2018 Ford F-150 vs 2018 Chevy Silverado 1500
Is there a rivalry in the automotive world that can compare to the rivalry between Ford and Chevy? We don’t think there is. Ever since Chevrolet was created to compete against Ford way back when, the two companies have been going head-to-head in every possible automotive category. And while it’s all exciting to watch, the best part about this rivalry is watching the new Ford F-150 go up against the new Chevrolet Silverado 1500.
That’s because each and every model year, Chevrolet tries to keep up with Ford and their F-Series. And each and every year, they fail. While that may seem harsh, it’s true. And it’s never been truer than when looking at the 2018 Ford F-150 versus the 2018 Chevy Silverado 1500. Once you’re done reading everything over, you’ll see how the new Ford F-150 once again outmatches, outclasses and outperforms the new Chevy Silverado 1500 in every possible way. And yes, that includes horsepower, torque and capability.
2018 Ford F-150
2018 Chevy Silverado 1500
|450 HP||Max Horsepower||420 HP|
|510 lb-ft.||Max Torque||460 lb-ft.|
|13200 lbs.||Max Towing||12500 lbs.|
|3270 lbs.||Max Hauling||2250 lbs.|
Get More Max Horsepower, More Max Torque and Best-in-Class Towing & Hauling Capability with the New Ford F-150
Let’s get right down to it and check out how the 2018 Ford F-150 and 2018 Chevy Silverado 1500 compare in terms of max horsepower, max torque and max towing and hauling capability. The new Ford F-150’s impressively powerful and efficient engine lineup maxes out at 450 horsepower and 510 pound-feet of torque, whereas the engine lineup for the new Chevy Silverado 1500 maxes out at only 420 horsepower and 460 pound-feet of torque.
And with more power comes more capability, as you can see in the table above and in the fact that the 2018 F-150 offers best-in-class towing and hauling ratings. In fact, the 2018 Ford F-150 can tow up to 13,200 pounds and haul up to 3,270 pounds. Paling in comparison is the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, which can only tow up to 12,500 pounds and haul up to 2,250 pounds.
To learn more about the 2018 Ford F-150 lineup and everything it can do, please reach out to our Brandon Ford staff in Tampa, FL.