A full-size pickup not only impresses with its muscular and powerful stance, but is a capable workmate made to handle the tough jobs. Two such powerhouses stand out: the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and the 2019 Ford F-150. Although they both offer superb capability, check out these details to discover why the Silverado offers truck buyers more.
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2019 Ford F-150
2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
Number of Trims
395 Horsepower/ 400 lb.-ft of Torque*1
✔ 420 Horsepower/ 460 lb. -ft of Torque*2
Max Conventional Towing Capacity
✔ 13,200 lbs.*3
Max Cargo Bed Capacity
97.6 in at Floor/ 77.4 cu. ft. Volume*5
✔ 98.1 in at Floor/ 81.9 cu. ft. Volume*6
Available Built-In Head Up Display
The Better Choice: Silverado 1500
With its better horsepower and torque, the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado gives you greater capacity from its 6.2-liter V8 on either the LTZ or High Country trims. It also offers more trim choices at seven while carrying more with its Long Box and Regular Cab. Its available Head Up Display, which the F-150 lacks, lets you focus ahead while checking info.
1.When properly equipped. Class is Full-Size Pickups under 8,500 lbs. GVWR based on Ford segmentation.
2.With available 6.2L EcoTec3 V8 engine.
3.Max payload on F-150 XL Regular Cab, 8' box, 5.0L V8 4X2, Heavy-Duty Payload Package and 18" heavy-duty wheels (not shown). Max towing on F-150 XL SuperCrew® , 6.5’ box, 3.5L EcoBoost® 4X2, and Max Trailer Tow Package (not shown). Class is Full-Size Pickups under 8,500 lbs. GVWR based on Ford segmentation.
4.Double cab standard box, 4x4. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the Trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.
5.Silverado Crew Cab Short Box LTZ 2WD with available 5.3L V8 engine and Max Trailering Package. For comparison purposes only. See the Owner’s Manual and the label on the vehicle door jamb for the carrying capacity of a specific vehicle.