2021 Ford F-150 vs 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

2021 Ford F-150 vs 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Which truck should you get: the 2021 Ford F-150 or the 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500? 

The 2021 Ford F-150 and the 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 are two popular truck options here in the Edmonton area. We have the 2021 Ford F-150 waiting for a test drive here in Sherwood Park, and you might be able to find a pre-owned Chevrolet Silverado model on our used truck inventory. Keep reading below to compare the 2021 Ford F-150 vs the 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and find out which car you should get. 

Comparing basic features of 2021 Ford F-150 and 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 trucks 

For the purposes of this comparison, we are using the 2021 Ford F-150 XL with a 4×2 drive system and a Regular Cab. The Silverado model we are using is the 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Work Truck with a 4×2 system and a Regular Cab as well. These are the base models, and as you’ll see, they start at a similar price, which makes them good for comparison. 


2021 Ford F-150 XL 

2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Work Truck 




Engine type 

290 horsepower 3.3 L V6 gas engine 

285 horsepower 4.3 L V6 gas engine 


10-speed automatic transmission with auto-manual 

6-speed automatic transmission with auto-manual or 8-speed automatic transmission 


Rear-wheel drive 

Rear-wheel drive 


3 passengers 

3 passengers 

City fuel rating 

12 L per 100 km 

15.1 L per 100 km 

Highway fuel rating 

9.8 L per 100 km 

11.5 L per 100 km 


265 pound-feet at 4,000 rpm 

305 pound-feet at 3,900 rpm 

Fuel tank capacity 

87 L 

108 L 

Number of speakers 



Voice recognition 


Not available 

Seat trim 



Lane departure warning 


Not available 


5,310 mm 

5,829 mm 

2021 Ford F-150 audio system
2021 Ford F-150 front seats
2021 Ford F-150 speaker

How to decide on a pickup truck in Sherwood Park 

As you can see, the 2021 Ford F-150 beats the 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 in several key areas, namely price, fuel economy, horsepower, and some standard features. On the flip side, the 2021 Chevrolet Silverado has more torque output, a bigger fuel tank, and is longer overall. These are the features to weigh in importance to help you decide. If it comes down to a tie, then come in for a test drive here at Sherwood Ford.