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2020 Ford F-250 vs 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 

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.  


2020 Ford F-250 by a barn

2020 Ford F-250 vs 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 – power specifications 

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. 

2020 Ford F-250 front view

2020 Ford F-250 vs 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 – fuel tank 

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. 

2020 Ford F-250 rear end

2020 Ford F-250 vs 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 – performance features 

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. 


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