In your search for a capable new vehicle in Peoria, we’re sure you’ve been recommended both Ford and Chevy models, causing you to ask yourself, is Ford better than Chevy? Of course, Mike Murphy Ford is inclined to say yes, but we know you want to see the facts to back that statement up! Join us as we compare popular Ford and Chevy trucks, SUVs, and performance cars, then take a look at each brand’s certified pre-owned programs.
When you choose a powerful new Ford F-150, you’ll get a whopping five engine options, both V6 and V8, ranging from 290 to 450 hp. Meanwhile, the Chevy Silverado 1500 offers merely three engine options that range from 310 to 420 hp. When it comes to towing, the F-150 wins out with a maximum towing capacity of 13,200 pounds. The Silverado can’t quite keep up, with a maximum towing capacity of 12,500 pounds.
The Ford Edge and the Chevy Equinox are popular SUVs for these brands, and you’re sure to see plenty of both on East Peoria streets. But how do they stack up? Behind the first row of seats, the Edge offers plenty of cargo space – 73.4 cubic feet, while the Equinox can only offer 63.5 cubic feet. Additionally, with the Edge, you’ll have the option of available Evasive Steering Assist and Adaptive Cruise Control with Lane Centering. Continue your research on Ford SUVs when you compare the Ford Edge vs. Ford Escape.
The Ford Mustang and Chevy Camaro have been around for many years, and for good reason! It’s easy to see why thrill seekers love both of these performance cars, but at the end of the day, you get more out of the Mustang. At entry-level, it delivers 310 hp and 350 lb-ft of torque. The Camaro, on the other hand, only generates 275 hp and 295 lb-ft of torque at the base level. You’ll also enjoy Adaptive Cruise Control, MyMode, and a B&O PLAY Premium Audio System in the Mustang.
Both Ford and Chevy offer pretty great CPO programs, and they even share some benefits, such as CPO financing, vehicle history reports, 172-point inspections, and 24-hour roadside assistance. That said, only Ford CPO vehicles offer these benefits:
If you have any questions about the vehicles we compared today, simply contact us! If you’re ready to take the next steps, don’t hesitate to schedule a test drive in a new or used vehicle to see how well our Ford models handle on Morton streets. Before heading out, be sure to browse our latest offers or learn about the rest of the Ford lineup, including the fuel-efficient Ford Ranger pickup. We’re your go-to source for Ford news and model releases.