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Comparing the Ford F-150 vs. the Chevrolet Silverado 1500

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When choosing your next truck there are a lot of factors to consider. What am I going to need it for? How much towing capacity do I need? What interior features are a must? Here at Skyline Ford, we want to ensure you are getting the truck that fits your lifestyle. Here we are respectfully comparing the differences and similarities between the F-150 and Chevrolet Silverado. Both are capable trucks, but we want to make it a little easier to tell the difference so when it comes time for you to make a decision you are fully confident.

 

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Is a Ford Super Duty Truck Right for You?

It goes without saying that when you’re going to buy a pickup truck, you’re going in with a set of expectations that is very specific to the market. You aren’t here just to get from Independence OR to Mount Angel, you’re here to find a different way between the two and perhaps stop off in Silverton OR before heading back. Power is king in a pickup, but how do you know if you need top of the line ability, or if it would make more sense to just invest in a base level F-150.

It’s…

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We're Proud to be a ROUSH Dealer!

If you think you're ready for the ultimate in Ford performance, then consider the selection of ROUSH trucks offered at Skyline Ford in Salem. Combining legendary Ford quality and performance with the know-how and skills of the ROUSH Racing team, these trucks offer you the thrills you want, with the durability and reliability you need.

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The Ford Ranger is Coming Back to America!

Absent from U.S. shores for eight years, the popular Ford Ranger pickup is making a triumphant return to our country. Now offered as a mid-size truck, the Ford Ranger will be available in XL, XLT, and Lariat trim levels, with your choice of SuperCab or Supercrew cab styles. While we still have much to learn about the final specifications for the new Ranger, we do know that it's expected to arrive at dealerships early next year. Here's what else we can tell our Independence OR and Jefferson OR customers:

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How to Bring Along Enough Drinks for the Whole Team

It's your kid's big Lacrosse game, and you have been volunteered to bring smoothies for everybody. Your work crew has been putting in overtime lately, so you want to reward them all by bringing in coffee and donuts. Whatever your occasion, sometimes you need to transport an absurd number of beverages all at once.

How do you do it without spilling soda all over the upholstery?

Ford recommends a simple technique using only a silicone muffin tray, and a laundry basket. The depressions in a muffin pan are perfectly sized for most cups, and grippy silicone will hold…

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Ford to Become First Automotive Company to Share Academic Building

When the University of Michigan completes construction on its new robotics laboratory in 2020, it will have a space dedicated for use by Ford Motor Company's research scientists.

Ford is striving steadfastly toward the vision of manufacturing SAE-defined level 4 autonomous vehicles at the production level, available to consumers by 2021. Joining forces with U-M is a smart part of that..

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Ford Commits to Environmental Sustainability by Turning Off the Faucet

Ford Motor Company is not only reducing its impact on the global environment by diversifying its hybrid and electric car lineup, it is taking steps to relieve the burden on other resources, too.

Changing climate patterns and increasing population growth both push the issue of water security to the forefront. Many dry regions are becoming drier, making drinking water scarcer. Meanwhile, growing...

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11 Hours in a Ford Expedition Could Get You Somewhere Amazing

My Ford posted an article of the Top 5 National Park Drives to take this summer in a new Ford Expedition. Why an Expedition? On a long road trip, our most spacious SUV is the next best thing to a camper, but with much better fuel economy!

To reach some of the most iconic national parks from Salem, Silverton, or Independence takes about 11 hours on the road, so you'll want a comfortable ride…

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New Ford VR App Takes You Behind the Scenes of Le Mans

Earlier this summer, the Ford GT returned to 24 Hours of Le Mans after a decades-long hiatus, and delivered a class win on the 50th anniversary of Ford's historic 1-2-3 victory in 1966. It was an exhilarating moment, and now you can be part of it, though Salem is a world away from the Circuit de la Sarthe.

The Ford VR app is available for download on the App Store or…

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