Ford vs. Chevy

Ford vs. Chevy Breakdown

Ford and Chevrolet both strive to satisfy their customer's expectations in similar ways. However, what sets them apart from each other? This Ford vs. Chevy breakdown seeks to aid you in your research efforts.

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A red 2019 Ford F-150 on construction site


Trucks with excellent performance, thrilling off-roading capabilities, and impressive towing capacities are standard fare from Ford and Chevy. From the renowned F-150 to the Super Duty® series, expect great things from Ford trucks. Chevy similarly offers trucks with intriguing configurations, including the Silverado 1500 and Silverado HD options. The 2019 Ford Super Duty® 4500 boasts a maximum fifth wheel towing rating of 35,000 lbs., cleanly beating out the 2019 Silverado 3500HD fifth wheel towing capability of 23,100 lbs.

Blue 2019 Ford Edge on road


Both manufacturers offer a wide range of SUV options, from the Ford Edge to the Ford Expedition and the Chevy Blazer to the Chevy Traverse. With seating ranging from five to nine passengers, you can easily fit yourself and your family inside any Ford or Chevy SUV.

An orange 2019 Ford Fiesta


From the Chevy Cruze to the Chevy Impala, and from the Ford Fusion to the Ford Fiesta, expect great things from the cars made by these two vehicle manufacturers. Hatchback, sedan, sport, and hybrid models are all available from either Chevy or Ford.


Both Chevy and Ford value your safety and tranquility, which is evident in the safety systems they have available for their various vehicles. Ford has a suite of driver assist technologies known as Ford Co-Pilot360™, while Chevrolet has a wide array of safety systems available. View the following list for some of the safety considerations to be found on Ford models.

  • Blind Spot Information System® with Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Lane-keeping system
  • Pre-collision assist with automatic emergency braking
  • Rear view camera
  • SOS Post-Crash Alert System™
  • AdvanceTrac® with Roll Stability Control™

The following outline includes safety features found on Chevrolet models.

  • Automatic emergency braking
  • Forward collision alert
  • Rear vision camera
  • Front pedestrian braking
  • Lane change alert with side blind zone alert

Ford Pre-collision


Both Ford and Chevy have an extensive list of high-performance engine options. Ford features the 2.0L EcoBoost®, 3.0L EcoBoost®, and High-Output 3.5L EcoBoost® engine options. Chevy includes 2.0L turbo I4, 3.6L V6, and 3.0L Duramax Turbo-Diesel I6 engines. While both Chevy and Ford feature exceptional performance, Ford has the added benefit of best-in-class towing on some truck models, giving it an edge over Chevy.


Both Ford and Chevy have won various awards for their extensive lineups. Here are just some of the accolades each manufacturer has won.


  • 2019 Dependability Award from J.D. Power
  • 2019 Ford Edge Best Cars for Families Best 2-Row SUV from U.S. News and World Reports
  • 2019 Ford Expedition Best Cars for Families Best Large SUV from U.S. News and World Reports


  • 2018 Chevy Volt Top Safety Pick from IIHS
  • 2018 Quality Award from J.D. Power
  • 2018 Performance Award from J.D. Power

Red 2019 Ford Explorer on beach

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