Teen Driver Technology
If you’re shopping for a full-size, light-duty pickup truck, chances are you’ve crossed paths with both the 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and 2021 Ford F-150. You likely need a vehicle that doesn’t pull any punches when it comes to power, towing capability, and overall utility. The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 offers all of that — and more! To show you why Palm Bay drivers are choosing the new Silverado 1500 at Boniface Hiers Chevrolet, we’ve put together the following Ford F-150 vs. Chevy Silverado 1500 comparison. Compare their engine specs, towing capacities, interior dimensions, and safety features below!
Performance is an important factor if you’re considering a pickup truck. If you’re like most Cocoa Beach truck shoppers, you want to know which engine options are available to you before buying. Both the new Chevy Silverado 1500 and Ford F-150 offer multiple engines with varying degrees of power. Explore them below:
The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and Ford F-150 were built to tow. However, the Silverado 1500 is able to tow more with its strongest engine. Equipped with their most powerful engines (PowerBoost® for the F-150 and EcoTec3 for the Silverado), the F-150 and Silverado 1500 can tow 12,000 pounds and 13,300 pounds*, respectively. In addition, the Silverado 1500 offers the following features:
Compared to the F-150, the Silverado 1500 is more spacious inside, offering greater legroom and headroom in the front. Here’s a quick breakdown of the Silverado 1500 and F-150’s interior measurements:
As trucks in a similar price bracket, the Silverado 1500 and F-150 offer many of the same safety features, such as multiple airbags, traction control, seatbelt pretensioners, fully automatic exterior lights, headlight washers, and more. When you compare the Silverado vs. F-150 in more depth, however, you’ll notice that only the Silverado offers Teen Driver Technology. This feature allows you to set limits on speed, audio volume, and more, so your teen driver can focus more on driving safely. The Chevy Silverado is the right choice for you if this technology is a necessity!
When you compare the Ford F-150 vs. Chevy Silverado, it’s obvious that not only is the Chevy Silverado 1500 less expensive, but it offers as many engines as the Ford F-150, as well as fully loaded towing packages and roomier front-seat dimensions. Ready to get behind the wheel of a new Chevy Silverado 1500 and experience it for yourself? If so, contact us online or give us a call at 855-844-6372! While you’re here, be sure to browse our new vehicle specials for opportunities to save on a new Chevy truck!
*Requires Silverado 1500 Double Cab Standard Bed RST 4×4 with available 6.2L V8 engine, Max Trailering Package and 20-inch wheels. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the Trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.