2020 Chevy Silverado 1500 vs. 2020 Ford F-150

2020 Chevy Silverado 1500


2020 Ford F-150
$28,500* MSRP

Starting Price

$28,745 MSRP

Trim Levels

23 mpg city/33 MPG highway

Fuel Economy

16 MPG city/22 mpg highway
13,400 pounds

Max Towing Capacity

13,200 pounds

Maximum Passenger Capacity


Teen Driver Technology


2020 Chevy Silverado 1500 vs. 2020 Ford F-150

Are you shopping for a full-size pickup truck for weekend adventures and job sites around Vienna? If so, you’re probably wondering how heavyweights like the Ford F-150 vs. Chevy Silverado compare. While the Ford F-150 has a lot to offer, we at McClinton Chevrolet are convinced that by the end of this comparison, you’ll agree that the new Chevy Silverado 1500 goes above and beyond. Compare the Silverado 1500 vs. F-150 below to decide which is truly right for you! 

Chevy vs. Ford: Silverado 1500 & F-150 Engine Options 

When shopping for a pickup truck, drivers are often concerned first and foremost with engine options. Fortunately, the Chevy Silverado and Ford F-150 are both high performers in their segment and offer six engine options. Below, you can compare the Silverado 1500 and F-150 engine specs for yourself: 

Chevy Silverado 1500 Engine Options 

  • 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)
  • 5.3L V-8 (gas) with active fuel management
  • 5.3L V-8 (gas) with dynamic fuel management
  • 420-hp 6.2L V-8 (gas)

Ford F-150 XLT Engine Options 

  • Standard 290-hp 3.3L TI-VCT V6
  • 375-hp 3.5L EcoBoost® V-6 (gas)
  • 3.0L Power Stroke® (diesel)
  • High Output 3.5L EcoBoost® (gas)
  • 325-hp 2.7L Turbocharged EcoBoost® (gas)
  • 395-hp 5.0L V-8 (gas)

Silverado 1500 vs. F-150: Towing Capacities 

If you want a pickup truck that outdoes the competition in terms of towing, you won’t be disappointed by the Chevy Silverado 1500. The Silverado 1500 tows 13,400 pounds vs. 13,200 pounds with the Ford F-150. In addition, the Silverado 1500 also provides the following features to make towing around Belpre easier and safer:

  • Standard Trailering Package: This package simplifies towing with features like a 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. 
  • Optional Max Trailering Package: Revised shock tuning and upgraded rear springs give you an edge when you’re towing around Marietta. 
  • Optional Towing Mirrors: Available towing mirrors make it easier to see what’s going on behind you, so you can travel with greater peace of mind. 

Silverado 1500 vs. F-150: Interior Dimensions

Pickup trucks are built to work, but that doesn’t mean they can’t also be comfortable and accommodating. When you compare the interior dimensions of the Silverado 1500 and Ford F-150, it’s easy to see that the Silverado 1500 is the more spacious of the two. Here’s how the Silverado 1500 vs. F-150 compare in terms of interior space:

Chevy Silverado Interior Dimensions

  • Headroom: 43 inches
  • Legroom: 44.5 inches
  • Hip room: 61.2 inches
  • Shoulder room: 66.1 inches

Ford F-150 Interior Dimensions

  • Headroom: 40.8 inches
  • Legroom: 43.9 inches
  • Hip room: 62.5 inches
  • Shoulder room: 66.7 inches

Find a New Chevrolet Silverado for Sale in Parkersburg

When you compare the Ford F-150 vs. Chevy Silverado 1500, it’s clear that the Silverado 1500 offers more powerful engines, a greater towing capacity, and a roomier cabin. Ready to get behind the wheel of a new Silverado 1500? Contact us online or call us at 304-500-8157 with any questions. You can also apply for financing online if you’re ready to take the next step toward owning your very own Silverado 1500! 


*The Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price excludes destination freight charge, tax, title, license, dealer fees and optional equipment. Click here to see all Chevrolet vehicles’ destination freight charges.

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