2021 CHEVY SILVERADO 3500 VS FORD F-350 WHO FINISHES FIRST?

June 1st, 2021 by

2021 CHEVY SILVERADOIn the race for the best heavy-duty pickup truck title on the market, the new Silverado 3500 and Ford F-350 are two top contenders. Their powerful performance specs, premium interiors, and advanced technology features make for a great comparison. 

Power & Performance: Silverado 3500 vs Ford F-350

Both having gas and diesel V8 engines, the 2021 Chevy Silverado 3500 and Ford F-350 share some similarities. The Chevy offers two engine options, the 6.6L V8 gas with 401 horsepower,464 lb-ft of torque, and six-speed transmission, or the Duramax® 6.6L Turbo-Diesel V8 has 445 horsepower, 910 lb-ft of torque, and a 10-speed transmission.

The F-350, on the other hand, offers three engine options: a 6.2-liter gasoline V-8 producing 385 hp and 430 lb-ft of torque, a 7.3-liter gasoline V8 with 430 hp and 475 lb-ft of torque, and last is the 6.7-liter turbodiesel engine with 475 hp and 1,050 lb-ft of torque.

The Silverado 3500 takes lead over the F-350 in the towing capacity. Ford can only tow 21,100 pounds. The Silverado 3500 shows up to show out, with the towing ability of 23,000 pounds with the proper equipment.

Silverado 3500 vs Ford F-350: Interior

While designing the 3500 and F-350, Chevrolet and Ford understood the importance of a comfortable stylish cabin for when you’re hard at work transporting equipment or enjoying the road with family. They share similar features like 10 way powered driver seats, and optional leather upholstery to add a little more comfort during your ride.

Other key interior options for the Chevy Silverado 3500 include:

  • Cloth rear seat with a storage package
  • Rubberized-vinyl floor covering
  • All-weather floor liners
  • Interior Convenience package
  • Front bucket seats with center console

We all know how many great interior features can sometimes mean little to no legroom in your vehicle. The Chevrolet Silverado does a great job of keeping a balance between the two allowing you a more spacious cabin.

Advanced Tech: Chevy 3500 vs Ford F-350

Both the Silverado and Ford have a plethora of advanced technology features to help you perform your daily work routine with joy and ease. Each model has an infotainment system that hosts the following:

  • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto allowing access to your smartphone from apps
  • Advanced turn-by-turn Navigation
  • Hands-free Bluetooth® access

Where the Silverado 3500 gains the edge over the Ford is with built-in 4G LTE Wi-Fi® hotspot. You’ll be able to access the internet from your vehicle, saving you a ton of data and keeping your family entertained when on the road.

Safety Technology

With safety, there is no question these models have you covered! The 2021 Chevrolet Silverado was built strong from the inside out with essential available features to provide you high-ranking safety ratings. Some of these are Lane Change Alert with Blind Spot Zone Alert, Onstar & Chevrolet connected services, Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, Teen Driver Technology, and StabiliTrak stability control system with Proactive Roll Avoidance and traction control.

The Ford F-350 shares similar technology except for Teen Driver technology, which helps better the driving style of teens by guiding and tracking their driving. It also sends reports if the car is being driven poorly.

2021 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 vs Ford F-350: The Winner

There’s no doubt the 2021 Chevy Silverado 3500 checks all of the boxes when it comes to power, towing, interior design, and advanced technology. Now that we’ve formally introduced the all-new Silverado 3500 to you, it’s time to experience it for yourself.

Come in today and schedule a test drive of our Silverado 3500 at Seiner Chevrolet Salt Lake in Leesburg, FL near the areas of Salt Lake City, North Salt Lake City, West Valley City, Bountiful.