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2018 Ford F-150 vs 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Awards
Efficiency
Features
Performance
Safety
Technical
Usability
Pricing
2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
2018 Ford F-150
          Raise the bar? The 2018 Ford F-150 IS the bar.

Awards

Ford has made safety a top priority, and it shows: the 2018 F-150 has been named a 2017 Top Safety Pick by the IIHS.1
Talk about a trend-setter! For four years in a row, the Ford F-150 has taken the Pickup Truck honors in the Kelley Blue Book "Best Buy" competition... and for four years in a row, nobody else has come close to toppling it from the top spot.2
Citing its "stupendous chassis" and "increased innovation," and calling it "simply dominant," the editors at MotorTrend unanimously agreed: the 2018 Ford F-150 is the Truck of the Year. Road test editor Chris Walton said, “Nothing really came close," and we couldn't agree more.3
The Texas Auto Writers Association knows what it takes for a pickup truck to be Texas tough, and after a two-day test-drive at Longhorn River Ranch just outside of Austin, they've named the 2018 Ford F-150 the Truck of Texas for the second year in a row.4

Efficiency

Every mile per gallon toward better fuel economy counts, including the 2 more MPGs between the 2018 Ford F-1505 and the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 15006 in the city and the 2 more MPGs on the highway. Those humble little MPGs can add up to big savings.
2018 Ford F-150Foo2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500205EPA ESTIMATED CITY MPG186267EPA ESTIMATED HIGHWAY MPG248

Features

The 2018 Ford F-150's9 standard sunroof lets the light in on even the gloomiest day. Sadly, the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500's6 sunroof will cost you extra.
2018 Ford F-150Foo2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500standard9SUNROOFoptional6

Performance

Want more power and higher top speeds? Consider the 2018 Ford F-15010, boasting 30 more horses than the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 150011.
If you're carrying considerable cargo, the 2018 Ford F-150's10 increased torque - 51010 lb.-ft. vs. 46011 lb.-ft. - can mean the difference between easy going and a sluggish ride.
2018 Ford F-150Foo2018 Chevrolet Silverado 150045010HORSEPOWER4201151010TORQUE46011

Safety

The 2018 Ford F-150's12 active Blind Spot Monitoring System warns you when a vehicle enters your blind spot, a little more peace of mind as a standard feature. Want that extra security on the Silverado 1500? Blind Spot Monitoring isn't standard on the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, so it will cost you.
2018 Ford F-150Foo2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500standard12BLIND SPOT MONITORING SYSTEM-

Technical

Enjoy the increased safety, fuel economy, and yes, fun, of the 2018 Ford F-150's13 optional turbocharged engine. Sadly, turbo isn't an option on the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500.
2018 Ford F-150Foo2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500has13TURBOCHARGED-

Usability

Who wouldn't want more miles between fill-ups? With a 110 miles higher estimated combined tank range, the 2018 Ford F-15014 will keep you on the road longer than the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 15008.
No matter what you're stowing, from groceries to gardening gear, the 2018 Ford F-150's5 increased storage volume means you'll have more room for all your stuff, from apples to zinnias, and everything in between.
The 2018 Ford F-150's13 wider wheelbase can mean greater stability. How much more stability? A noteworthy 3 inches' worth.
2018 Ford F-150Foo2018 Chevrolet Silverado 150075614ESTIMATED COMBINED TANK RANGE6468775STORAGE VOLUME76812213WHEELBASE11915

Pricing

The 2018 Ford F-15013 is so confident in their materials and workmanship, they'll pay for the cost of perforation repairs for 2 years longer than the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 150015 - quite a consideration for drivers who live in climates where corrosion is a risk.
With an MSRP of $690 less than the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 150015, the 2018 Ford F-15013 provides the budget-conscious buyer enough cost savings to fill the 2018 Ford F-150's13 gas tank a dozen times, with a little money left over for road-trip snacks.16
2018 Ford F-150Foo2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500513CORROSION WARRANTY315$27,61013MSRP$28,30015
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1 - Learn more at http://www.iihs.org/iihs/ratings.

2 - Learn more at https://www.kbb.com/car-news/all-the-latest/best-buy-awards-pickup-truck/2000011406.

3 - For more information, visit http://www.motortrend.com/news/ford-f-150-2018-truck-of-the-year.

4 - Learn more at: https://www.texasautowriters.org/news/5322038.

5 - 2018 Ford F-150 XL 2WD Reg Cab 8' Box

6 - 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 143.5

7 - 2018 Ford F-150 XL 2WD SuperCab 8' Box

8 - 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2WD Reg Cab 133.0

9 - 2018 Ford F-150 Limited 2WD SuperCrew 5.5' Box

10 - 2018 Ford F-150 Raptor 4WD SuperCab 5.5' Box

11 - 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2WD Double Cab 143.5

12 - 2018 Ford F-150 Platinum 2WD SuperCrew 5.5' Box

13 - 2018 Ford F-150 XL 2WD Reg Cab 6.5' Box

14 - 2018 Ford F-150 Lariat 4WD SuperCrew 5.5' Box

15 - 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2WD Reg Cab 119.0

16 - Based on the price of $40.00 to fill the gas tank.