We eagerly await this moment each and every new model year – the moment when we get to compare the newest version of the Ford F-150 lineup to the newest version of its biggest competitor, the Chevrolet Silverado 1500.
We love this moment so much because we love Ford trucks so much – especially the F-150 lineup. And, once again, this moment doesn’t disappoint, as the 2021 F-150 lineup continues the dominance it’s displayed over its biggest rival for as long as we can remember. But we’re not here to tell you about that dominance, we’re here to show you that dominance, so let’s get right down to it with this 2021 Ford F-150 versus 2021 Chevy Silverado 1500 head-to-head pickup truck comparison.
2021 Ford F-150
2021 Chevy Silverado 1500
Total Number of Engine Options
450 HP and 510 lb-ft.
Max Horsepower and Torque Ratings
420 HP and 460 lb-ft.
Max Towing Rating
Max Payload Rating
2021 Ford F-150 Lineup: More Engine Options, More Power, and More Capability than the 2021 Chevy Silverado 1500 Lineup
Our 2021 F-150 versus 2021 Silverado 1500 head-to-head comparison table above shows you all you need to know about the latest edition of this long-standing rivalry but, as we said in our introduction, we love this moment – so let’s dig a little deeper.
Unlike the pickup truck lineups of long ago, new truck lineups offer a wide array of engines to choose from so that you can find an engine capable of handling whatever task you ask of it. And there’s no wider array of engine options than the engine options of the 2021 Ford F-150 lineup, as it features 6 engines to choose from – compared to only 5 engine choices for the 2021 Chevy Silverado 1500. The engines of the 2021 F-150 lineup are also more powerful than those of the 2021 Silverado 1500 lineup, as outlined in the table above.
And, as it’s been for what feels like an eternity, the 2021 Ford F-150 lineup is once again more capable in terms of towing and hauling than the 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 lineup – the drastic differences of which you can see in the table.
If you’d like to learn more about the features and capabilities of the 2021 Ford F-150 lineup, please contact our staff here at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL.