The Chevrolet Silverado VS the Competition
When it Comes to Pickup Trucks, the Silverado Tows the Competition Away with it's Durability, Power, and Features to Go Anywhere and Do Whatever it Takes
Chevrolet Silverado vs Ford F-150
Let’s talk trucks for a minute here. When it comes to dependability, longevity, and style, it’s tough to beat the tried and true Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck. But let’s give credit where it due to Ford and the advancements they’ve made with the F-150 over the years. These two rough and rugged trucks have been battling it out for customer loyalty for years. So lets set the record straight on which is best.
In LT trim, the Silverado crew cab is about $1000 more than the F-150 supercrew XLT, but when you see what you get standard for that extra bit of your hard earned money, it’ll more than make up for it. To start, let’s talk power! The Silverado’s standard 4.3L V6 has the F150’s 3.5L V6 in an arm bar and it won’t let go. While both have almost the same horsepower with the Silverado edging out the F150 by only 3 horses, its 52 added lb-ft of torque means more pulling capabilities when its time to tow a trailer or you have a bed full of something heavy like dirt or bricks.
As for comfort and amenities, the Silverado offers an additional two inches of front headroom and available 4G LTE Wi-Fi for up to several devices. You know what that means? Everyone wins! You have comfort while driving, and your passengers can use their devices to keep themselves occupied while on the road to your next destination.
Speaking of your next destination, let’s talk fuel efficiency; while both trucks have almost the exact same fuel economy on the highway and in the city, it is the Silverado that will take you farther with an added three gallons of gas in the tank. So you’ll never have to worry about running out of gas on the road.
And on the off chance you DO run out of gas (or need roadside assistance in general) Chevrolet has you covered for 5 years and up to 100,000 miles. Ford only covers roadside up to 60,000 miles. The Silverado also has the added piece of mind of a 5-year/ 100,000 mile warranty while Ford only gives you 60,000 miles. PLUS Chevrolet gives you two years of scheduled maintenance.
So when it comes time to pick your pickup, the Chevrolet Silverado has you covered with many best in class features and benefits.
The Chevrolet Silverado vs Toyota Tundra
It’s no secret that Americans love their pickup trucks, and Chevrolet has always been at the forefront of the pickup truck race with style and innovation. But there’s always a competitor trying to dethrone the bowtie. In this comparison, we’ll look at the Toyota Tundra and how it stacks up to the Chevrolet Silverado.
At comparable trim package levels, the Toyota Tundra is typically a bit pricier, but ids there a huge difference in what you get at that level? Well, for starters, the Tundra does come standard with a larger, powerful engine (the Tundra features a 5.7L V8 which pumps out 381 horsepower and 401 ft-lbs of torque, compared to the 5.3L V8 in the Chevrolet Silverado pushing 355 horsepower and 383 ft-lbs of torque). So sure, the Tundra has a bit more power to it, but if you need that power for pulling something heavy, you’ll want to upgrade to a diesel engine… Oh, but wait, the Tundra doesn’t have the option for a diesel, the Silverado DOES!!
Of course a larger engine, while more powerful, will not get the best fuel economy. The Silverado will get you 15MPG in the city and 21MPG on the highway compared to the Tundra’s 13MPG in the city and 17MPG on the highway.
What about comfort and convenience features? Well for starters the Silverado in LTZ Z71 crew cab short box 4WD package, when up against it’s comparable Tundra has over three extra inches of front head room. Let’s not forget about GM’s OnStar communication and assistance feature, something not found in the Tundra. Not to mention the availability of 4G LTE wifi for up to 7 devices in the Silverado. The Tundra offers… no wifi.
While both trucks offers the exact same warranty and maintenance packages, it is the Chevrolet that rises above the Toyota when it comes to the roadside assistance program. Sure Toyota’s package offers unlimited mileage, but its only for 2 years, where the Silverado’s package offers 5 years of roadside up to 60,000 miles on the vehicle.
Versatility, comfort, and convenience; that’s Silverado!
The Chevrolet Silverado 2500 vs Ford F-250
We all know Americans lover their trucks, and the bigger they get, the more people love them! So it’s time to take a look at the two leaders in the heavyweight division to see which truck is the best, and which needs to go home! So we’re taking a look at how the Silverado 2500 (in high country trim) stacks up to the Ford F-250 Super Duty King Ranch.
For starters, when it comes to price, these two tough trucks are just about neck and neck with about $600 MSRP difference (The Chevy is more), and when it comes to a truck, that’s a small price to pay for glory! Sure, the Chevrolet has a bit smaller of an engine with a bit less power, but if you’re hauling trailers and other heavy stuff around, you shouldn’t worry about gas engines, because you need a big powerful diesel. But what the Chevrolet’s 6.0L electronic injection gas powered V8 lacks in power, it’ll sure make up for in fuel economy!
But what about features inside the truck? Well for starters, the Silverado is a bit wider and offers more head room than the F-250 so you’ll be more comfortable on those long haul trips you might be taking. Not to mention features like daytime running lights, power drivers side mirror and in-vehicle communication and assistance service. All that comes standard on Silverado, and is not even an option on the Ford!!
Both brands offer the exact same warranty and roadside assistance, but Chevrolet knows you’re going to be using your truck for all sorts of different activities from camping to work to mulching the lawn, so as an added benefit, you’ll get two years of your service maintenance included when you buy a Chevrolet Silverado 2500.
No matter what your truck needs, you know that Chevrolet has you covered no matter what road you’re going down.