The blue oval of Ford and the gold bowtie of Chevrolet are two of the most iconic logos in the automotive industry, evoking images of power, strength and unrelenting adrenaline. This is especially evident with the two pickup legends that either manufacturer produces – the Ford F-150 and Chevrolet Silverado 1500 have a rivalry that stretches back through the generations, which has forced each of them to grow and adapt to be more powerful and innovative than not only each other, but the rest of the class. The result is two pickups that are well-suited for your daily travels and tasks, but which one is best for you?
To help you answer that question, our Sherwood Ford sales team has put some research together on the 2019 F-150 and Silverado 1500 models. Join us below as we check out what each of these legendary pickup trucks can do!
2019 Ford F-150
2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
3.5-litre Twin-Turbo EcoBoost® V6 engine
375 horsepower and 470 pound-feet of torque output
|Maximum Horsepower and Torque Output
|420 horsepower and 460 pound-feet of torque output
|Up to 13,200 pounds
|Max. Tow Rating
|Up to 12,200 pounds
|Up to 3,270 pounds
|Max. Payload Rating
|Up to 2,543 pounds
If interior tech innovation is your main need from your truck (in order to keep up with a growing business) then the 2019 Silverado 1500 and its built-in WiFi hotspot might be more your speed. However, for an overall stronger and more durable experience, there’s no debate that the 2019 Ford F-150 holds the upper hand. Its maximum torque output, tow rating and payload capacity are all class-leading, and with a high-strength aluminum-alloy body and off-road ready body build quality, you can go anywhere and do anything without fear. Plus, with the following driver assistance features included, the F-150 provides a more comprehensive drive than anything else on today’s market:
The 2019 Ford F-150 is available today in all its wide-ranging trim levels, so be sure to contact Sherwood Ford and schedule a test drive whenever it best fits with your schedule. We’d love to see you stop by soon!