2021 Chevy Silverado vs 2021 F-150 Comparison

2021 Silverado 1500 vs. 2021 Ford F-150


Starting MSRP



8 trims/34 configurations

Trim Options

6 trims/42 configurations

Teen Driver Technology


If you’re looking for a truck with a proven track record, chances are you’re comparing the 2021 Ford F-150 vs. Chevy Silverado — two of the segment’s top contenders year after year. In this Chevy vs. Ford matchup, we’ll see how these two rivals stack up when it comes to engine options, technology features, and more. Check it out, and then browse new Silverado 1500 models on our lot right now in Jacksonville!

Ford F-150 vs. Chevy Silverado: Engines

As you’d expect, capability is the number one priority for most pickup truck buyers. When you compare the Chevy vs. Ford engine lineups, you’ll see that both offer V6, V8, and diesel options. However, there are a few differences to keep in mind! See the Silverado 1500 vs. F-150 engine specs here:

  • Chevy Silverado 1500 Engine Options
    • Base 285-hp 4.3L EcoTec3 V6 with Active Fuel Management™
    • Diesel 277-hp 3.0L Duramax 3.0L I-6
    • Available 310-hp 2.7L I-4
    • Available 355-hp 5.3L V8 with Active Fuel Management™
    • Available 355-hp 5.3L V8 (gas) with Dynamic Fuel Management™
    • Available 420-hp 6.2L EcoTec3 V8 with Dynamic Fuel Management™
  • Ford F-150 Engine Options
    • Base 290-hp 3.3L TI-VCT V6
    • Diesel 250-hp 3.0L Power Stroke®
    • Hybrid 430-hp PowerBoost® V6 (full hybrid)
    • Available 400-hp 3.5L EcoBoost® V6
    • Available 325-hp 2.7L Turbocharged EcoBoost® (gas)
    • Available 400-hp 5.0L V8 (gas)

Ford F-150 vs. Chevy Silverado: Interior Dimensions

Next up in our Ford vs. Chevy matchup, we’ll take a look at cabin comfort. Cabin amenities and tech features can make a big difference to your workday — whether you’re communicating with crew members, protecting your gear, or keeping everyone comfortable on long drives. Both the Silverado and the F-150 cabs can be configured to seat up to six, but taller passengers will appreciate the Silverado’s additional head- and legroom in front. Compare these Silverado 1500 vs. F-150 interior dimensions to see what we mean:

  • Chevy Silverado Front Row Dimensions
    • Front Legroom – 44.5 inches
    • Front Headroom – 43.1 inches
  • Ford F-150 Front Row Dimensions
    • Front Legroom – 43.9 inches
    • Front Headroom – 40.8 inches

When it comes to your cargo, there are several Silverado bed sizes to pair with your chosen cab style.

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

If you need a pickup that’s all business, should you opt for the Silverado 1500 vs. F-150? When it comes to major-league capability on your Orange Park job sites, both trucks can deliver. While the F-150 has a slight edge on the 13,300-pound Chevy Silverado 1500 towing capacity, the latter makes up the difference with its more advanced towing technology and features. The Beaver Chevrolet service center is happy to help you find the right equipment for your towing needs:

  • Silverado Trailering Package – Automatic locking rear differential, a 2-inch receiver, a hitch platform, a 4-pin connector, and a useful 7-wire harness with a 7-way sealed connector.
  • Available Max Trailering Package – Revised shock tuning, upgraded rear springs, and other performance features.
  • Available Towing Mirrors – Keep an eye on your trailer amidst traffic and other challenges while towing in Ponte Vedra.
  • Teen Driver Technology – For your daily drives around Jacksonville Beach, only Chevy offers Teen Driver Technology to set speed, volume, and other limits to encourage safe driving habits.

Test Drive a New Chevy Silverado for Sale in Jacksonville!

Year after year, the 2021 Chevy Silverado lives up to its reputation — and the 2021 Ford vs. Chevy matchup is no different! Visit us in Jacksonville to take the 1500 for a test drive, and be sure to ask us about customizing with OEM Chevy Silverado 1500 towing accessories and replacement parts. Contact us today to learn more!

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