2017 Ford F-150 vs. 2017 Chevy Silverado | Morris, IL

Are you looking for a truck that can handle a hard day’s work during the week and then take the family to the movies on Saturday? Both the 2017 Ford F-150 and the 2017 Chevy Silverado combine capability and convenience, making them some of the most versatile vehicles on the planet. Each model is well equipped and rugged, making it difficult to choose between the two. However, the truck experts at Greenway Ford in Morris, IL have compared the 2017 Ford F-150 Lariat SuperCrew 4x4 and the 2017 Chevy Silverado 1500 Z71 LT Crew Cab 4x4 in order to help you make your decision easier.

 

 

2017 Ford F-150 versus 2017 Chevy Silverado 1500

 

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2017 Ford F-150 vs. 2017 Chevy Silverado: Engine & Performance

 

2017 Ford F-150 versus 2017 Chevy Silverado 1500

 

The right engine makes or breaks a good pickup truck. While both the Ford-F150 and Chevy Silverado use a V6 engine, the similarities stop there. The twin-turbocharged EcoBoost® V6 in the 2016 Ford F-150 has been painstakingly engineered to provide substantially more power and capability while remaining remarkably fuel-efficient. In fact, the F-150 is able to two and haul significantly more than the Silverado while getting better MPGs. Take a look at the table below to see how the two trucks compare.

 

2017 Ford F-150 Lariat SuperCrew 4x4

Model

2017 Chevy Silverado 1500 Z71 LT Crew Cab 4x4

2.7L Twin-Turbocharged EcoBoost® V6

Engine

4.3L EcoTec3 V6

325 HP @ 5750 RPM

Horsepower

285 HP @ 5300 RPM

375 lb.-ft. @ 3000 RPM

Torque

305 lb.-ft. @ 3900 RPM

18 MPG City / 23 MPG Highway

Fuel Efficiency

17 MPG City / 22 MPG Highway

8,500 lbs.

Max. Towing Capacity

7,000 lbs.

2,210 lbs.

Max. Payload Capacity

1,770 lbs.

 

2017 Ford F-150 vs. 2017 Chevy Silverado: Capability and Technology

The powerful 2.7L EcoBoost® V6 engine is only the beginning of what makes the 2017 Ford F-150 so capable. The F-150 is available with several cutting-edge technology features that help make towing a hauling a breeze. While very capable, the Ford F-150 and Chevy Silverado come with some similar features like trailer sway control and rear view camera, the F-150 takes tech to another level. Take a look at some of the exclusive features the 2017 F-150 has to offer.

 

  • Smart Trailer Tow Connector
  • Available BLIS® (Blind Spot Information System) with rear cross-traffic alert and trailer coverage
  • Pro Trailer Backup AssistTM
  • Trailer Brake Controller

 

2017 Ford F-150 vs. 2017 Chevy Silverado: Interior Features

If you want a truck that is just as well equipped as it is hard working, both the 2017 Ford F-150 and the 2017 Chevy Silverado come with the technology and comfort features you’re looking for. While both come equipped with similar features, the F-150 offers some clear advantages over the Silverado. Take a look at the features that come standard on the F-150 Lariat SuperCrew 4x4 that are either optional or unavailable with the Silverado 1500 Z71 LT Crew Cab.

 

  • Dual-zone automatic climate control
  • Leather upholstery
  • Heated and cooled front seats
  • SiriusXM® Satellite Radio and HD Radio
  • SYNC® 3 infotainment with AppLinkTM

 

Test Drive a 2017 Ford F-150 in Morris, IL Today!

 

2017 Ford F-150 versus 2017 Chevy Silverado 1500

 

Do you want to get some hands-on experience behind the wheel of a 2017 Ford F-150? Take a look at the online inventory available at Greenway Ford in Morris, IL and schedule a test drive today! Do you have any questions for our staff? Do not hesitate to give us a call at (888) 470-3302 or use our online contact form to get in touch with a team member.