|2015 Ford F-150||2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500|
|3,300 lbs||Max Payload||2,100 lbs|
|12,200 lbs||Max Towing Capacity||12,000 lbs|
|19 city mpg/26 hwy mpg||Max Fuel Economy||18 city mpg/24 hwy mpg|
2015 Ford F-150 vs 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
The Ford F-150 has been America’s best selling half-ton pickup truck in America for more than 30 years. They have continued to push the envelope and progress this competitive segment with their innovation and forward thinking approach to pickup truck design. The F-150 is back and better than ever for the 2015 model year, this is by far the most advanced version of this iconic pickup truck that has ever been built. Another popular pickup truck in this segment is Chevrolet’s Silverado 1500 model. We wanted to show the ways that the F-150 is superior to the competition so we are matching up the 2015 Ford F-150 vs 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, head-to-head in our comparison review test.
When we said that the 2015 Ford F-150 was innovative, we weren’t kidding. Ford revolutionized the truck segment this year by using a completely aluminum body construction. This new design helped to shave off over 700 pounds compared to the F-150 from the previous generation, and made it stronger than ever. They also have implemented some advanced new EcoBoost engine options, such as the 2.7-liter, six-cylinder, EcoBoost engine that gets up to 26 miles per gallon on the highway.
2015 Ford F-150 in Albert Lea MN
All of the advancements and innovations that Ford has added to the F-150 have put it miles ahead of the competition. The 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 that we compared against the F-150 is a great pickup truck, that is undeniable. However, it does not even come close to the precision and quality of the 2015 Ford F-150 in Albert Lea MN.
The finely-tuned and efficient engines and light-weight design of the F-150 give it fuel economy that is superior to the Chevrolet 1500. It also has a significantly higher max payload and a higher max towing capacity. Even with all of the significant advancements and improvements that have gone into the new Ford F-150, it still comes with a lower starting price-tag than the Chevrolet Silverado. So in our opinion the 2015 Ford F-150 is the clear winner when it is compared up against the 2015 Chevrolet 1500.