Compare the Ford F-150 with the Chevy Silverado 1500

Comparing the 2018 Ford F-150 to the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 at Donnell Ford


There's no denying that the right ride can make all the difference in your enjoyment of the drive, and we here at Donnell Ford want nothing more than for you to discover something truly exceptional here at our Youngstown, OH dealership! Finding that great vehicle is easy with so many new Ford models to explore in our selection and, if you've been considering the power and capability of a truck, the 2018 Ford F-150 absolutely deserves to be right at the top of your must-have list. We have this full-sized pickup at our dealership and know that drivers from Austintown to East Liverpool, OH and far beyond will be head over heels for it.

Of course, we know that savvy Canfield, OH drivers demand more than just our word on it so, to give you the most accurate depiction possible, we've compared the 2018 F-150 to one of its rivals below: the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500. As a prime competitor, the Silverado is looking to surpass the F-150 but, after a quick glance at the details below, we think you'll quickly discover just how Ford's pickup will elevate your Boardman, OH drives. See for yourself:

The 2018 Ford F-150 vs. the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

  • Regardless of how big your automotive budget may be, you'll be pleased to discover that the 2018 Ford F-150's starting price of $27,380 MSRP is more affordable than the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500's starting price of $28,085 MSRP, saving you hundreds right away.
  • The F-150 comes with the option of three engines, giving you more control over power and capability; the Silverado 1500, on the other hand, only offers the choice of two engines, notably limiting your power and performance options.
  • Speaking of the engines, the base engine in the F-150 provides an EPA-estimated 19 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway, edging out the Silverado 1500's base engine fuel economy at an EPA-estimated 18 mpg in the city and 24 mpg on the highway. This difference may be small, but the F-150's 1-mile advantage could make all the difference between arriving at a gas station and running dry on the highway.
  • The F-150 provides a number of impressive available features on the base model, specifically a navigation system and parking assistance features; to get similar features in the Silverado 1500, you have to shell out for a higher trim level.
  • More shoulder and hip room in the front seats of the F-150 than the Silverado 1500 allows you to get stretch and get comfortable on longer rides with ease.
  • When properly equipped, the 2018 Ford F-150 is capable of towing up to a maximum of 13,200 pounds and hauling a maximum payload of up to 3,270 pounds in the bed; the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, on the other hand, can only tow a maximum of 12,500 pounds and haul a maximum of 2,250 pounds, putting the F-150 far ahead.
  • A total of 9 exterior color options and 4 interior color options on the F-150 means you'll have no trouble giving it the appearance you want. The Silverado 1500, unfortunately, only offers a relatively-limiting 7 exterior and 2 interior color options.
 2018 F-150 Interior 
 2018 Silverado 1500 Interior

Learn More About the 2018 F-150 at Donnell Ford

Ready to learn what else the F-150 has to offer? Make your way out to our Youngstown, OH dealership location and we'll give you all the details! One talk with our experts and one test drive around the town could leave you a Ford fan for life. We hope to see you in the near future!

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