Compare 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 vs 2008 Ford F-150

2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
2008 Ford F-150
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2WD Crew Cab 143.5" LS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 143.5" LS 14 19 $25,853 $28,255
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 143.5" LT w/1LT 14 19 $27,056 $29,570
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 143.5" LT w/2LT 15 20 $29,613 $32,365
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 143.5" LTZ 15 20 $32,757 $35,800
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 143.5" Work Truck 14 19 $24,952 $27,270
Silverado 1500 2WD Ext Cab 134.0" LT w/1LT 14 19 $24,407 $26,675
Silverado 1500 2WD Ext Cab 134.0" LT w/2LT 15 20 $26,315 $28,760
Silverado 1500 2WD Ext Cab 134.0" LTZ 15 20 $29,238 $31,955
Silverado 1500 2WD Ext Cab 134.0" Work Truck 15 20 $20,775 $22,705
Silverado 1500 2WD Ext Cab 143.5" LS 14 19 $22,865 $24,990
Silverado 1500 2WD Ext Cab 143.5" LT w/1LT 14 19 $24,682 $26,975
Silverado 1500 2WD Ext Cab 143.5" LT w/2LT 15 20 $26,589 $29,060
Silverado 1500 2WD Ext Cab 143.5" LTZ 15 20 $29,513 $32,255
Silverado 1500 2WD Ext Cab 143.5" Work Truck 15 20 $21,049 $23,005
Silverado 1500 2WD Ext Cab 157.5" LT w/1LT 15 20 $25,514 $27,885
Silverado 1500 2WD Ext Cab 157.5" LT w/2LT 15 20 $26,864 $29,360
Silverado 1500 2WD Ext Cab 157.5" LTZ 15 20 $29,787 $32,555
Silverado 1500 2WD Ext Cab 157.5" Work Truck 15 20 $22,760 $24,875
Silverado 1500 2WD Reg Cab 119.0" LT w/1LT 14 19 $22,563 $24,660
Silverado 1500 2WD Reg Cab 119.0" Work Truck 15 20 $16,622 $17,590
Silverado 1500 2WD Reg Cab 133.0" LT w/1LT 14 19 $22,678 $24,785
Silverado 1500 2WD Reg Cab 133.0" Work Truck 15 20 $16,991 $17,980
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 143.5" LS 14 18 $28,735 $31,405
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 143.5" LT w/1LT 14 18 $29,938 $32,720
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 143.5" LT w/2LT 14 19 $32,496 $35,515
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 143.5" LTZ 14 19 $35,639 $38,950
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 143.5" Work Truck 14 18 $27,834 $30,420
Silverado 1500 4WD Ext Cab 134.0" LT w/1LT 14 18 $27,289 $29,825
Silverado 1500 4WD Ext Cab 134.0" LT w/2LT 14 19 $29,197 $31,910
Silverado 1500 4WD Ext Cab 134.0" LTZ 14 19 $32,121 $35,105
Silverado 1500 4WD Ext Cab 134.0" Work Truck 14 18 $24,535 $26,815
Silverado 1500 4WD Ext Cab 143.5" LS 14 18 $25,761 $28,155
Silverado 1500 4WD Ext Cab 143.5" LT w/1LT 14 18 $27,564 $30,125
Silverado 1500 4WD Ext Cab 143.5" LT w/2LT 14 19 $29,472 $32,210
Silverado 1500 4WD Ext Cab 143.5" LTZ 14 19 $32,395 $35,405
Silverado 1500 4WD Ext Cab 143.5" Work Truck 14 18 $24,810 $27,115
Silverado 1500 4WD Ext Cab 157.5" LT w/1LT 14 19 $28,392 $31,030
Silverado 1500 4WD Ext Cab 157.5" LT w/2LT 14 19 $29,746 $32,510
Silverado 1500 4WD Ext Cab 157.5" LTZ 14 19 $32,670 $35,705
Silverado 1500 4WD Ext Cab 157.5" Work Truck 14 19 $25,642 $28,025
Silverado 1500 4WD Reg Cab 119.0" LT w/1LT 14 18 $25,286 $27,635
Silverado 1500 4WD Reg Cab 119.0" Work Truck 14 18 $19,684 $20,830
Silverado 1500 4WD Reg Cab 133.0" LT w/1LT 14 18 $25,560 $27,935
Silverado 1500 4WD Reg Cab 133.0" Work Truck 14 18 $19,967 $21,130
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2WD Reg Cab 126" FX2
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
F-150 2WD Reg Cab 126" FX2 14 19 $22,450 $24,665
F-150 2WD Reg Cab 126" STX 14 20 $19,641 $21,490
F-150 2WD Reg Cab 126" XL 14 20 $16,818 $17,900
F-150 2WD Reg Cab 126" XLT 14 20 $21,782 $23,910
F-150 2WD Reg Cab 145" FX2 14 19 $22,715 $24,965
F-150 2WD Reg Cab 145" XL 14 20 $17,090 $18,200
F-150 2WD Reg Cab 145" XLT 14 20 $22,047 $24,210
F-150 2WD Reg Cab Flareside 126" FX2 14 19 $24,082 $26,510
F-150 2WD Reg Cab Flareside 126" STX 14 19 $21,273 $23,335
F-150 2WD Reg Cab Flareside 126" XLT 14 19 $23,415 $25,755
F-150 2WD SuperCab 133" FX2 14 19 $26,517 $29,260
F-150 2WD SuperCab 133" Lariat 13 17 $27,574 $30,455
F-150 2WD SuperCab 133" STX 14 19 $23,132 $25,435
F-150 2WD SuperCab 133" XLT 14 19 $25,274 $27,855
F-150 2WD SuperCab 145" 60th Anniversary 14 19 $27,658 $30,550
F-150 2WD SuperCab 145" FX2 14 19 $26,782 $29,560
F-150 2WD SuperCab 145" Lariat 13 17 $27,840 $30,755
F-150 2WD SuperCab 145" STX 14 19 $23,397 $25,735
F-150 2WD SuperCab 145" XL 14 19 $22,335 $23,995
F-150 2WD SuperCab 145" XLT 14 19 $25,539 $28,155
F-150 2WD SuperCab 163" XL 13 17 $22,606 $24,295
F-150 2WD SuperCab 163" XLT 13 17 $25,805 $28,455
F-150 2WD SuperCab Flareside 145" FX2 14 19 $27,446 $30,310
F-150 2WD SuperCab Flareside 145" STX 14 19 $24,061 $26,485
F-150 2WD SuperCab Flareside 145" XLT 14 19 $26,203 $28,905
F-150 2WD SuperCrew 139" 60th Anniversary 14 19 $29,517 $32,650
F-150 2WD SuperCrew 139" FX2 14 19 $28,641 $31,660
F-150 2WD SuperCrew 139" Harley-Davidson 13 17 $33,420 $37,060
F-150 2WD SuperCrew 139" King Ranch 13 17 $32,662 $36,205
F-150 2WD SuperCrew 139" Lariat 13 17 $29,698 $32,855
F-150 2WD SuperCrew 139" Limited 13 17 $31,747 $35,160
F-150 2WD SuperCrew 139" XL 14 19 $25,357 $27,335
F-150 2WD SuperCrew 139" XLT 14 19 $27,398 $30,255
F-150 2WD SuperCrew 150" 60th Anniversary 14 19 $29,782 $32,950
F-150 2WD SuperCrew 150" FX2 14 19 $28,906 $31,960
F-150 2WD SuperCrew 150" King Ranch 13 17 $32,928 $36,505
F-150 2WD SuperCrew 150" Lariat 13 17 $29,964 $33,155
F-150 2WD SuperCrew 150" XL 14 19 $25,629 $27,635
F-150 2WD SuperCrew 150" XLT 14 19 $27,663 $30,555
F-150 2WD SuperCrew Flareside 150" FX2 14 19 $29,570 $32,710
F-150 2WD SuperCrew Flareside 150" XLT 14 19 $28,327 $31,305
F-150 4WD Reg Cab 126" FX4 13 17 $27,703 $30,600
F-150 4WD Reg Cab 126" STX 13 17 $24,056 $26,480
F-150 4WD Reg Cab 126" XL 13 17 $22,239 $23,890
F-150 4WD Reg Cab 126" XLT 13 17 $26,198 $28,900
F-150 4WD Reg Cab 145" XL 13 17 $22,511 $24,190
F-150 4WD Reg Cab 145" XLT 13 17 $26,464 $29,200
F-150 4WD Reg Cab Flareside 126" FX4 13 17 $28,367 $31,350
F-150 4WD Reg Cab Flareside 126" STX 13 17 $24,720 $27,230
F-150 4WD Reg Cab Flareside 126" XLT 13 17 $26,862 $29,650
F-150 4WD SuperCab 133" FX4 13 17 $29,561 $32,700
F-150 4WD SuperCab 133" Lariat 13 17 $30,357 $33,600
F-150 4WD SuperCab 133" STX 13 17 $25,915 $28,580
F-150 4WD SuperCab 133" XLT 13 17 $28,057 $31,000
F-150 4WD SuperCab 145" 60th Anniversary 13 17 $30,441 $33,695
F-150 4WD SuperCab 145" FX4 13 17 $29,827 $33,000
F-150 4WD SuperCab 145" Lariat 13 17 $30,623 $33,900
F-150 4WD SuperCab 145" STX 13 17 $26,180 $28,880
F-150 4WD SuperCab 145" XL 13 17 $25,180 $27,140
F-150 4WD SuperCab 145" XLT 13 17 $28,322 $31,300
F-150 4WD SuperCab 163" XL 13 17 $25,452 $27,440
F-150 4WD SuperCab 163" XLT 13 17 $28,588 $31,600
F-150 4WD SuperCab Flareside 145" FX4 13 17 $30,491 $33,750
F-150 4WD SuperCab Flareside 145" STX 13 17 $26,844 $29,630
F-150 4WD SuperCab Flareside 145" XLT 13 17 $28,986 $32,050
F-150 4WD SuperCrew 139" 60th Anniversary 13 17 $32,300 $35,795
F-150 4WD SuperCrew 139" FX4 13 17 $31,685 $35,100
F-150 4WD SuperCrew 139" King Ranch 13 17 $35,446 $39,350
F-150 4WD SuperCrew 139" Lariat 13 17 $32,481 $36,000
F-150 4WD SuperCrew 139" XL 13 17 $28,203 $30,480
F-150 4WD SuperCrew 139" XLT 13 17 $30,180 $33,400
F-150 4WD SuperCrew 150" 60th Anniversary 13 17 $32,565 $36,095
F-150 4WD SuperCrew 150" FX4 13 17 $31,951 $35,400
F-150 4WD SuperCrew 150" King Ranch 13 17 $35,712 $39,650
F-150 4WD SuperCrew 150" Lariat 13 17 $32,747 $36,300
F-150 4WD SuperCrew 150" XL 13 17 $28,474 $30,780
F-150 4WD SuperCrew 150" XLT 13 17 $30,446 $33,700
F-150 4WD SuperCrew Flareside 150" FX4 13 17 $32,615 $36,150
F-150 4WD SuperCrew Flareside 150" XLT 13 17 $31,110 $34,450
F-150 AWD SuperCrew 139" Harley-Davidson 13 17 $36,203 $40,205
F-150 AWD SuperCrew 139" Limited 13 17 $34,402 $38,160
Pricing
Invoice Price
$25,853
$22,450
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$28,255
$24,665
Monthly Payment Estimate
$471 / month
$411 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.6
7.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2008 Chevrolet Silverado has moved upmarket without forgetting about its work-truck roots. The Ford F-150 is a solid truck that is due for its 2009 model makeover, but it’s good enough that it may be all the truck you need or want.
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TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
14 mpg 14 mpg
Highway
19 mpg 19 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
65.2 -
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 41.3
Front Hip Room (in)
62.5 65.4
Second Leg Room (in)
38.7 -
Front Head Room (in)
41.5 40.9
Passenger Capacity
6 3
Second Hip Room (in)
65.5 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
65.2 66.5
Second Head Room (in)
40.6 -
Exterior Dimensions
Cab to End of Frame (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
73.8 73.7
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
47.2 48.4
Wheelbase (in)
143.5 126.0
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
9.0 - TBD -
Cab to Axle (in)
32.0 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
79.9 78.9
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
32.9 33.2
Overhang, Front (in)
39.4 36.9
Frame Width, Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
148.9 - TBD -
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
229.9 211.2
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
12.3 - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume (ft³)
53.2 65.5
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
61.6 62.4
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
50.6 50.0
Tailgate Width (in)
61.6 65.2
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
69.3 78.8
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
- TBD - NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
62.5 60.3
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
21.0 22.3
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 13.7 x 0.47
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 13.0 x 0.55
Brake Type
Pwr Power
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
26 26
Fuel Tank Location
NA Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- TBD - NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
- TBD - 20.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
47.2 41.8
Steering Type
Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- TBD - - TBD -
Spare Tire Size
P245/70R17 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
QPR T82
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
2004 2045
Spare Tire Order Code
QPR T82
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- TBD - - TBD -
Rear Tire Size
P245/70R17 P265/60R18
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
2004 2045
Rear Tire Order Code
QPR T82
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - 2045
Front Tire Size
P245/70R17 P265/60R18
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
4600 NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
460 750
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
690 NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
4600 5000
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3650 3400
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
10000 11000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2930 2634
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
6800 6650
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
3950 3400
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2040 1977
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 18 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 18 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
17.88 19.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts
NA 1650
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
145 110
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System
SFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
305 @ 4800 294 @ 3500
Engine Order Code
LY2 99W
Displacement
4.8L/293 4.6L/281
Engine Oil Cooler
NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
295 @ 5600 248 @ 4750
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
14 14
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
19 19
Transmission
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA NA
Trans Power Take Off
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 0.70
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.06 2.84
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Type
4 4
Trans PTO Access
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.29 2.32
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.63 1.55
Trans Order Code
M30 44Q
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Ford F-150
Body Code
E63 126" WB
Body Style
Crew Cab 5.8' Wideside Reg Cab 6.5' Styleside
Suspension
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
3650 3150
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.23 3.55
Axle Type - Front
- TBD - Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
35 32
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
3650 4150
Suspension Type - Rear
2-stage multi-leaf Leaf Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3950 3850
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
35 36
Axle Type - Rear
- TBD - Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Coil Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.26 1.34
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3950 3800
Frame
Frame Type
Hydroformed Ladder

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