Which is Better: Ford or Chevy?

2022 Ford Maverick Models

If you’re looking for a new car, truck, or SUV in the Bardstown area, you can’t go wrong with Ford! Ford has a long history of providing powerful, high-quality vehicles to match just about every budget and lifestyle, from icons like the Mustang and F-150 to reliable crowd-favorites like the Bronco and Explorer. But how does Ford stack up to one of its most popular competitors, Chevrolet? The team at Bob Swope Ford has put together a guide comparing all the details of Chevy vs. Ford below. Check it out, then head to our inventory to see what we have available!



Chevy vs. Ford: Vehicle Comparison

Let’s start our Ford vs. Chevy comparison by taking a closer look at how key vehicles in their current lineup stack up. For this head-to-head comparison, we’ve chosen three important categories: compact SUV, three-row SUV, and pickup truck. We’re comparing specs, trim levels, dimensions, and capabilities, so you can get an empirical look at how Ford and Chevy vehicles stack up. Here are all the details:

Ford vs. Chevy Comparison: Compact SUV

2022 Ford Escape

  • 28 mpg city / 34 mpg highway
  • 10 available trims, including hybrid models
  • FWD or AWD available
  • Standard 1.5L EcoBoost engine / 181 hp / 190 lb-ft of torque
  • 8-speed automatic transmission
  • Passenger volume: 104 cubic feet

2022 Chevy Equinox

  • 26 mpg city / 31 mpg highway
  • 4 available trims
  • FWD or AWD available
  • Standard 1.5L engine / 170 hp / 203 lb-ft of torque
  • 6-speed automatic transmission
  • Passenger volume: 103 cubic feet

Ford vs. Chevy Comparison: Three-Row SUV

2022 Ford Explorer

  • 20 mpg city / 28 mpg highway
  • 8 available trims, including hybrid models
  • Standard 3.5L EcoBoost engine / 300 hp / 310 lb-ft of torque
  • Max towing capacity: 5,600 lbs
  • Max cargo volume: 87.8 cubic feet

2022 Chevy Traverse

  • 18 mpg city / 27 mpg highway
  • 4 available trims
  • Standard 3.6L V6 engine / 310 horsepower / 266 lb-ft of torque
  • Max towing capacity: 5,000 lbs
  • Max cargo volume: 98.2 cubic feet

Ford vs. Chevy Comparison: Pickup Truck

2022 Ford F-150

  • 8 available trims
  • 6 available engines
  • Top engine performance: 450 hp / 510 lb-ft of torque
  • 10-speed automatic transmission
  • Max towing capacity: 14,000 lbs

2022 Chevy Silverado 

  • 9 available trims
  • 4 available engines
  • Top engine performance: 420 hp / 460 lb-ft of torque
  • 10-speed automatic transmission
  • Max towing capacity: 13,300 lbs

Chevy vs. Ford: Safety Comparison

Safety is often one of the most important factors that prospective drivers consider when picking out a new ride, and both Ford and Chevy vehicles come with their own unique safety suites. Ford vehicles come with Ford CoPilot 360, while Chevy vehicles come with Chevy Safety Assist. While both safety suites come with plenty of features designed to maximize your safety and protection on the Shepherdsville roads, you’ll see that Ford CoPilot 360 comes with a few extra capabilities. Here are the details:

Ford CoPilot 360 Features 

  • Pre-Collision Assist with Automatic Emergency Braking
  • BLIS (Blind Spot Information System) with Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Lane-Keeping Assist
  • Rear View Camera
  • Auto High-Beam Headlamps
  • Available Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Available Evasive Steering Assist
  • Available Post-Collision Braking

Chevy Safety Assist Features

  • Automatic Emergency Braking
  • Forward Collision Alert
  • Front Pedestrian Braking
  • Following Distance Indicator
  • Lane Keep Assist with Departure Warning
  • Intellibeam Headlights

Find Your Next Ride at Bob Swope Ford!

Now that we’ve provided some answers to the question of “which is better: Ford or Chevy cars?” you might be interested in seeing how a new Ford handles on the Fort Knox roads! Contact our office to see what models we have available, then head to the dealership to set up a test drive. You can also contact us or check out our blog for more information about our Ford lineup as well as the latest automotive news and service tips. 


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