The 2020 Ford SuperDuty vs The 2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD
The Ford Super Duty and Chevrolet Silverado HD are a pair of hard-working, heavy-duty trucks. Both pickups offer robust powertrain options, the latest technology, and impressive towing capacity. Which one is right for you?
2020 Ford Super Duty vs. Chevrolet Silverado HD
Both the Super Duty and the Silverado HD are available in a variety of configurations. The Ford comes in Xl, XLT, Lariat, Platinum and Limited grades. Body styles include regular cab, SuperCab, and CrewCab.
Four versions of the Chevy – including WT, Custom, LT, LTZ and High Country – are offered. Available body styles include double cab and Crew Cab.
The Super Duty is designed to work hard and play hard. Key exterior features include available bed-mounted LED lighting, a tailgate step and a body made of military-grade aluminum. Everything sits on top of a fully-boxed, high-strength steel frame. Inside, the dedication to excellence continues with available leather upholstery and smart under-seat storage.
As for the Silverado HD, it also features LED lighting in the bed, along with a corner step rear bumper and heavy-duty ladder-frame. The interior can be decked out with leather and other amenities on higher-end models.
Many powertrain options are available on the Super Duty. There are three engine options to choose from: a 6.2L V8 (385 hp, 430 lb.-ft.), a 7.3L V8 (430 hp, 475 lb.-ft.) and a 6.7L Power stroke turbodiesel (475 hp, 1,040 lb.-ft.). The 6.2L engine mates to a 6-speed automatic transmission, while the other two engines get a 10-speed automatic transmission. Rear-wheel-drive comes standard and four-wheel-drive is available.
When properly equipped, the Super Duty has a maximum conventional towing rating of 24,200 lbs. Gooseneck towing is up to 37,000 lbs. and fifth-wheel towing is up to 32,500 lbs.
The Chevy is offered with two engine options, including a base 6.6L gasoline engine (402 hp, 464 lb.-ft.) and a Duramax 6.6L turbocharged V8 (445 hp, 910 lb.-ft.). The gas engine comes with a 6-speed automatic transmission, the diesel engine pairs with an Allison 10-speed automatic. Rear-wheel-drive comes standard and four-wheel-drive is available.
When properly equipped, the Silverado HD has a maximum conventional towing rating of 20,000 lbs. Gooseneck and fifth-wheel towing capacity are up to 35,000 lbs.
Looking at the numbers, it’s clear that the Super Duty has more torque and greater towing ability than the Silverado HD.
Key standard features
The Super Duty packs a lengthy list of standard features. Highlights include the SYNC touchscreen infotainment system and onboard Wi-Fi. Plus, there’s the AdvanceTrac system with Roll Stability Control and Trailer Sway Control
All Silverado HD models come with the Chevrolet Infotainment 3 System with support for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. A backup camera and Teen Driver technology are also included across the board, as is a trailering package with hitch guidance.
Which should you choose?
Are you still having a tough time deciding between the 2020 Ford Super Duty and the 2020 Chevy Silverado HD? Then stop by Grogan Ford Lincoln in Watford to test drive the Super Duty. Once you take the popular truck for a spin, you’ll know it’s the right choice.