#2: 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
The Chevy Silverado is one of the most iconic and enduring full-size pickup trucks, having been on the roads and found anywhere heavy-duty performance is needed since 1998. The cousin of the previously-mentioned GMC Sierra, the Chevrolet Silverado features very similar technical specifications, with several added features that make it a superior choice.
Like the GMC Sierra 1500, the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 can tow 9,400 pounds, with a maximum payload capacity of 2,011 pounds in the standard version of the truck. It also features the same engine and chassis. However, the Silverado is a more customizable full-size pickup, with plenty of options and add ons that allow it to surpass the Sierra in terms of style and features.
The 2015 Silverado includes class-leading safety features, direct injection, and a plethora of available upgrades to the interior and exterior design of the car. For a truck that will get the job done while looking great doing it, you should consider the 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500.
- MSRP: $27,060
- Fuel Economy: 18 mpg city / 24 mpg highway
- Engine: 6-cylinder, 4.3 liter
#1: 2015 Ford F-150
- MSRP: $26,100
- Fuel Economy: 19 mpg city / 26 mpg highway
- Engine: 6-cylinder, 3.5 liter
The iconic Ford F-150 underwent a redesign for 2015 and the results have been very impressive. Using aluminum construction, the F-150 effectively shed hundreds of unnecessary pounds from the body and bed of the truck, making the F-150 less bulky and unwieldy, while keeping the truck just as powerful. This new F-150 takes the top spot on our list of the best full-size pickups right now.
Mixing high-tech features with old-school pickup truck muscle, the 2015 Ford F-150 bridges the gap between power and class in a way no other pickup does quite as easily. The 2015 F-150 is a powerful truck, with a towing capacity of 9,100 pounds and an industry-leading maximum payload of 2,286 pounds. However, the F-150 has just as much modern swag as raw power, as the truck features high-end, appealing finishes and an excellent infotainment system.
Furthermore, the F-150 has a class-leading safety rating, excellent handling, and plenty of bells and whistles you can add on for a more customized experience. All of these innovations serve to make the 2015 Ford F-150 our pick for the best full-size pickup truck around in 2015.