The statement "Chevy is better than Ford" is an opinion that is largely backed up by one word that makes Ford owners tremble: Corvette. The 2014 Corvette Stingray is one of the highest honored vehicles of all-time, garnering the 2014 North American Car of the Year Award, plus over 20 other top honors from various publications.Continue Reading
Chevy and Ford compete in nearly every class, from the Chevy Cruze that competes with the Ford Focus to the Chevy Malibu that takes on the Ford Fusion head-on, to the Chevy Impala that, according to Consumer Reports, handily beats all other cars in its class, including the Ford Taurus. Even the Chevy Camaro and the Ford Mustang go head-to-head. Chevy and Ford cars and trucks jockey for the top spot typically based on the newest model.
Ford simply has nothing that compares to the grace, sophistication, styling and brute performance of the Corvette. Its closest attempts were the short-lived ultra premium Ford GT that boasted super-car specifications similar to the Corvette; however, it carried a price at least twice as expensive. The more successful attempt by Ford at recreating the excitement and engineering marvel of the Corvette comes in the form of the Mustang GT500. Despite carrying a higher suggested retail price and an engine capable of pumping out over 200 horsepower more than the Corvette, the Mustang GT500 is still beat by the 2014 Corvette Stingray in head-to-head track tests, according to Edmunds.com.Learn more about Car Makes & Models
The most commonly discontinued Chevy truck parts are the dashboard panel, seats, trims, headlights and taillights, and exterior metal panels, because these parts are usually updated with every year's model. A Chevy truck part is most likely discontinued if the truck model to which it belongs is discontinued as well.Full Answer >
The Chevy 283 V8 engine produces 185 horsepower at 4,600 rotations per minute in its standard configuration. The engine was used by General Motors from 1957 until 1961. Later variations offer much higher horsepower.Full Answer >
A stock 350 motor can have as little as 145 horsepower and up to 370 horsepower in the LT1 model that was stock in the late 1960 Corvette. The Chevy stock 350 motor had a huge decrease in performance during the 1970's fuel shortage.Full Answer >
Ford offers coupons as a reward to their customers for purchasing or using their products, such as their service card. These coupons offer cash discounts, free services or cash bonuses in rebate.Full Answer >