2017 Chevy Silverado 1500 vs. 2017 Ford F-150

When you look at the many options in the full-size, light-duty pickup segment, two models seem to naturally rise to the top of the pack. For as long as we can remember, the 2017 Chevy Silverado 1500 and 2017 Ford F-150 have represented the loftiest heights of the segment, and the competition hasn’t always been so friendly. Such is the case for the new model year, with each of these models set to arrive in dealerships around the country. So, how do they stack up when compared head to head?

In their standard iterations, the differences between the two models are made abundantly clear. While they each employ a standard V6 engine -- a 4.3L V6 for the Silverado 1500, and a 3.5L V6 for the F-150 -- the power numbers for the Chevy best its Ford rivals across the board. While the Ford musters an admirable 282 hp and 253 lb-ft of torque along with 1,910-pound payload capacity, the Chevrolet model returns standard ratings of 285 hp, 305 lb-ft of torque and a 1,960-pound towing capacity. When it comes to standard power numbers, it’s an inarguable fact that the Chevy Silverado 1500 has its Ford counterpart on the ropes.

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2017 Chevy Silverado 1500 Vs. 2017 Ford F-150
4.3L V6 Standard Engine 3.5L V6
285 hp Standard Horsepower 282 hp
305 lb-ft Standard Torque 253 lb-ft
1,960 lbs Standard Payload 1,910 lbs

Find the 2017 Chevy Silverado 1500 at Jack Burford Chevy today!

The 2017 Chevy Silverado 1500 is many things to many people, and this is reflective of the effort it takes in offering diverse powertrain and customization options. The Silverado 1500 has three options available: a 4.3L V6, a 5.3L V8 and a 6.2L V8, each of which offers a different degree of power, versatility and efficiency. Meanwhile, with its multiple trims and new Special Editions, buyers can cater their purchase to better reflect their specific needs.

Once inside the 2017 Chevy Silverado 1500, an interior cabin is revealed that offers the vaunted “mobile office” motif that large truck buyers demand. Technology features such as wireless charging, a built-in 4G LTE WiFi hotspot, updated Chevy MyLink interface and Bluetooth connectivity, and its upscale interior upholstery ensures that comfort can be found, even when crossing the toughest of terrains.

The 2017 Chevy Silverado 1500 is now available at Jack Burford Chevy, located near Lexington and Winchester in Richmond, KY. To learn more or to schedule a test drive, visit our dealership today!

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