2022 Chevy Silverado 1500 vs. 2022 Ford F-150

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 vs. Ford F-150
2022 Chevy Silverado 1500


2022 Ford F-150
Base model starting at $31,500


Base model starting at $29,990

Base Engine Horsepower

430 lb-ft of torque

Base Engine Torque

265 lb-ft of torque
5,500 pounds

Base Trim Towing Capacity

5,000 pounds
2 to 6

Passenger Capacity

3 to 6

Teen Driver Technology


If you’re shopping for an especially affordable full-size pickup truck around Sarasota, you’ll want to read our comparison between the Ford F-150 vs. the Chevy Silverado 1500. We’re going to see how their most affordable trims compare, so you get a clearer idea of which model is right for you. See how the Ford F-150 XL stacks up to the Chevy Silverado 1500 WT. Then, fill out a pre-approval and contact Cox Chevrolet to arrange for a test drive at Cox Chevrolet in Bradenton.



2022 Chevy Silverado 1500 WT vs. Ford F-150 XL: Engine Specs

When comparing the Ford F-150 vs. Chevy Silverado base trims in terms of power, the Silverado WT is a league above the Ford F-150 XL. Both models do come standard with 10-speed transmissions for seamless shifting, but both in terms of towing and power, the Silverado stands apart. Sarasota drivers can compare base engine specs below:

2022 Chevy Silverado WT Specs

  • 2.7-liter four-cylinder engine
  • Horsepower: 310 hp
  • Torque: 430 lb-ft
  • Towing Capacity: 5,500 pounds

2022 Ford F-150 XL Specs

  • 3.3L TI-VCT V6 engine
  • Horsepower: 290 hp
  • Torque: 265 lb-ft
  • Towing Capacity: 5,000 pounds

2022 Chevy Silverado 1500 WT vs. Ford F-150 XL: Towing Technologies

As we mentioned earlier, when it comes to Chevy vs. Ford truck towing on the base trims of these models, the Silverado WT can tow 5,500 pounds and the Ford F-150 XL can tow 5,000 pounds. Not only can the Silverado WT out-tow the Ford F-150, but it also includes a bevy of towing features like:

  • Standard Trailering Package: Automatic locking rear differential, 2-inch receiver and a hitch platform, a 7-wire harness with a 7-way sealed connector, and a 4-pin connector
  • Available Max Trailering Package: Adds shock tuning, upgraded rear springs, and mucus more
  • Available Towing Mirrors: Increases visibility to adjust for blind spot created by trailer

Test Drive a Chevy Silverado Near Palmetto

Now that you’ve compared Chevy vs. Ford, we think you’ll agree that, when comparing the Silverado 1500 vs. Ford F-150 base trims, the Silverado is a cut above. To test drive the Silverado trims in Bradenton, call Cox Chevrolet at 941-251-0310. While you’re here, be sure to check out our Chevy research guides for other helpful reads, including our overview of Chevy Teen Driver Technology!


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