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2WD Crew Cab 147" Custom
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 147" Custom 16 21 $36,423 $38,300
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 147" High Country 17 23 $50,249 $53,400
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 147" LT 20 23 $39,522 $42,000
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 147" LTZ 17 23 $46,203 $49,100
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 147" RST 20 23 $40,651 $43,200
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 147" Work Truck 16 21 $33,538 $34,900
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 157" LT 20 23 $39,804 $42,300
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 157" Work Truck 16 21 $33,827 $35,200
Silverado 1500 2WD Double Cab 147" Custom 16 21 $34,140 $35,900
Silverado 1500 2WD Double Cab 147" LT 20 23 $37,263 $39,600
Silverado 1500 2WD Double Cab 147" Work Truck 16 21 $31,232 $32,500
Silverado 1500 2WD Reg Cab 140" Work Truck 16 21 $27,484 $28,600
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 147" Custom 15 20 $39,561 $41,600
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 147" Custom Trail Boss 14 18 $41,083 $43,200
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 147" High Country 16 22 $53,542 $56,900
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 147" LT 19 22 $42,627 $45,300
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 147" LT Trail Boss 16 21 $47,614 $50,600
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 147" LTZ 16 22 $49,308 $52,400
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 147" RST 19 22 $43,756 $46,500
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 147" Work Truck 15 20 $36,710 $38,200
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 157" Custom 15 20 $39,846 $41,900
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 157" Custom Trail Boss 14 18 $41,368 $43,500
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 157" High Country 16 22 $53,825 $57,200
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 157" LT 19 22 $42,909 $45,600
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 157" LT Trail Boss 16 21 $47,896 $50,900
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 157" LTZ 16 22 $49,590 $52,700
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 157" RST 19 22 $44,038 $46,800
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 157" Work Truck 15 20 $36,998 $38,500
Silverado 1500 4WD Double Cab 147" Custom 15 20 $37,279 $39,200
Silverado 1500 4WD Double Cab 147" Custom Trail Boss 14 18 $38,800 $40,800
Silverado 1500 4WD Double Cab 147" LT 19 22 $40,368 $42,900
Silverado 1500 4WD Double Cab 147" RST 19 22 $41,309 $43,900
Silverado 1500 4WD Double Cab 147" Work Truck 15 20 $34,403 $35,800
Silverado 1500 4WD Reg Cab 140" Work Truck 15 20 $31,905 $33,200
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King Ranch 2WD SuperCrew 5.5' Box
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
F-150 King Ranch 2WD SuperCrew 5.5' Box N/A N/A $52,669 $56,330
F-150 King Ranch 2WD SuperCrew 6.5' Box N/A N/A $52,949 $56,630
F-150 King Ranch 4WD SuperCrew 5.5' Box N/A N/A $55,871 $59,755
F-150 King Ranch 4WD SuperCrew 6.5' Box N/A N/A $56,152 $60,055
F-150 LARIAT 2WD SuperCab 6.5' Box N/A N/A $42,258 $45,195
F-150 LARIAT 2WD SuperCab 8' Box N/A N/A $42,538 $45,495
F-150 LARIAT 2WD SuperCrew 5.5' Box N/A N/A $44,464 $47,555
F-150 LARIAT 2WD SuperCrew 6.5' Box N/A N/A $44,702 $47,810
F-150 LARIAT 4WD SuperCab 6.5' Box N/A N/A $45,459 $48,620
F-150 LARIAT 4WD SuperCab 8' Box N/A N/A $46,830 $50,085
F-150 LARIAT 4WD SuperCrew 5.5' Box N/A N/A $47,667 $50,980
F-150 LARIAT 4WD SuperCrew 6.5' Box N/A N/A $49,037 $52,445
F-150 Limited 2WD SuperCrew 5.5' Box N/A N/A $66,155 $70,825
F-150 Limited 4WD SuperCrew 5.5' Box N/A N/A $69,305 $74,250
F-150 Platinum 2WD SuperCrew 5.5' Box N/A N/A $55,268 $59,110
F-150 Platinum 2WD SuperCrew 6.5' Box N/A N/A $55,548 $59,410
F-150 Platinum 4WD SuperCrew 5.5' Box N/A N/A $58,471 $62,535
F-150 Platinum 4WD SuperCrew 6.5' Box N/A N/A $58,752 $62,835
F-150 XL 2WD Reg Cab 6.5' Box N/A N/A $27,638 $28,940
F-150 XL 2WD Reg Cab 8' Box N/A N/A $27,925 $29,240
F-150 XL 2WD SuperCab 6.5' Box N/A N/A $31,539 $33,025
F-150 XL 2WD SuperCab 8' Box N/A N/A $32,786 $34,330
F-150 XL 2WD SuperCrew 5.5' Box N/A N/A $35,001 $36,650
F-150 XL 2WD SuperCrew 6.5' Box N/A N/A $36,247 $37,955
F-150 XL 4WD Reg Cab 6.5' Box N/A N/A $32,074 $33,585
F-150 XL 4WD Reg Cab 8' Box N/A N/A $32,360 $33,885
F-150 XL 4WD SuperCab 6.5' Box N/A N/A $34,815 $36,455
F-150 XL 4WD SuperCab 8' Box N/A N/A $37,179 $38,930
F-150 XL 4WD SuperCrew 5.5' Box N/A N/A $38,352 $40,160
F-150 XL 4WD SuperCrew 6.5' Box N/A N/A $40,717 $42,635
F-150 XLT 2WD Reg Cab 6.5' Box N/A N/A $32,772 $35,050
F-150 XLT 2WD Reg Cab 8' Box N/A N/A $33,052 $35,350
F-150 XLT 2WD SuperCab 6.5' Box N/A N/A $35,492 $37,960
F-150 XLT 2WD SuperCab 8' Box N/A N/A $36,713 $39,265
F-150 XLT 2WD SuperCrew 5.5' Box N/A N/A $37,690 $40,310
F-150 XLT 2WD SuperCrew 6.5' Box N/A N/A $38,910 $41,615
F-150 XLT 4WD Reg Cab 6.5' Box N/A N/A $35,975 $38,475
F-150 XLT 4WD Reg Cab 8' Box N/A N/A $36,256 $38,775
F-150 XLT 4WD SuperCab 6.5' Box N/A N/A $38,696 $41,385
F-150 XLT 4WD SuperCab 8' Box N/A N/A $41,018 $43,870
F-150 XLT 4WD SuperCrew 5.5' Box N/A N/A $40,958 $43,805
F-150 XLT 4WD SuperCrew 6.5' Box N/A N/A $43,281 $46,290
Pricing
Invoice Price
$36,423
$52,669
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$38,300
$56,330
Monthly Payment Estimate
$638 / month
$939 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
5.3
6.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 Chevy Silverado offers ample power, cargo volume, and towing capacity, but it lags rivals in safety ratings and interior refinement. The 2021 Ford F-150 ushers the bestselling truck into the electrified age.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 0 mpg
Highway
21 mpg 0 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
43.4 43.6
Front Head Room (in)
43.03 40.8
Second Hip Room (in)
60.24 62.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
66.02 66.7
Passenger Capacity
6 5
Second Head Room (in)
40.12 40.4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
65.16 66
Front Leg Room (in)
44.53 43.9
Front Hip Room (in)
61.18 62.5
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
7.89 8.5
Cab to Axle (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
81.24 79.9
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
- TBD - 32.9
Overhang, Front (in)
- TBD - 37.8
Frame Width, Rear (in)
- TBD - -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
- TBD - -
Length, Overall (in)
231.7 231.7
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
7.89 8.5
Cab to End of Frame (in)
- TBD - -
Height, Overall (in)
75.49 75.6
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
- TBD - -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
- TBD - -
Wheelbase (in)
147.43 145
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
50.63 51.1
Tailgate Width (in)
- TBD - 60.3
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
69.92 66
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
- TBD - -
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
71.4 65.2
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
22.4 21.4
Cargo Volume (ft³)
62.9 52.8
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
- TBD - 65.2
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.6 x 0.79 13.2
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.5 x 1.18 13.8
Brake Type
Pwr 4-Wheel Disc
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
24 26
Fuel Tank Location
- TBD - -
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
46.9 47.8
Steering Type
Electric Rack & Pinion Rack-Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A -
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
N/A -
Rear Tire Size
275/60R20 P265/60SR18
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
N/A -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Rear Tire Order Code
QAB T82
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - -
Front Tire Size
275/60R20 P265/60SR18
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
N/A -
Spare Tire Size
255/80R17SL Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code
QAB T82
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Spare Tire Order Code
QAQ NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
760 970
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
1900 2425
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
7600 9700
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
7600 9700
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
9700 9700
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 500
Weight Information
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2713 2748
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
6800 6800
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
3800 3800
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
12800 14800
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
1889 1913
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3700 3450
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17" x 8" Full-Size
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20" x 9" 18 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
20" x 9" 18 X 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Watts
NA -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA 610
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
170 200
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
730 610
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V6 Regular Unleaded V-8
Fuel System
Direct Injection Port/Direct Injection
Engine Oil Cooler
- TBD - None
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
305 @ 3900 410 @ 4250
Engine Order Code
LV3 995
Displacement
4.3L/262 5.0 L/302
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
285 @ 5300 400 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
21 - TBD -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 - TBD -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
17 - TBD -
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.36 2.98
Trans Order Code
MYC 44G
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA No
Trans Power Take Off
NA -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.15 1.77
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model
NA None
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.66 1.27
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.03 4.70
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA -
Clutch Size (in)
NA -
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.85
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.53 2.15
Trans Type
6 10
Trans PTO Access
NA No
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 1.52
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.06 4.87
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 1.00
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Ford F-150
Body Code
E63 T
Body Style
Crew Cab Pickup SuperCrew Cab Styleside
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
50.0 -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
- TBD - 3750
Suspension Type - Rear
Solid Axle Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA 3.15
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - 3800
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
50.0 -
Axle Type - Rear
- TBD - Rigid Axle
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.30 -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - 4800
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
- TBD - 3450
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.42 3.15
Axle Type - Front
- TBD - Independent
Frame
Frame Type
Box Ladder -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
10.4 - TBD -
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-- -
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-- -
Rollover Rating
-
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