2022 Ford Raptor R Vs. Ram 1500 TRX Front 

With the arrival of two high-powered trucks in Denver, everyone wants to know the differences between the 2022 Ford F-150 Raptor R vs. Ram 1500 TRX pickups. At Phil Long Ford Denver, we compare the new Raptor R to the Ram 1500 TRX. We evaluate the performance, dimensions, capability, features, and more in our pickup truck comparison.

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2022 Ford F-150 Raptor R Vs. Ram 1500 TRX Highlights

The 2022 Ford Raptor R is the brand-new model in the highly-acclaimed F-150 lineup. It's a high-powered variant that is sure to blow the competition out of the water. With that said, the Ram 1500 TRX is hailed for having high-quality features and plenty of capability.

2022 Ford F-150 Raptor R Vs. Ram 1500 TRX Release Dates

The 2022 Ford F-150 Raptor R will go on sale early next year, but we will begin taking reservations sooner than that. In comparison, the 2022 Ram 1500 TRX is expected to arrive at the end of 2021.

2022 Ford Raptor R Vs. Ram 1500 TRX Off-Road

2022 Ford F-150 Raptor R Vs. Ram 1500 TRX Trims & Price

The new Raptor R is a trim level from the Ford F-150 lineup. It's expected to have a lower starting price than the Ram 1500 TRX, somewhere around $70,000. The TRX is also a trim level from the Ram 1500 lineup, with an MSRP of $71,070.

2022 Ford F-150 Raptor R Vs. Ram 1500 TRX Engine

Under the 2022 Ford F-150 Raptor R hood, you gain access to the same high-powered engine from the Mustang Shelby GT500. This 5.2-liter supercharged V8 motor pumps out a massive 760 horsepower and produces 625 lb-ft. of torque. This engine is paired with a ten-speed automatic transmission. In comparison, the 2022 Ram 1500 TRX includes a 6.2-liter supercharged Hemi V8 motor that produces 702 horsepower. This engine is paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission.

2022 Ford F-150 Raptor R Vs. Ram 1500 TRX Performance & Reliability

It's unclear how fast the 2022 Ford F-150 Raptor R is, but we know it will be faster than the standard Raptor models with a 0-60 mph time of 5.5 seconds. There are also no fuel estimates yet. However, the 2022 Ram 1500 TRX is expected to have a 0-60 mph time of 4.1 seconds, with fuel economy estimates of 10/14 mpg.

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2022 Ford Raptor R Vs. Ram 1500 TRX Interior Dash

2022 Ford F-150 Raptor R Vs. Ram 1500 TRX Interior

The 2022 Ford F-150 Raptor R will be capable of holding five people in the cabin. It also comes equipped with the latest features and amenities, such as ambient lighting, the SYNC 4 infotainment system, a 12-inch digital productivity screen, plus SiriusXM complete with 360L and voice recognition. The 2022 Ram 1500 TRX holds six people and is equipped with a ten-speaker sound system, along with a 12-inch touch screen.

2022 Ford F-150 Raptor R Vs. Ram 1500 TRX Exterior

The exact dimensions of the 2022 Ford F-150 Raptor have not been released yet. Still, we expect them to be comparable to the regular Raptor lineup that measures 232-244″ L x 80″ W x 76-78″ H. While the new Raptor R comes standard with 35-inch BFGoodrich K02 all-terrain tires, there are optional 37-inch tires available. These are the largest ever offered by a stock pickup truck. The 2022 Ram 1500 TRX dimensions measure 232.9″ L x 88″ W x 80.9″ H.

2022 Ford F-150 Raptor R Vs. Ram 1500 TRX Off-Road Capability

Both models are equipped to head off-road, but with the largest tires available out of the two, the 2022 Ford F-150 Raptor R will run circles around the new Ram 1500 TRX. However, you can choose a variety of off-road equipment with either truck.

2022 Ford F-150 Raptor R Vs. Ram 1500 TRX Suspension

Ford has not announced any specific changes to the suspension of the 2022 Ford F-150 Raptor R. However, the standard model includes a five-link rear suspension and coil springs. This is one area where the trucks are the same, with the 2022 Ram 1500 TRX also using a five-link coil suspension.

2022 Ford Raptor R Vs. Ram 1500 TRX Interior Seating

2022 Ford F-150 Raptor R Vs. Ram 1500 TRX Towing Capacity

Standard Raptor models tow up to 8,200 pounds. The 2022 Ford F-150 Raptor R will tow at least that amount, which is higher than the 8,100-pound towing capacity of the 2022 Ram 1500 TRX.

2022 Ford F-150 Raptor R Vs. Ram 1500 TRX Payload

The 2022 Ford F-150 Raptor R comes with a 5.5-foot truck bed and offers a maximum payload capacity of 1,400 pounds. The 2022 Ram TRX trucks include a 5.7-foot truck bed and a maximum payload capacity of 1,404 pounds.

Raptor or TRX: Which 2022 Extreme Off-Road Truck is Right for You?

If you are looking for a higher-powered truck, you are going to want to be behind the wheel of a new 2022 Ford F-150 Raptor R. Not only are you getting a more powerful engine, the starting price is lower than that of the 1500 TRX, allowing you to save more money in the long run.

2022 Ford Raptor R Vs. Ram 1500 TRX Suspension

Lease a New Ford F-150

With a new Ford F-150 lease in Denver, you can drive your favorite truck for less money. We offer flexible lease terms and payment options, ensuring you get exactly what you want. After a few years, you will be able to upgrade to a new F-150 model, maybe even the electric model if you prefer.

Reserve a New Ford F-150 Raptor

If you plan to drive away with a new Ford F-150 Raptor, you'll need to reserve yours today. We have special financing terms that help you buy an F-150 Raptor in Denver for less.

Buy a Used Ford F-150

When you browse our online inventory, you also find a vast selection of pre-owned Ford F-150 trucks for sale. Choose a low-cost work truck or upgrade to a late-model F-150 with all of the bells and whistles. Schedule your Ford test drive in Denver today. 

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