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2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 vs. 2021 Ford F-250 Review

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2021 Chevrolet
Silverado 1500

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2021 Ford
F-250

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MSRP*
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$29,300 to $57,700
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$34,230 to $84,390
Invoice* $28,157 to $54,296 $32,518 to $79,900
MPG - City 14 - 20 N/A
MPG - Hwy 20 - 23 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4, 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** **** ****
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-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. Both the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and the Ford F-250 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is a little wider than the Ford F-250, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. 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. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of lumber or gardening supplies into the bed of the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 as you will with the Ford F-250.

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