2018 Ford F-350 Super Duty vs 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 3500
Ford trucks aim to outclass, outmatch and outperform all other trucks each and every new model year, a goal they’ve accomplished for as long as we can remember, but there’s one automotive company Ford takes great pride in besting above all else – Chevy.
That’s because when Ford became the standard bearer for trucks so very long ago, Chevy rose to try to overcome them and become America’s favorite truck producer – a feat they have yet to accomplish, and a feat they failed to accomplish during the 2018 model year. All you need to do is check out this 2018 Ford F-350 Super Duty versus 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 comparison to see that.
2018 Ford F-350 Super Duty
2018 Chevrolet Silverado 3500
|385 HP & 430 lb-ft.||Gas Engine Horsepower & Torque||360 HP & 380 lb-ft.|
|450 HP & 935 lb-ft.||Diesel Engine Horsepower & Torque||445 HP & 910 lb-ft.|
|21000/34000 Pounds||Max Towing Capability (Conventional/Gooseneck)||20000/23300 Pounds|
|7630 Pounds||Max Hauling Rating||7153 Pounds|
Listing the Ways the 2018 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lineup is More Powerful and More Capable than the 2018 Chevy Silverado 3500 Lineup
Both the 2018 Ford F-350 Super Duty lineup and the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 lineup offer a regular gas engine option and a diesel engine option, but that’s where the similarities end and the dominance of the 2018 F-350 Super Duty lineup begins.
So let’s take a closer look at that dominance. In terms of regular gas engine power ratings, the 2018 Ford F-350 Super Duty lineup provides 385 horsepower and 430 pound-feet of torque, while the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 lineup provides only 360 horsepower and 380 pound-feet of torque. In terms of diesel engine power ratings, the new Ford F-350 Super Duty lineup provides 450 horsepower and 935 pound-feet of torque, while the new Chevrolet Silverado 3500 lineup provides only 445 horsepower and 910 pound-feet of torque.
When it comes to towing and hauling capabilities, the 2018 Ford F-350 Super Duty lineup offers a maximum hauling rating of 7,630 pounds to go along with maximum towing ratings of 21,000 pounds (conventional) and 34,000 pounds (gooseneck), whereas the 2018 Chevy Silverado 3500 lineup offers a maximum hauling rating of only 7,153 pounds to go along with maximum towing ratings of only 20,000 pounds (conventional) and 23,300 pounds (gooseneck).
To learn more about the 2018 Ford F-350 Super Duty lineup, please contact our staff here at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL.