|2018 Ford F-150||VS||2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500|
|450 hp||Maximum Horsepower||420 hp|
|13,200 lbs.||Maximum Towing||12,500 lbs.|
|23 mpg||Combined Fuel Economy||21 mpg|
When you're looking for a new truck, you want to be sure that you are getting a vehicle that is able to handle anything. When you take a look at the 2018 Ford F-150, you're doing exactly that. The 2018 Ford F-150 is one of the most well-known trucks, so of course, it is going to be full of available and standard features and is sure to perform better than the competition. However, when you're shopping for a new vehicle, you are going to want to be sure that everything is backed up by cold hard facts. The best way to ensure that you know exactly what you will be getting for a vehicle is to compare it to another, similar vehicle. The 2018 Ford F-150 vs 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500is the comparison to end comparisons. Chevy and Ford have been head to head when it comes to creating high-performing trucks that aren't afraid to get dirty.
The most important aspect of a truck is if it will be able to perform how you need it to. This won't be a problem with the 2018 Ford F-150, which has a maximum towing capacity of 13,200 pounds when the supercab is equipped with the 3.5L EcoBoost® V6 engine. The 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 can only handle a maximum of 12,500 pounds. When you choose the 2018 F-150, you're not only getting a vehicle that is able to perform. You'll also have a vehicle that spends less time at the pump and more time on the road. The combined fuel economy of the 2018 Ford F-150 is 23 miles per gallon, an entire 2 miles more than the 2018 Chevy Silverado, which clocks in at 21 mpg.
Many people would think that once you've decided on the truck you want your decisions to end there. That isn't the case with the 2018 Ford F-150, which offers five engine options across seven trim levels. The 2018 Chevrolet Silverado does offer eight trims, but you only have three engine choices; a 43.L EcoTec3 V6, a 5.3L EcoTec3 V8, and a 6.2 EcoTec3 V8. Your five engine options on the 2018 Ford F-150 include a 3.3L V6, a 2.7L EcoBoost® V6, a 5.0L V8, a 3.5L EcoBoost® V6, and the H.O. 3.5L EcoBoost® V6.
On the 2018 Chevy Silverado and on the 2018 Ford F-150, the engines are incredibly powerful, topping out at 420 horsepower with 460 pound-feet of torque on the Silverado, and 450 horsepower with 510 pound-feet of torque if you get the H.O. 3.5L EcoBoost® V6 engine on the 2018 Ford F-150 Raptor.
No matter what you choose on the 2018 Ford F-150, you'll be behind the wheel of a powerful and capable truck. To test drive the 2018 Ford F-150 in Jacksonville, NC, visit Sanders Ford.