The 2019 Ford F-250 Head-To-Head Against The Chevy Silverado 2500


If you are looking for a used heavy duty truck, there are a number of options available, but the 2019 Ford F-250 and the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD are two of the best. These heavy duty trucks have the horsepower to meet your work needs on the job site and the features to satisfy your personal preferences inside the cab. These two heavy duty trucks are both great options if power, safety, and tech features are at the top of your list.

Here’s how they compare.

2019 Ford F-250

The 2019 Ford F-250 has a lot to offer if you are looking for a used heavy duty truck. It has seating for six which means you have room for others whether you’re driving around town or around a job site. When it comes to power, the F-250 offers best in class horsepower at 450 and 935 lb. per ft. of torque with the Power Stroke® Turbo Diesel V8 engine. There are three towing ratings for the 2019 F-250 depending on your needs – 21,000 lbs. conventional towing capacity, 27,500 lbs. fifth wheel towing capacity, or the 35,000 lb. gooseneck tow rating. The Ford F-250 can deliver when it comes to towing heavy loads. The 2019 version of the F-250 came with a reduced weight overall which allowed for its best ever payload rating at 7,640 lb. maximum. The 2019 F-250 also has a lot to offer when it comes to safety and technology. Adaptive cruise control, collision warning, and brake support are three of the many safety features available on this truck. The tech features of the F-250 work to make your time on the road safer and more productive. Seven available cameras, blind spot information center, and the Sync-3® voice-activated technology are a few examples of the available tech on the F-250.

2019 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD

The Chevy Silverado 2500 HD is a heavy duty truck with some important awards to its name. It received the J.D. Power award for highest ranked heavy-duty pickup in initial quality based on 2019 vehicles and long-term quality. The 2019 Silverado 2500 HD also received the 2019 best resale value for a full-size pick-up. These awards point to the reliability and value of this truck. Like the F-250, the Silverado 2500 HD offers seating for six. There are several options when it comes to body style and engine choice. The towing capacity of the Silverado 2500 HD tops out at 15,400 lbs. with the Duramax® 6.6L diesel engine and has a payload capacity of up to 3,435 lbs. When it comes to safety, the Silverado 2500 HD has a long list of features such as rear park assist, lane departure warning, forward collision alert, and the available alert driver seat. The tech features that come with the Chevy 2500 HD depend on the trim model you choose. Available options include the infotainment system called MyLink® that you navigate through a touchscreen and voice, Apple CarPlay®, Android Auto, and backup cameras.  

Ultimately both of these heavy duty trucks are worth your consideration if you are on the market for a used heavy duty truck. The 2019 F-250 has more to offer in terms of towing and payload capacity. If those two elements are the most important to you then go for the F-250. The 2019 Chevy Silverado 2500 HD ranks high when it comes to quality and resale value. Ultimately, you should make your purchase decision based on your unique needs. At Patterson Truck Stop, you can explore a wide selection of used heavy duty trucks in order to find the one that is best for you.


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