Ford F-150 vs. Chevy Silverado 1500

2022 Ford F-150 vs. Chevy Silverado 1500 | Dundee, MI

If you're in the market for a new pickup truck, two great options to consider are the 2022 Ford F-150 and 2022 Chevy Silverado 1500. Which model is equipped with all the features that are most important to you? To relieve some of the pressure of figuring it out on your own, our team at Spirit Ford in Dundee, MI, has put together a comparison guide featuring the 2022 Ford F-150 and the 2022 Chevy Silverado 1500. We’ll look at both trucks to see how they stack up in performance, capability, and price.

If you’re already interested in a Ford model, you can take a look at our in-depth F-150 review. To get behind the wheel of an F-150, you can contact us or schedule a test drive online. You can also give us a call at (734) 529-5521 to speak with one of our experts. Check out our full F-150 inventory and our current finance and lease offers.

2022 Ford F-150 vs. Chevy Silverado 1500 Interior Features

Both the F-150 and Silverado 1500 offer comfort, durability, and a comprehensive technology suite to provide a home away from home, while you’re on the go. You’ll see a range of seat trim offerings including vinyl, cloth, and perforated leather-appointed trim in the Silverado 1500. In the F-150 you’ll find cloth, leather-trimmed, or unique multi-contour leather with Active Motion®. Both trucks feature ten-way power driver’s seats for total control and relaxation.

The Ford F-150 offers top-of-the-line tech with available features to keep you connected to the outside world. You’ll have an intuitive experience connecting your vehicle and smart device with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ capabilities. If you’re someone that enjoys adding a soundtrack to your drive, you’ll be interested in the 18-speaker B&O® sound system with speakers all around to immerse you in sound. You’ll be able to put on your favorite SiriusXM® Satellite Radio station immediately when you get in your truck by asking SYNC® 4 to play it for you. You’ll have FordPass™ Connect to use as a Wi-Fi® hotspot to keep you connected to the outside world, and a 12-inch capacitive touchscreen to manage it all.

You’ll see impressive, seamlessly integrated tech in the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 with easy Bluetooth® connectivity and intuitive Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™. It offers a standard six-speaker audio system or an upgraded seven-speaker Bose® sound system with a Richbass® subwoofer. You’ll always be connected and fully charged with the included Wi-Fi and wireless charging. All of this is at your fingertips with the 8-inch color touchscreen Chevrolet Infotainment 3 Premium system.

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2022 Ford F-150 vs. Chevy Silverado 1500 Engine & Performance

The 2022 Ford F-150 and Silverado 1500 both deliver impressive performance -- both models are available with multiple engine options, as well as 4x2 and 4x4 drivetrains.The Ford F-150 is equipped with an electronic ten-speed automatic transmission, as well as a ten-speed hybrid option. The Chevy Silverado 1500 is equipped with either an eight- or ten-speed automatic transmission.

However, if you’re looking for a really rugged ride, the Ford F-150 Raptor may be the perfect truck option for you when it comes to performance. The 2022 Ford F-150 lineup includes the Raptor® trim that’s specifically designed for any off-roading adventure – and it’ll only get better as your Raptor continues to update with new trail maps and features.

F-150 Engine Options

Engine 3.3L Ti-VCT V6 2.7L EcoBoost 3.5L EcoBoost 5.0L Ti-VCT V8 3.5L PowerBoost Full Hybrid V6
Horsepower 290 HP 325 HP 400 HP 400 HP 430 HP
Torque 265 lb.-ft. 400 lb.-ft. 500 lb.-ft. 410 lb.-ft. 570 lb.-ft.

Silverado 1500 Engines

Engine 2.7L I4 turbo 6.2L V8 5.3L V8 Duramax® 3.0L I6
Horsepower 310 HP 420 HP 355 HP 277 HP
Torque 430 lb.-ft. 460 lb.-ft. 383 lb.-ft. 460 lb.-ft.

2022 Ford F-150 vs. Chevy Silverado 1500 Towing Capacity

You’ll be able to say, “bring it on.”, to any towing load you might encounter with the Ford F-150. It can haul an impressive 14,000 pounds with the 3.5L EcoBoost V6 engine when properly equipped.

The Chevy Silverado is also able to stand up against any cargo you need to haul, boasting a maximum towing capacity of 13,300 pounds with the Duramax 3.0L six-cylinder engine when properly equipped.

F-150 Max. Towing Capacity
2.7L EcoBoost V6 10,100 lbs.
3.3L Ti-VCT V6 8,200 lbs.
5.0L Ti-VCT V8 13,000 lbs.
3.5L EcoBoost V6 14,000 lbs.
Silverado 1500 Max. Towing Capacity
2.7L I4 turbo 9,500 lbs.
6.2L V8 13,300 lbs.
5.3L V8 11,200 lbs.
Duramax 3.0L I6 13,300 lbs.

2022 Ford F-150 vs. Chevy Silverado 1500 Accessories

Even with all of the incredible features, the Ford F-150 still has opportunities to elevate your ride by offering additional accessories. To protect precious cargo, you can add a soft or hard tonneau bed cover, offered in a variety of styles and colors. For extra working space and easy storage, you can also add a bedslide to access your tools without ever taking the cover off. You’ll find several options for organization, and even a fridge and freezer addition. There are also several options for additional towing accessories to make towing tasks easier. If you need your truck to do it, Ford can make it happen.

The Chevy Silverado 1500 also gives you the opportunity to take your truck to the next level and add special additions. The Silverado 1500 has a robust suite of accessories for both the interior and exterior. You can give the audio a boost with a subwoofer and amp kit, or add cameras to the rear of your truck for additional monitoring while towing a load. You’ll also have the option to customize the design of your truck with intricate wheel covers and LED surround lighting.

2022 Ford F-150 vs. Chevy Silverado 1500 Bed Size & Capacity

With the Ford F-150 you’ll have a sizable, and workable bed area. Ford offers many accessories to make your truck bed a true work space for you, as well as giving you plenty of room to bring all of your tools and equipment along. There are add ons for organization with the cargo bed sling organizer, soft and hard roll up covers to keep your things protected, and a bedslide to extend the bend of your truck for a larger work area.

2022 Ford F-150

Cab Options / Seats:

  • Regular cab / three seats
  • SuperCab / five to six seats
  • SuperCrew® / five to six seats

Bed Options / Cargo Space:

  • 5.5 ft. / 52.8 cu.-ft.
  • 6.5 ft. / 62.3 cu.-ft.
  • 8 ft. / 77.4 cu.-ft.

2022 Chevy Silverado 1500

Cab Options / Seats:

  • Regular cab / three seats
  • Double cab / six seats
  • Crew cab / six seats

Bed Options / Cargo Space:

  • 5-ft. 9-in. / 62.9 cu.-ft.
  • 6-ft. 7-in. / 71.7 cu.-ft.
  • 8-ft. 2-in. / 89.1 cu.-ft.
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2022 Ford F-150 vs. Chevy Silverado 1500 Price

The 2022 Ford F-150 has a starting MSRP of $31,520. The 2022 Chevy Silverado 1500 has a starting MSRP of $36,395.

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