2021 Silverado vs 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

12,000 pounds (with PowerBoost® engine)
2 to 6

Passenger Capacity

3 to 6

Teen Driver Technology


When you are in search of a pickup that can handle weekend adventures in Kearney as well as tough tasks at the jobsite, you have a wide variety of options to choose from. Two of the most popular trucks on the market today are the Chevy Silverado 1500 and the Ford F-150. Sure, both have built a reputation for quality, but only one can earn that coveted spot in your garage. So, which is more deserving of your hard earned dollar? When you compare the Silverado 1500 vs. Ford F-150, you will see that Chevy provides more for your money. 

Silverado 1500 vs. F-150: Engine Performance 

One of the first areas of consideration for Liberty truck shoppers is performance. When comparing Chevy vs. Ford in this area, you will notice that both brands offer a similar array of engines so you can easily find a pickup that is perfectly tailored to your needs. 

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 Specs

While each option provides similar performance specs, how do the two compare when it comes to towing? Compare the Ford F-150 vs. Chevy Silverado when equipped with their most powerful engines (PowerBoost® for the F-150 and the EcoTec3 for the Silverado), and you will see that the Ford F-150 can tow up to 12,000 pounds, falling well short of the 13,300 pounds provided by the Silverado 1500. What sweetens the deal even further? The Silverado 1500 offers these impressive features to make towing a breeze in Kansas City:

  • Standard Trailering Package: This package features 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.
  • Available Max Trailering Package: Upgrade your pickup with revised shock tuning, upgraded rear springs, and more.
  • Available Towing Mirrors: Available towing mirrors make towing in Lawson safer and more convenient. 

Silverado 1500 vs. F-150: Interior Dimensions

What about passenger space? Front passengers will have more room to stretch out inside the cabin of the Silverado 1500. 

Chevy Silverado Interior Dimensions

  • Front Legroom: 44.5 inches
  • Front Headroom: 43.1 inches

Ford F-150 Interior Dimensions

  • Front Legroom: 43.9 inches
  • Front Headroom: 40.8 inches

Chevy vs. Ford: Safety and Security

You want to drive with complete peace of mind on Excelsior Springs roads. When you compare the Silverado vs. F-150 in terms of safety, you will see that the Silverado offers Teen Driver Technology, a feature not found on the F-150. This feature monitors your teen driver (or other friends and family members) when they drive your Silverado. It can be used to set limits on vehicle speed, audio volume, and more. It’s just one of the many features that sets Chevy apart from the pack. 

Explore the Silverado 1500 Today at Roberts Robinson Chevrolet Buick GMC

Now that you’ve seen how the Ford F-150 vs. Chevy Silverado compare, we invite you to see how the Silverado 1500 performs in person. Visit us today to set up a test drive, or contact us for more information. Remember to also take a look at our new vehicle specials to get a great deal on the truck of your dreams. 

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