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2021 Silverado 1500 vs. 2021 Ford F-150

2021 Chevy Silverado 1500

vs.

2021 Ford F-150
$28,900

MSRP

$28,940
8 trims/34 configurations

Models

6 trims/42 configurations
13,300 pounds (with EcoTec3 engine)

Towing Capacity

13,100 pounds (with EcoBoost® V6 engine)
2 to 6

Passenger Capacity

3 to 6
Yes

Teen Driver Technology

No

Shopping around for the perfect new pickup truck to get you through the Kansas City workday is no small task. Your rig needs to have the towing and hauling power to suit your cargo, a powerful yet efficient engine, and a well-equipped cabin – all for a price point that fits into your budget. Most of the time, Shawnee Mission truck shoppers will compare Chevy vs. Ford options. Between the popular Ford F-150 vs. Chevy Silverado, which truck is built to exceed your expectations? Compare them with Hendrick Chevrolet Shawnee Mission to find out!

Silverado 1500 vs. F-150: Engine Performance

Between the Ford F-150 vs. Chevy Silverado, there are several high-performing engine configurations to consider. Whether you want V6, V8, or diesel power, these options are sure to leave a lasting impression. Compare Chevy vs. Ford engines below to see which impress you most:

Chevy Silverado 1500 Engines

  • Standard 285-hp 4.3L EcoTec3 V6 with Active Fuel Management™ (gas)
  • 277-hp 3.0L Duramax 3.0L I-6 (diesel)
  • 310-hp 2.7L I-4 (gas)
  • 355-hp 5.3L V-8 (gas) with Active Fuel Management™
  • 355-hp 5.3L V-8 (gas) with Dynamic Fuel Management™
  • 420-hp 6.2L EcoTec3 V-8 with Dynamic Fuel Management™ (gas)

Ford F-150 Engines

  • Standard 290-hp 3.3L TI-VCT V6
  • 400-hp 3.5L EcoBoost® V-6 (gas)
  • 250-hp 3.0L Power Stroke® (diesel)
  • 430-hp PowerBoost® V6 (full hybrid)
  • 325-hp 2.7L Turbocharged EcoBoost® (gas)
  • 400-hp 5.0L V-8 (gas)

Silverado 1500 vs. F-150: Max. Towing Capacities

The Ford F-150 vs. Chevy Silverado matchup has always presented a heated competition, especially when it comes to towing power. However, at a 13,300-pound maximum, the 2021 Chevy Silverado 1500 allows you to tow up to 200 pounds more in one go than the Ford F-150, which maxes out at 13,100 pounds. When you’re loading lumber or other work equipment, that extra 200 pounds can save you an extra trip in Overland Park!

Silverado 1500 vs. F-150: Cabin Space

Truck cabins are a little less spacious than SUV or crossover cabins, but you’ll barely notice any difference when you’re behind the wheel of the Chevy Silverado. It provides more headroom and legroom for drivers, so it’s easy to get comfortable for long haul trips:

Chevy Silverado 1500 Cabin Specs

  • Front Legroom: 44.5 inches
  • Front Headroom: 43.1 inches
  • Front Hip Room: 60.9 inches
  • Front Shoulder Room: 66.1 inches

Ford F-150 Cabin Specs

  • Front Legroom: 43.9 inches
  • Front Headroom: 40.8 inches
  • Front Hip Room: 62.5 inches
  • Front Shoulder Room: 66.7 inches

Chevy vs. Ford: Safety Tech

As you compare the Silverado 1500 vs. F-150, you might notice one specific feature that’s lacking in the F-150: Teen Driver Technology. This innovative safety technology comes standard not just in the Chevy Silverado but in all the new Chevy vehicles.

Teen Driver Technology is designed to bring greater peace of mind to parents of teen drivers who will be borrowing the car or truck for an afternoon. However, even if you don’t have a new young driver in the family, you can still use Teen Driver to your advantage in the Silverado! If a crew member on the job or a neighbor asks to borrow your truck’s towing power for the day, you can ensure they drive your truck safely by setting up speed limits, audio limits, and more.

Test Drive a Silverado 1500 in Merriam

Chevy vs. Ford: which will be your truck brand of choice? If you have some additional questions about the Silverado or its trim levels, our Chevy experts are always here to help! While you’re at it, be sure to also inquire about how you can drive home in a new Silverado for less with the help of our new Chevy specials.

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$699.00 Dealer Administrative Charge not included in advertised price.

 

Advertised prices EXCLUDE options added by the dealer and displayed on the vehicle’s window sticker addendum. Please contact dealer for additional details.

 

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Must purchase a new, in-stock Chevrolet Silverado 1500 from Hendrick Chevrolet Shawnee Mission between June 24th through July 4th to qualify. Inbound, ordered, pre-ordered and previously sold vehicles do not qualify. All Silverado 1500 ZR2 models do not qualify. Offer cannot be combined with any other incentives or dealer discounts. Gas card will be provided on location or by mail within 30 days of appraisal. Offer cannot be exchanged for cash. One gift card per vehicle purchase. Please see team for details.

 

Additional Disclaimers:

 

*APR and cash allowance vary by model. Length of contract limited. Must finance with GM Financial. Some customers may not qualify. Not available with lease and some other offers. Take new retail delivery by 7/5/22.

*APR and cash allowance vary by model. Length of contract limited. Must finance with GM Financial. Some customers may not qualify. Not available with lease and some other offers. Take new retail delivery by 7/5/22.

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