2017 Ford F-150 vs 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
2017 Ford F-150 2017 Chevy Silverado 1500
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2017 Ford F-150 vs 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Serving Waxahachie, Dallas, and Midlothian, TX

The two top American full size pickup trucks are the Ford F-150 and the Chevrolet Silverado 1500. The 2017 models continue their tradition of durable, hard-working trucks with as much available luxury as you want. Both of these trucks are available in several different configurations and powertrains, so it’s likely that one will be perfect for you. If you test drive both and examine the features of each one, we’re confident you’ll pick the Ford F-150 as the better choice.

Which Pickup Truck Has More Power?

The 2017 Ford F-150 Super Cab Lariat 4WD lists for less than the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Crew Cab ZLT 4WD, yet the Ford delivers 40 more horsepower, 70 more lb-ft of torque, and better fuel economy. The Ford sports a turbocharged 2.7-liter V6 and the Chevy has a 4.3-liter V6. The Ford can tow 12,200 pounds, while the Chevy is limited to 9,100 pounds. The Ford also has a superior gross combined weight rating (12,800 pounds vs 12,000 pounds), dead weight hitch max trailer weight (7,500 pounds vs 5,000 pounds), and max tongue weight (750 pounds vs 500 pounds).

Differences in Size Dimensions

The Ford F-150 is longer (231.9 inches vs 230.0 inches), has a longer wheelbase (145.0 inches vs 143.5 inches), higher (77.2 inches vs 74.0 inches), and lighter (4,783 pounds vs 5,300 pounds). The Ford also has more shoulder room and hip room front and rear, and more second-row leg room. In addition, the F-150 has more cargo box height (21.4 inches vs 21.1 inches), and cargo box width (65.2 inches vs 64.6 inches).

Differences Between Interior Features

The Ford F-150 and the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 have very comparable lists of features. The question shoppers must determine is how much they have to spend to get the features they want. The F-150 Super Cab Lariat has certain advantages over the Silverado 1500 Crew Cab ZLT for 2017. For example, variable speed intermittent wipers, woodgrain interior trim, trip computer, keyless start, rear head airbag, child safety locks, brake assist, blind spot monitor, cooled front seats and an engine immobilizer are standard on the Ford but not on the Chevy. In addition, the Ford offers options like automatic parking, all-season tires, dual moonroof, power retractable running boards, seatbelt airbag, heated rear seats, cross-traffic alert and adaptive cruise control that the Chevy doesn’t. Finally, the Ford F-150 has an unlimited-mileage corrosion warranty.

Our Ford car dealership in Waxahachie Texas also serves Red Oak, Midlothian, Dallas, and Ennis. We are well known for our incredible service that gives shoppers the best car buying experience available. We invite you to drop in and test drive the 2017 Ford F-150, the truck that always beats the competition.

* Based on 2017 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.s