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2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 vs. 2021 Ford F-350 Review

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2021 Chevrolet
Silverado 1500

MSRP*: $29,300 to $57,700
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2021 Ford

MSRP*: $35,745 to $87,375
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Invoice* $28,157 to $54,296 $33,958 to $82,691
MPG - City 14 - 20 MPG Info not available
MPG - Hwy 20 - 23 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 3 - 6 seats 3 - 6 seats
Cargo Space 62.9 - 89.1 ft3 65.4 - 78.5 ft3
Engine Inline-4, V-6, V-8 V-8
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain Four-wheel, Rear-wheel Four-wheel, Rear-wheel
Horsepower 310 - 420 hp 475 hp
Towing Capacity 9,100 - 13,300 lbs 12,000 - 21,200 lbs
Exterior Length 229.5 - 241.2 in 231.8 - 266.2 in
Exterior Width 81.1 - 81.2 in 80.0 - 96.0 in
Leg Room Front 44.5 in
Rear 35.2 - 43.4 in
Front 43.9 in
Rear 33.5 - 43.6 in
Head Room Front 43.0 - 43.1 in
Rear 39.9 - 40.1 in
Front 40.8 in
Rear 40.3 - 40.4 in
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** **** Info not available
Frontal Crash Rating** **** Info not available
Side Crash Rating** ***** Info not available

**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

Passengers in the extended cab will be able to stretch out a lot more with the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 than the Ford F-350. 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-350.

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-350. 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-350 have similar Destination Charges.

Since the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is much slimmer than the Ford F-350, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. 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-350.

The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Ford F-350, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

In terms of towing capacity, the Ford F-350 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-350.

The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 offers much less torque than the Ford F-350, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

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-350. The Ford F-350 has a lot more cargo capacity for hauling lumber or gardening supplies than the Chevrolet Silverado 1500.

The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Ford F-350.