2016 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 vs. 2016 Ford F-250

When it comes to true heavy-duty pickup trucks that can deliver top-of-the-line performance for big jobs, there are only a few models truly worthy of consideration. Among those, the 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 stands apart for its impressive towing capacity, durable steel frame, and variety of features.

The 2016 Ford F-250 has the attention of some drivers, as well, and is always in the mix, but when it comes to the things that matter more to a lot of buyers, the 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 has the edge. Discover how these two models compare, and make your way from the Cincinnati area to test drive the Silverado 2500 at Tom Gill Chevrolet in Florence, KY.

2016 Chevrolet Silverado 2500

2016 Chevrolet Silverado 2500


Most buyers in this segment need a truck that is going to handle some rough conditions with relative ease. Luckily for 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 buyers, this pickup comes built with a high-strength steel frame to withstand the elements and tough work on the job. The 2016 Ford F-250, on the other hand, is built with an aluminum frame, making it more susceptible to damage.

Maximum Towing

Whether you choose the 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 or the 2016 Ford F-250, you’ll get commanding performance via standard V8 and available turob-diesel V8 powertrains, as well as the option of a fifth-wheel setup for heavy-duty trailering. However, the Silverado 2500 comes boasts a higher maximum towing capacity. When properly equipped, it can tow up to 18,000 pounds. Meanwhile, the Ford F-250 is only capable of towing up to a maximum of 16,600 pounds.


If you go with the 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 2500, then you’ll get a wide range of standard features, including a four-speaker stereo, a 4.2-inch central display screen, and a USB port/auxiliary input. The 2016 Ford F-250 doesn’t get any of these features and only comes with a standard two-speaker stereo system.

Additionally, the Silverado 2500 is offered with a number of advanced tech features, including Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone integration and a 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot. The Ford F-250 isn’t offered with any of these features.

Get More Done with Confidence in the 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 2500

When you’re ready for a heavy-duty pickup truck with a proven track record of dependable, high-level performance, come check out the 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 at Tom Gill Chevrolet. We’re happy to serve drivers throughout the Cincinnati area and beyond at 7830 Commerce Dr. in Florence, KY. Get in touch to set up a test drive!