2021 Chevy Silverado 1500 vs. 2021 Ford F-150

2021 Chevy Silverado 1500 vs. 2021 Ford F-150
2021 Chevy Silverado 1500


2021 Ford F-150


8 trims/34 configurations


6 trims/42 configurations
13,300 pounds (with EcoTec3 engine)

Towing Capacity

13,100 pounds (with EcoBoost® V6 engine)
2 to 6

Passenger Capacity

3 to 6

Teen Driver Technology


If you’re in the market for a full-size pickup around Virden, you’re likely weighing the pros and cons between a Ford F-150 vs. a Chevy Silverado. After all, these are the two of the most iconic models in truck history. If you’re trying to decide between a Chevy vs. Ford, read our Silverado 1500 vs. F-150 comparison. Then fill out a pre-approval and get in touch with Virden Mainline Motors to test drive the victor!

Silverado 1500 vs. F-150: Power

Power is probably a chief consideration for Birtle drivers comparing the Ford F-150 vs. Chevy Silverado. With six engine options for each truck, both offer you plenty of similarly high-powered options at different price-points. The main difference here is that the Silverado 1500 offers a more diverse menu and offers the most powerful engine.

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)
  • 355-hp 5.3L V-8 (gas) with Active Fuel Management™
  • 355-hp 5.3L V-8 (gas) with Dynamic Fuel Management™
  • 420-hp 6.2L EcoTec3 V-8 with Dynamic Fuel Management™ (gas)

Ford F-150 Engines

  • Standard 290-hp 3.3L TI-VCT V6
  • 400-hp 3.5L EcoBoost® V-6 (gas)
  • 250-hp 3.0L Power Stroke® (diesel)
  • 430-hp PowerBoost® V6 (full hybrid)
  • 325-hp 2.7L Turbocharged EcoBoost® (gas)
  • 400-hp 5.0L V-8 (gas)

Silverado 1500 vs. F-150: Towing Capacities

We also assume that towing is an important consideration, too. Each model offers nearly identical maximum towing capacities—Chevy at 6,033 kg* and Ford at 5,942 kg. What are the crucial differences between the two? Once again, it comes down to options. The Silverado 1500 provides you with exceptional freedom to customize your truck’s towing capabilities. Take a look at these towing packages and accessories below:

  • Standard Trailering Package: This package gets you the fundamentals you’ll need for towing, including a 5 cm receiver, a hitch platform, a 4-pin connector, an automatic locking rear differential, and a 7-wire harness with a 7-way sealed connector.
  • Available Max Trailering Package: Increase the smoothness of your drive while towing massive trailers with revised shock tuning, upgraded rear springs, and so much more! Available Towing Mirrors: Towing mirrors allow you to get a better view of the whatever load you’re towing.

Chevy vs. Ford: Notable Safety Features

The Ford F-150 and Chevy Silverado 1500 offer very similar accident prevention features. That said, the Chevy is the only model that offers the brand-exclusive Chevy Teen Driver Technology. This allows you to keep track of your teen driver by setting limits on everything from speed to audio volume and more!

What’s the Next Step of a Ford F-150 vs. Chevy Silverado Comparison?

Now that Oak Lake drivers have compared the Silverado 1500 vs. F-150, the next step of a proper Chevy vs. Ford comparison to test drive a 2021 Chevy Silverado 1500 in Virden. Simply call our sales staff at 204-842-3301 to arrange for a test drive. If you have further questions about Chevy, be sure to explore our research guides for more information about the Chevy Silverado 1500 price and Chevy Silverado 1500 accessories.

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