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2022 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 vs. 2021 Ford F-150 Review

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2022 Chevrolet
Silverado 2500

MSRP*: $36,300 to $64,300
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2021 Ford
F-150

MSRP*: $29,290 to $76,530
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MPG - City Info not available 14 - 20 MPG
MPG - Hwy Info not available 18 - 26 MPG
Seating Capacity 3 - 6 seats 3 - 5 seats
Cargo Space 69.5 - 83.5 ft3 52.8 - 77.4 ft3
Engine 445-hp, 6.6-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Diesel Fuel) 250-hp, 3.0-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Diesel Fuel), 290-hp, 3.3-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Flex Fuel Capability), 325-hp, 2.7-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel), 400-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel), 400-hp, 5.0-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Flex Fuel Capability), 430-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gas/Electric Hybrid), 450-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 6-Speed A/T 10-Speed A/T
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive
Horsepower 401 hp 290 - 450 hp
Towing Capacity 14,500 - 18,500 lbs 5,000 - 11,300 lbs
Exterior Length 235.5 - 266.0 in 209.1 - 250.3 in
Exterior Width 81.8 - 81.9 in 79.9 - 86.6 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

*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 2500 offers passengers in its extended cab about the same head- and legroom as the Ford F-150. The Chevrolet Silverado 2500 will be a favorite with tall drivers and their passengers, since it has much greater head- and legroom than the Ford F-150.

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). Whether you pick the Chevrolet Silverado 2500 or the Ford F-150, it's going to cost you about the same.

Dimensions
Since the Chevrolet Silverado 2500 is much wider than the Ford F-150, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Chevrolet Silverado 2500, which is slightly longer than the Ford F-150.

Handling
The Chevrolet Silverado 2500 has a larger turning radius than the Ford F-150, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Chevrolet Silverado 2500 is clearly the choice over the Ford F-150 for pulling heavy loads. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Chevrolet Silverado 2500 and the Ford F-150.

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Chevrolet Silverado 2500 transmits a bit more power to the wheels 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 2500 as you will the Ford F-150. The Chevrolet Silverado 2500 has a slightly greater cargo capacity for your lumber or other material than the Ford F-150.