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2021 Ford F-150 vs. 2021 Chevy Silverado 1500

F-150 Inventory 2021 Ford F-150 XL vs. F-150 XLT

2021 Ford F-150


2021 Chevy Silverado 1500
3.3L Ti-VCT V6

Base Engine

4.3L EcoTec3 V6
290 hp

Base Horsepower

285 hp
14,000 pounds

Max. Towing Capacity

13,300 pounds
570 lb-ft

Max. Torque

460 lb-ft
3,325 pounds

Max. Payload Capacity

2,280 pounds

The Silverado is a solid truck, no doubt, with many features that could’ve been top of the class a few short years ago. But times and technology have changed, and while the Silverado 1500 has remained the same, the 2021 F-150 has advanced. Lighter yet tougher, more connected and more powerful, the F-150 of today is in many ways the truck of tomorrow. All trim levels of the F-150 exemplify not only working hard, but also working smart.

Ford F-150 vs. Chevy Silverado: Engines and Reliability

With almost a decade’s worth of technological advantage over the Silverado, there are few convincing arguments in the Chevy’s favor. Looking at the power of each truck’s engine outputs, it’s easy to see why Winterset drivers prefer the Ford F-150:

2021 Ford F-150

  • Base Engine: 3.3L Ti-VCT V6
  • Base Horsepower: 290 hp
  • Max. Torque: 570 lb-ft

2021 Chevy Silverado 1500

  • Base Engine: 4.3L EcoTec3 V6
  • Base Horsepower: 285 hp
  • Max. Torque: 460 lb-ft

F-150 vs. Silverado: Payload & Towing Capacity

For drivers in Des Moines, towing and payload are among the most important capabilities for a pickup. Thanks to better engines and chassis construction, this F-150 vs. Silverado challenge ends the same way most do: the Ford F-150 takes the leads:

2021 Ford F-150

  • Max. Towing Capacity: 14,000 pounds
  • Max. Payload Capacity: 3,325 pounds

2021 Chevy Silverado 1500

  • Max. Towing Capacity: 13,300 pounds
  • Max. Payload Capacity: 2,280

Explore the Top Class Ford F-150 at Deyarman Ford!

Now that you know the many advantages the F-150 has over the Silverado, come by Deyarman Ford and experience them first hand with a test drive! We have enough F-150s to give you a wide selection of options and colors to choose from, and if you want something specific, we can always put in a bespoke custom order just for you! Contact us today with any questions!

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