2021 Chevy Silverado 1500 vs. 2021 Ford F-150

2021 Chevy Silverado 1500 vs. 2021 Ford F-150
2021 Chevy Silverado 1500


2021 Ford F-150
8 trims/34 configurations


6 trims/42 configurations
2 to 6

Passenger Capacity

3 to 6

Teen Driver Technology


Complimentary Maintenance


If you are in the market for a powerful full-size pickup, it is likely that you have come across the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and the Ford F-150 in the course of your search. Sure, both of these popular pickups have their merits, but which one will earn that coveted spot on your driveway? The team at Gordon Chevrolet, Inc. has compared the 2021 Chevy Silverado 1500 vs. Ford F-150 in several key areas that are important to Livonia drivers. See which truck is more deserving of your hard-earned dollar today. 

Silverado 1500 vs. F-150: Power

2021 Chevy Silverado 1500 Special Edition Custom Rally

One of the first areas that shoppers look at when buying a truck is performance. Both models have several engine options available, each offering similar performance specifications. 

Chevy Silverado 1500 Engines

  • Standard 285-hp 4.3L EcoTec3 V6 with Active Fuel Management™ (gas)
  • 277-hp 3.0L Duramax 3.0L I-6 (diesel)
  • 310-hp 2.7L I-4 (gas)
  • 355-hp 5.3L V-8 (gas) with Active Fuel Management™
  • 355-hp 5.3L V-8 (gas) with Dynamic Fuel Management™
  • 420-hp 6.2L EcoTec3 V-8 with Dynamic Fuel Management™ (gas)

Ford F-150 Engines

  • Standard 290-hp 3.3L TI-VCT V6
  • 400-hp 3.5L EcoBoost® V-6 (gas)
  • 250-hp 3.0L Power Stroke® (diesel)
  • 430-hp PowerBoost® V6 (full hybrid)
  • 325-hp 2.7L Turbocharged EcoBoost® (gas)
  • 400-hp 5.0L V-8 (gas)

2021 Chevy Silverado Engines

Duramax® 3.0l Turbo-diesel (LM2)

Duramax® 3.0l Turbo-Diesel

6.2l Ecotec3 V8 (L87) Equipped With Dynamic Fuel Management

6.2L EcoTec3 V8

2021 Chevy 1500 Silverado 2.7L Turbo Engine

2.7L Turbo

Silverado 1500 vs. F-150: Warranty Coverage

You want to be able to travel with complete confidence on the roads of Plymouth, which is why it is important to choose a new truck that also offers excellent warranty coverage. When you compare the Chevy Silverado 1500 vs. Ford F-150 warranty plans, you will notice some similarities. 

  • 36-month/36,000-mile bumper-to-bumper warranty
  • 60-month/60,000-mile powertrain warranty
  • 60-month/60,000-mile roadside assistance coverage

However, upon further inspection, you will see that the Chevy Silverado has a few additional warranty perks not offered with the Ford F-150. With the purchase of a new Silverado 1500, you can enjoy complimentary maintenance for the first 12 months. You also have better corrosion coverage with the Silverado 1500. 

Silverado 1500 vs. F-150: Interior Dimensions

When you compare the base model of the Silverado 1500 vs. F-150, front row passengers will have more room to stretch out on those trips around Canton. Explore the interior dimensions of each truck below: 

2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD Dash
2020 Ford F-150 Seating

Chevy Silverado Interior Dimensions

  • Front Legroom: 44.5 inches
  • Front Headroom: 43.1 inches

Ford F-150 Interior Dimensions

  • Front Legroom: 43.9 inches
  • Front Headroom: 40.8 inches

Chevy vs. Ford: Advanced Safety Technology 

Finally, when you evaluate the Silverado vs. F-150 in terms of safety, Teen Driver Technology is an exclusive on the Silverado 1500. This feature allows you to keep tabs on your teen driver (or other friends and family members) when they drive your Silverado. You also have the option to set limits on vehicle speed, audio volume, and more. If you have a new driver at home or you will be letting others drive your truck around Garden City, you may be interested in having this convenient feature. 

See the Silverado 1500 in Person at Gordon Chevrolet, Inc.

Now that you have seen how the Silverado 1500 can elevate your daily drives, why not also see it in person at Gordon Chevrolet, Inc.? Visit us today to set up a test drive. You can also contact us for more information about this perennial favorite pickup. If you have decided on the Silverado 1500, you can get pre-approved for financing before you shop!

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