2024 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 vs. 2023 Ford F-150 | NewCars.com

2024 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 vs. 2023 Ford F-150 Review

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2024 Chevrolet
Silverado 2500

MSRP*: $44,400 to $72,200
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2023 Ford

MSRP*: $34,585 to $84,910
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MPG - City Info not available 14 - 23 MPG
MPG - Hwy Info not available 16 - 25 MPG
Seating Capacity 3 - 6 seats 3 - 5 seats
Cargo Space 69.5 - 83.5 ft3 52.8 - 77.4 ft3
  • 470-hp, 6.6-liter, 8 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, 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 Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive
Horsepower 401 hp 290 - 450 hp
Towing Capacity 14,500 - 20,000 lbs 5,000 - 12,300 lbs
Exterior Length 235.6 - 266.1 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

Due to its greater head- and legroom, passengers in the extended cab will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Ford F-150 than in the Chevrolet Silverado 2500. 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.

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.

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. If you go with the Chevrolet Silverado 2500, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Ford F-150.

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.

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.

With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Chevrolet Silverado 2500 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Ford F-150.

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. You'll be able to haul more material in the Chevrolet Silverado 2500 than the Ford F-150, due to its significantly greater cargo capacity.