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How do prices for Ford trucks compare to prices for Chevrolet trucks?

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The manufacturer's suggested retail price on the 2015 Chevrolet Silverado is slightly more expensive than the similar 2014 Ford F-150. The Silverado is about $40,300, and the F-150 is $39,900, as of March 2015. When the trucks are comparatively equipped, however, the Silverado is about $40,300, and the F-150 is $40,300.

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Though these cars are similar in price, there are some marked differences that consumers should consider before making a selection. For instance, the Silverado has a gas/ethanol V6 engine, but the Ford F-150 has a regular unleaded V8 engine. Both trucks have four-wheel drive, but the Ford has more horsepower and torque. The Silverado features daytime running lights, but the F-150 does not.

Though it looks like the Ford F-150 may have the advantage when comparing these two cars, there are some features of the Silverado that outperform the Ford. For example, the Silverado has a fuel economy of 17 miles per gallon in the city and 22 miles per gallon on the highway. The Ford has fuel economy of 14 miles per gallon in the city and 19 miles per gallon on the highway. It also has a larger fuel tank with the ability to hold 36 gallons of gasoline versus the Silverado's 26 gallon fuel tank. Both come with a limited warranty for 36,000 miles, but the Silverado has a 100,000 mile Powertrain limited warranty versus the Ford's 60,000 mile Powertrain limited warranty.

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