We drove a $63,000 Ford Raptor and a $58,000 Chevy Silverado Z71 to see which pickup truck was more impressive - here's the verdict
- High-performance pickups have become increasingly popular as truck sales have boomed.
- We tested examples from Ford and Chevy, the kings of the truck realm.
- The specialized Ford F-150 Raptor came out on top.
The good old crosstown Detroit Ford-Chevy rivalry plays out in many vehicles, from everyday sedans to powerhouse muscle cars, such as the Mustang and the Camaro.
Lately, as pickup trucks have boomed in popularity, another battle has developed: high-performance rides with a bed in the back.Last year, we were shocked and awed by the greatness of the Ford F-150 Raptor. Early in 2018, we borrowed a 2018 Chevy Silverado 1500 LTZ with a Z71 package - the closest thing Chevy has to a Raptor fighter.
Would it be a fair fight? Let's find out.
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