Today, we want to compare the 2020 Ford F-250 vs 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500. These two pickup trucks are work capable and heavy-duty. They can get the job done and they get it done well. Both are great options, and you can find new 2020 Ford F-250 vehicles right here at Sherwood Ford, while you may find used 2020 Chevrolet Silverado models here as well. For the sake of this comparison, we have chosen two high-end trim levels, the 2020 Ford F-250 Limited 4x4 Crew Cab 8 ft. box and the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 High Country 4x4 Crew Cab 8 ft. box.
Power specifications are a great place to start this comparison, because many of us are looking for a pickup truck that can haul a heavy load without slowing down. The 2020 Ford F-250 Limited is rated at 475 horsepower at 2,600 rpm and 1,050 pound-feet of torque at 1,600 rpm. With a torque rating that is through the roof, you can be sure that the 2020 Ford F-250 can handle your trailer and gear.
The 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 High Country is rated at 401 horsepower at 5,200 rpm, which is still a commendable rating. Its torque rating is also high, although not even half of the 2020 Ford F-250 vehicle’s rating. The 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 High Country clocks in at 464 pound-feet of torque at 4,000 rpm.
Fuel tank capacity is important for one main thing: taking you further on one tank of gas. Filling up your gas tank less often is a great way to save time. For many of us, this convenience on the job is a life changer.
The 2020 Ford F-250 Limited has the larger fuel tank of the two. It fits up to 48 gallons or 181.7 L of fuel. The 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 High Country has a fuel tank with a maximum capacity of 36 gallons or 136.3 L of fuel. This is still a large tank and much larger than most smaller vehicles.
This comparison wouldn’t be complete if we didn’t compare the performance features of these two pickup trucks. Both pickup trucks in this comparison have a 4x4 drive system and similar engines. The 2020 Ford F-250 has a 6.7 L V8 engine, while the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 has a 6.6 L V8 engine. The 2020 Ford F-250 vehicle’s engine comes standard with an inter-cooled turbocharger, which is an available feature for the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500. The standard 10-speed automatic transmission of the 2020 Ford F-250 offers smoother gear changing than the 6-speed automatic transmission that comes standard on the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500.