2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 vs. 2014 Ford F-150
Drivers in the Schaumburg area looking for an efficient full-size pickup truck that’s built to conquer tough jobs and offers plenty of standard amenities will want to check out the 2014 Ford F-150 and the 2014 Chevy Silverado 1500. Here at Biggers Chevy in Elgin, we know that the new Ford F-150 is a rugged, capable truck, but when you lay out all the facts it becomes clear that the new Chevrolet Silverado 1500 provides customers with more bang for their buck.
- Versatile Performance: Under the hood of the 2014 Chevy Silverado 1500 is a 4.3L V6 engine that can run on both gasoline and E-85. It is capable of 285 hp and 305 lb-ft of peak torque for on-demand acceleration and hauling purposes. While the 2014 Ford F-150’s 3.7L V6 might put out 17 more horsepower at 302 hp, it’s torque rating is only 278 lb-ft, which means less heavy towing ability.
- Fuel Economy: With the 2014 Chevy Silverado 1500, you can do more without having to fill up the tank as often, as it gets an EPA-estimated 18 mpg in the city and 24 mpg on the highway. The 2014 Ford F-150 only gets an estimated 17 mpg in the city and 23 mpg on the highway.
- Convenience When You Need It: If you’re in an accident or you need turn-by-turn directions in an instant, the 2014 Chevy Silverado 1400 LT can use the standard OnStar telematics system to call emergency services or direct you where you need to go with the push of a button. Additionally, standard daytime running headlamps on the Silverado provide more visibility for your safety. The 2014 Ford F-150 does not offer any sort of telematics system or daytime running headlamps.
- Reliability: Every 2014 Chevy Silverado 1500 is covered by a powertrain/drivetrain limited warranty and a Roadside Assistance Program for 100,000 miles. The 2014 Ford F-150 offers this warranty and program for only 60,000 miles.
Get Behind the Wheel of the 2014 Chevy Silverado 1500 Today
For more information about the new Chevy Silverado 1500 or to schedule a test drive, contact the Biggers Chevy sales associates at (866) 431-1555. We are located at 1385 E. Chicago Street in Elgin, which is just 20 minutes from Schaumburg by way of W. Schaumburg Road, so stop by soon!