2018 Ford F-250 Super Duty vs 2018 Chevy Silverado 2500HD

Drivers looking for more power and capability than a traditional light-duty, full-size truck can offer might be interested in one of the models in this 2018 Ford F-250 Super Duty vs 2018 Chevy Silverado 2500HD comparison. Each of these models is designed to respond to more intense driving, towing and hauling demands, whether that be on a weekend adventure or the worksite. But which one can best meet the needs of busy drivers?

The 2018 Ford F-250 Super Duty starts out strong even from the base engine. Its standard gasoline-powered 6.2-liter V-8 offers a bold 385 horsepower and 430 pound-feet of torque that easily dominates against the 360 horsepower and 380 pound-feet of torque that comes standard on the 2018 Chevy Silverado 2500HD. Opting for the diesel engine option on these two trucks closes the gap a little, but the 6.7-liter Power Stroke Turbo Diesel V-8 on the 2018 Ford F-250 stilll offers 450 horsepower and 935 pound-feet of torque while the 2018 Chevy Silverado 2500HD 6.6-liter Turbo-Diesel V-8 offers 445 horsepower and 910 pound-feet of torque.

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2018 Ford F-250 vs 2018 Chevy Silverado 2500HD
$32,890 Starting MSRP $34,200
6.2-L V-8 (385 hp) Gas Engine 6.0-L V-8 (360 hp)
21,000 pounds Max. Towing 18,100 pounds
XL, XLT, Lariat, King Ranch, Platinum, Limited Trim Levels WT, LT, LTZ, High Country

Trim Options and Features on the 2018 Ford F-250

When it comes to features, the trucks in this 2018 Ford F-250 Super Duty vs 2018 Chevy Silverado 2500HD comparison can both deliver. However, we like options you can get with the Ford pickup. Features like blind spot monitoring and the Ultimate Trailer Tow Camera System are available even on the base XL trim of the Ford Super Duty. Other attractive features on this truck that can simplify towing and driving include a truck and trailer tire pressure monitoring system and responsive rear view camera towing guidelines.

Drivers looking for more luxury than you get on a basic hardworking heavy-duty truck also have plenty of options on the 2018 Ford F-250 Super Duty. This model has not just one luxury trim, but three. The King Ranch model has a Western luxury theme, while the Platinum and Limited trims feature more sophisticated luxury styling. All come with great features. 

If you would like to learn more about this comparison, or even test drive a 2018 Ford F-250 model in Pine River MN, contact a member of the Houston Ford sales team today.

2018 Ford F-250 Super Duty towing on curves
2018 Ford F-250 Super Duty steering wheel and gauge cluster
interior seating of the 2018 Ford F-250 Super Duty in white
2018 Ford F-250 Super Duty parked on the farm