2018 Ford F-250 Super Duty vs 2018 Chevy Silverado 2500
Much is made about the rivalry between the 2018 Ford F-150 and the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, but we must also not forget about the exciting rivalry between the 2018 Ford F-250 Super Duty and the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 2500. Every time a new model year rolls around, truck lovers around the world watch with anticipation to see if the year Chevy finally overtakes America’s Favorite Trucks is here. But every time a new model year rolls around, Ford trucks continue to outperform, outclass and outmatch Chevy’s offerings.
That perhaps has never been more accurate than it is this year, as you’ll see while continuing to read this 2018 Ford F-250 Super Duty versus 2018 Chevy Silverado 2500 head-to-head model comparison. Thanks to its power and capability advantages, the new Ford F-250 Super Duty is once again the top choice for anyone in the market for a heavy-duty pickup truck.
2018 Ford F-250 Super Duty
2018 Chevy Silverado 2500
|385 HP & 430 lb-ft.||Gas Horsepower & Torque||360 HP & 380 lb-ft.|
|450 HP & 935 lb-ft.||Diesel Horsepower & Torque||445 HP & 910 lb-ft.|
|18500 lbs.||Max Towing Rating||18100 lbs.|
|4250 lbs.||Max Payload Rating||3534 lbs.|
Comparing the Power and Capability of the 2018 Ford F-250 Super Duty Lineup and the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 Lineup
As you can see in the comparison table above, both the 2018 Ford F-250 Super Duty lineup and the 2018 Chevy Silverado 2500 lineup offer the choice between a diesel engine and a regular gas engine. What you can also see in the table above is that you get more power and capability from the new Ford F-250 Super Duty lineup’s engines than you get from the new Chevy Silverado 2500 lineup’s engines.
In fact, the 2018 Ford F-250 Super Duty lineup’s gas engine offers 385 horsepower and 430 pound-feet of torque, and its diesel engine offers 450 horsepower and 935 pound-feet of torque. To top it all off, the new Ford F-250 Super Duty lineup has a maximum towing rating of 18,500 pounds and a maximum payload rating of 4,250 pounds.
Those power and capability ratings make the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 lineup’s offerings pale in comparison. That’s because the new Chevrolet Silverado 2500 lineup’s gas engine offers only 360 horsepower and 380 pound-feet of torque, and its diesel engine offers only 445 horsepower and 910 pound-feet of torque. The new Silverado 2500 lineup has a maximum towing rating of only 18,100 pounds and a maximum payload rating of only 3,534 pounds.
Please reach out to our friendly Akins Ford staff near Atlanta, GA, to receive even more information on the 2018 Ford F-250 Super Duty lineup.