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2017 Ford F-150 vs 2017 Chevy Silverado 1500

Trucks need to be built tough and handle anything that is thrown at them. Some of the strongest trucks are the Ford F-150 and the Chevy Silverado. But which one is the toughest? Here's a comparison of the 2017 Ford F-150 and the 2017 Chevy Silverado 1500, so that looking for a quality truck will be easier.

Each of these trucks offer great features for drivers, such as a standard entertainment system with screen, audio jack, comfortable seating and a spacious cab. Though the standard seating for the Silverado is 5 while the standard for the F-150 is 3. But the F-150 has the option to having a larger cab, as well as different truck bed sizes. There are some other differences between the two as well in the chart:

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2017 Ford F-150 vs 2017 Chevy Silverado 1500
7.7/ 10.2 km/L Fuel Economy (CTY/HWY) 6.8 / 9.3 km/L
5,534 kg Towing Capacity 2,767 kg
3.5L Ti-VCT V6 Engine Type 5.3L EcoTec3 V8

And besides the towing capacity, the trucks have impressive payloads as well; the Ford F-150 has a max payload of 1483 kg and the Silverado 1500 has a max payload of 798 kg. Both of these trucks also have an attractive exterior build with a comfortable interior design, making heads turn where ever they go.

2017 Ford F-150 available at Sherwood Ford

Clearly looking at the two trucks, they are both impressive and tough. However, the 2017 Ford F-150 is stronger than the 2017 Chevy Silverado 1500, making it the better choice between the two. The F-150 also has great safety features like AdvanceTrac with Roll Stability Control, Curve Control, 4-wheel Anti-Lock Brakes and tire pressure monitoring. Plus, there are many other cool features that come with or are options for the Ford F-150.

If you're interested in the Ford F-150, check out our inventory, we also have the 2018 Ford F-150 available. You can also schedule a test drive of the F-150 online.

2017 Ford F-150 front side view
2017 Ford F-150 rear side view
2017 Ford F-150 inside seat view
2017 Ford F-150 inside dash view

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