2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

2018 Chevrolet

Silverado 1500

Engine Torque

285 hp

Towing Capacity

12,500 lbs

2018 Ford F-150

2018 Ford


Engine Torque

265 ft-lbs

Towing Capacity

8,000 lbs

The 2018 Chevy Silverado 1500 and the Ford F-150 are the top-rated pickup trucks in the automotive industry for their reliability and reputation. Each truck is often used at construction sites but also work well as everyday vehicles due to the comfortable interiors. Although both the Silverado and F-150 are competitors to one another, there are a few ways that they differ with how they are constructed.

Specs at a Glance


The 2018 Chevy Silverado 1500 drives confident and offers accurate steering with a vigorous performance despite its large size. It is an agile instrument that can function well both on and off the road without allowing passengers to feel each bump in the road. The pickup truck is built with a 420-hp 6.2-liter V-8 engine and can go from zero to 60 mph in just 5.7 seconds. The ride in a Chevy Silverado is stable and comfortable. The Silverado is also built with terrain tires, skid shocks, an off-road tuned suspension with Rancho shocks, and an automatic locking rear.

The 2018 Ford F-150 navigates well despite its size while driving at high speeds. Its acceleration is slower than the Chevy Silverado because it reaches 60 mph in 6.3 seconds. However, it's suspension performs well and the ride is smooth even while going over harsh bumps. Its firm, responsive braking is also favorable, which tested well.


The 2018 Chevy Silverado looks similar to a luxury vehicle with its bold and stylish exterior that features sparkling LED lights, but it's still masculine. The Silverado's large grille is one of the main focal points of the vehicle which allows it to look intimidating on the road. The chrome accents that are included make the vehicle appear high-end despite, its durability and reputation of toughness.

The 2018 Ford F-150 is similar in design to the Chevy Silverado and features a contemporary look that is similar to its predecessor. The name of the truck is branded into the rear of the truck on the bed and offsets the chrome tailgate well while also standing out among other trucks on the road. The oversized hood is more structured and less modern compared to the Silverado's latest model and blends in with the headlights that are used. Over two dozen color shades are available, making it easy to customize the truck to your taste.


The 2018 Chevy Silverado 1500 offers 4G LTE Wi-Fi from Onstar and provides Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, making it easy to sync your smartphone. The Silverado promotes safe driving habits for new drivers with its Teen driver technology. The safety features of the Chevy Silverado include a rear vision camera, safety alert driver seat, lane keep assist with lane departure warnings and low-speed forward automatic braking. Chevrolet MyLink also allows you to make hands-free calls while performing voice commands behind the wheel of your vehicle.

The 2018 Ford F-150 offers innovative tech features like an eight-inch productivity screen to customize the settings and MyKey. It's also built with front seats that are heated and cooled with a push-start button. Dual-zone automatic climate control, intermittent windshield wipers, and an outside temperature display is also included.

If you want to see how the new 2018 Chevy Silverado 1500 compares to the 2018 Ford F-150, contact our dealership to schedule a test drive. We'll be happy to provide you with more information about each car model and will also allow you to browse our extensive inventory of vehicles.

All prices are Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). MSRP excludes destination and handling charges, tax, title, license, and options. Dealer sets actual price.

* Based on 2018 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.

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