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2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 vs. 2020 Ford F-150 Review

New 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

2020 Chevrolet
Silverado 1500

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New 2020 Ford F-150

2020 Ford
F-150

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MSRP*
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$28,500 to $57,100
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$28,745 to $71,160
Invoice* $27,389 to $53,731 $27,451 to $66,462
MPG - City 15 - 20 15 - 20
MPG - Hwy 20 - 24 18 - 26
Engine(s) Inline-4, V-6, V-8 V-6, V-8
Seating Capacity 3 - 6 3 - 6
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** **** **** - *****
Frontal Crash Rating** **** **** - *****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 offers passengers in its extended cab about the same head- and legroom as the Ford F-150. 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-150.

Convenience
With the Ford F-150 you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Chevrolet Silverado 1500, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

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-150. 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-150.

Dimensions
The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is a little wider than the Ford F-150, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. When looking at overall length, the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Ford F-150.

Drivetrain
The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 offers much less torque than the Ford F-150, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 has a smaller turning radius than the Ford F-150, allowing you to more easily get in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is clearly the choice over the Ford F-150 for pulling heavy loads. The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 has a little more horsepower than the Ford F-150.

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-150. The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 has a slightly greater cargo capacity for your lumber or other material than the Ford F-150.

Warranty
The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Ford F-150.