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The Ford F150 turbo-diesel (also a 3.0-liter V-6) delivers 250 horsepower and 440 pound-feet, and GM’s 3.0-liter inline six-cylinder turbo-diesel in the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra has 277 horsepower and 460 pound-feet. Yes, the numbers are close, but the Ram holds a definite edge in the crucial torque department.
It’s also a horse race for official fuel economy. GM leads the pack at 27 mpg in combined city/highway driving, followed by Ram at 26 mpg and Ford at 25.