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2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 vs. 2015 Ford F-250 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the extended cab may find themselves a little more squished in the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 than the Ford F-250. The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 will be a favorite with tall drivers and their passengers, since it has much greater head- and legroom than the Ford F-250.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Ford F-250. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 costs less to deliver to the dealership than the Ford F-250.

Dimensions
The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is about the same width as the Ford F-250. If you go with the Chevrolet Silverado 1500, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Ford F-250.

Drivetrain
The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 offers much less torque than the Ford F-250, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Ford F-250, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Ford F-250 is clearly the choice over the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 for pulling heavy loads. The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 has a little less horsepower than the Ford F-250.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit the same number of people in the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 as you will the Ford F-250. The Ford F-250 has a lot more cargo capacity for hauling lumber or gardening supplies than the Chevrolet Silverado 1500.

Warranty
The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Ford F-250.

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2014 Chevrolet
Silverado 1500

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MSRP*: $25,575 - $49,180

2015 Ford
F-250

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MSRP*: $31,045 - $48,630
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $750 Up to $500
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 0.90%
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 16 - 18 --
Highway MPG: 22 - 24 --
Engine(s): V-6, V-8 V-8
Seating Capacity: 3 - 6 3 - 6
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating
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***** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating
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***** Not Tested
Invoice*: $24,552 - $45,737 $28,638 - $44,861

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