|2015 Ford F-250||2015 Chevy Silverado 2500 HD|
|$31,810 - $49,665||MSRP||$32,980 - $55,875|
|440-hp 6.7-L V8 diesel||Most Powerful Engine||397-hp 6.6-L V8 diesel|
|860 pound-feet||Maximum Torque||765 pound-feet|
|263 inches||Exterior Length (elite trims)||258.4 inches|
2015 Ford F-250 vs 2015 Chevy Silverado 2500 HD
It can be challenging at times to shop for a heavy duty truck, knowing that the choice made is going to have to last for a long time in the roughest conditions. Both trucks in our 2015 Ford F-250 vs 2015 Chevy Silverado 2500 HD comparison are quality vehicles, but for shoppers looking for a powerful engine option at a reasonable price, one winner pulls quickly away from the competition.
The 2015 Ford F-250 Super Duty truck offers significant options when it comes to cabin style, bed length, trim level, and drive style, but when it comes to engine options, it only offers two: one regular gas option and one diesel option. That's all it needs. While the 2016 Chevy Silverado 2500 HD has a choice of four engines that can burn a range of fuels (regular gas, bi-fuel gas, or diesel), the F-250 offers a regular gas 6.2-liter V8 with 385 horsepower and a 6.7-liter diesel V8 with 440 horsepower. None of the Silverado engines breaks the 400 horsepower mark.
The economical and powerful 2015 Ford Super Duty
When it comes to price it's also hard not to take a good look at the 2015 Ford Super Duty F-250. Even in the base trims of both these heavy duty trucks the Ford comes in at about a thousand dollars cheaper than the Chevy, and when you move up to look at the elite Ford Lariat vs the Chevy High Country trim, that difference grows to several thousand dollars. When looking for a powerful truck at a reasonable price, it's not hard to see who is pulling ahead in the competition. With the significantly greater torque available in the Ford F-250, you also know that acceleration will never be a problem.
The 2015 Ford F-250 also offers a wider cabin for greater comfort for the passengers, and a longer box length for more cargo options. Folks who enjoy customizing their vehicle also have more options on the Ford when it comes to wheels, tires, and external paint overlay options. Having looked at these options, it is clear which vehicle in the 2015 Ford F-250 vs 2015 Chevy Silverado 2500 HD competition should be the choice for someone looking for a powerful and economical truck.