A/C Standard Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Onboard Hands-Free Communications System Optional
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Optional Optional

Seats

Cloth Seats Optional Optional Optional
Vinyl Seats Standard Standard Standard
Driver Lumbar Optional Optional
Split Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard
Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes Standard

Safety Features

Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Optional
Front Tow Hooks Optional Optional
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Locking Rear Differential Optional Optional Optional
Rear Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
8 Cylinder Engine Optional Optional Optional
Engine Type Gas/Ethanol V6 Gas V6 Gas V6
Displacement 3.7L/226 4.3L/262 3.7L/226
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 302 @ 6500 195 @ 4600 215 @ 5200
Torque (Net @ RPM) 278 @ 4000 260 @ 2800 235 @ 4000
Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Turning diameter 41.7 39.7 39.5

Fuel

Flexible Fuel Capability Standard Optional Optional
Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 15 14
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 20 20
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 26 26 26.0

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Double-wishbone Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear Live axle 2-stage multi-leaf Multi-link coil

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard Standard
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Optional
4-Speed Automatic Standard Standard
6-Speed Automatic Standard Optional Optional
Transmission Overdrive Switch Standard Standard