The Ford F-150vs. The Competition

A Rugged Comparison Challenge by Dynamic Full-Size Pickup Competition

You need a reliable towing and hauling option that succeeds in the work day and accommodates comfortably for your time spent off the clock. But how do you differentiate between full-size pickup trucks that meet criteria like this?

Here at Empire Ford of New Bedford, we always recommend the new Ford F-150 ahead of competition in the marketplace when asked this question. Discover how this new Ford F-Series model - award-winning and best-selling in its respective segment - outlasts competition such as the Chevy Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra with a look at class-exclusive qualities, along with head-to-head specifications.

Best-in-Class and Class-Exclusive -
F-150 Qualities you Can Get Used To

The 2019 Ford F-150 sets the tone within the segment when it comes to capability, design and award-winning recognition. As the 2018 Motor Trend Truck of the Year, this new Ford F-Series model offers the strongest maximum trailer tow and payload capacities in class respectively. From best-in-class gas or diesel torque to diesel horsepower, EcoBoost engine performance unlocks rare possibilities on the job. Best-in-class gas mileage for an available 2.7-liter EcoBoost V6 engine even delivers an efficient expectation for routine work and daily commuting.

Class-Exclusive Advantages that Set the Ford F-150 Apart

It takes considerable time to run through the list of class-exclusive features and best-in-class capabilities the new Ford F-150 offers, but we will pause to highlight the important industry distinctions. Best-in-class payload and trailer tow capacities - at 3,270 pounds and 13,200 pounds respectively - accompany top-flight engine production honors for class-leading diesel horsepower and torque production, along with best-in-class gas mileage. 
This 2018 Motor Trend Truck of the Year award winner comes with a class-exclusive high-strength, military-grade aluminum body and box design for difference-making durability. Class-exclusive features you won't discover for GMC Sierra competition or in other full-size pickup trucks include active park assist, adaptive cruise control with stop-and-go, BLIS with trailer coverage, Pro Trailer Backup Assist, and more.

2019 Ford F-150 vs. 2018 Chevy Silverado 1500 - What you Need to Know

Ford F-150Chevrolet Silverado
Class-exclusive high-strength, military-grade aluminum alloy body and bed designhigh-strength steel
1,000 more pounds max payload capacity-
700 more pounds max trailer tow rating-
Class-exclusive BLIS with cross-traffic alert and trailer coveragenot available
Class-exclusive Remote tailgate release and tailgate stepnot available
Class-exclusive Pro Trailer Backup Assistnot available
Class-exclusive LED side-mirror spotlightsnot available

Head-to-Head - How the Ford F-150 Bests GMC Sierra Competition

Ford F-150GMC Sierra
Starting MSRP - $27,610Starting MSRP - $28,905
290 horsepower285 horsepower
Max Tow Ratings - 13,200 poundsMax Tow Ratings - 12,500 pounds
Seven TrimsFive Trims
Tailgate Functions - class-exclusive remote tailgate release and tailgate stepnot available

Experience an Award-Winning, Best-Selling Difference with a Ford F-150 Test Drive in New Bedford Today

The new Ford F-150 uses an established reputation as the industry-leader for full-size pickup trucks to topple what the GMC Sierra does well in this rugged vehicle comparison. Appreciate the highlights for yourself by scheduling a test drive online and contacting our team to learn more today!

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  1. Empire Ford of New Bedford

    395 Mt. Pleasant St
    New Bedford, MA 02746

    • Sales: (855) 453-5700
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Empire Ford of New Bedford

395 Mt. Pleasant St
Directions New Bedford, MA 02746

  • Sales: (855) 453-5700
  • Service: (855) 453-4700
  • Parts: (508) 985-6128


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