Ford F-150 vs. Chevrolet Silverado 1500: Two Behemoths Go Head-to-Head in the Groton, CT Area

The Ford F-150 and the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 have been two of the biggest and most respected names in the truck segment for a long time. While both trucks have much to offer customers, our customers in Ledyard, CT area are probably wondering what the key differences are and in which direction they should go. A close examination shows that the new Ford F-150 has the advantage in several areas, and is the reason that customers in the New London, CT area should buy or lease their all-new Ford F-150 from Bob Valenti Ford, located at 72 Jerry Browne Road in Mystic, CT, instead of going with the competition.

Towing Capacity

Many people buy trucks because they want to tow something. Maybe you're from Stonington, CT and looking for a truck to tow your boat to the Stonington Marina. Whatever the cause, towing capacity is an attractive feature in a truck and, in this area, the new Ford F-150 has the distinct advantage. The maximum towing capacity for a Ford F-150 is 13,200 pounds compared to 12,200-pound capacity of the all-new Chevrolet Silverado 1500. Both trucks have six different engine choices.

The Stats Don't Lie

The Ford F-150 has the edge in several categories that may be very important when buying a truck. Residents of Westerly, RI, don't want to buy a truck and find out they made the wrong choice because the truck is underpowered and doesn't fit their needs. Here is a list of a few different spots where the Ford F-150 has the advantage over the competition:

  • Standard Horsepower: Ford F-150: 290 horsepower, Chevrolet Silverado 1500: 285 horsepower
  • Maximum torque: Ford F-150: 510 pound-feet, Chevrolet Silverado 1500: 460 pound-feet
  • Maximum Payload: Ford F-150: 3,270 pounds, Chevrolet Silverado: 2,250 pounds

Come Experience the new Ford F-150 for Yourself

Seeing the statistics are one thing, but experiencing that difference for yourself, is another. Bob VaIenti Ford, in Mystic, CT, is less than an hour away from Wakefield, RI and is eager to earn your business. Call or schedule a test drive and experience the raw power of the all-new Ford F-150. We have many trim levels, special offers, and incentives that are sure to catch the eye of any Ford truck enthusiast.

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