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2018 Ford F-150 vs. 2018 Chevy Silverado 1500 | Topeka
2018 Ford F-150

Ford F-150

2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Is the 2018 Ford F-150 a Better Pickup than the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado?

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The 2018 Ford F-150 overpowers the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado in the following areas:

  • More maximum towing and payload capacity

  • An available 450 hp V6 engine

  • Higher EPA-estimated efficiency numbers

  • A legendary reputation for withstanding tough conditions

Still not convinced? Find out why the F-150 has earned its title as the best selling vehicle in America.

2018 Ford F-150 towing

Turn to the F-150 For More Power and Utility

Over the years, drivers looking for a truck that can get the job done have relied on the Ford F-150. For 2018, it’s been outfitted with engines that overpower competing trucks like the Silverado 1500. See how their most powerful models stack up before you make your final decision:

  • 2018 Ford F-150

    • Engine: H.O. 3.5L EcoBoost V6

    • Horsepower: 450 hp

    • Torque: 510 lb-ft

    • Transmission: 10-Speed Automatic

  • 2018 Chevrolet Silverado

    • Engine: 6.2L EcoTech V8

    • Horsepower: 420 hp

    • Torque: 460 lb-ft

    • Transmission: 8-Speed Automatic

All that extra power allows the F-150 to accelerate up steep grades even when loaded down with heavy construction materials. In addition, it offers better payload and towing capabilities than the Silverado 1500:

  • 2018 Ford F-150

    • Maximum Towing Capacity: 13,200 pounds

    • Maximum Payload Capacity: 3,270 pounds

  • 2018 Silverado 1500

    • Maximum Towing Capacity: 12,400 pounds

    • Maximum Payload Capacity: 2,250 pounds

While the Silverado can be outfitted with three engines, the F-150 provides more versatile utility with five engines on offer. That lets customers enjoy better cost-saving fuel economy numbers than the Silverado 1500:

  • Ford F-150

    • Engine: 2.7L EcoBoost V6

    • EPA-Estimated Fuel Economy (City): 20 mpg

    • EPA-Estimated Fuel Economy (Highway): 26 mpg

  • Silverado 1500

    • Engine: 4.3L EcoTec V6

    • EPA-Estimated Fuel Economy (City): 18 mpg

    • EPA-Estimated Fuel Economy (Highway): 24 mpg

As you can see, the F-150’s wider range of engines pays big dividends when it comes to performance and efficiency.

2018 Ford F-150 rear view

Where Can I Find the 2018 Ford F-150 in Topeka?

At Laird Noller Ford, of course! Our showroom is located at 2245 SW Topeka Blvd. in Topeka, KS, and you can call us at (785) 284-8691 to set up a test drive and experience the advantages of the F-150 for yourself! Before you arrive, be sure to apply for financing to secure preapproval on a low interest loan.

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Topeka, KS
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