F-150 vs. The Competition

 
2019 Ford F-150, Vidalia GA

Comparing the Ford F-150 to the Chevrolet Silverado and Ram 1500 in Vidalia GA 

There are many reasons why buying a new truck is a fantastic investment. Owning a truck gives you the versatility to work, haul, and play harder. With added power and versatility, you'll be taking charge of the road's ahead from Baxley to Metter with confidence. But with so many different truck models on the market, it can be difficult to choose a model that best suits your needs. We want to ensure you make the best and most educated decision on your next truck purchase, which is why we have put together a few key differences as well as similarities between the Ford F-150, Chevrolet Silverado and RAM 1500. 

Power and Capability 

We all have our own opinions about which truck might be best, but let's take a look at some of the numbers to get a better idea. If you are looking for towing capacity, the F-150 comes out on top, if you are opting for fuel economy, the Silverado and F-150 have similar ranges. The F-150 has a max towing capacity of 13,200 pounds while the RAM 1500 comes in second with a towing capability of 12,750 pounds, with the Silverado right behind it at 12,200 pounds. When choosing a truck, it is important to consider what you'll need to use it for most. If you are looking for a work truck, the F-150 has got your back. 

The Ford F-150 also comes out on top for its max payload of 3,200 pounds. The Ram 1500 comes in at 2,320 pounds and the Chevy Silverado, not far behind at 2,290 pounds. Once again, the F-150 shows off its commitment to ensuring you can get all your gear and tools where they need to go. While the RAM edges out the Silverado by less than a few hundred pounds, you'll still get the most bang for your buck with the Ford F-150. 

The Ford F-150 features at 3.3-liter V6 engine that delivers 290 horsepower and 265 pound to feet of torque and comes paired with a six-speed automatic. The Chevrolet Silverado is propelled by a 4.3-liter V6 engine that is also paired with a six-speed transmission putting out 285 horsepower and 305 pound to feet of torque. The RAM 1500 is equipped with a 3.6-liter V6 that uses a 0.53-kW-hr battery to assist the stop/start system and provide torque help. The engine is paired with an eight-speed transmission that helps provide 305 horsepower and 269 pound to feet of torque. 

How they Drive 

You'll want to feel your best taking on twists and turns from Metter to Lyons GA. Each of these trucks as a different driving feels as well as different accessories to help you work harder. Unlike the Chevy, the beds of the F-150 and RAM come with just four tie-down hooks in comparison to twelve. 

In the 2019 F-150 you'll receive great visibility and comfortable vinyl seats. The two-tone cabin has small details that make a big difference, adding to its luxurious aesthetic. Its features a 5.0-inch screen with clear and colorful resolution. When the middle seat of the front bench is flipped own, you can access a center compartment, and if you reach under the seat there is a convenient compartment for secret storage, keeping your valuables out of sight. 

So Which Truck is Best? 

We know that trucks have changed immensely over the past few years and these three are no exception. The F-150 provides you with ample power and offers a more refined ride. Check out our new F-150 Inventory and see for yourself all they have to offer!

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