Clash of the Work Trucks 2015 Ford F-150 vs. 2015 Chevy Silverado 1500

When you think of work trucks, or heavy duty pickup trucks, two names probably come to mind. Chevy and Ford. These rival trucks makers have produced amazing pickups over the years, and they are always in competition. Not only do the truck makers try to better one another, but drivers are steadfast and loyal to their brand. Start a discussion about Chevys and Fords with a group of hard working guys, and you’ll have a debate that could go on for hours. Car dealerships in Indianapolis have different models of pickup trucks for consumers to choose from, and both Ford and Chevy trucks roll off the lots daily! For years this competition has come out pretty much as a tie; that may have changed in 2015.  Does the 2015 Ford F-150 come out on top of the 2015 Chevy Silverado 1500?

2015 Ford F 150 Platinum

Ford introduces the all-new Ford F-150, the reinvention of America’s favorite truck. It is the toughest, smartest and most capable F-150 ever — setting the standard for the future of trucks.

Ford Tough or Chevy Like a Rock?

Pickup guys tend to choose one or the other and faithfully buy their chosen model of truck, but sometimes it is important to look at the differences when new models come out and see whether your ol’ reliable stacks up to the competition. Even those who have never owned another make of truck may be inspired to make a change when they see a side by side comparison of these two titans in the trucking world.


Both the 2015 Ford F-150 and the 2015 Chevy Silverado 1500 offer power and towing capability. With innovative design changes, including an aluminum body, the new Ford F-150 is a much lighter vehicle with better fuel economy than in the past. Silverado has also made some changes, but the heavier steel-framed body on the 2015 Silverado just can’t compete with the F-150 for towing, payload, and fuel economy. Thanks to the lighter body, the 2015 Ford F-150 is able to deliver great power with a smaller engine than the Silverado. Both trucks are strong and tough, and able to deliver on the job as well as on the road, but the F-150 offers a bit more.


Not only will 2015 Ford F-150 drivers experience lower prices at the gas pump, but also at the dealer lot! This means that consumers who choose a new Ford F-150 will pay less for their truck, as well as for fuel when they go to drive around town. That is a win-win situation for sure. The Silverado costs a bit more and has the heavy body that lowers fuel efficiency, as well as not being able to tow as much as the Ford. They both look great, and they both have a lot of features and technology that will make your life easier, but the F-150 also saves you money!

This year there is a clear winner in the clash of the work trucks: The 2015 Ford F-150 is a better value and better performing truck than the 2015 Chevy Silverado 1500. Visit an Indianapolis car dealership today to check out these two trucks, take a test drive and make your own decision. Which work truck will get your vote for the best in 2015? The all new Ford F-150 or the Chevy Silverado 1500?  We’re betting that you’ll end up choosing the Ford F-150!bloomington ford2