2018 Ford F-150 vs. 2018 Chevrolet Silverado

Compare the 2018 Ford F-150 to the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado at Ford of Port Richey in Port Richey FL

It's the world's best-selling full-size pick up truck - 41 years in a row! How popular is the Ford F-Series? One truck is sold around the world every 38 seconds, according to AutoWeek.

Read on to compare the 2018 Ford F-150 to the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado and discover why more drivers choose Ford's iconic truck.

Then test-drive it at Ford of Port Richey in Port Richey today!

Performance Compare the 2018 Ford F-150 to the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado at Ford of Port Richey in Port Richey FL

It Hauls and Tows Better Than the Rest

Let's be honest. You don't buy a full-size pickup truck so you can go to the market and haul groceries. You buy one for the rough, tough and hardy jobs you take on. The 2018 Ford F-150 leads its class in three important areas: towing, hauling and torque. When compared to the Silverado, The F-150 is champ.

The F-150 can tow a maximum of 13,200 lbs. while the Silverado has a maximum of 9,400 lbs. The Ford's payload is 3,270 lbs. The Silverado hauls a paltry 2,150 lbs. and, as far as torque is concerned it's 510 lb-ft versus 460 lb-ft. Guess who delivers the 510?

Let's talk engines now. The F-150 gives Florida drivers the option of 5 different engine blocks to Chevy's 4. The F-150's base engine is a 3.3L Ti-VCT V6 that delivers an EPA-estimated 19/25 MPG city-highway and an output of 290-HP and 265-lb ft of torque. The Silverado's base engine numbers are an EPA-estimated 18/24 MPG, 285 HP and 305 lb ft torque. They may look somewhat similar until you take into consideration that the Chevy starts at $28,300, while the F-150 starts at $27,705.

Lastly, the F-150 comes in 7 trims, as opposed to the Silverado's 6.

The Safety You Should Expect

As technology gets more and more advanced, so should your safety. Ford knows this.

That's why the 2018 Ford Fusion offers a long list of intelligent driver-assist features to help keep you out of harm's way. Technologies such as available Pre-Collision Assist with Pedestrian Detection, Lane-Keeping System and Blind Spot Information System® constantly monitor traffic around you and remain ready to react if a collision becomes imminent. Visit Ford of Port Richey and drive the intuitive new Ford Fusion.

Technology Compare the 2018 Ford F-150 to the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado at Ford of Port Richey in Port Richey FL

Advanced Technology

In terms of technology inside the cabin, most trucks - of all brands - offer pretty much the same. Both Ford and Chevrolet offer Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™, as well as hands-free, voice-activated commands. In short, neither ignores any bells and whistles.

However, Car and Driver gave the 2018 Ford F-150 the edge, because Ford's SYNC 3 user Interface system proved to be lighting fast when it came to responses. Additionally, the graphics were crisper and didn't come across as outdated as Chevrolet's.

Added Edmunds, "We prefer the Ford's blend of efficiency, power and technology."

And, U.S. News and World Report gave the 2018 Ford F-150 the edge in interior quality and comfort. In fact, they rated the F-150 better than the Silverado in 10 of 11 categories.

Safety Features Compare the 2018 Ford F-150 to the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado at Ford of Port Richey in Port Richey FL

Top Safety Features

When it comes to safety, the 2018 Ford F-150 didn't leave any corner unprotected. In the Crashworthiness category, the Silverado scored 4 Goods and 1 Acceptable. The Ford, got the top rank of Good in all of them. In the Crash Avoidance & Mitigation test, the Silverado received the lowest rate of Basic, while the Ford received the top rank of Superior.

Furthermore, the F-150 offers an optional trailer-backup assistance system to guide you - Chevy doesn't. Ford also has adaptive cruise control to help reduce fatigue on long drives.

Other standard and available features the 2018 Ford F-150 offers:

  • Standard Backup Camera
  • Dynamic Hitch Assist
  • Curve Control
  • SOS Post-Crash Alert System®
  • Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop-And-Go
  • Blind Spot Information System with Cross-Traffic Alert and Trailer Coverage
  • 360-Degree Camera with Split-View Display
  • Lane-Keeping System
  • And, Much More!

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Now that you've read why the 2018 Ford F-150 is perfect to take on the roughest and toughest jobs in Florida, stop by Ford of Port Richey and test-drive one today.

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