The 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Vs. The Ford F-150

December 28th, 2020 by

Finally, The Head-To-Head Battle You’ve Been Waiting For Is Here
For years, Chevy and Ford have been trying to out-do one another in terms of just what a work truck is capable of. In 2020, this battle for supremacy took a new turn with the release of the 2020 Chevy Silverado 1500 and the 2020 Ford F-150. Which of these two behemoths will come out on top in a direct, head-to-head comparison? And which one would be a better fit for you? Stop by Spitzer Chevrolet Lordstown today to test-drive any of our Chevy Silverado’s for sale to experience how it outperforms its rival.

The Engine
By far, the most important quality to look for in a vehicle of this type is the engine. While the competition was fierce, the 2020 Chevy Silverado certainly manages to come out ahead.

The standard engine of the 2020 Chevy Silverado is a 285 horsepower, 4.3L V6 that runs on regular gas. Note, however, that you can also upgrade this to a 355-horsepower 5.3 L V8 if you prefer. This runs contrary to the 290-horsepower 3.3 L V6 that comes standard on the 2020 Ford F-150, which can be upgraded to a 325-horsepower 2.7 L V6. As was true with the 2020 Chevy Silverado, the Ford F-150 engines also run on regular gasoline.

The 2020 Chevy Silverado and the Ford F-150 may look similar, but when you break things down by their dimensions, it becomes clear that looks can be deceiving.

The length of the 2020 Chevy Silverado is 229.5 inches, while the Ford F-150 comes in at 209.3 inches. The former offers a 139.6- inch wheelbase, while the latter is only 122.0 inches. The width of the 2020 Chevy Silverado is 81.1 inches, versus 79.9 on the Ford F-150. They’re both about the same height, coming in at 75.6 inches and 75.5 inches, respectively. However, the turning radius on the 2020 Chevy Silverado is an impressive 22.3 feet, while the Ford F-150 only manages 20.4 feet.

Other Qualities That Matter
The maximum towing capacity of the 2020 Chevy Silverado is a massive 7,900 pounds. The Ford F-150, on the other hand, only comes in at 5,000 pounds. The 2020 Chevy Silverado gives you 44.5 inches of front legroom, while with the Ford F-150 you only get 43.9 inches. In terms of front headroom, the former gives you 43.1 inches while the Ford F-150 only gives you 40.8 inches.

Contact Spitzer Chevrolet Lordstown Today
Nobody is saying that the Ford F-150 isn’t an impressive vehicle, far from it. It’s just that, when judged against all of the qualities that are most important to today’s modern driver, it’s clear that the 2020 Chevy Silverado manages to smash the competition again and again. So if you want to see what this marvel can do with your own two eyes, or if you’re just eager to discuss your own car hunt with someone in a bit more detail, please don’t delay. Contact Spitzer Chevrolet Lordstown in North Jackson today to schedule your free test drive.

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