2021 Ford F-150 vs. 2022 Chevy Silverado 1500 LTD

2021 Ford F-150 vs. 2022 Chevy Silverado 1500 LTD
2021 Ford F-150


2022 Chevy Silverado 1500 LTD


3,325 lbs (w/ available 5.0L V8 Engine and Max Trailer Tow and Heavy Duty Payload Pkg.)

Max Available Payload

1,760-2,310 pounds
14,000 pounds (w/ Available 3.5L Ecoboost, Max Trailer Tow Pkg.)

Towing Capacity

13,300 pounds (with EcoTec3 engine)

Although it may seem like the 2022 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTD may have the advantage given that it’s the latest model year, don’t count out the 2021 Ford F-150 just yet! To start, the 2021 Ford F-150 has a beginning MSRP of $29,290, which is more than 1,000 dollars to spend on you and your family in the Gastonia area. Beyond that, however, what are the benefits of the Ford F-150 over the Chevy Silverado? We at Classic Ford Shelby have compiled a helpful comparison guide to help you decide.

Ford F-150 vs. Chevy Silverado 1500: Towing Capacities 

A big reason you choose a truck like the Ford F-150 or the Chevy Silverado is the towing capabilities, but how do either of these vehicles compare? While the initial towing capacity of the Silverado 1500 is higher at 13,300 pounds, with certain engine packages and towing packages such as the 3.5L Ecoboost and the Max Trailer Tow Package, the Ford F-150 is capable of towing a whopping 14,000 pounds! So make sure not to underestimate the 2021 Ford F-150. 

Here are some more towing and payload features that come with the Ford F-150:

    • Continuously Controlled Damping (CCD): This feature allows for shock absorber stiffness adjustments in real-time to match the road surface and driver input. This feature monitors speed, suspension position, vehicle loading and more to keep you safe as you are towing heavy loads. This feature is standard on the Limited, LARIAT, King Ranch®, and Platinum trim level.
    • Smart Trailer Tow Connector: The Smart Trailer Tow Connector informs you if there is something regarding your trailer that requires tending to such as brake lamp replacements or trailer battery issues.
  • Onboard Scales: This feature allows you to approximate payload weight through the SYNC® 4 Screen or via the LED visual display. 

Ford F-150 vs. Chevy Silverado: Notable Features

When comparing notable features of the Chevy Silverado vs. the Ford F-150, the Silverado is nothing to sneeze at! Equipped with features such as 12 standard tie-downs, available Multi-Flex Tailgate, and available segment-first Rear Seatback Storage Compartments, the Chevy Silverado is an impressive vehicle. However, if you want topline features to greatly improve your Lincolnton or Mooresboro drives exponentially, you’ll want to check out the Ford F-150 which comes with features such as:

  • 12-Inch Touchscreen with SYNC® 4: Coming with enhanced vocal recognition, your drives have more user-friendly features like split screens.
  • Interior Work Surface: Need an impromptu office from the comfort of your own truck? Stow an ergonomic tabletop in your truck so that you can get what you need to finish!
  • Max Recline Seats: Our Max Recline Seats fold almost exactly flat in case you are in need of a quick break!
  • Rear Locking Under-Seat Storage: Store valuables with our folding lockable under-seat storage to help provide you peace of mind that your belongings are safe and secure.

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Now that you have read our comparison between the Ford F-150 and the Chevy Silverado, come into Classic Ford Shelby today! We are also able to help through our service center or our finance department for further information and inquiries.

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