Comparison image of a black 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and a Red 2018 Ford F-150

Which Truck Tows More Weight: the Chevy Silverado or the Ford F-150?

Silverado vs F-150: A Towing Comparison

Are you searching for a pickup truck that offers tremendous towing capabilities? If so, then you have a couple excellent options to explore. Two of the best options available in the used pickup marketplace are the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and the Ford F-150. Customers in Listowel can explore both models in the used vehicle inventory at Stop 23 Auto today! Let’s take a look at the most recent model year of each truck to discover which option offers the best towing capacity!


Exterior view of a black 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 towing a horse trailer

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Towing Capacity

The most recent model (2019) of Chevrolet Silverado features several powerful engine options for customers to explore. Each of which offers quality towing capacity. However, the maximum towing capacity for the Silverado is generated by the 6.2L V8 engine with DFM and MaxTrailering Package. This engine option generates 420 horsepower and 460 pound-feet of torque. When this engine is equipped on the Double-Cab, Standard Box LTZ trim level with four-wheel drive, the Chevrolet Silverado reaches its maximum towing capacity of 12,200 pounds.

Ford F-150 Towing Capacity

Like the Silverado, the most recent model (2019) of the Ford F-150 also features a variety of powerful engine options as well. The maximum towing capacity for the F-150 is generated by the 3.5L EcoBoost® V6 engine. When this engine is equipped on the two-wheel drive SuperCrew cab with 6.5-Foot Styleside Bed, the Ford F-150 is able to reach its maximum towing capacity of 13,200 pounds. As you can see, with this build, the Ford F-150 offers significantly higher towing capacity than the Chevy Silverado!

Exterior view of a green 2018 Ford F-150 towing a horse trailer

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If you are interested in exploring the towing capabilities of either of these pickup trucks for yourself, then you should contact the staff at Stop 23 Auto today! Our team is happy to answer any questions that you might have! Visit our dealership today!