Ford F-250 vs Chevy 2500

Ford F-250 vs Chevy 2500


If you’re on the hunt for your next heavy-duty pickup truck, you’ll be happy to hear that you have many different options. Two pickups rise above the rest: the 2022 Ford F-250 and Chevrolet Silverado 2500.

In this comparison, we at Rockwall Ford will show you how these two incredible pickup trucks stack up against each other when it comes to performance, capability, and technology. Shoppers throughout the Rockwall, Mesquite, and Garland, Texas, areas should read ahead to see which pickup is the best one for them!


F-250 vs Chevy Silverado 2500: Performance Specs

The 2022 Ford F-250 offers three engine choices and the 2022 Chevy Silverado 2500 offers two high-powered engines in their powertrain lineups. See how they compare below:

Ford F-250

Chevy Silverado 2500

Standard Engine

6.2L flex-fuel gas V8

6.6L gas V8

Available Engines

6.7L Power Stroke® V8 Turbo Diesel

7.3L V8 gas

Duramax® 6.6L Turbo-Diesel V8

Standard Transmission

TorqShift® G 6-speed SelectShift® automatic

6-speed automatic

Best Horsepower

475 (6.7L Power Stroke® V8 Turbo Diesel)

445 (Duramax® 6.6L Turbo-Diesel V8)

Best Torque

1,050 lb-ft (6.7L Power Stroke® V8 Turbo Diesel)

910 lb-ft (Duramax® 6.6L Turbo-Diesel V8)

As you can see, the Ford F-250 outpaces the Chevy Silverado 2500 when it comes to horsepower and torque. It also features a 6.2L flex-fuel gas V8 engine as standard, which is engineered to provide peak torque at lower revolutions per minute (RPMs), with higher torque generated throughout the power band.

The Ford F-250 has an available TorqShift® G 10-speed SelectShift® automatic transmission that provides smooth shifts—even when you’re out on the road navigating challenging towing situations—with five drive modes: Normal, Slippery, Tow/Haul, Eco, and Deep Snow/Sand.


F-250 vs Chevy 2500: Towing Capabilities

 Towing CapabilitiesWith all the power under the hood of the 2022 Ford F-250, it should come as no surprise that this pickup can move some seriously heavy items. This vehicle offers many different capabilities, including:

  • 4,260 pounds of maximum payload capability when properly configured
  • 22,800 pounds of maximum towing capability when properly equipped

The 2022 Chevy Silverado 2500 can’t tow or haul as much. The maximum towing capacity on the Silverado 2500 is 18,510 pounds when properly equipped.


F-250 vs Chevy Silverado 2500: Advanced Technology

Advanced TechnologyOn top of the incredible power and capability it has to offer, the 2022 Ford F-250 also sports a wide range of helpful tech features, like the available Trailer Reverse Guidance system. This system provides several exterior cameras that give you visual guides to show the direction of the truck and the trailer, with the guidelines changing as you steer.

This model also offers available driver-assistive systems, like BLIS® (Blind Spot Information System) with Cross-Traffic Alert and Trailer Coverage and Pre-Collision Assist with Automatic Emergency Braking and Forward Collision Warning.

Many of these systems also exist on the Chevy Silverado 2500. However, the Ford F-250 pulls ahead with the available Ultimate Trailer Tow Camera System with Pro Trailer Backup Assist™.

This system has multiple cameras and features to help you master hitching and towing. The Pro Trailer Backup Assist™ function uses a knob to help you maintain better control when backing up your trailer. There is also a customer-placed camera you can attach to the back of your trailer to get better visibility.

While the Silverado 2500 has plenty of cameras, it does not have a package like this.


2022 Ford F-250 vs Chevy Silverado 2500: Which One Wins?

As you can see, the 2022 Chevy Silverado 2500 doesn’t hold its own when compared to the 2022 Ford F-250. Now that you have a better idea of what the F-250 can do for you, it’s time to get behind the wheel and experience it yourself.

Shoppers near Rockwall, Mesquite, and Garland, TX, can schedule a test drive today by giving us a call at Rockwall Ford!


 

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