Chevrolet Silverado 1500 vs. Ford F-150

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Key Specs

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.73 / 5
22 Reviews
4.03 / 5
29 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
285 - 355 hp
250 - 395 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
4.3L EcoTec3 V6 (285 hp [212 kW] @ 5300 rpm 305 lb
4.3L ECOTEC3 V6
5.3L ECOTEC3 V8
E85 FLEXFUEL
3.3L V6 PFDI
2.7L V6 EcoBoost
5.0L V8
3.5L V6 ECOBOOST

Interior Features

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry
Optional
Optional

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Optional
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Optional
Optional

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Optional
Optional

Power Windows

Power Windows
Optional
Optional

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost
Optional
Optional

Privacy Glass

Privacy Glass
Optional
Optional

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
44.53 in.
43.9 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
43.03 - 43.11 in.
40.8 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
35.24 - 43.4 in.
33.5 - 43.6 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
39.88 - 40.12 in.
40.3 - 40.4 in.

Cargo Volume

Cargo Volume
62.9 - 89.1 cu. ft.
52.8 - 77.4 cu. ft.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Optional

AUX Input

AUX Input

Passengers

Passengers
3 - 6
3 - 6

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels

Bed Liner

Bed Liner
Optional
Optional

Running Boards

Running Boards
Optional
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width
255/70R17 - LT275/65R18C
LT245/70SR17 - P275/55SR20

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
139.56 - 156.95 in.
122 - 163 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
44.6 - 50.2 ft.
40.7 - 53 ft.

Length

Length
229.5 - 241.21 in.
209.3 - 250.5 in.

Width

Width
81.14 - 81.24 in.
79.9 in.

Mechanical Specs

Horsepower

Horsepower
285 - 355 hp
250 - 395 hp

Torque

Torque
305 - 383 ft. lbs.
265 - 470 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Capacity
9500 - 10100 lbs.
5000 - 7000 lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
500 lbs.
500 - 700 lbs.

Turbocharged

Turbocharged
Optional
Optional

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Limited Slip Differential

Limited Slip Differential
Optional
Optional

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
24 - 28.3 gal.
23 - 36 gal.

Combined

Combined
17 - 21 mpg
19 - 26 mpg

City

City
14 - 19 mpg
16 - 22 mpg

Highway

Highway
19 - 22 mpg
22 - 30 mpg

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Conventional Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Optional
Optional

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Silverado 1500
Ford F-150

Body Style

Body Style
Crew Cab Pickup, Double Cab Pickup, Regular Cab Chassis Cab, Regular Cab Pickup
Regular Cab Styleside, SuperCab Styleside, SuperCrew Cab Styleside

Body Code

Body Code
E63 - ZW9
T

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive - Rear Wheel Drive
Four Wheel Drive - Rear Wheel Drive

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
3 - 6
3, 5, 6

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front
3700 - 3800 lbs.
3000 - 3750 lbs.

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear
3800 lbs.
3350 - 3800 lbs.

Curb Weight - Front

Curb Weight - Front
2662 - 2918 lbs.
2383 - 2984 lbs.

Curb Weight - Rear

Curb Weight - Rear
1707 - 1976 lbs.
1686 - 2016 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
15 - 20 mpg.
18 - 25 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
14 - 19 mpg.
16 - 22 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
19 - 22 mpg.
22 - 30 mpg.

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.8, 9.3, 10.3, 10.4, 11.0, 11.8
8.0, 8.1, 8.2, 8.4, 8.6, 8.9, 9.3, 9.4, 9.8

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap
6800 - 7100 lbs.
6070 - 7850 lbs.

Gross Combined Wt Rating

Gross Combined Wt Rating
12000 - 15000 lbs.
9500 - 12400 lbs.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
5000 lbs.
5000 - 7000 lbs.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
500 lbs.
500 - 700 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
6700 - 10100 lbs.
5000 - 7000 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
670 - 1010 lbs.
500 - 700 lbs.

Maximum Trailering Capacity

Maximum Trailering Capacity
9500 - 10100 lbs.
5000 - 7000 lbs.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Gas V6
Gas V8
Gas/Ethanol V8
Turbocharged Gas I4
Intercooled Turbo Diesel V-6
Regular Unleaded V-6
Regular Unleaded V-8
Twin Turbo Regular Unleaded V-6

Fuel System

Fuel System
Direct Injection
Diesel Injection - Port/Direct Injection

Engine Order Code

Engine Order Code
L3B, L82, LV3
991, 994, 995, 99B, 99P

Displacement

Displacement
2.7L/166, 4.3L/262, 5.3L/325
2.7 L/164, 3.0 L/183, 3.3 L, 3.5 L/213, 5.0 L/302

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
MQE - MYC
446 - 44G

Trans Type

Trans Type
6 - 8
6 - 10

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic
Automatic w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.03 - 4.56
4.17 - 4.70

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.36 - 2.97
2.34 - 2.98

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.53 - 2.08
1.52 - 2.15

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.15 - 1.69
1.14 - 1.77

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 - 1.27
0.86 - 1.52

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.66 - 1.00
0.69 - 1.27

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85
1.00

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.65
0.85

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.06 - 3.82
3.40 - 4.87

Transfer Case Model

Transfer Case Model
Magna - Magna MP3023/4
Electronic - None

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
720 - 730
610

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
170 - 220
200 - 240

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Independent
Double Wishbone

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Solid Axle
Leaf

Axle Ratio (:1) - Front

Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
3.42
3.15, 3.31, 3.55, 3.73

Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear

Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.42
3.15, 3.31, 3.55, 3.73

Front Tire Order Code

Front Tire Order Code
QBN, QDV, R3O, RC5
T22, T2P, T7C, T8C

Rear Tire Order Code

Rear Tire Order Code
QBN, QDV, R3O, RC5
T22, T2P, T7C, T8C

Spare Tire Order Code

Spare Tire Order Code
QBR, RHM, XCQ
T22 - T2P

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
255/70R17, 265/70R17, LT265/70R17C, LT275/65R18C
LT245/70SR17, LT275/65SR18, P245/70SR17, P265/70SR17, P275/55SR20

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
255/70R17, 265/70R17, LT265/70R17C, LT275/65R18C
LT245/70SR17, LT275/65SR18, P245/70SR17, P265/70SR17, P275/55SR20

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
255/70R17, 265/70R17SL, LT265/70R17
Full-Size

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
17" x 8" - 18" x 8.5" in.
17 X 7.5 - 20 X 8.5 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
17" x 8" - 18" x 8.5" in.
17 X 7.5 - 20 X 8.5 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
17" in.
Full-Size in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum - Steel
Aluminum - Steel

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum - Steel
Aluminum - Steel

Steering Type

Steering Type
Electric Rack & Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
44.6 - 49.5 ft.
40.7 - 53 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
Pwr
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.5 x 1.18 in.
13.8 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.6 x 0.79 in.
13.7 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
24 - 28.3 gal.
23 - 36 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
43.03 - 43.11 in.
40.8 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
44.53 in.
43.9 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
66.02 - 66.06 in.
66.7 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
60.9 - 61.18 in.
62.5 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
39.88 - 40.12 in.
40.3 - 40.4 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
35.24 - 43.4 in.
33.5 - 43.6 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
64.88 - 65.16 in.
65.8 - 65.9 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
60.24 in.
64.7 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
139.56 - 156.95 in.
122 - 163 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
229.5 - 241.21 in.
209.3 - 250.5 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
81.14 - 81.24 in.
79.9 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
75.35 - 75.63 in.
75.1 - 77.3 in.

Ground Clearance, Front

Ground Clearance, Front
7.75 - 8.22 in.
8.4 - 9.4 in.

Ground Clearance, Rear

Ground Clearance, Rear
7.75 - 8.22 in.
8.4 - 9.4 in.

Cargo Box Length @ Floor

Cargo Box Length @ Floor
69.92 - 98.18 in.
66 - 96 in.

Cargo Box Width @ Floor

Cargo Box Width @ Floor
71.4 in.
65.2 in.

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
50.63 in.
50.6 in.

Cargo Box (Area) Height

Cargo Box (Area) Height
22.4 in.
21.4 in.

Cargo Volume

Cargo Volume
62.9 - 89.1 ft³.
52.8 - 77.4 ft³.

Model Group

Model Group
Silverado
F-Series Pickups

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Large Pick-up
Large Pick-up

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Crew Cab, Double Cab, Regular Cab
Regular Cab, SuperCab, SuperCrew Cab

Body Cab Style

Body Cab Style
Crew Cab - Standard Cab
Crew Cab, Extended Cab, Standard Cab

Bed Style

Bed Style
regular
regular

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
4.3 - 5.3
2.7, 3.0, 3.3, 3.5, 5.0

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
OHV
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
aluminum - iron

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
6 - 8
6 - 8

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
2
4