2012 Chevy Silverado 1500 vs. 2012 Ford F-150

2012 Chevrolet Silverado 1500The Silverado 1500 is Chevy’s light duty pick-up model, perfect for the contractor or handyman hauling tools and materials around Elgin. It will also make you one of the more popular guys on the block when it comes time when your neighbor needs to move that desk or refrigerator. And it’s no secret that Chevy builds tough vehicles. The Silverado 1500 was honored by the Kelly Blue Book with a rating of 8.8 out of 10 points, an impressive achievement for any vehicle. When choosing a lighter-duty truck, many drivers find themselves choosing between the Silverado 1500 and the Ford F-150. In this category, Chevy has the best truck for the job, as well as for the dollar.

Chevy Offers More Power in the Silverado 1500

Naturally, this mighty pick-up is a hot seller on our showroom floor. The Silverado has the advantage in all the right places, from power to cost. Here’s a comparison of the comparatively equipped 2012 Silverado 1500 Crew Cab Short Box and the 2012 Ford F-150 Super Crew 145″ XL. Both vehicles feature 2WD and larger sized cabs able to fit a crew of six. Here’s the breakdown of exactly what truck buyers want to know when buying a vehicle:

Silverado 1500 Ford F-150
Standard Engine 4.8L V8 3.7L V6
HP @ RPM 302 @ 5600 302 @ 6500
Torque @ RPM 305 @ 4600 278 @ 4000
Cost $31,615.00 $31,975.00

The Silverado 1500 also has many optional features that are strangely unavailable from Ford. Many of these are important entertainment features, including satellite radio, MP3 playback, steering wheel-mounted audio controls, and Bluetooth connectivity for your cellphone and other devices. Standard features on the Silverado (missing completely from the F-150) include child-safety locks, a rear-window defogger, daytime running lights, and a passenger airbag sensor.

Find the Silverado 1500 at Biggers Chevrolet in Elgin

The Silverado 1500 and other great Chevy models are available for a test drive at Biggers Chevrolet in Elgin. Come see why so many Americans trust Chevy with getting the job done. We’re proud to be one of the areas most trusted auto dealerships in the area. Stop by and see why customers return again and again to Biggers Chevrolet!