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2019 Ford F-450 vs. 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD Review

New 2019 Ford F-450

2019 Ford
F-450

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New 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD

2020 Chevrolet
Silverado 3500HD

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MSRP*
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$47,375 to $86,505
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$35,800 to $64,200
Invoice* $45,006 to $81,877 $33,867 to $60,091
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
Passengers in the extended cab will be able to stretch out a lot more with the Ford F-450 than 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-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 3500HD, 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 3500HD have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Ford F-450 is about the same width as the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Ford F-450, which is slightly longer than the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD.

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 3500HD.

Handling
The Ford F-450 has a smaller turning radius than the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD, allowing you to more easily get in and out of tight spots.

Performance
If you've got something you need to tow, the Ford F-450 will do just as well as the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD, since they have about the same towing capacity. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Ford F-450 and the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD.

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 3500HD. The Ford F-450 has a little less cargo capacity than the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD for hauling material.

Warranty
The Ford F-450 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD.