There has been a competition between Chevy 3500HD and Ford F-350 Super Duty 1-ton pickup trucks in load as well as towing capacity. The new model of Chevy introduced in 2009 named Chevy Silverado left behind the Ford in towing capacity. Let us discuss more about these types of trucks.
Chevy vs. Ford 1 Ton Diesel Truck
Ford utility truck:
Silverado 3500 Specifications:
If we talk about the Silverado then will com to know that Silverado 3500HD is equipped with a 157.5-inch wheelbase which is about 244.7 inches long, and 95.9 inches wide. It owns a curb weight of about 5,897 pounds.
On the other hand, the F-350 has a 141.8-inch wheelbase which is about 231.8 inches long and 79.9 inches wide having a curb weight of about 5,818 pounds.
Silverado 3500 Features:
The 3500HD is introduced in the WT, LT or else the high-end LTZ trim levels.
Although, the F-350 is introduced in four distinct trim levels that include base XL, mid-level XL, off-road FX4 and the luxury Lariat.
Silverado 3500HD Performance:
In a brief view, the 6.6-liter Duramax diesel V-8 offers 365 horsepower and a torque of 660 pound-feet. It can bring a 5,300-pound payload as well as owns a towing capacity of 16,500 pounds. According to Chevrolet.com, 3500HD has Allison six-speed automatic transmission and 3.73 axle ratio.
In contrast, the 6.4-liter turbo diesel V-8 produces 350 horsepower and a torque of 650 pound-feet. The F-350 has the capability to carry a 5,720-pound payload and owns a towing capacity of 15,000 pounds. According to Fordvehicles.com, it is equipped with a six-speed manual transmission plus 3.73 axle ratio.