Comparison 2020 F-150 and 2020 Chevy Silverado 1500

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Overview

F-150 has been the best-selling vehicle with high-end performance and different cab styles and comfortable on paved roads and off-roading. Ford features excellent interior in upper trims with advanced technology and active-safety features. 2020 Ford F-150 has been rewarded as best-selling pickup trucks in the USA which is well-known for its functionality, practicality, more capability, and comfortable for off-roading and paved surfaces.

Chevy Silverado is a redesigned into light-weight pickup truck with impressive cab styles, comfortable drive, and more fuel-efficient. It has a firm body with the largest bed in the line-up. The advanced technology in chevy is more driver-centric which has cameras where the driver can keep an eye on cargo. Chevy has more capability and bed choices than ford.

Engine

Ford F-150 base model comes with 3.3-liter V6 with 290 horsepower, 265 lb-ft of torque, and six-speed automatic transmission. F-150 is available in different power train options such as the 2.7-liter Eco-Boost V-6 engine that produces 325 horsepower and 375 lb.-ft. of torque, 3.0-liter turbo-diesel V-6 makes 250 horsepower and 440 lb.-ft. of torque,  3.5-liter Eco-Boost V-6 is also a possibility, which boasts 365 horsepower and 420 lb.-ft. of torque, and 5.0-liter V-8 that puts out 385 horsepower and 387 lb.-ft. of torque with ten-speed automatic transmission. It offers Two-wheel drive is standard and optional four-wheel drive.

On the other hand, Silverado has a base V6 4.3-liter engine that makes 285 horsepower and 305 pound-feet of torque, the 5.3-liter V8 engine has 355 hp and 383 lb-ft of torque. The most powerful 6.2-liter turbocharged V8 engine with 420 horsepower, 460 lb-ft of torque with a 10-speed automatic transmission with standard rear-wheel drive and optional four-wheel drive.

EPA

Ford F-150 delivers an EPA of 16 mpg in the city 21mpg on the highway. Silverado delivers EPA of 17 mpg in the city and 23 mpg on the highway with front-wheel-drive and V8 with four-wheel-drive has an EPA of 16mpg in the city, 20mpg on the highway, and 17 mpg combined.

Towing and Payload Capacity

F-150 has an excellent payload capacity of 3,270 pounds which is more than the Chevy and delivers a maximum towing capacity of 13,000 pounds and Silverado offers a payload capacity of 2,250 pounds and 13,400 pounds of towing capacity.

Performance

Ford F-150 comes with the different power trains and delivers decent towing capacity and performance. F-150 is best for hauling and towing capacity with decent ride quality and at the time off-roading, it has smooth handling and a more comfortable ride. It also offers different driver-selectable modes which include normal, towing, hauling, snow, wet, eco select, and Sport. Chevy Silverado offers 7 powertrain options that deliver excellent towing capacity and run smoothly on paved roads. The upper trim Trail Boss has received upgrades which make long journeys easy and fun.

Interior and Exterior

Ford F-150 has premium top-notch build quality materials, a comfortable cabin with desirable features, spacious different body styles. The interior is upgraded in upper trim levels where numerous customization choices are available and also customers can change the material quality.

Chevy has a muscular body with luxurious features and spacious storage with a variety of bed lengths and more functional user-friendly interiors. It has heated and ventilated seats, a head-up display, wireless Smartphone charging, manual locks, and windows.

Interior Colors

Ford features Dark Earth Gray, Medium Earth Gray. Chevy has Jet black with cloth upholstery.

Exterior Colors

Ford offers several color options Rapid Red, Race Red, Magma Red, Blue Jeans, Silver Spruce, Iconic Silver, Oxford White, Star White, Velocity Blue, Stone Gray, Abyss Gray, Magnetic, and Agate Black.

Chevrolet also provides color choices such as Red hot, Havana brown metallic, Satin Steel Metallic, North Sky Blue Metallic, Black, Silver Ice Metallic, and Gray metallic.

Infotainment System

Ford features Sync 3 infotainment system with user-friendly features, a voice-activated navigation system, and cloud-based connectivity. Chevrolet 3 has Infotainment system with 8 diagonal HD color touch screen with standard Apple car play, android auto, Bose audio system, wireless smart phone charging, and integrated navigation system.

Pricing and Trim levels

Ford offers six different trim levels i.e.

  • XL: $30,090
  • XLT:$36,105
  • Lariat: $44,095
  • King Ranch: $54,335
  • Platinum: $56,865
  • Limited: $69,080
  • Raptor: $53,455

Silverado is available in five trim levels such as

  • Work Truck: $29,895
  • Custom: $36,195
  • LT: 38,595
  • RST: 40,395
  • LTZ: 44,595
  • High Country: $55,000

Safety features

F-150 has advanced technology and active safety features also it has been awarded as top safety which has excellent off-road capability  Ford Co-Pilot 360 technology, BLIS with trailer coverage, Auto high beam headlamps, and,  Pro Trailer Backup Assist.

Chevrolet has earned five-star ratings from NHTSA and features an array of driver-assistance features such as forward collision warning, front and Rear Park Assist, HD Rear Vision Camera, Rear-cross traffic alert, automated emergency braking and,  Lane change alert.

Pros

F-150 has upgraded and advanced active safety features while Silverado has refined power train options and excellent towing capacity.

Cons

F-150 is expensive in comparison to Silverado 1500 and Ram 1500. Silverado base trim lacks in driver assistance features.

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2020 Ford F-150

Starting at $28495

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2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Starting at $28300

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Cylinders

V8

V6

NA

Transmission

10-speed shiftable automatic

10-speed shiftable automatic

NA

Valves

16

24

NA

Cam type

Overhead valves (OHV)

Double overhead cam (DOHC)

NA

Valve timing

Variable

Variable

NA

Horsepower

355

450

NA

Torque (ft-lbs)

383

510

NA

Torque RPM

4100

3500

NA

Drive type

four wheel drive

four wheel drive

NA

Engine type

gas

gas

NA

Range (miles)

384.0/528.0 mi.

612.0/828.0 mi.

NA

Fuel tank capacity (gal)

24

36

NA

Combined MPG

19

19

NA

Fuel type

regular unleaded

regular unleaded

NA

Angle of departure (degrees)

26

5000

NA

Ground clearance (in)

8.1

9.4

NA

Width (in)

81.2

79.9

NA

Wheelbase (in)

147.4

145

NA

Length (in)

231.7

231.9

NA

Turning circle (ft)

46.3

NA

NA

Maximum payload (lbs)

2020

2030

NA

Gross weight (lbs)

7000

7000

NA

Maximum towing capacity (lbs)

12000

12700

NA

Curb weight (lbs)

5000

4917

NA

Height (in)

75.5

77.2

NA

Angle of approach (degrees)

25.5

NA

NA

Front shoulder room (in)

66

66.7

NA

Front hip room (in)

61.2

62.5

NA

Front head room (in)

43

40.8

NA

Rear head room (in)

40.1

40.4

NA

Rear hip room (in)

60.2

64.7

NA

Rear leg room (in)

43.4

43.6

NA

Rear shoulder room (in)

65.2

65.9

NA

Rust

6 yr./ 100000 mi.

NA

NA

Roadside

5 yr./ 60000 mi.

5 yr./ 60000 mi.

NA

Drivetrain

5 yr./ 60000 mi.

5 yr./ 60000 mi.

NA

Basic

3 yr./ 36000 mi.

3 yr./ 36000 mi.

NA

Safety features

engine immobilizer

passenger airbag deactivation switch

front center lap belt

front fog/driving lights

child seat anchors

remote anti-theft alarm system

electronic brakeforce distribution

2 front headrests

4-wheel abs

Tires and wheels

underbody mounted spare tire

steel spare wheel

alloy wheels

p255/70r16 tires

16 x 7 in. wheels

fullsize matching spare tire

all season tires

Body

skid plates

Truck features

chrome finish bumpers

Roof and glass

intermittent wipers

Towing and hauling

trailer wiring

cargo tie downs

Comfort

cargo area light

air conditioning

dual vanity mirrors

leather steering wheel

front reading lights

Convenience

front door pockets

front cupholders

cruise control

cruise controls on steering wheel

tilt-adjustable steering wheel

power steering

retained accessory power

overhead console with storage

Instrumentation

low fuel level warning

tachometer

clock

external temperature display

compass

Power features

remote keyless power door locks

1 one-touch power windows

power mirrors

heated mirrors

In car entertainment

mast antenna

80 watts stereo output

am/fm stereo

4 total speakers

Front seats

cloth

40-60 split bench front seats

passenger seat with manual adjustable lumbar support

driver seat with manual adjustable lumbar support

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