2018 Ford F-350 Super Duty vs 2018 Chevy Silverado 3500
It doesn’t matter whether you’re looking at cars, trucks or SUVs, no automotive rivalry shines brighter than the Ford versus Chevrolet rivalry. The two brands have been going at it since the dawn of the automotive age, and the rivalry certainly isn’t showing any signs of cooling down any time soon.
And while the rivalry is a heated one no matter what kind of vehicle you’re looking at, the Ford trucks versus Chevrolet trucks portion of the rivalry is by far the most interesting to look at. And that’s precisely why we decided now was the perfect time to put together this 2018 Ford F-350 Super Duty versus 2018 Chevy Silverado 3500 head-to-head truck comparison. As you’ll quickly see in this battle of behemoth heavy duty trucks, Ford once again comes out on top thanks to best-in-class power and capability ratings.
2018 Ford F-350 Super Duty
2018 Chevy Silverado 3500
|385 HP & 430 lb-ft.||Standard Power Ratings (Regular Gas Engine)||360 HP & 380 lb-ft.|
|450 HP & 935 lb-ft.||Available Power Ratings (Diesel Engine)||445 HP & 910 lb-ft.|
|21000 lbs. & 34000 lbs.||Top Conventional & Gooseneck Towing Ratings||20000 lbs. & 23300 lbs.|
|7630 lbs.||Top Payload Rating||7153 lbs.|
Everything the 2018 Chevy Silverado 3500 Lineup Can Do, the 2018 Ford F-350 Super Duty Lineup Can Do Better
If you’re looking at purchasing a new heavy duty pickup truck, that likely means there are two features you’re interested in above anything else – power and capability. It just so happens that those are two features the 2018 Ford F-350 Super Duty lineup offers best-in-class ratings for.
More specifically, the 2018 Ford F-350 Super Duty lineup offers 385 horsepower and 430 pound-feet of torque with its standard regular gas engine, and 450 horsepower and 935 pound-feet of torque with its available diesel engine. Conversely, the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 lineup offers only 360 horsepower and 380 pound-feet of torque with its standard regular gas engine, and only 445 horsepower and 910 pound-feet of torque with its available diesel engine.
The 2018 F-350 Super Duty lineup also features a maximum conventional towing rating of 21,000 pounds, a maximum gooseneck towing rating of 34,000 pounds, and a maximum payload rating of 7,630 pounds. The 2018 Silverado 3500 lineup, on the other hand, features a maximum conventional towing rating of only 20,000 pounds, a maximum gooseneck towing rating of only 23,300 pounds, and a maximum payload rating of only 7,153 pounds.
For more information on the 2018 Ford F-350 Super Duty lineup and all of its features and capabilities, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with our friendly and knowledgeable Akins Ford staff near Atlanta, GA.