Ford F-250 vs Chevy Silverado 2500

Ford F-250 vs Chevy Silverado 2500When choosing a truck, you need a vehicle that provides more power and performance to accomplish all of your tasks. If you want to take a step up, the Ford F-250 and the Chevy Silverado 2500 are great options.

Here at LaFontaine Ford of Flushing, we’re showing drivers in Flushing, Flint, and Swartz Creek, MI, this comparison of the Ford F-250 vs. the Chevy Silverado. Continue reading below to learn more about these two trucks.


Ford F-250 vs Chevy Silverado 2500: Performance

One of the first areas many drivers will look at is performance. The truck you choose should be able to generate as much power as possible to accomplish any task.

The Ford F-250 provides multiple engine options, reaching a maximum of 475 horsepower and 1,050 lb-ft of torque, with the available 6.7L Power Stroke® V8 Turbo Diesel engine.

The Chevy Silverado 2500 attempts to match this, with the available 6.6L Duramax Turbo-Diesel V8 engine, but falls short, reaching just 445 maximum horsepower and 910 lb-ft of torque.


Ford F-250 vs Chevy Silverado 2500: Towing Capacity

Ford F-250 Towing Towing is an important task that you can accomplish with the Ford F-250 and the Chevy Silverado 2500. You want to know that your vehicle can attack the job at hand and help you excel at your work.

The Ford F-250 offers a maximum towing capacity of 20,000 pounds when properly equipped. This easily tops the maximum towing capacity of the Chevy Silverado 2500, which only has a maximum towing capacity of 14,500 pounds.

The extra amount of towing that you get with the Ford F-250 makes it easier to get around while towing a boat, an RV, or a large cargo trailer. The Ford F-250 also offers the available Ultimate Trailer Tow Camera System with Pro Trailer Backup Assist™. This allows you maneuver a trailer with items in tow and have more awareness of your surroundings. The Chevy Silverado 2500 also offers a similar driver-assistive feature.


Ford F-250 vs Chevy Silverado 2500: Payload

Ford F-250 Payload The Ford F-250 also offers a stronger payload capacity. It can handle a maximum payload of 4,260 pounds, while the Chevy Silverado 2500 only can manage a payload of 3,858 pounds. This allows you to load the bed of the truck with more supplies, equipment, and everything in between as you need it for your travels. It gives you more possibilities for what you can do with this truck.

The Ford F-250 and the Chevy Silverado 2500 both offer available features, such as power-retractable cab steps and a tailgate step that can make it easier to load your truck. They both also offer available power-deployable running boards.

 


Ford F-250 vs Chevy Silverado 2500: Making a Decision

Now that you know more about what the Ford F-250 and the Chevy Silverado 2500 have to offer, it’s time for you to make your choice. Here at LaFontaine Ford of Flushing, we can help you decide on the truck for you.

Come to see us at our dealership and let our team get you on the roads of Flushing, Flint, and Swartz Creek, Michigan, in a truck that can do it all.

Contact our dealership for more information or to schedule a test drive.

 

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