The latest competition between Ford and Chevrolet will be an attempt to win the coveted pickup truck segment. All of this starts under the hood. The 2017 Ford F-150 vs 2017 Chevy Silverado engine comparison ends with one clear winner.
The 2017 F-150 and the 2017 Silverado begin in similar places, offering base V-6 engines, a 3.5-liter on the Ford and a 4.3-liter on the Silverado. Both engines offer similar horsepower numbers, 282 on the F-150 and 285 on the Silverado.
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After this initial similarity, the engine lineups begin to differ. Ford offers five total engines on the F-150 while the Silverado is limited to four. Next up for the F-150 is an available 2.7-liter EcoBoost V-6 engine that delivers 325 horsepower and 375 pound-feet of torque while offering the best fuel economy ratings available on the truck at an estimated 19 miles per gallon in the cities and 26 miles per gallon on the highways. The best fuel economy ratings available on the Silverado are earned by the base engine, which checks in at 18 city/24 highway miles per gallon.
Next up on the list of 2017 Ford F-150 engine options is a 3.5-liter EcoBoost V-6 engine. This engine increases the performance ratings on the truck to 375 horsepower and 470 pound-feet of torque. One V-8 engine options is available on the F-150, a 5.0-liter that produces 385 horsepower and 387 pound-feet of torque.
The best performance numbers available on the F-150 come via an all-new 3.5-liter EcoBoost engine. This power source delivers 450 horsepower and 510 pound-feet of torque. The best horsepower numbers available on the Silverado are turned in by the truck’s available 420-horsepower 6.2-liter V-8.
If engine variety and options are as significant factor in your vehicle purchasing process, the 2017 Ford F-150 is a choice that cannot be matched.
New F-150 models will be arriving at dealerships everywhere soon. When they do, be sure to stop by Brandon Ford to take one of these great trucks for a test drive. Until then, take a look at our selection to learn more about everything we have to offer here at Brandon Ford.