|2016 Ford F-150||VS||2016 Chevy Silverado|
|12,200 lbs||Max Trailering Weight||12,000 lbs|
|3,270 lbs||Max Payload||2,180 lbs|
|3.5L V6||Standard Engine||4.3L V6|
When you’re looking for a new pickup truck the two that are going to come up most are the 2016 Ford F-150 and 2016 Chevy Silverado. The advantages of these two go past just their utility as a work machine, and when you look at the details you can see that both the F-150 and Silverado are fully capable of being used as a daily driver as well. Learn more about the 2016 Ford F-150 vs 2016 Chevy Silverado 1500 matchup in our comparison.
The 2016 Ford F-150 and Chevy Silverado both put up some pretty similar numbers. The max towing rating is close on both, with the F-150 getting up to 12,200 lbs and the Silverado reaching 12,000 lbs, but the similarities don’t stop there. Their standard engines both allow them to have a respectable fuel efficiency rating of 25 MPG on the highway for the F-150 and 24 MPG for the Silverado.
So what are the main differences to be found between the 2016 F-150 and 2016 Silverado? The area where the F-150 gets furthest ahead is with its payload rating. The Silverado is sporting a 2,180 lbs max payload capacity when fully equipped, however that is only 260 lbs more than the standard payload on the F-150, and far behind the max payload of 3,270 lbs when the F-150 is also fully equipped.
Both trucks will also allow you to pick from a variety of trims and different engine options to help you balance power and efficiency for your own needs. However, the real difference is all the options available to the Ford F-150 for its interior. If cloth seats won’t cut it, you can upgrade to a durable yet comfortable leather. Need extra toys in the interior? The 2016 F-150 can be equipped with Ford SYNC 3 and a premium sound system.
The best way to see if a truck is right for you is to give it a test drive. We think the 2016 Ford F-150 will impress you much like it has impressed us. Stop by Sanders Ford in Jacksonville NC and check out our F-150 inventory!