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

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2021 Chevrolet
Silverado 2500HD

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2021 Ford
F-150

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MSRP*
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$35,300 to $63,300
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$29,290 to $74,600
Invoice* $33,394 to $59,249 $27,972 to $69,627
MPG - City N/A 15 - 20
MPG - Hwy N/A 18 - 26
Engine(s) V-8 V-6, V-8
Seating Capacity 3 - 6 3 - 6
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles

*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 2500HD offers passengers in its extended cab about the same head- and legroom as the Ford F-150. The Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD 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. Both the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD and the Ford F-150 have similar Destination Charges.

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

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

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

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD is clearly the choice over the Ford F-150 for pulling heavy loads. The Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD 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 2500HD as you will the Ford F-150. You'll be able to haul more material in the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD than the Ford F-150, due to its significantly greater cargo capacity.

Warranty
The Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Ford F-150.