Make tough tasks look easy behind the wheel of either the 2020 Ford F-150 or 2020 Chevy Silverado 1500. Both full-size pickup trucks offer outstanding capability, but don't let their tough exteriors and big power distract you from everything else they offer. To help you see which truck is right for you, the team at Blue Springs Ford put together this research guide comparing the 2020 Ford F-150 versus the 2020 Chevy Silverado 1500. Whether you're looking for outstanding payload, cab and bed options, or excellent smart safety features, the Ford F-150 has what you want.

If you'd like to learn more about what the 2020 Ford F-150 has to offer, visit our F-150 model research hub to find more research we've collected about the truck that's built to work and play hard. Do you like the features you see in the 2020 F-150? Find your favorite model in the inventory available at our Blue Springs, MO, dealership. Don't hesitate to contact one of our Ford product specialists at (888) 743-3067 or via our online form with any questions you may have.

Engines & Towing Capabilities

Both the Ford F-150 and Chevy Silverado 1500 offer six engine options with outstanding power and performance specs. You can count on a six, eight, or ten-speed automatic transmission in the Silverado, while most F-150 models come with a six or ten-speed automatic with selectable drive modes. We've listed the engine options for both trucks, along with some of the top specs for you to consider in the table below.

2020 Ford F-150

Model

2020 Chevy Silverado 1500

  • 3.5L EcoBoost® V6
  • 3.0L Power Stroke® turbo-diesel V6
  • High-output 3.5L EcoBoost® V6
  • 2.7L turbocharged EcoBoost® V6
  • 5.0L Ti-VCT V8
  • 3.3L Ti-VCT V6

Engine Options

  • Duramax® 3.0L turbo-diesel I6
  • 6.2L EcoTec3 V8 with DFM
  • 5.3L EcoTec3 V8 with DFM
  • 5.3L EcoTec3 V8 with AFM™
  • 4.3L EcoTec3 with AFM
  • 2.7L turbo with AFM
  • Max. MPG (city/hwy): 21/29 
  • Max HP: 450 HP
  • Max Torque: 510 lb.-ft.
  • Max. Towing: 13,200 lbs.
  • Max. Payload: 3,270 lbs.

Top Performance Specs

  • Max. MPG (city/hwy): 23/33
  • Max HP: 420 HP
  • Max Torque: 460 lb.-ft.
  • Max. Towing: 13,400 lbs.
  • Max. Payload: 2,250 lbs.

Cab & Bed Options

Whether you are looking to maximize the room in your truck cab for passengers or upgrade the space in the bed for hauling, both trucks have options to fit what you need. But if you are looking for just the right cab to bed ratio, check out all seven combinations available in the 2020 Ford F-150, and compare them to what you can get with the 2020 Chevy Silverado 1500 in the chart below.

2020 Ford F-150

Model

2020 Chevy Silverado 1500

Regular cab, 6 ft. 6 in. bed

Regular cab, 8 ft. bed

SuperCab, 5 ft. 6 in. bed

SuperCab, 6 ft. 6 in. bed

SuperCab, 8 ft. bed

SuperCrew®, 5 ft. 6 in. bed

SuperCrew®, 6 ft. 6 in. bed

Cab/Bed Combo

Regular cab, 8 ft. 2 in. bed

Double cab, 6 ft. 7 in. bed

Crew cab, 6 ft. 7 in. bed

Crew cab, 5 ft. 10 in. bed

Interior Design

Make your next day at work a comfortable experience with the cabins of either the 2020 Ford F-150 or Chevy Silverado 1500. Both models offer:

  • Ten-way power front seats
  • 8-in. driver information/productivity screen
  • Driver seat memory, front bucket seats
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • 8-in. center touchscreen
  • Heated front and rear seats
  • Dual-zone electronic automatic temperature control 
  • 60/40 flip up bench seat
  • Heated and ventilated front seat
  • Vinyl, cloth, or leather seating surfaces

In addition, the 2020 Ford F-150 offers:

  • Twin-panel moonroof
  • B&O® sound system
  • FordPass™ Connect with 4G LTE Wi-Fi® hotspot
  • SYNC®3
  • Available Recaro® sport seats with perforated Rhapsody Blue Alcantara inserts
2020 Ford F-150 Interior

Safety Features

Take on whatever the road throws at you with smart safety features in both the 2020 Ford F-150 and 2020 Chevy Silverado 1500. Both models inspire confidence with features like:

2020 Ford F-150 Safety Features
  • HD surround vision/360-degree camera
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Lane keeping system
  • Forward collision alert/Pre-collision assist with automatic emergency braking
  • Reverse sensing;

Ford F-150 safety features also include:

  • Automatic high beams
  • BLIS® with trailer coverage
  • Curve control with AdvanceTrac® with Roll Stability Control™
  • Inflatable second-row safety belts

Test Drive Your New Ford in Blue Springs, MO, Today!

Come experience the power of productivity in a new 2020 Ford F-150 at Blue Springs Ford today! Schedule a test drive at our Blue Springs, MO, dealership and learn about this capable truck in person. If you have any questions, give us a call at (888) 743-3067.

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


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

Chevy Silverado 1500 Custom Trail Boss


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

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

Towing/Hauling

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

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

Model

Ford F-150

4.3L EcoTec3 V6

Engine

3.3L Ti-VCT V6

285 HP

Horsepower

290 HP

305 lb.-ft.

Torque

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

Towing/Hauling

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

Model

Ford F-150

6.2L EcoTec3 V8

Engine

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.

Interior

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

Technology

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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