2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

2018 Ford F-150

2018 Ford F-150

2018 Chevy Silverado 1500 vs. 2018 Ford F-150

Trying to decide between the 2018 Chevy Silverado 1500 vs. 2018 Ford F-150? We think you’ll be blown away by the Chevy Silverado specs! Not only has it proven itself under scrutiny from the leading auto reviewers, but it also proves itself on the roads of Waukegan and Gurnee everyday with its impressive towing and payload figures. Whether you need a tough truck to handle work tasks or a jack-of-all-trades with extra power under the hood, the Chevy Silverado 1500 specs offer everything that the modern driver wants. Check out the key differences below, or contact Libertyville Chevy for more information.

Ford vs. Chevy Performance

Chevy Silverado 1500


Ford F-150
6 seconds

Zero to 60 mph

6.1 seconds
14.6 seconds

Quarter Mile Time

14.7 seconds
96.6 mph

Quarter Mile Speed

95 mph

Chevy Silverado 1500 Specs

When tested by the experts at Motor Trend, the Chevy Silverado V8 gave a much more impressive performance than the Ford F-150 twin turbo V6. Not only was the Silverado faster, but it also stopped much shorter than the F-150. The Silverado stopped from 70 mph in just 178 feet, while the F-150 took 206 feet to do the same!

Ford vs. Chevy trucks

Chevy Silverado 1500


Ford F-150
5,500 pounds

Minimum Towing Capacity

5,000 pounds
1,840 pounds

Crew Cab 1500 Payload

1,200 pounds
1,890 pounds

Extended Cab 1500 Payload

1,840 pounds

Truck Comparison

Between the Ford vs. Chevy, the Silverado is also the more capable truck of the two. It has a higher minimum towing capacity by 500 pounds, and no matter which configuration you choose, you’ll likely have a higher payload on the Silverado than the F-150.

Our Chevy Silverado 1500 Inventory

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