The Chevrolet Silverado vs. The Ford F-150

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With the winter (and snow) season upon us, you might be getting the itch to get into a pick-up truck. Not only do they handle like a dream on those icy roads, but the versatility and endless possibilities of having the bed of a pick-up truck to transport just about anything (old Christmas tree, luggage, furniture, or even being able to tow someone out of a ditch) really makes it hard to figure out why not to buy a truck these days. With that being said, there are a variety of trucks on the market to choose from, but don’t get overwhelmed— we’ve done the leg work for you. We’ve compared the most important features of the Chevrolet Silverado against the Ford F-150. Here are our findings:

2020 Chevrolet Silverado

Price: $28,300
MPG: 15/20 CITY/HWY
Horsepower: 277 to 420 hp
Engine:
  • 2.7 L 4-cylinder
  • 3.0 L 6-cylinder diesel
  • 4.3 L V6
  • 5.3 L V8
  • 6.2 L V8
Bed Volume: 6.5 feet long
Bed features: 12 tie-downs available industry-first power-up/-down tailgate
Cabin: More shoulder room and rear passenger, plus best-in-class front head and leg room.
Towing capacity: 5,000 to 8,000 lbs
Seating: 5
Trim choices: 8
Drive mode selections:
  • Tour
  • Sport
  • Tow/Haul
  • Off-Road
  • Terrain
  • Snow/Ice
Upgrades:
  • Trailering- track the status of mileage, fuel economy, tire pressure, and electrical connections
  • Head-up display
  • Apple CarPlay†™ and Android Auto compatibility
  • Available 4G LTE Wi-Fi® hotspot
  • Chevrolet Infotainment 3 System
  • myChevrolet Mobile App
  • Available Chevrolet Connected Access
  • Streaming music apps

2019 Ford F-150

Price: $28,495
MPG: 22/30 CTY/HWY
Horsepower: 250 to 450 hp
Engine:
  • 2.7 L V6
  • 3.0 L V6 diesel
  • 3.3 L V6
  • 3.5 L V6                                    
  • 5.0 L V8
Bed Volume: 5 1/2-foot long
Bed features: LED Lighting
Cabin: Varies depending on trim option
Towing capacity: 5,000 to 8,000 lbs
Seating: 6
Trim choices: 7
Drive mode selections:
  • Tour
  • Normal
  • Sport
  • Track
  • Snow/Wet
Upgrades:
  • Pro trailer back-up assists
  • BLIS with trailer coverage
  • Hill descent control
  • Auto high-beam headlights
  • 8 inch LCD productivity screen
  • Ford Pass Connect
  • Apple Car Play
In summary, the Chevy Silverado just has more – more trim options, more leg room, more bed space, more technology, more drive mode selections. Not to mention, Chevrolet just updated the Silverado in 2019 so it’s modern on the outside with all of the latest technology updates on the inside. Meanwhile, the F-150 make has been around since 2015. We’ll let you be the judge but we think it’s a no brainer! And to make the decision even easier, if you’re looking to upgrade to a pick-up truck this winter, stop into DeNooyer Chevrolet and shop our NEW 2020 Chevrolet Silverado specials. You can get into a 2020 Silverado 4x4 Crew Cab for just $299/month. At DeNooyer, we are also extending our employee discount to everyone so you will be sure to get the lowest price! So don’t waste another minute, come on down to the dealership that knows Chevy: DeNooyer, Values Driven!
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