Ford vs. Chevy
Ford and Chevrolet are two of the most familiar mainstream car brands, thanks to their reliability, power, and overall comfort. So, if you’re shopping for a new vehicle, or have ever wondered how these automakers’ cars compare, Beach Ford has done the homework for you. Below, we’ve compared Ford vs. Chevy trucks, SUVs, and sedans. Read on to see how they differ!
2018 Ford F-150 vs. 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
The Ford F-150 comes standard with a 290-hp 3.3L V6 engine—a stronger power source than the Chevrolet Silverado 1500’s 285-hp 4.3L V6. Properly equipped, the Silverado 1500 tows 5,500 to 9,400 pounds, while the F-150 tows 5,000 to 8,000 pounds. At the base level, though, the F-150 brags a payload of 1,990 pounds—230 pounds more than the Silverado 1500.
Learn more in our Ford F-150 vs. Chevy Silverado 1500 comparison!
2018 Ford Explorer vs. 2018 Chevrolet Traverse
Unlike the Chevy Traverse, the Ford Explorer offers a 365-hp 3.5L V6 engine, giving you greater performance on Myrtle Beach roads. The Explorer also has the advantage of available Ford Sync 3, which Edmunds calls “one of the easiest touchscreen tech interfaces to use.” Options like leather with quilted seats and a Sony audio system are also Explorer exclusives.
2018 Ford Escape vs. 2018 Chevrolet Equinox
The base Ford Escape is offered with a parking aid, making it easier to snag a space in Florence. This feature is only available on the Equinox’s higher trims. Behind the Escape’s rear seats, you’ll find 34 cubic feet of cargo space vs. the Equinox’s 29.9. The Escape is also a stronger tower; both SUVs tow 1,500 pounds, but, properly equipped, the base Escape can manage up to 3,500 pounds.
2018 Ford Fusion vs. 2018 Chevrolet Malibu
The Ford Fusion is powered by a 175-hp 2.5L 4-cylinder engine, while the Chevy Malibu gets a weaker 160-hp 1.5L 4-cylinder. The differences don’t end with performance. Unlike the Malibu, the Fusion comes standard with Bluetooth connectivity, letting you place/receive calls on the go. The trunk is larger, too. With the Fusion you’ll get 16 cubic feet of cargo space, as well as more front legroom.
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Now that you’ve compared top Ford vs. Chevy models for yourself, head to Beach Ford for a test drive! Whether you’re looking for a work truck, or a sedan with all the latest Ford technology, you’ll find it under our roof! Feel free to contact us online, or visit us in Myrtle Beach.