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Ford F-150 vs. Chevrolet Silverado 1500

In comparing the Ford F-150 to the Chevrolet Silverado 1500, The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and base engine power. The Ford F-150 and Chevrolet Silverado 1500 have the same overall quality score. Based on this comparison of the Ford F-150 versus the Chevrolet Silverado 1500, the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is a better car than the Ford F-150.

Ford F-150 versus Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used Ford F-150 ranges from $36,987 to $73,591 while a used Chevrolet Silverado 1500 from the same model year range is priced between $34,998 to $59,895. For a new model, the Ford F-150's price is between $38,800 and $74,157, with the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 priced between $38,289 and $58,940.

Ford F-150 versus Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Quality Rating

The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Ford F-150 and Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is 8.3 out of 10. With both vehicles earning the same number they are extremely competitive in their vehicle segment. Ford F-150 is ranked 2 out of 15 Best Full-Size Trucks and Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is ranked 3 out of 15, with their respective reliability, retained value, and safety ratings used to break the tie, in that order.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the Ford F-150’s base engine makes 290 horsepower, and the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 base engine makes 310 horsepower.

Hauling, Towing, and Off-Road Capabilities Comparison

The Ford F-150 has the advantage of higher ground clearance, while the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 has the advantage of higher towing capacity and payload capacity.

Available Cab Types and Bed Lengths

The Ford F-150 is available in a Crew Cab, Extended Cab, or a Regular Cab configuration, and the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is available in a Crew Cab, Extended Cab,or a Regular Cab configuration. The Ford F-150 offers bed lengths of 67.1, 78.9, and 97.6 inches, and the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 offers bed lengths of 69.9, 79.4, 98.2 inches.

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2023 Ford F-150

2023 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$38,800 - $74,157

Used Asking Price:

$36,987 - $73,591

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

31.7%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$38,289 - $58,940

Used Asking Price:

$34,998 - $59,895

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

31%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.3 / 10

Reliability:

8.5 / 10

Retained Value:

7.7 / 10

Safety:

8.7 / 10

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.3 / 10

Reliability:

8.5 / 10

Retained Value:

7.7 / 10

Safety:

8.6 / 10

iSeeCars Rankings

2 / 15
2 / 15
2 / 15
6 / 13

iSeeCars Rankings

1 / 13
3 / 15
3 / 15
3 / 15

Summary Review

Not yet available

Summary Review

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Available Body Styles

Pickup Truck

Available Body Styles

Pickup Truck

Available Cab Types

Crew Cab, Extended Cab, Regular Cab

Available Cab Types

Crew Cab, Extended Cab, Regular Cab

Available Bed Length(s)

67.1 inches, 78.9 inches, 97.6 inches

Available Bed Length(s)

69.9 inches, 79.4 inches, 98.2 inches

Available Drivetrain Options

Flex Fuel, Gasoline, Hybrid

Available Drivetrain Options

Diesel, Gasoline

Trim Levels

SSV, Police Responder, Platinum, XLT, Raptor, King Ranch, Tremor, XL, Lariat

Trim Levels

Custom Trail Boss, RST, Custom, ZR2, LT Trail Boss, LTZ, High Country, LT, Work Truck

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 100000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 100000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

5 years / 60000 miles

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

4.66 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

TOP SAFETY PICK

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

4.31 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

290 hp @ 6500 rpm

Torque:

265 foot-lbs @ 4000 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.071 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

5000 lbs

Max Payload:

1950 lbs

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

310 hp @ 5600 rpm

Torque:

430 foot-lbs @ 3000 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.070 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

9100 lbs

Max Payload :

2270 lbs

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

3.3 liters

Engine Configuration:

V

Number of Cylinders:

6

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

4X2 / 4X4

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

Not yet available

Range (city/hwy):

Not yet available

Recommended Fuel Type:

Not yet available

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

2.7 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

4X2 / 4X4

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

19 / 22 / 20

Range (city/hwy):

456 / 528 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

N/A

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Available

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Available

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Available

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Available

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Available

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

Available

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

40.8 inches

Front Leg Room:

43.9 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

66.7 inches

Rear Head Room:

Not yet available

Rear Leg Room:

Not yet available

Rear Shoulder Room:

Not yet available

Cargo Space:

8.8 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

73.5 cubic feet

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

43.1 inches

Front Leg Room:

44.5 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

66 inches

Rear Head Room:

Not yet available

Rear Leg Room:

Not yet available

Rear Shoulder Room:

Not yet available

Cargo Space:

Not yet available

Overall Interior Volume:

Not yet available

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4060 lbs

Width:

95.7 inches

Height:

75.6 inches

Length:

209.1 inches

Wheelbase:

122.8 inches

Ground Clearance:

8.7 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4400 lbs

Width:

81.1 inches

Height:

75.7 inches

Length:

210.9 inches

Wheelbase:

126.5 inches

Ground Clearance:

7.9 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

17.0 x 7.5 inches

Wheel Type:

painted steel

Tire Size:

245/70R17

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

17.0 x 8.0 inches

Wheel Type:

painted steel

Tire Size:

255/70R17