2018 Ford F-150 vs. 2018 Chevy Silverado Review In Sandusky, MI

Have you determined that you want a high-quality half-ton pickup truck, but haven't landed on which model is best suited to your daily routine? If so, you are in luck! To help you make your decision on which light-duty pickup has got your needs covered, the team of specialists at our Ford dealership in Sandusky, MI has compared the 2018 Ford F-150 to the 2018 Chevy Silverado 1500. Read on to learn more about each of these impressive pickup truck models.

If you have any questions before you read on, we encourage you to give us a call at (810) 648-0000.

For this article, we've chosen to highlight the 2018 Ford F-150 XLT SuperCrew to see how it stacks up against the 2018 Chevy Silverado 1500 LT Crew Cab.

2018 Ford F-150 vs 2018 Chevy Silverado  

2018 Ford F-150 vs. 2018 Chevy Silverado 1500: Engine Specs & Performance

Even though the 4.3L EcoTec3 V6 engine that comes with the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 has its talking points, we prefer the 5.0L Ti-VCT V8 engine that powers the Ford F-150 for its additional horsepower, torque, and towing ability. Have a look at the table below for details on performance and towing specifications.

Ford F-150 XLT

Model

Chevy Silverado 1500 LT

5.0L Ti-VCT V8

Engine

4.3L EcoTec3 V6

395 HP @ 5,000 RPM

Horsepower

285 HP @ 5,300 RPM

400 lb.-ft. @ 2,750 RPM

Torque

305 lb.-ft. @ 3,900 lbs.

16,900 lbs.

Max. Towing

12,800 lbs.

2,890 lbs.

Max. Payload

1,770 lbs.

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2018 Ford F-150 vs. 2018 Chevy Silverado 1500: Cargo & Seating Capacity

Both the 2018 Ford F-150 and the 2018 Chevy Silverado 1500 are designed to be spacious both inside and out. However, with the Ford F-150, you'll have access to more interior and cargo volume than the Chevy Silverado 1500. The table below outlines specifics on the cargo and seating volume for both models.

Ford F-150 XLT

Model

Chevy Silverado 1500 LT

77.4 cu.-ft.

Max. Cargo Box Volume

61.0 cu.-ft.

6

Max. Seating Capacity

6

2018 Ford F-150 vs. 2018 Chevy Silverado 1500: Interior & Technology

If you are looking a rugged yet refined interior that's packed with the latest in infotainment technology, we're certain you'll prefer the 2018 Ford F-150 to the 2018 Chevy Silverado 1500. Using Ford SYNC® technology, the F-150 lets you seamlessly connect and control your mobile devices using Bluetooth® wireless systems and enhanced voice-command software. Additional interior and tech features available with the Ford F-150 include:

  • Front 40/20/40 split seats
  • Rear 60/40 split bench with elongated cushion
  • Single-zone manual air conditioning
  • SYNC® and SYNC® with AppLink™
  • 2.3-in. productivity screen
  • Front and rear 12-volt powerpoints
  • Auxiliary audio input jack
  • All-weather rubber floormats

2018 Ford F-150 vs 2018 Chevy Silverado Exterior 

Test-Drive a 2018 Ford F-150 in Sandusky, MI Today!

Now that you've gotten a taste of what makes the 2018 Ford F-150 light-duty pickup truck so special, the next step is to visit our model research page to learn more. You can also stop by our new vehicle inventory to see all of the impressive F-150 models we have available at our Ford dealership in Sandusky, MI.

If you have any additional questions regarding our dealership or how you can schedule a test drive, please don't hesitate to contact Tubbs Brothers Ford using the form on our website. You can also give our team a call at (810) 648-0000 during our posted hours if you would prefer speaking with us directly.

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