2011 Chevrolet
Silverado 2500 HD Extended Cab
vs. 2011 Ford
F250 Super Duty Crew Cab XL

2011 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD Extended Cab

9.7

starting from

$31,440

Reasons to buy the Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD Extended Cab

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Bigger towing weight
3506 lb
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Comparable turning radius
47.9 ft
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Average number of speakers
6
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OK cornering
0.73 g
2011 Ford F250 Super Duty Crew Cab XL

8.8

starting from

$33,195

Reasons to buy the Ford F250 Super Duty Crew Cab XL

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More airbags
6
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Less chance of rolling over during emergency lane change
4 stars
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Quite powerful
385 HP @ 5,500 RPM
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Spacious back seats
67.6 ft3
Entertainment System 5.5 vs 10.0
2011 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD Extended Cab Winner: Silverado 2500 HD Extended Cab
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  • The Silverado 2500 HD Extended Cab has 4 more speakers, providing a better entertainment experience, 6 vs 2
Safety Features 10.0 vs 8.7
2011 Ford F250 Super Duty Crew Cab XL Winner: F250 Super Duty Crew Cab XL
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  • The F250 Super Duty Crew Cab XL has 4 more airbags (including Rear Curtain, Side, Head / Curtain, Rear Side), 6 vs 2
Performance 9.6 vs 10.0
2011 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD Extended Cab Winner: Silverado 2500 HD Extended Cab
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  • The Silverado 2500 HD Extended Cab needs more than 10% less space to turn, 47.9 ft vs 53.5 ft
Luxury Features 10.0 vs 10.0
Too close to call
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  • Neither has a power seat option
  • Neither offers a leather interior
  • Both offer keyless entry options
Cost - vs -
Missing information
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Crash Test Ratings - vs -
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Road Tests - vs -
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Practicality - vs 10.0
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  • People mover
  • Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
Overall 8.8 vs 9.7

Entertainment System

Ford
F250 Super Duty Crew Cab XL
2011 Ford F250 Super Duty Crew Cab XL
2011 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD Extended Cab Chevrolet
Silverado 2500 HD Extended Cab
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Number of speakers 2 vs 6 The Silverado 2500 HD Extended Cab has an OK number of speakers, while the F250 Super Duty Crew Cab XL has very few
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Has speed sensitive volume No vs No Neither offers speed-sensitive volume
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CD player Not Available vs Not Available Neither offers a CD player
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premium radio Not Available vs Not Available Neither offers satellite radio
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Has auxiliary audio input No vs No Neither has an audio-in jack for personal music devices
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Has subwoofer No vs No Neither has a subwoofer; audio won't have that deep thumping bass sound
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entertainment system Not Available vs Not Available Neither offers an entertainment system

Safety Features

Ford
F250 Super Duty Crew Cab XL
2011 Ford F250 Super Duty Crew Cab XL
2011 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD Extended Cab Chevrolet
Silverado 2500 HD Extended Cab
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antilock brakes Standard vs Standard Both come standard with ABS brakes
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Stability control system Yes vs Yes Both have electronic stability control
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Airbags 6 vs 2 The F250 Super Duty Crew Cab XL has great airbag coverage, but the Silverado 2500 HD Extended Cab does not (missing Rear Curtain, Side, Head / Curtain, Rear Side)
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Rear brakes Disc vs Disc Both vehicles' brakes will do well under heavy use
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child door locks Standard vs Standard Child door locks come standard
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Roadside assistance system Crew Chief vs OnStar

Performance

Ford
F250 Super Duty Crew Cab XL
2011 Ford F250 Super Duty Crew Cab XL
2011 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD Extended Cab Chevrolet
Silverado 2500 HD Extended Cab
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Horsepower 385 HP @ 5,500 RPM vs 360 HP @ 5,400 RPM The F250 Super Duty Crew Cab XL is fairly powerful, but the Silverado 2500 HD Extended Cab is not far behind
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Number of gears 6 vs 6 More gears
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Transmission Semi-automatic transmission vs Automatic transmission The F250 Super Duty Crew Cab XL's semi-automatic transmission is rare for this class of vehicle
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paddle shifters Not Available vs Not Available Neither offers paddle shifters
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Air compressor None vs None Neither has an air compressor for increased power output
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Power-to-weight ratio 16.7 lb/hp vs 16.6 lb/hp Both have OK performance
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Drivetrain type two-wheel drive vs two-wheel drive Neither has a good drivetrain for off-road or bad weather driving
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Curb-to-curb turning radius 53.5 ft vs 47.9 ft The Silverado 2500 HD Extended Cab is comparable to most other vehicles for turning, but the F250 Super Duty Crew Cab XL is quite bad

Luxury Features

Ford
F250 Super Duty Crew Cab XL
2011 Ford F250 Super Duty Crew Cab XL
2011 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD Extended Cab Chevrolet
Silverado 2500 HD Extended Cab
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moon roof Not Available vs Not Available Neither offers a sun roof
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power seats Not Available vs Not Available Neither has a power seat option
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keyless entry Optional vs Optional Both offer keyless entry options
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leather Not Available vs Not Available Neither offers a leather interior

Cost

Ford
F250 Super Duty Crew Cab XL
2011 Ford F250 Super Duty Crew Cab XL
2011 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD Extended Cab Chevrolet
Silverado 2500 HD Extended Cab
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MSRP $33,195 vs $31,440 Both are priced reasonably
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In-city gas mileage Unknown vs Unknown
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basic warranty miles 36,000 mile vs 36,000 mile Average basic warranty
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basic warranty years 3 year vs 3 year Average lasting basic warranty

Crash Test Ratings

Ford
F250 Super Duty Crew Cab XL
2011 Ford F250 Super Duty Crew Cab XL
2011 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD Extended Cab Chevrolet
Silverado 2500 HD Extended Cab
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Rollover resistance 4 stars vs 3 stars The better is 1.7x safer than the Silverado 2500 HD Extended Cab
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Front driver crash test Unknown vs Unknown
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Driver side crash test Unknown vs Unknown

Road Tests

Ford
F250 Super Duty Crew Cab XL
2011 Ford F250 Super Duty Crew Cab XL
2011 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD Extended Cab Chevrolet
Silverado 2500 HD Extended Cab
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0-60 mph 6.7 seconds vs 7.1 seconds Neither car's 0-60 time is remarkable
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Braking distance at 60mph Unknown vs Unknown
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1/4 mile 15.3 s @ 93 mph vs 15.5 s @ 88 mph Both have average 1/4 mile times for this class of vehicle
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Lateral acceleration 0.7 g vs 0.73 g Both have unremarkable cornering abilities
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Top speed 98 mph vs 97 mph Both vehicles' top speed is just average

Practicality

Ford
F250 Super Duty Crew Cab XL
2011 Ford F250 Super Duty Crew Cab XL
2011 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD Extended Cab Chevrolet
Silverado 2500 HD Extended Cab
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Passengers 6 vs 6 People mover
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Cargo space 65.0 ft3 vs 59.2 ft3 Both have OK cargo room
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front seats 65.8 ft3 vs 64.0 ft3 Both average size front seats
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Base payload capacity 2900 lb vs 3506 lb The Silverado 2500 HD Extended Cab can carry more weight than the average vehicle, but the F250 Super Duty Crew Cab XL is comparable to other vehicles in its class
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folding rear seats Standard vs Standard Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
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power outlets Standard vs Standard Both have power outlets
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navigation system Optional vs Not Available The F250 Super Duty Crew Cab XL offers an optional navigation system; not available on the Silverado 2500 HD Extended Cab
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Cupholders Unknown vs 4
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front air conditioning Standard vs Standard A/C for hot summer days comes standard

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2011 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD Extended Cab 2011 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Extended Cab Silverado 2500 HD Extended Cab vs Silverado 1500 Extended Cab
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2011 Ford F250 Super Duty Crew Cab XL 2011 Ford F150 SuperCrew Cab XL F250 Super Duty Crew Cab XL vs F150 SuperCrew Cab XL
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