2021 Ford F-150 vs. 2021 Chevy Silverado

2021 Ford F-150
Features & Specs
2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
3,325 lbs
Payload Capacity
2,280 lbs
410 @ 4250
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
348 @ 1500
14,000 lbs
Towing Capacity
13,300 lbs

2021 Ford F-150 vs. 2021 Chevy Silverado

The truck segment is full of options. Narrowing it down to one can be challenging. This is why the Columbine Ford team decided to compare the top two trucks against each other to help you make the best choice. Read on to see how the 2021 Ford F-150 vs. Chevy Silverado 1500 match up!

2021 Ford F-150 Power & Handling

The all-new Ford F-150 offers buyers six engines to choose from. The most impressive being the class-exclusive 3.5L PowerBoost Full Hybrid V6 engine that delivers 430 horsepower and 570 lb-ft of torque. Next up is the 3.3-liter V-6 with 290 horsepower. Then there’s the Twin-turbo 2.7-liter V6, rated for an impressive 325 horsepower, and the 5.0-liter V8 with 400 horsepower. Ford offers a Turbodiesel 3.0-liter V6 with 250 horsepower and an outstanding 440 lb-ft of torque. For those looking for more speed and Getty up, then the Twin-turbo 3.5-liter V6is for you. With its 400 horsepower, 450 horsepower if you get the Raptor. All of these outstandingF-150 engines deliver their power through a state-of-the-art 10-speed automatic transmission. This exceptional transmission offers an impressive overall performance through enhanced acceleration at the power band’s low and mid ranges. If you opt to go for the fully hybrid 3.5L PowerBoost engine, the transmission includes an integrated 33kW electric motor.

2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Power & Handling

The Silverado offers buyers only five engines, none of which are fully hybrid. The first engine is a 4.3-liter V6 with 285 horsepower. Next is the 2.7-liter turbocharged inline-4 rated for 310 horsepower, then the 5.3-liter V8 with 355 horsepower and a 5.3-liter V8 engine. Chevy does provide a diesel engine for the Silverado, a 3.0-liter turbocharged diesel inline-6 with 277 horsepower.

2021 Ford F-150 Features & Design

The Ford F-150 provides a variety of features designed to help you work smarter and be more productive. The next generation of SYNC gives you complete control of the innovative tech in your F-150. The enhanced voice recognition and cloud-based connectivity offer a personalized driving experience. The SYNC 4 system provides automatic Over-the-Air Updates providing improve user experience. You will be turning long days into long nights with the selectable zone lighting. This system allows you to light up specific spots or the entire area around your truck, including inside the bed. With the all-new interior work surface, your F-150 interior quickly turns into your office on the go. This fold-out table provides enough space for a laptop! With a power tailgate, loading and unloading are as simple as pushing a button. The power tailgate lets you automatically lift and lower your tailgate from a distance with your key fob or the in-vehicle button.

2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Features & Design

The 2021 Chevy Silverado 1500 offers cloth seats unless you opt for one of the higher-end packages. The 1500 offers a 7-inch touchscreen display with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration. The Silverado LT model offers chrome bumpers and mirror caps, GM’s OnStar connected services, semi-automatic single-zone climate control, and the availability of more options, including powertrains. Most buyers will be happier in higher trim, as these offer cruise control, power windows/door locks, and 20-inch wheels.


As you can see, both of these trucks are capable, but the Ford F-150 was built to help you be more productive so, if you’re going to get a truck, why not get one that was designed to help you. Columbine Ford has plenty of F-150’s in stock and ready for you to test drive! Stop in today and speak with one of our knowledgeable sales professionals to find the perfect F-150. If you can’t make it down to the showroom, you can always see our entire inventory on our website.