Comparing the New Ford F-150 in Watchung, NJ

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Comparing the New Ford F-150 in Watchung, NJ

If you are shopping for a new truck, you are away of the numerous options out there on the market today. Luckily, you know that you can count on the Ford F-150 to provide a high level of support that many other brands don't offer. With the long-standing reputation for durability, reliability, and comfort, you know that this truck has it all. How does it stack up when compared to the closest competitors? You'll see for yourself that there are many ways that this truck comes out ahead of the Chevrolet Silverado 1500, GMC Sierra 1500, Ram 1500, and Toyota Tundra.

2018 Ford F-150 Truck Rear

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Ford F-150 vs. Chevrolet Silverado 1500

  • From the very beginning, the F-150 will cost you less than the Silverado 1500 will
  • If you are interested in the rear view camera with Dynamic Hitch Assist, you'll find it on the F-150, but on the Silverado 1500, you'll have to spend extra to equip a package to get something similar.
  • Speaking of packages, the Silverado 1500 offers a package with front and rear park assist, rear cross-traffic alert, and lane change alert with side blind zone alert. The F-150 offers these features for less without having to pay extra for a package.
  • The Ford infotainment system is SYNC 3 and offers Ford Connect, while the Chevy infotainment is the Chevrolet Infotainment 3 System.
  • Leather-trimmed seats are offered as a standard feature on the F-150 Lariat, while the Silverado 1500 will charge you more to equip this option on the LT trim level.
  • Along with a large touchscreen, the F-150 Lariat provides you with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, while the Silverado 1500 charges you more to equip this feature on the Custom trim level.
  • Maximum horsepower and towing on the F-150's High-Output 3.5-liter V6 EcoBoost engine delivers 450 horsepower and up to 13,200 pounds. With the Silverado 1500, you have a 12,500 pound towing capacity and maximum horsepower of 420 on the available 6.2-liter ECOTEC3 V8 engine.
  • If you want four-wheel drive, the Silverado 1500 will cost you more for the option than the F-150 will.
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Ford F-150 vs. GMC Sierra 1500

  • The starting price of the F-150 is well below that of the Sierra 1500 -- nearly $10,000 less!
  • Adding the 4x4 option on the F-150 will raise the price, but not nearly as much as it would on the Sierra 1500, which ends up costing $6,000 more than the Ford model.
  • If you want a rearview camera, premium sound system, and rearview camera, then you'll be better off with the F-150 because the Sierra 1500 will charge nearly $4,000 extra to add a package that includes those features.
  • For horsepower, the F-150 gives you 450 horsepower thanks to the High-Output 3.5-liter V6 EcoBoost engine, but the Sierra 1500 gives you up to 420 horsepower on the 6.2-liter V8 engine.
  • Pre-Collision Assist with Automatic Emergency Braking is standard on the F-150 XL, but to get this feature on the Sierra 1500, you'll spend significantly more for a comparable feature.
  • Maximum towing in the Sierra 1500 is 12,200 pounds, while the F-150 can tow an astonishing 13,200 pounds.
  • For leather-trimmed seats, you don't want to have to spend extra, and with the F-150 you can save money on this luxury feature, while the Sierra 1500 will make you spend significantly more for this feature.
2018 Ford F-150

2019 Ram 1500 Laramie Longhorn

Ford F-150 vs. Ram 1500

  • The Ram 1500 is another truck that costs more money on the base trim level than the Ford F-150 does.
  • The Ram 1500 is proud that it can tow up to 12,750 pounds on its V8 engine, but the F-150 gives you 13,200 pounds of maximum towing, which far exceeds that of the Ram 1500.
  • In the Ram 1500, you have the Uconnect 3 system with a five-inch touchscreen standard, but on the F-150, you get the SYNC 3 system with an available eight-inch touchscreen.
  • Maximum horsepower on the Ram 1500 is 395 horsepower, while the F-150 gives you an astounding available 450 horsepower.
  • With the Ford F-150, you get Android Auto and Apple CarPlay on the F-150 Lariat, while you'll have to spend more than $50,000 to equip this feature on the Ram 1500 Laramie Longhorn.
  • With the Ram 1500, you get two box lengths, while the F-150 gives you three so you can have an eight-foot box if you choose.
  • Similarly, the F-150 comes out ahead in cab styles, giving you three to choose from while the Ram 1500 offers only two choices.

Ford F-150 vs. Toyota Tundra

  • The Tundra offers a 5.7-liter V8 engine with 381 horsepower, while you know the Ford F-150 gives you a maximum of 450 horsepower on its High-Output 3.5-liter V6 EcoBoost engine.
  • Speaking of power, you'll tow more with the F-150 that offers 13,200 pounds of towing, while the Tundra offers just 10,100 pounds on select engines.
  • Inside the Toyota Tundra, you won't find Apple CarPlay or Android Auto on the Entune 3.0 App center. The Ford F-150 does offer these features, plus is offers the SYNC 3 System for easy integration.
  • For a backup camera, you'll spend more on the Tundra than you would to have this feature on the F-150, plus the Toyota model doesn't offer a split-view option like the Ford model does.
  • With the base level Tundra, you'll spend significantly more for base features than you would for the F-150 base trim with better options.
  • Get leather-trimmed seats on the Tundra for more than $40,000, while the F-150 gives you this feature for much less than that.
 

Which One Wins?

There's a lot of thought that goes into picking the right truck, and then Ford F-150 has come out ahead of the competition for years. The reputation of the F-150 proves that it's held the high level of quality for its customers and you know you can count on it to get the job done. Visit us for a test drive to see for yourself.

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Liccardi Ford

1615 Route 22 West
Directions Watchung, NJ 07069

  • Sales: (908) 561-7500
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  1. Liccardi Ford

    1615 Route 22 West
    Watchung, NJ 07069

    • Sales: (908) 561-7500
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