2019 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD vs 2019 Ford F-250 Super Duty
Full-size, light-duty trucks are great for many tasks, but when you need the power to do some serious towing and hauling, only a heavy-duty pickup is up to the job. The 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD is a full-size truck that’s one of the most capable vehicles in its class. According to the Chevrolet dealer in Glenwood, buyers appreciate the Silverado 2500HD because it’s so customizable, they can order it for every need.
The 2019 Ford F-250 Super Duty is one of the Silverado 2500HD’s rivals in the heavy-duty pickup segment. We’ll take a close look at both models to see which one comes out on top.
The 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD and the 2019 Ford F-250 Super Duty have a similar a starting Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Silverado has an MSRP that starts at $34,100, while the F-250 starts at $33,705. While the Silverado 2500HD has a slightly higher starting MSRP than the F-250 Super Duty, the Silverado is a better buy, as it comes with more standard equipment. At the higher end of the trim spectrum, the most expensive F-250 Super Duty model has an MSRP of $80,240, compared with $55,900 for the Silverado 2500HD. You won’t actually pay the MSRP when you visit a dealer like Chevrolet Glenwood. We use the figures here to compare these two pickups.
Both pickups are offered in three different cab configurations. The Silverado 2500HD is available in Regular, Double and Crew Cab models. The F-250 Super Duty’s cabs are called Regular, SuperCab and Crew Cab. Most buyers will prefer the bigger Crew Cab models, which seat six passengers. The Silverado 2500HD’s Crew Cab has more head- and legroom in the front than the Ford F-250 Super Duty.
While performance is an important consideration when evaluating a heavy-duty pickup, styling is also important. Both of these pickups are big and rugged, but the Silverado 2500HD has a more attractive appearance than the F-250 Super Duty, especially at the bottom of the trim-level ladder. The base F-250 Super Duty is nice enough, but it’s a bit on the plain side. Meanwhile, the Chevy Silverado 2500HD is decked out in handsome chrome trim that elevates it a few notches higher than its rival.
When you’re buying a new pickup, you can add any number of options, which also increase the price tag. The base Silverado 2500HD WT trim includes a long list of features that come standard, including vinyl seats, power locks and windows, a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system and Bluetooth. If you decide to buy the base F-250 Super Duty XL, get ready to open your wallet to get some basic features. You’ll even have to pay extra for power windows.
In the End
The 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD and the 2019 Ford F-250 Super Duty are both outstanding vehicles. But when you compare the two and look at some key areas like value, styling and standard features, the Silverado 2500HD outclasses the F-250 Super Duty.