2019 Ford F-150 vs. 2019 Chevy Silverado 1500 | A Pickup Truck Comparison

You need a truck that works as hard as you do, but there are a wide variety of models to choose from. Let Blue Springs Ford help you narrow down your search. We've compared two of the most popular options head-to-head in the following 2019 Ford F-150 vs. 2019 Chevy Silverado 1500 page.

In this light-duty pickup comparison, we'll focus on the 2019 Ford F-150 LARIAT, starting at $41,700 MSRP, and the 2019 Chevy Silverado 1500 Custom Trail Boss, starting at $39,500 MSRP. If you're in search of more information about the 2019 F-150, visit our hub page or reach out to the team at our Blue Springs, MO dealership at (877) 376-9684 or through our contact form.

Engine Options

The differences between the 2-10 F-150 and the Silverado 1500 begin under the hood. The Silverado is equipped with a capable V6 configuration, but is eclipsed by the F-150's powertrain. Whether you're most concerned with power or efficiency, the 2019 F-150 is the clear choice. Specs for both engine options are as follows:

2019 Ford F-150 Lariat - Race Red

Ford F-150 Lariat

2.7L EcoBoost® V6
325 HP
400 lb.-ft.
Fuel Economy
19 city/25 hwy MPG
2019 Chevy Silverado 1500 Custom Trail Boss

Chevy Silverado 1500 Custom Trail Boss

4.3L V6
258 HP
305 lb.-ft.
Fuel Economy
16 city/21 hwy MPG

2019 Ford F-150 at construction site with heavy payload on crane


Simply put, you'll be more productive behind the wheel of the 2019 F-150. Not only does the Ford truck outpace the Silverado when looking at performance outputs, but it also offers more capability thanks to higher towing and payload capacities. Learn what these trucks can handle with our handy chart:

Ford F-150

Towing Capacity
Up to 9,000 lbs.
Payload Capacity
2,470 lbs.
Chevy Silverado 1500

Towing Capacity
Up to 7,900 lbs.
Payload Capacity
2,250 lbs.

2019 Ford F-150 Exterior wide open view of interior


You'll enjoy every moment inside the F-150 and Silverado 1500. Both have upgrades such as touchscreen infotainment systems, rear view cameras, and more. For the highest level of interior refinement, turn to the Ford F-150. The Chevy truck doesn't match the long list of technology features that the F-150 offers, which includes:

  • Dual-zone automatic temperature control
  • 8-in. productivity screen
  • Pre-collision assist with automatic emergency braking
  • Automatic high beams
  • Power-adjustable pedals
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror
  • Heated & ventilated leather-trimmed front seats
  • Leather-trimmed steering wheel
  • FordPass Connect with Wi-Fi® hotspot
  • Driver memory settings

Cab & Bed Sizes

Are you in need of a work truck or a pickup that's ready for spontaneous family adventures? Either way, you'll be able to configure the cab and bed sizes to fit your requirements. The Silverado is available in four different configurations, while the F-150 nearly doubles your options. With seven different cab-and-bed combinations, you'll have the space for what's most important to you. F-150 configurations are as follows:

  • Regular Cab with 6' 6" Box
  • Regular Cab with 8' Box
  • SuperCab with 5' 6" Box
  • SuperCab with 6' 6" Box
  • SuperCrew® Cab with 5' 6" Box
  • SuperCrew® Cab with 6' 6" Box
2019 Ford F-150 Exterior night at pier with tailgate down and lit empty bed

Test Drive 2019 Ford F-150 Models in Blue Springs, MO

If you're ready to experience the 2019 Ford F-150 for yourself, schedule your visit to Blue Springs Ford today! Browse our current collection of trucks in our F-150 inventory, and then set up a test drive appointment with our online form. To get in touch with our Blue Springs, MO auto dealership, please call (877) 376-9684.


2018 Ford F-150 vs. 2018 Silverado 1500: A Mid-Sized Truck Comparison | Blue Springs, MO

The 2018 Ford F-150 and the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 are the latest competitors in the ongoing Ford vs. Chevy rivalry. But who has the upper hand when comparing these two reliable trucks? To help Blue Springs, MO drivers determine which mid-sized pickup they need, the truck specialists at Blue Springs Ford have put together this truck comparison page. To get in touch with one of our specialists directly, fill out our contact form or give us a call at (866) 379-5712. Learn more about the 2018 F-150 by checking out all of our research pages on our model hub page.

Engine & Performance

Both the F-150 and the Silverado feature a variety of engines to accompany their respective trucks. However, Ford offers not only more engines, but more impressive options as well. The F-150 can be equipped with one of six configurations, while the Silverado offers three different engines. For this breakdown, we'll look at the base engine options for both of these trucks.

Chevrolet Silverado 1500


Ford F-150

4.3L EcoTec3 V6


3.3L Ti-VCT V6

285 HP


290 HP

305 lb.-ft.


265 lb.-ft.

Up to 7,600 lbs.

Max Towing Capacity

Up to 7,700 lbs.

18 city / 24 highway

Fuel Economy

19 city / 25 highway


Drivers expecting to use their new pickup to tow or haul often will be interested in learning more about both these durable trucks' capabilities. Whether you're hauling materials to the jobsite or towing your boat to the lake for the weekend, knowing what your truck can handle is vital. As you can see in the chart below, the F-150 boasts best-in-class towing and payload, when properly equipped. To maximize towing potential, the clear choice is the 2018 Ford F-150.

Chevrolet Silverado 1500


Ford F-150

6.2L EcoTec3 V8


3.5L EcoBoost® Twin-Turbocharged V6

Up to 12,500 lbs.

Max Towing Capacity

Up to 13,200 lbs.

Up to 2,250 lbs.

Max Payload Capacity

Up to 3,230 lbs.


Both of these trucks feature cavernous interiors. While the Silverado has more front legroom, the Ford F-150 makes up for it with much more rear legroom. The Ford pickup is also available with more luxury features to make both drivers and passengers as comfortable as possible.

  • The Ford F-150 has 43.6-in. of legroom, while the Silverado only has 40.9-in.
  • Only the 2018 F-150 is available with a twin-panel moonroof
  • While both trucks can include power-adjustable pedals, only Ford has a memory feature


Both of these trucks can be equipped with a host of technology and safety features. However, the F-150 is available with several features that the Chevy pickup simply can't match.

  • The F-150 sports an optional class-exclusive Pro Trailer Backup Assist™, unavailable on the Silverado
  • BLIS® (Blind Spot Information System) is only available on the 2018 F-150
  • With class-exclusive quad-beam LED headlamps and LED side-mirror spotlights, the F-150 offers superior lighting
  • The F-150 can be equipped with a 360-degree camera, while the Silverado cannot
  • Useful safety features like pre-collision assist, adaptive cruise control, and a lane-keeping system are only available with the 2018 F-150.

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