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2019 Ford F-450 vs. 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Review

New 2019 Ford F-450

2019 Ford
F-450

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New 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD

2020 Chevrolet
Silverado 2500HD

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MSRP*
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$47,375 to $86,505
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$34,600 to $61,800
Invoice* $45,006 to $81,877 $32,732 to $57,845
MPG - City N/A N/A
MPG - Hwy N/A N/A
Engine(s) V-8 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 Ford F-450 offers passengers in its extended cab about the same head- and legroom as the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD. 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-450.

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). The Ford F-450 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD, which has a much lower MSRP. 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 Ford F-450 and the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Ford F-450 is much wider than the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. When looking at overall length, the Ford F-450 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Ford F-450 does a much better job of transmitting the horsepower of the engine to the wheels than the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD.

Handling
The Ford F-450 has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Ford F-450 is clearly the choice over the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD for pulling heavy loads. The Ford F-450 has a little more horsepower than the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit the same number of people in the Ford F-450 as you will the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD. The Ford F-450 has a little less cargo capacity than the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD for hauling material.

Warranty
The Ford F-450 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD.