2017 Ford F-150 vs 2017 GMC Sierra 1500 vs 2017 Chevy Silverado 1500
Drivers in the market for a new pickup truck have a long list of viable options to choose from. Those looking for a truck with brute strength, unmatched reliability and a proven track record of success will want to check out the 2017 Ford F-150.
It’s important to research similar vehicles when you’re in the market for a new car, and our team here at Kovatch Ford knows how tough it can be to find side-by-side comparisons between competitors. We never want you to feel overwhelmed in your car-shopping journey, so we’re putting the 2017 Ford F-150 up against two of its toughest competitors: the 2017 GMC Sierra 1500 and the 2017 Chevy Silverado 1500.
|Truck||2017 Ford F-150||2017 GMC Sierra 1500||2017 Chevy Silverado 1500|
|Maximum Towing||12,200 lbs||12,500 lbs||12,500 lbs|
|Cargo Volume||62.3 cu. ft.||61.0 cu. ft.||61.0 cu. ft.|
|Base Trim EPA Estimated Fuel Economy Rating||18/25 mpg city/highway||18/24 mpg city/highway||18/24 mpg city/highway|
The 2017 Chevy Silverado comes in eight trim levels: Work Truck, LS, Custom, LT, LT Z71, LTZ, LTZ Z71 and High Country. The truck comes in three cab configurations: Crew Cab, Regular Cab and Double Cab, and it offers three engine options for drivers to choose from. The 4.3-liter EcoTec3 V6 engine generates 285 horsepower and 305 pound-feet of torque, the 5.3-liter EcoTec3 V8 engine makes 355 horsepower and 383 pound-feet of torque, and the top-of-the-line 6.2-liter EcoTec3 V8 engine produces 420 horsepower and 460 pound-feet of torque.
The 2017 GMC Sierra 1500 comes in four trim levels: Sierra, SLE, SLT and Denali. Engine options and engine performance are the exact same as the 2017 Chevy Silverado, as are cab configurations and box lengths. Available features include an 8-inch touchscreen display, heated and ventilated seats and a wireless charging station, but all of these features will cost you extra. When the 5.3-liter EcoTec3 engine is combined with the available Max Trailering Package, towing capacity is increased to 12,500 pounds.
The 2017 Ford F-150 comes in seven trim levels: XL, XLT, Lariat, Raptor, King Ranch®, Platinum and Limited. The 2017 F-150 also comes in a huge variety of exterior color options and multiple cab configurations. The XL and XLT trims come standard with a 3.5-liter Ti-VCT V6 engine that produces 282 horsepower and 283 pound-feet of torque, while the Lariat comes equipped with a 2.7-liter turbocharged EcoBoost® V6 engine that makes 375 horsepower and 470 pound-feet of torque. The King Ranch® and Platinum trims come standard with a 5.0-liter Ti-VCT V8 engine that generates 385 horsepower and 387 pound-feet of torque, and the Limited trim comes standard with a 3.5-liter EcoBoost® V6 that makes an 375 horsepower and 470 pound-feet of torque. Looking for more problem? No problem! The Raptor trim comes standard with a 3.5-liter EcoBoost® High Output V6 engine that produces a staggering 450 horsepower and 510 pound-feet of torque.
Drivers interested in learning more about the various trim levels of the 2017 Ford F-150 are encouraged to contact a member of our team here at Kovatch Ford. Want to see these impressive trucks up close and personal? Schedule an obligation-free test drive online or stop right in and see us at our location in Nesquehoning!