The Toyota Tundra includes more safety features than other trucks, along with more storage compartments and interior utility, though the materials inside aren't top-notch.
The V-8 engines powering the Silverado models are stronger and more economical than equivalent engines in the F-150—an undeniably strong selling point versus the Ford.
The softer styling of the Chevrolet Silverado sets it apart from the perceived machismo of competing models.
The Silverado's toughest competition comes from Dodge, where the all-new-for-2009 Ram gets a vastly improved ride, better handling, and some innovative cargo options; the Ram's engine lineup is strong as well.
The Ram's interior isn't quite up to the level of the Silverado's, but it's worth a look.
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|2009 Chevrolet Silverado 1500Browse Used Listings||2008 Ford F-150Browse Used Listings||2007 Toyota TundraBrowse Used Listings|
|14 MPG City / 21 MPG Hwy||13 MPG City / 20 MPG Hwy||14 MPG City / 20 MPG Hwy|
|Gas V6||Gas V6||Gas V6|
|2WD Reg Cab 119.0" Work Truck||2WD Reg Cab 126" XL||2WD Reg 126.8" V6 (SE)|
|REAR WHEEL DRIVE||Rear Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive|
|Reg Cab 6.5' Wideside||Reg Cab 6.5' Styleside||Reg Cab|
|Automatic w/OD||Manual w/OD||Automatic w/OD|
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|2009 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 vs. 2008 Ford F-150||2009 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 vs. 2007 Toyota Tundra|