There are lots of great pickup trucks on the market - two of the toughest competitors being the Chevrolet Silverado and the Ford F-150. So which truck stands out above its competitor?

Cargo and towing capacity

One of the top reasons to get a truck is all that cargo space and towing capacity. Both trucks come with different bed length options but the F-150 has the extra benefit of BoxLink, an intricate system of movable tie-downs that make for an easy and versatile way to secure your cargo.

Towing and payload

While the Silverado can tow up to 12,500 pounds, the F-150 isn't far behind at all at 12,200 pounds. Plus, the F-150 has tons of driver-assistive features that make towing easier. When it comes to payload, though, the F-150 is the clear winner. Its max payload is 3,720 pounds, much more than the Silverado's payload of 2,020 pounds. 

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It's not just about strength or style with pickups. Safety is an important feature that can't be overlooked. Both the F-150 and the Silverado have impressive safety ratings, each receiving a five-star overall crash test rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. When it came to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, the Silverado only scored "Good" in four of five categories, while the F-150 scored "Good" in all five categories.


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Interior comfort

You want to be riding in style (and comfort) in your pickup. Thankfully, the F-150 will take care of that! The interior of the F-150 is fully designed with the driver in mind to give you the comfort and convenience you need. The Silverado, while still having a comfortable interior, doesn't give you the same luxury feel that the F-150 does with its refined details.

So which is the top truck? Both have great features but the Ford F-150 rises above thanks to its strength and its smart features. Come check it out today at Riverside Ford!