2017 Ford F-150 vs 2017 Chevrolet Silverado
Ford and Chevrolet are two companies that have been competing for decades. The rivalry is not new. Every year, the two manufacturers introduce new models that will be inevitably compared to their rival’s respective counterparts. Which leads us to the inevitable 2017 Ford F-150 vs the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado comparison. The newest entries by each company into the pickup truck segment are both the most advanced models yet. But only one can emerge a winner.
There are several areas where the F-150 and the Silverado are neck-and-neck. Both trucks are offered in multiple trim levels, seven on the F-150 and six on the Silverado, that come equipped with a variety of comfort, technology and safety features. The F-150 and Silverado begin by offering base trim levels that are designed to be capable work trucks that are comfortable, if not luxurious. The trim levels then work their way upwards, adding more and more features until the trucks are pushing the limits of luxury.
|2017 Ford F-150||VS||2017 Chevrolet Silverado|
|18 city/24 hwy mpg||Best Fuel Economy||19 city/26 hwy mpg|
2017 Ford F-150, 2017 Chevrolet Silverado Engine Comparison
Engine performance is extremely important for many truck shoppers. In this category, the 2017 Ford F-150 is able to take a distinct edge over the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado. A total of five engines are offered on the F-150, while the Silverado is only available with three.
The two trucks begin by offering base V-6 engines that deliver just over 280 horsepower. This is where the similarities end. Ford is able to best the Silverado in both the power and fuel economy categories.
When equipped with the available the 2.7-liter EcoBoost V-6 engine, the Ford F-150 is able to earn an estimated 19 miles per gallon in the city and 26 miles per gallon on the highways. The best fuel economy ratings available on the Silverado come with the base engine, which earns 18 city/24 highway miles per gallon.
The best horsepower ratings offered by the F-150 come via Ford’s all-new third-generation 3.5-liter EcoBoost V-6 engine. This engine is able to churn out 450 horsepower, besting the max of 420 horsepower offered by the Silverado’s 6.2-liter V-8.
When looking under the hood, very few trucks can compare with the options offered by the 2017 Ford F-150.