2021 RAM TRX vs. 2021 Ford Raptor

2021 Ram TRX vs. 2020 Ford F-150 Raptor
2021 Ram TRX

2021 Ford Raptor
702 hp

Max Horsepower

450 hp
650 lb-ft

Max Torque

510 lb-ft
4.5 seconds

0-60 mph

5.1 seconds
5x7 feet

Truck Bed Size

5x5 feet

Full-time 4-wheel Drive


San Diego drivers looking for the most powerful off-road race-truck money can buy are likely split between the RAM TRX and the Ford Raptor. Read our RAM TRX vs. Raptor comparison for help in deciding which truck is going to truly thrill you. Then take the next step in a proper RAM Rebel TRX vs. Ford Raptor comparison by scheduling to test drive the TRX at Jack Powell Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in Escondido, San Diego.

2021 RAM TRX vs. Ford Raptor: Performance

Carlsbad comparing the RAM TRX vs. Raptor performance will note that the TRX offers a more thrilling ride, no matter how you look at it. Here’s a breakdown of how performance specs differ when comparing the RAM Rebel TRX vs.  Ford Raptor:

2021 RAM TRX:

  • Engine: 6.2L HEMI® Supercharged V8
  • Distinctions: “Best-in-Class” Horsepower
  • Horsepower: 702 hp
  • Torque: 650 lb-ft
  • 0 – 60: 4.5 seconds
  • Max RPM: 14,600

Furthermore: The Ram includes a Launch Control system that regulates RPM and wheel-slippage to maximize acceleration. It also offers you a dynamometer that shows you peak torque, hp, and boost pressure for each ride, so you can modify your own driving technique to best your previous records for peak performance.

2021 Ford Raptor:

  • Engine: High-Output 3.5L V6 EcoBoost® Engine
  • Distinctions: N/a
  • Horsepower: 450 hp
  • Torque: 510 lb-ft
  • 0 – 60: 5.1 seconds
  • Max RPM: n/a

Other key features include: Trail Control™, which is a cruise control system for low-traction rugged terrain, and High-Output Off-road FOX Live Valve Racing shocks. These are intriguing features, but they pale by comparison.

2021 RAM TRX vs. Ford Raptor: Dimensions

When comparing truck bed sizes and cabin dimensions, you’ll also find that the TRX and Ford Raptor are virtually identical, both in cabin and truck bed sizes. Take a look below:

2021 RAM TRX:

  • Legroom: 40.9 inches
  • Headroom: 40.09 inches
  • Max Truckbed Length: 67 inches

2021 Ford Raptor:

  • Legroom (Regular Cab/Super Cab/Super Crew): 43.9 inches
  • Headroom (Regular Cab/Super Cab/Super Crew): 40.08 inches
  • Max Truckbed Side per Cabin Configuration (Regular Cab/Super Cab/Super Crew): 65 inches

Test Drive a 2021 RAM TRX at Jack Powell Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in Escondido, San Diego

Now that San Marcos drivers have read our RAM TRX vs. Raptor comparison, we encourage you to take a closer look. The best way to compare the RAM Rebel TRX vs. Ford Raptor is to test drive them both, and if you call Jack Powell Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram at 760-871-4202, we can provide one half of the RAM TRX vs. Raptor equation. Feeling wary of going public during quarantine? While we’ve been closely following California’s guidelines, we offer a fully remote shopping experience as well! Still in research mode? Be sure to explore automotive research guides for informative reads!

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