Top Features Inside a Ford F-150 That You Won't Find in a Silverado

The Ford F-150 and the Chevy Silverado have been locked in competition for decades. While both trucks offer robust capability, the F-150 has a few tricks up its sleeve that give it the edge.

EcoBoost Engine Options: Ford's advanced EcoBoost engine lineup blends power and efficiency with the help of direct fuel injection and turbo charging. You'll be able to get your F-150 with either a 2.7-liter EcoBoost V6 with 325 horsepower and 400 pound-feet of torque or a 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 with 375 horsepower and 450 pound-feet of torque. The Silverado has no similar engine choices.

High-Strength Aluminum Alloy Body: The new F-150 uses a military grade of aluminum for its body construction. The result is a dramatic reduction in weight while maintaining durable strength and capability. The Chevy Silverado sticks to heavy steel for its body.

Diesel Engine Option: The F-150 offers an exciting new 3.0-liter Power Stroke turbo diesel engine. This powerplant delivers plentiful low-end torque for towing applications while retaining an EPA-rated 30 mpg highway. The Silverado 1500 has no diesel engine option currently.

Trailer Backup Assist: Backing up a trailer can be a tricky maneuver for any driver. The new F-150 makes it a bit easier with Trailer Backup Assist. All you have to do is turn a knob toward the direction that you want the trailer to move and the system will make sure it lines up. You won't find this features in the Chevy Silverado.

See these features and more in the new F-150 at Hennessy Ford.

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