2016 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 vs. 2016 Ford F-350

2016 Chevy Silverado 3500

Chevy Silverado 3500

2016 Ford F-350

Ford F-350

Drivers from Florence and Cincinnati who rely on their pickups to do more than just get down the road will be impressed by the capabilities of the 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 3500. This pickup offers beastly levels of horsepower, torque, and towing, but it’s not alone in the segment. Some shoppers will surely be drawn to the 2016 Ford F-350 as well, but as it turns out the new Chevy Silverado 3500 does more to meet the requirements of most drivers. After comparing them head to head, put the Silverado 3500 to the test at Tom Gill Chevrolet in Florence, KY.

Price

If you are trying to stretch your vehicle budget further, you can save more by selecting the 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 3500.

  • 2016 Chevy Silverado 3500: MSRP starting at $32,825
  • 2016 Ford F-350: MSRP starting at $33,280

Safety

If you’re going to be pushing your pickup to the limit on rough terrain, you want to know that you are well protected against all hazards. The 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 is available with a number of features the help you avoid damage and danger. Available advanced safety features include front and rear parking sensors, a rearview camera, lane-departure warning, and a forward collision alert that alerts the driver by vibrating the seat.

For Ford’s truck, the only advanced safety features available are a rearview camera and rear parking sensors.

Advanced Performance

Both of these pickups can tow and haul huge amounts of weight, but the 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 is available with advanced features that make handling that weight easier. An optional digital steering assist feature utilizes electronic controls to improve road handling and stability on the highway when you are fully loaded. Also available is an Allison 1000 transmission that provides smooth, confident shifting regardless of road conditions or tow weight.

The F-350 Super Duty isn’t offered with the above advanced performance features and is only available with a six-speed automatic transmission.

Features

When it comes to the Chevy Silverado 3500, you won’t have to pay for a higher trim level to get more of the features you’re looking for. The base WT trim comes with 18-inch steel wheels, an auto-locking rear differential, a fold-down center armrest, power locks, cruise control, and a four-speaker stereo system with a 4.2-inch center display screen.

Features like OnStar with a 4G LTE Wi-Fi connection, satellite radio, and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are all optional. On the Ford F-350, though, the base XL trim only comes with 17-inch steel wheels, manual locks, a two speaker audio system, and none of the other standard or optional features mentioned above.

The 2016 Silverado 3500 is Built to Get the Job Done

Find out how the 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 looks, functions, and performs at Tom Gill Chevrolet, located at 7830 Commerce Drive in Florence, KY. It’s easy to reach us from Cincinnati by simply taking I-71 South to Exit 181. Contact us with any of your questions.