2021 Chevy Silverado 1500 vs. 2021 Ford F-150

2021 Chevy Silverado 1500 vs. 2021 Ford F-150
2021 Chevy Silverado 1500


2021 Ford F-150


8 trims/34 configurations


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

Teen Driver Technology


If you’re in the market for a full-size pickup truck that’s capable of helping you tackle heavy-duty tasks on Jacksonville jobsites, you’ve probably narrowed your choices down the Chevy Silverado 1500 and Ford F-150. While both of these light-duty pickups have a lot to offer in terms of performance capabilities, only one has everything you’re lifestyle needs. Compare these Chevy vs. Ford pickup trucks with Marine Chevrolet with Marine Chevrolet. If you have any additional questions, please feel free to contact us today!

Ford F-150 vs. Chevy Silverado: Performance Features

When you’re compiling the list of qualities you want in your next Richlands work truck, you’ll want to think about the kind of performance it can provide. Both the Chevy Silverado and Ford F-150 offer six engine options that deliver a range of performance specs:

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: Towing Capacities

Need a full-size truck that can tow heavy loads throughout Sneads Ferry? The Chevy Silverado 1500 is just what you need! When equipped with its most powerful engine–an EcoTec3–the Silverado 1500 can tow up to 13,300 pounds while the F-150 comes up a bit short with a towing capacity of 13,100 pounds. In addition to this impressive towing capacity, the Silverado also provides:

  • Standard Trailering Package: Features 2-inch receiver and a hitch platform, an automatic locking rear differential, a 4-pin connector, and a 7-wire harness with a 7-way sealed connector that makes towing a breeze.
  • Available Max Trailering Package: Provides additional performance components like revised shock tuning, upgraded rear springs, and more.
  • Available Towing Mirrors: Towing mirrors allow you to have better visibility when towing on Jacksonville roads.

Silverado 1500 vs. F-150: Interior Dimensions

Camp Lejeune drivers desiring a pickup with more space will be pleased to know that the Silverado 1500 offers more head and legroom for front-seat passengers. Here’s how else the Silverado 1500 vs. F-150 compare inside:

Chevy Silverado Interior Dimensions

  • 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 Interior Dimensions

  • 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 Features

When comparing the Silverado vs. F-150 in terms of their safety features, the Silverado stands out with Teen Driver Technology. This feature allows you to monitor your teen’s ( or other family and friends’) driving habits when they’re behind the wheel of your Silverado. You can set limits on things like the truck’s speed, radio volume, and more. While both the 2021 Chevy Silverado 1500 and Ford F-150 come equipped with a variety of high-tech safety features, you’ll find this unique technology in the Chevy Silverado.

Shop with Marine Chevrolet for Your Next Chevy Silverado

Impressed with the new 2021 Chevy Silverado 1500 performance capabilities? Turn to the experts at Marine Chevrolet to help you secure the keys! We’ll help you find the configuration that best suits your lifestyle needs. While you’re checking out inventory at the showroom, you can also consult with one of our finance specialists to discuss your buying options and our ongoing new vehicle specials.

*Requires Silverado 1500 Double Cab Standard Bed RST 4×4 with available 6.2L V8 engine, Max Trailering Package and 20-inch wheels. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the Trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

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