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2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD vs. 2020 Ford F-150 Review

New 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD

2020 Chevrolet
Silverado 3500HD

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New 2020 Ford F-150

2020 Ford
F-150

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MSRP*
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$35,800 to $64,200
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$28,745 to $71,160
Invoice* $33,867 to $60,091 $27,451 to $66,462
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
Overall Safety Rating** Not Tested **** - *****
Frontal Crash Rating** Not Tested **** - *****
Side Crash Rating** Not Tested *****

**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
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 3500HD. The Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD 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 3500HD or the Ford F-150, it's going to cost you about the same. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD costs less to deliver to the dealership than the Ford F-150.

Dimensions
Since the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD 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 3500HD, 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 3500HD transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Ford F-150.

Handling
The Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD 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 3500HD is clearly the choice over the Ford F-150 for pulling heavy loads. The Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD 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 3500HD as you will the Ford F-150. You'll be able to haul more material in the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD than the Ford F-150, due to its significantly greater cargo capacity.

Warranty
The Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Ford F-150.