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2012 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

2012 Ford F-150

  2012 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4WD Ext Cab 157.5" LT Angular Front Exterior View 2012 Ford F-150 2WD SuperCab 163" XL Side Exterior View
MSRP
$22,195
$23,500
Invoice $21,307 $22,100
MPG
City/Highway
13/22 11/23
Rating
7.4
/ 10
TCC Rating
8.2
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line It counts a savvy Hybrid model in its ranks, but mostly, the 2012 Chevy Silverado appeals to the prosaic truck buyer that doesn't need as much in the way of infotainment. Read Full Review Efficient and burly, the 2012 Ford F-150 shares the lead in full-size trucks thanks to extreme capability and extreme high-tech features. Read Full Review
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Likes:

  • Thousands of possible build combinations
  • Class-leading gas mileage in Hybrids
  • Even in luxury versions, a real workhorse
  • Handles and rides better than the average truck

Dislikes:

  • Front seats need some work
  • Lacks accessories like a factory bedliner
  • Styling isn't as rugged as the truck really is
  • Gas mileage has lagged on non-Hybrid models

Likes:

  • Great new V-6 and V-8 engines
  • Steering feels responsive
  • Tops the towing and hauling charts
  • Cabin is quiet and refined
  • Front seats are very comfortable

Dislikes:

  • Blocky styling can look bland
  • Ride quality can be jiggly
  • V-8 engine noise is noticeable
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