2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 vs. 2017 Ford F-150
2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
2017 Ford F-150
The 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and the 2017 Ford F-150 both prove excellent choices in the pickup truck segment, given their array of setups, plethora of performance options, and incredible safety ratings. Still, the latest Silverado 1500 comes out ahead in several crucial areas, particularly when it comes to high-tech features and engine offerings. Take a moment to sift through their differences and find out where the Silverado pulls ahead of the competition, and then head to Tom Gill Chevrolet in Florence to see how it can meet your Cincinnati driving demands.
Both the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and the 2017 Ford F-150 boast a variety of powertrain options, all of which generate massive amounts of power. However, when it comes to V8 powertrains, the Silverado 1500 has more to offer with two options, as opposed to the F-150’s one V8 machine. Take your pick between the Silverado's 5.3L V8 that generates a hefty 355 hp and 383 lb-ft of torque, or a 6.2L V8 that churns out 420 hp and 460 lb-ft of torque. Meanwhile, the Ford model’s 5.0L V8 puts out 385 hp and 387 lb-ft of torque, making it competitive with the first Chevrolet option yet hardly noteworthy when compared to the second. For robust V8 performance you’d be better served by the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500.
There’s no doubt that the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and the 2017 Ford F-150 come generously equipped across their respective lineups, but the Silverado 1500 has some technologies that are unavailable on the F-150. For example, an available upgraded infotainment system incorporates OnStar telematics, which provides a 4G LTE Wi-Fi connection that allows up to seven devices to connect to the Internet at once while on the go. The Ford F-150, on the other hand, can’t be fitted with Internet connection capabilities, meaning drivers and passengers will have to drain their data plans if they want to access social media or stream videos when they hit the road. As such, the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado proves the best choice if you and your passengers want a highly modern cabin poised to meet your high standards. Today, it's important for a pickup to be equally as smart as it is powerful, which the Chevrolet Silverado appeals to such a wide range of modern drivers.
Finance the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 at Tom Gill Chevrolet
The 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 certainly makes a strong case for itself when compared to competitors like the 2017 Ford F-150, but ultimately, this pickup truck needs to win you over itself. Allow the team at Tom Gill Chevrolet give you a tour of this model and get you on the road for a test drive at our dealership, serving Cincinnati drivers at 7830 Commerce Dr. in Florence, KY. You can always get in touch with any questions!