2022 Chevy Silverado 1500 vs. Ford F-150

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 vs. Ford F-150
2022 Chevy Silverado 1500


2022 Ford F-150
$34,600 MSRP

Starting Price

$30,870 MSRP

Base Engine Horsepower

430 lb-ft of torque

Base Engine Torque

265 lb-ft of torque
5,500 pounds

Base Trim Towing Capacity

5,000 pounds
2 to 6

Passenger Capacity

3 to 6

Teen Driver Technology



When you are hauling heavy and giving your all in the job in Livonia, you need a truck that can keep up. So, which light-duty pickup is the perfect addition to your crew? Compare two perennial contenders, the Ford F-150 vs. Chevy Silverado 1500 base trims with Gordon Chevrolet, Inc. to find out! When you are ready to move forward with your truck of choice, use our payment calculator to estimate your monthly payment and contact Gordon Chevrolet, Inc. to book a test drive!



2022 Chevy Silverado 1500 vs. F-150: Engine Specs

Taking a look at the base trims of these Chevy vs. Ford trucks in terms of power places the Silverado WT in a league above the Ford F-150 XL. While you will find both models equipped with a standard 10-speed transmission for seamless shifting, you won’t find the equivalent in terms of towing and power. Here, the Silverado stands apart. Compare the base engine specs of the Ford F-150 vs. Chevy Silverado 1500, and we think it’s clear which one can boost your productivity the most on the job in Canton:

2022 Chevy Silverado WT

  • 2.7-liter 4-cylinder engine
  • Horsepower: 310 hp 
  • Torque: 430 lb-ft 
  • Towing Capacity: 5,500 pounds 

2022 Ford F-150 XL

  • 3.3L TI-VCT V6 engine 
  • Horsepower: 290 hp
  • Torque: 265 lb-ft 
  • Towing Capacity: 5,000 pounds

2022 Chevy Silverado 1500 vs. Ford F-150: Towing Capacity

When it comes to Chevy vs. Ford truck towing, one model has an advantage over the other—the base Silverado WT can tow 5,500 pounds, while the Ford F-150 XL tops out at 5,000 pounds. Not only does the Silverado outperform the F-150, but it also has an array of specilaized features for more controlled towing in Plymouth: 

  • Standard Trailering Package: Includes automatic locking rear differential, 2-inch receiver and hitch platform, 7-wire harness with a 7-way sealed connector, and a 4-pin connector.
  • Available Max Trailering Package: Adds shock tuning, upgraded rear springs, and much more.
  • Available Towing Mirrors: Increases visibility to adjust for blind spot created by the trailer.

Experience the 2022 Chevy Silverado in Garden City Today!

After comparing the base models of these Chevy vs. Ford trucks, we think you’ll find that the Ford F-150 vs. Chevy Silverado 1500 base trims are not equal—and that in fact, the Silverado is a cut above. If you are interested in test driving the Silverado and comparing trims in Garden City, contact us online or give us a call at 734-237-7162. Meanwhile, be sure to check out our Chevrolet research guides to explore the benefits of EVs, where Chevy vehicles are made, and more!


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