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2022 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD vs. 2021 Ford F-150 Review

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2022 Chevrolet
Silverado 3500HD

MSRP*: $37,700 to $65,700
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2021 Ford
F-150

MSRP*: $29,290 to $76,530
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Invoice* $35,664 to $61,495 $27,972 to $69,627
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 83.5 ft3 52.8 - 77.4 ft3
Engine V-8 250-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 Auto Manual 10-Speed A/T
Drivetrain Four-wheel, Rear-wheel Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive
Horsepower 445 hp 290 - 450 hp
Towing Capacity 20,000 lbs 5,000 - 11,300 lbs
Exterior Length 235.5 - 266.0 in 209.1 - 250.3 in
Exterior Width 96.6 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
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
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. Both the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD and the Ford F-150 have similar Destination Charges.

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.

Handling
The Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Ford F-150, allowing you to more easily 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.

Powertrain
The Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD offers much less torque than the Ford F-150, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Utility
The Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD offers a little more seating capacity than the Ford F-150, making it a better choice for those who often have a crew with them. 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.