2023 Ford Raptor R Gets 10 MPG City

The Ram 1500 TRX is directly targeted by the 2023 Ford F-150 Raptor R. The two engines have nearly identical output, and we now know that they also have comparable fuel economy ratings. According to the US EPA, the Raptor R only gets 10 mpg in the city and 15 mpg on the highway. The TRX and it both have a combined rating of 12 mpg. In the city, the two vehicles have the same mileage; however,

A supercharged 5.2-liter V8 engine that produces 700 horsepower (522 kilowatts) and 650 pound-feet (868 Newton-meters) of torque powers the Raptor R. It has less power than the Ram, which has a 6.2-liter supercharged V8 that produces 702 hp (523 kW) and 650 lb-ft (881 Nm) of torque. Ram uses an eight-speed automatic transmission, whereas Ford couples its engine to a

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The EcoBoost V6 model, which is more affordable and less powerful, gets better gas mileage than the supercharged V8 Raptor. The non-R Raptor achieves a combined rating of 16 mpg while achieving 15 mpg in the city and 18 mpg on the highway. The twin-turbocharged 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 produces much less power, with 450 horsepower (335 kW) and 510 lb-ft (691 Nm) of torque.

The Ford truck has 17-inch rims with 37-inch tyres, while the other truck has larger wheels and rims. The Ram rides on 35-inch tyres and 18-inch rims. In comparison to the 6,439-lb (2,920-kg) TRX, the Ford weighs 5,950 pounds (2,698 kilograms), has greater ground clearance, and is lighter.

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Ram launched the 1500 TRX for the 2021 model year, dethroning the Ford Raptor as the meanest off-road pickup at the time. However, FoMoCo didn’t sit idling in the pit lane as Ram took a victory lap. The automaker got to work on upgrading the Raptor, slipping a recalibrated and tweaked GT500 engine under the hood. The result was the Raptor R that Ford introduced earlier this year.