2022 Ford F-250 vs Chevy 2500

Power is the essence of any pickup truck. Greater power produces more capability. Can you do more in the 2022 Ford F-250 or the Chevy 2500?

The power lifters at Bohn Ford compared both trucks to answer that question. If you live near Harvey, New Orleans, or Metairie, Louisiana, read on to find what you’ll be capable of doing in each truck.

2022 Ford F-250 vs Chevy 2500

2022 Ford F-250 What We’re Measuring Chevy 2500
475 HP Maximum Horsepower 445 HP
1,050 lb-ft Maximum Torque 910 lb-ft
20,000 lbs.  Max Conventional Towing 14,500 lbs.
4,260 lbs.  Maximum Payload 3,850 lbs.

Does the Ford F-250 Have More Power Than the Chevy 2500?

2021_Ford_F-250_Platinum_Velocity_Blue_bannerThe Ford 2-550 has more power than the Chevy 2500. Its available 6.7L Power Stroke® V8 Turbo Diesel can produce up to 475 horsepower and 1,050 lb-ft of torque.

This is more muscle than the Chevy 2500’s available 6.6L Duramax Turbo-Diesel V8 engine. The Chevy unit can only deliver up to 445 horsepower and 910 lb-ft of torque.

So, what does that mean for you? If you’re driving the Ford F-250, you’ll be able to climb hills and accelerate on dirt paths with more authority than in the Chevy 2500.

Can the F-250 or Chevy 2500 Tow More?

The Ford F-250 can tow more than the Chevy 2500. This heftier towing capacity can help you both during the week and on the weekends.

The Ford F-250 has a maximum conventional towing capacity of 20,000 pounds. This outweighs the 14,500-pound maximum conventional towing capacity of the Chevy 2500. What does that mean for you? You’ll have an easier time towing equipment like:

  • Campers
  • Boats
  • Cargo containers
  • Trailers with heavy equipment

The Ford F-250 is constructed with a fully boxed frame and a factory-installed hitch. To make towing easier, the F-250’s available Ultimate Trailer Tow Camera System with Pro Trailer Backup Assist helps you hitch up your truck to its trailer.

Chevy’s truck has similar assistive technology, meaning you can tow safely in both vehicles. However, you’ll be able to safely opt into more towing power in the F-250.

Which Truck Has a Stronger Payload?

2019 Ford F-250The 2022 F-250 also has a stronger payload than the 2022 2500. The F-250 boasts a 4,260-pound payload. The Chevy 2500 only has a 3,850-pound payload. You’ll be able to handle bricks, equipment, and flooring parcels with greater ability in the F-250.

The F-250 also offers available features that can help you get around the jobsite:

  • Available power-deployable running boards
  • Available power-deployable cab steps
  • Available tailgate step

While the Chevy 2500 also includes power-retractable assist steps like the power-deployable cab steps of the F-250, the available power-deployable running boards of the Ford F-250 give you a leg up—literally. You’ll be able to enter the F-250 with ease. The running boards are available as a regular or extended feature.

The Results Are In: 2022 Ford F-250 vs Chevy 2500

Our Ford F-250 vs. Chevy 2500 comparison has found that Ford’s truck wields more power and capability. How can you check out this truck for yourself?

Drivers near Harvey, New Orleans, and Metairie, LA, can schedule a test drive at Bohn Ford. It’s the best way to get a firsthand feel for the Ford F-250 and what it can do for you.