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2017 Chevy Silverado 3500HD vs 2017 Ford F-350 Super Duty

When buying a new truck, there is nothing worse than finding out the pickup you bought doesn't have the power or capabilities to fully meet your needs. We don't want that to happen to you, which is why we're helping you out by comparing the 2017 Chevy Silverado 3500HD vs the 2017 Ford F-350 Super Duty, two models that most in the market for a new pickup will want to check out.

It doesn't get much better than these two models when it comes to capability. If you have particularly large towing and cargo hauling needs, these two trucks are what you're after. Which one has the edge over the other? Well, that's what we'll help you find out.

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2017 Chevy Silverado 3500HD VS 2017 Ford F-350 Super Duty
14,500 pounds Standard Towing Capacity 13,100 pounds
Up to 445 hp Engine Horsepower Up to 440 hp
Available Diesel Engine Available
Available 4G LTE Wi-Fi Not available

Differences Between the 2017 Silverado 3500HD and 2017 F-350 Super Duty

Perhaps the biggest difference between these two trucks, and something that many drivers might miss, is the value offered by the Silverado 3500HD. Despite the difference in starting MSRP between these two vehicles being less than $1,000, the Silverado comes standard with some capabilities and features that the F-350 does not. For example, the entry level 3500HD comes with basic equipment that you would expect on such a truck like an auxiliary port, cruise control, seatbelt pretensioners and power door locks. On the entry level F-350, this equipment is either not available or optional.

As you can see from the chart, standard towing capacity is another way the 3500HD helps you get your money's worth. That said, both trucks are capable of boosting towing capacity significantly with 5th wheel or gooseneck towing configurations. When it comes to engine power, both models do offer a diesel engine option, but there is no beating the 3500HD's class-leading 445 horsepower. Another segment-exclusive for the Silverado 3500HD's diesel engine is its patented induction system that keeps water and debris away to retain high performance capability even in extreme conditions.

We'd love to share more about this comparison between the 2017 Chevy Silverado 3500HD vs the 2017 Ford F-350 Super Duty. Simply contact us at Parks Chevrolet to learn more or to schedule a test drive with any of our Chevy pickups.

2017 Chevy Silverado 3500HD in white
2017 Chevy Silverado 3500HD with filing files features
2017 Chevy Silverado 3500HD going off road
2017 Chevy Silverado 3500HD with black leather seats