Silverado vs F-150

2020 Chevy Silverado 1500 vs. Ford F-150

2020 Chevy Silverado 1500

2020 Ford F-150




23 mpg city/33 mpg highway

Fuel Economy

16 mpg city/22 mpg highway
13,400 pounds

Maximum Towing Capacity

13,200 pounds

Maximum Passenger Capacity


Teen Driver Technology


Are you searching for a full-size pickup truck in the Orfordville area? If so, you might be wondering how the 2020 Chevy Silverado 1500 vs. Ford F-150 compare. Both are powerful, capable models with a lot of refined features on offer, but only one can sit in your driveway. Drive Burtness has done the homework for you and compared the Ford F-150 vs. Chevy Silverado below. Find out why more and more Whitewater drivers are choosing the new Chevy Silverado 1500!

Silverado 1500 vs. F-150: Engines

You’re probably wondering how the Silverado 1500 vs. F-150 compare in terms of power. Both offer engines that are powerful and efficient, giving Whitewater drivers the best of both worlds. Here are your engine options for both trucks:

Chevy Silverado 1500 Engines

  • Standard 285-hp 4.3L EcoTec3 V6 with active fuel management (gas)
  • 277-hp 3.0L Duramax 3.0L I-6 (diesel)
  • 310-hp 2.7L I-4 (gas)
  • 5.3L V-8 (gas) with active fuel management
  • 5.3L V-8 (gas) with dynamic fuel management
  • 420-hp 6.2L V-8 (gas)

Ford F-150 XLT Engines

  • Standard 290-hp 3.3L TI-VCT V6
  • 375-hp 3.5L EcoBoost® V-6 (gas)
  • 3.0L Power Stroke® (diesel)
  • High Output 3.5L EcoBoost® (gas)
  • 325-hp 2.7L Turbocharged EcoBoost® (gas)
  • 395-hp 5.0L V-8 (gas)

Silverado 1500 vs. F-150: Towing & Hauling

Although both the 2020 Chevy Silverado and 2020 Ford F-150 are tow-ready, the former tows circles around the competition with an impressive towing capacity and a wide range of towing features. The Chevy Silverado 1500 tows 13,400 pounds vs. 13,200 pounds with the Ford F-150. What’s more, the Silverado 1500 also includes:

  • Standard Trailering Package: This package comes equipped with a 2-inch receiver and a hitch platform, an automatic locking rear differential, a 4-pin connector, and a 7-wire harness with a 7-way sealed connector.
  • Available Max. Trailering Package: Upgrading to this package gets you revised shock tuning, upgraded rear springs, and more.
  • Available Towing Mirrors: With available towing mirrors, you can see what’s going on behind the trailer and on the sides.

Silverado 1500 vs. F-150: Interior Dimensions

In addition to being a more capable tower, the Chevy Silverado offers more head and legroom for front-seat passengers. Compare the Silverado 1500 vs. F-150 interior dimensions below:

Chevy Silverado Interior Measurements

  • Hip room: 61.2 inches
  • Shoulder room: 66.1 inches
  • Legroom: 44.5 inches
  • Headroom: 43 inches

Ford F-150 Interior Measurements

  • Hip room: 62.5 inches
  • Shoulder room: 66.7 inches
  • Legroom: 43.9 inches
  • Headroom: 40.8 inches

Chevy vs. Ford: Driver-Assists & Safety Features

When it comes to safety features, both trucks go above and beyond. However, only the Chevy Silverado offers Teen Driver Technology. Have a new driver in the family? This technology lets you keep tabs on your teen’s driving habits, and allows you to set limits for vehicle speed, radio volume, and more.

Experience the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado in Orfordville

When you compare the Ford F-150 vs. Chevy Silverado, the choice is clear! The Chevy Silverado offers more powerful engines, more space, and cutting-edge safety technology. Contact us online or give us a call to schedule a test drive near Janesville. While you’re here, be sure to browse our new vehicle specials for opportunities to save on a new Chevy truck!  Continue comparing pickup models with our comparison of the 2021 Chevy Silverado 1500 vs. 2021 GMC Sierra 1500.

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Inventory

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