Compare the Ford F-150 to the Competition

Discover How the 2018 Ford F-150 Leaves the Competition Behind at Art Hill Ford Lincoln near Gary, IN

With so many full-size pickup trucks on the market to choose from, it's understandable if you feel a bit overwhelmed while searching for your next truck; so, to help out, we here at Art Hill Ford Lincoln in Merrillville, IN near the Valparaiso area have put together some comparisons between the exceptional 2018 Ford F-150 and some of its competition. Boasting monstrous power, performance, and capabilities, the F-150 deserves to be at the very top of your must-have list. Whether you're from Crown Point, Schererville, or anywhere beyond, we welcome you to take a look below and see how easily the 2018 F-150 leaves its rivals in the rearview.


The 2018 Ford F-150 vs. the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

  • The staring price of the Ford F-150 is $27,380 MSRP, notably more affordable than the starting price of the Chevrolet Silverado at $28,085 MSRP.
  • A choice of three engines with the F-150 provides you with more performance options than the Silverado's two engine choices.
  • The base engine in the F-150 affords an EPA-estimated 19 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway, edging out the Silverado base engine's EPA-estimated efficiency of 18 mpg city and 24 mpg highway.
  • Optional features in the base F-150 like Navigation and Parking Assistance features are only available on higher trim levels of the Silverado.
  • More front hip and shoulder room in the F-150 means you'll have more room to get comfortable than in the relatively smaller Silverado's cabin.
  • When properly equipped, the F-150 is capable of towing up to 13,200 lbs. and hauling a payload of up to 3,270 lbs.; the Silverado, when properly equipped, can only tow up to 12,500 lbs. and haul a payload of up to 2,250 lbs.

The 2018 Ford F-150 vs. the 2018 Ram 1500

  • The high-strength military-grade aluminum-alloy body of the Ford F-150 is considerably lighter than the steel body of the Ram 1500.
  • The base engine in the F-150 provides higher fuel efficiency in the city than the 1500; compare the former's EPA-estimated 19 mpg city to the latter's EPA-estimated 17 mpg city.
  • The standard cloth seating in the F-150 provides a more comfortable seat than the 1500's standard vinyl seating.
  • The F-150 also offers navigation as an optional feature in the base model, while the 1500 can only offer this feature on higher trim levels.

The Ford F-150 vs The GMC Sierra 1500

Whether you're towing a boat for a weekend on the lake or have tools to bring to the work site, the Ford F-150 has you covered. It's best-in-class towing and payload capacity make it the right truck for any job. To prove its superiority we compared it to some of its competitors in the Merrillville-area .

New 2018 Ford F-150 Merrillville, INNew 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 Merrillville, IN

Power, Performance, and Capability

Impressive engineering of the Ford F-150 gives Gary drivers a ton of horsepower and torque to play or work with, more power than the GMC Sierra 1500 offers. All the extra power gives the Ford F-150 a towing capacity 700 pounds higher than the GMC Sierra 1500, and a ridiculous 1,200 pounds more of payload capacity.

This power also makes the Ford F-150 one of the most capable off-road trucks available. For Crown Point residents that demand a lot of their truck, the Ford F-150 is the right choice.

Available Features

The Ford F-150 makes towing easier not only because of its powerful engine, but also because of the convenient features that reduce stress, for Valparaiso drivers and the truck itself.

The Ford F-150 is the only truck with trailer-backup assist technology, which makes for less guess work when parking or storing your trailer in Schererville. Features like the Blind-Spot Information system connect with your trailer so that you'll know if another vehicle is approaching your extended blind-spot.

While the GMC Sierra 1500 comes standard with a 6-speed transmission, the Ford F-150 has an available 10-speed transmission that has more responsive shifting, which improves your towing experience.

Want to See the Advantages of the Ford F-150 in Person?

Come on down to Art Hill Ford Lincoln and try out any of the amazing models we have to offer! We're excited to help you find the right new Ford F-150 to get the job done, and show you why Art Hill Ford is your one-stop ford shop in Indiana.

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