2020 Ford F-150 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Versus

2020 Ford F-150 vs. 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
3.3L 6cyl Engine 2.7L 4cyl Turbo
19 city / 25 hwy* Fuel Economy 20 city / 23 hwy*
290 HP Horsepower 310 HP

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As time goes by, pickup trucks have continued to make a statement. In recent times, pickup trucks have morphed from sturdy, reliable workhorses into luxury cruise machines. In the 2020 Ford F-150 and the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, luxury, comfort, and power combine to give well-rounded performance machines. The most significant appeal when it comes to pickup trucks is engine size. The Ford F-150 offers a large engine and several technological advances, as well as a variety of trim levels to meet all your needs. The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 was redesigned for 2019. However, in 2020, there are much fewer changes. Chevrolet has chosen to diversify its engine options for its Silverado line-up. These two pickup trucks are quite similar in terms of options offered, but the Ford edges out its competition in several areas.


Both the Ford F-150 and the Chevrolet Silverado come in a variety of trim levels. This variety can be attributed to the diversity of prospective buyers. For the Silverado 1500, Chevrolet introduced a wide range of engines. These include a V-6, a turbocharged 4-cylinder engine, a diesel inline-six, and two V-8 engines. This diverse range of engines implies that there is a Silverado for just about any job. The smallest of these engines is the 2.7L four-cylinder engine, which produces 310HP. The largest is the 6.2L V-8, which produces an impressive 420HP. However, Ford’s selection of engines is not only more extensive, but it is also much more powerful. One of the options available is an economical 3.0L diesel engine, which produces 440lb-ft of torque. The more powerful option is a twin-turbo V-6 engine, which produces 375HP. The engines on the F-150 are paired with a 10-speed automatic gearbox that delivers power to all four wheels. In terms of performance, the Ford slightly edges out the competition with a balance of power and fuel economy. The 10-speed automatic gearbox is reliable and sturdy, giving smooth shifting even under hard acceleration.

Comfort, interior, and Cargo hauling

From its base model to the high-end trim level, the Silverado 1500 is equipped in a multitude of ways. The base model is rather disappointing though, with nothing more than the basics – manually adjustable front seats, manual windows and locks, and vinyl seats. Higher trim levels offer higher level comforts. These include a heads-up display, wireless smartphone charging, and front-seat ventilation. The Chevrolet also comes with a diverse range of cargo bed lengths.

On the other hand, the interior of the F-150 is good enough to compete with a luxury sedan. Its options include massaging seats, an optional touchscreen infotainment screen, and a panoramic sunroof. Other options include heated front and rear seats, Sony audio, automatic parking assistance as well as keyless ignition. In higher trim levels, the Ford F-150 is easily the more lavishly equipped of the two vehicles.

Safety and Driver Assist features

In safety tests conducted by the NHTSA and the IIHS, the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 earned an average overall rating. Like the Ford F-150, the Chevrolet Silverado receives several driver-assistance features such as blind-spot monitoring, lane departure warning, and rear cross-traffic alert as well as automated emergency braking. The Ford F-150 rated as one of the safest pickups available on the market, according to the IIHS. It comes with a relatively advanced safety system that simplifies the driving experience.

The 2020 Ford F-150 is an excellent option for prospective buyers who want a combination of performance and fuel economy. While both models have a myriad of similarities, the Ford F-150 provides better fuel economy, a more luxurious interior, and much better safety ratings than the Chevrolet Silverado 1500. If you are ready to experience the 2020 Ford F-150, stop by our dealership and test-drive it today.

MSRP excludes destination, taxes, title and registration fees. Starting at MSRP refers to the base model, optional equipment not included. Pricing and offers may change at any time without notification. To get full pricing details, see your dealer.

All figures are EPA estimates. Actual mileage may vary.