2021 Ford F-150 vs. 2021 Chevy Silverado 1500

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


2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
3.3L Ti-VCT V6

Base Engine

4.3L EcoTec3 V6
570 lb-ft of torque

Max. Torque

460 lb-ft of torque
290 hp

Base Horsepower

285 hp
14,000 lbs

Max. Towing

13,300 lbs
3,325 pounds

Max. Payload

2,280 pounds

If you’re looking for a ruggedly capable light duty pickup truck, there are two options out there that bring American engineering to the pavement in a wonderful way – the Ford F-150 and the Chevy Silverado 1500. Both trucks bring great power rating, efficiency, and modern features to the table, but which one will you choose for your Scottsdale adventures? Check out our guide to these two impressive trucks when you read our guide below, courtesy of the team at Trucks Only. Be sure to let the truck experts at our dealership know if you have any additional questions about either of these versatile trucks.

F-150 vs. Silverado: Power & Performance

In terms of the number of engines offered, the 2021 Ford F-150 and the 2021 Chevy Silverado are evenly matched. With both trucks, you’ll have six engine options. As you can see, both trucks offer plenty of power and great performance specs to help you get the job done:

2021 F-150

  • Available Engines: Six
  • Base Engine: 3.3L V6 w/290 hp
  • Upgraded Engine: 3.5L EcoBoost w/510 lb-ft of torque
  • Diesel Option: Yes

2021 Silverado 1500

  • Available Engines: Six
  • Base Engine: 4.3L V6 w/285 hp
  • Upgraded Engine: 6.2L V8 w/460 lb-ft of torque
  • Diesel Option: Yes

F-150 vs. Silverado: Payload & Towing

Between these two trucks, the towing specs are fairly similar. However, if you’re looking for a plenty of payload capacity, you should consider the F-150. Whether you’re towing or hauling, these trucks are built to get the job done:

2021 F-150

  • Max. Payload Capacity: 3,325 pounds
  • Max. Towing Capacity:  14,000 pounds

2021 Silverado 1500

  • Max. Payload Capacity: 2,280 pounds
  • Max. Towing Capacity: 13,300 pounds

Shared Features

While these trucks may come from different manufacturers, there are a host of similarities in their available features. You’ll find features such as backup cameras and integrated trailer brake controllers are available on both models to make your Mesa tasks as easy as possible.

Test Drive Both Trucks at Trucks Only!

There’s plenty to love about an F-150 or a Silverado 1500. If you’re looking to make a decision on these vehicles, on which one you’re taking home – there’s no better way than a test drive of both from one of our showrooms. Getting behind the wheel of these trucks will give you a perfect idea of which one to take home to Phoenix or Gilbert. Who knows, it may make your decision between the two even tougher, since they’re both great trucks! Contact us online to schedule your appointment for a test drive soon, we’re looking forward to meeting you!

Used Trucks for Sale in Arizona

Explore Our Models

  • Chevy Silverado 2500 Towing Capacity

    While there are plenty of trucks on the market today, the Chevy lineup has stood the test of time for its immense strength and capabilities on the roads. While you could take your pick of the Chevy Silverado 1500 or lifted Silverado trucks, it’s the Chevy Silverado 2500 towing capacity that really takes performance…

  • What Kind of Bed Liner Should I Get for My Truck?

    Choosing a Bed Liner: The Basics Protecting your truck bed is important. If you scratch up the paint or let water sit under the stock liner, you’ll get rust spots. Seeing that most of us use our trucks for work or outdoor projects, though, we need to be able to beat the tar out of…

  • 2021 Toyota Tundra Towing Capacity

    The Toyota Tundra is known for its robust towing power, and the 2021 model is no exception. If you are shopping for a pre-owned pickup, there are plenty of reasons to put the 2021 Toyota Tundra at the top of your list. The Toyota Tundra towing capacity reaches up to 10,200 pounds when properly equipped,…

Trucks Only 33.404458, -111.840386.