Ford F-150 vs Chevy Silverado 1500 Martinsville IN

 

Ford F-150 vs Chevy Silverado 1500 Martinsville IN

Ray Skillman Hoosier Ford

Tough Competition Feat. F-150 and Silverado 1500

When you’re considering what pickup truck to buy, you’ve likely narrowed down your search between the Ford F-150, a true American classic and the Chevy Silverado 1500. Before we dive into the comparisons, we know it’s equally important to find the dealership nearest Martinsville, that has the trusted staff and selection you need. At Ray Skillman Hoosier Ford, we’re proud to call Martinsville our home and are excited to help you find the F-150 you’ve always dreamed of driving.

Towing Capabilities

Your new truck needs to be able to keep up with your daily work demands and that means handling large heavy trailers with efficiency. The Ford F-150 outshines the Chevy Silverado 1500 with its max towing capacity of 13,200 lbs compared to the Silverado’s 1500 max towing of 12,800 lbs. The more you’re able to haul in one trip, the quicker you can complete your jobs and move onto the next one. Towing and hauling are beasts of their own, so it’s important you’re driving a pickup that has towing technologies to help you maneuver the worksites smoothly. The Ford F-150 is full of smart towing features that will certainly make your job easier. Features include the BLIS (Blind Spot Information System) with trailer coverage, an 8” productivity screen to display trailer information and Pro Trailer Backup Assist.

The Ford F-150 was made for working and built to make your job more efficient thanks to its in-cab storage that includes door-trim panel bins and enough room for a laptop inside the center console. These little touches just help make your Ford F-150 the perfect truck to meet your needs.

A Smarter Pickup

Safety is such a crucial element of any vehicle that it’s important you choose the pickup that has the safety tech you need on a more personalized level. While both the Ford F-150 and Chevy Silverado 1500 have a suite of safety tech that’s popular on the market, Chevy still keeps their safety tech standard across their vehicles, while Ford understands the need for versatility. The Ford F-150 and Chevy Silverado 1500 can be equipped with safety tech you’re already used to including Adaptive Cruise Control With Stop and Go and Lane Keeping Assist System, but the F-150 takes it up another notch by offering drivers more. You’ll love the convenience of the F-150’s available 360-Degree Camera with Split-View Display that uses four cameras to really help you see what’s around you. You’ll find the available 8-inch productivity screen to be a handy feature that displays customizable info that shows you important details about your towing, off-road functions and trip/fuel data. While Chevy’s safety tech may feel cookie cutter across their fleet, Ford goes the extra mile to give you the much-needed variety based on the vehicle itself.

Ford: Hard to Beat

It’s not easy to choose between two top-rated pickup trucks, but you need to ask yourself which one will do the job for you and do it better than the other? The Ford F-150 is an iconic pickup that will serve you from one worksite to the next, and deliver you a fantastic towing experience paired with the best safety features on the market. The Chevy Silverado 1500 is a good pickup, but it just can’t quite outshine the Ford F-150. When you’re ready to give the F-150 a proper test drive, stop by our Ray Skillman Hoosier Ford in Martinsville and let’s build the pickup you deserve. Take it for a spin around Jimmy Nash City Park!

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New Ford F-150 Martinsville

The new F-150 has it all. There’s a lot to be excited about in this game-changing machine. Find yours now, along with Martinsville’s BEST service and value.

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Pre-Owned Ford Martinsville

A vehicle this incredible is bound to be on more than a few wish lists. That’s why it’s easy to maintain a strong selection of pre-owned Ford models to choose from.

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Incentives and Rebates

The Ray Skillman discount is always above and beyond what Ford offers on new vehicles, so you can have your cake and eat it, too.

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Experience the Skillman Difference

Buying a vehicle is a special experience. We understand that this isn’t something our customers do every day, which is why we treat every interaction with the respect that it deserves. Ray Skillman has served the Martinsville market for decades because we believe that the community and its people supersede any expectations set by a corporation. This is your community. This is our community. When you are shopping for a new or used F-150, you expect the experience to match the promise, which is why we are open and transparent every step of the way. Below, you will find more information about owning the new F-150. We hope that you’ll contact us and allow us the opportunity to show you why buying from Ray Skillman Hoosier Ford truly is the best shopping decision you can make.

Ray Skillman Ford F-150

There’s more to a vehicle demonstration than picking out colors and taking a test drive. At Ray Skillman Hoosier Ford, we want you to know everything that’s important to YOU for your next new vehicle. The Ford F-150 is uniquely positioned in the Martinsville market because of our love of incredible performance and superb style. The Ford F-150 has the proper mixture of strong performance and cutting-edge style that’s appealing to drivers all over Indiana. Our team is here to make sure you’re aware of every feature, tip, and maintenance best practice because we take pride in delivering the ultimate shopping experience for our customers.

Attention to detail is important. You won’t miss a thing when you shop at Ray Skillman Hoosier Ford.


We know you have many options when it comes to Ford dealers in the Indy and Martinsville area. Our hope is that you will give us the first opportunity to earn your business because of the tremendous experience, great pricing, superb F-150 selection, and our commitment to making your buying experience the most positive one you’ve ever had when shopping for a vehicle. We stand behind the ideal of delivering the type of respectful engagement that the people of the Indiana deserve and if you give us the first opportunity, you’ll see why our customers come back time and time again.


WHY RAY SKILLMAN HOOSIER FORD

Some dealerships take pride in their sales numbers. Others point to their P&L statements to determine their success. At Ray Skillman Hoosier Ford, the most important indicator of whether or not we’re successfully achieving our goals is when you are overwhelmed by our outstanding customer experience. It goes beyond satisfaction. We want you to be ecstatic with the way you were treated and impressed with how easy it was to get the best Ford deal in Indiana. Your opinion is the one that matters at Ray Skillman Hoosier Ford. It’s what drives our success.


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The staff, especially Derek and Courtney, were awesome! They were attentive and engaging during the entire process of buying a car. This is the third car that I bought at Ray Skillman and I would not go anywhere else!!!

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I was amazed at the level of customer service Ray Skillman Hyundai has. I have never been to this dealership before for anything. Infact I don't even live close to the dealership. Purchased a used vehicle today, and I was thoroughly impressed with Sean McCarthy, and his level of commitment. I was not expecting to even have my new purchased delivered to my house! I felt treated as if I was a $1M customer buying a high dollar sports car! I would recommend this dealership to anyone looking for red carpet treatment. I will be looking them up again when I'm ready for another vehicle!

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Everyone at the dealership was great to work with and Zach Closson was particularly helpful in answering all of my questions, addressing all my concerns, and giving me a great price for a 2019 Ranger. Everyone at Ray Skillman Ford made my purchase an efficient and pleasurable experience.

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Extremely pleased with my recent experience at Ray Skillman Ford. Sean was extremely helpful, knowledgeable, and thorough. He made the buying experience enjoyable. The finance department was helpful and walked through all options.

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Your Ford Shopping Experience

We hope we’ve answered most of your questions about why you should consider Ray Skillman Hoosier Ford as your first choice when shopping for a new or pre-owned Ford. If you are ready to learn more, please contact us through your preferred method of communication and ask us anything you’d like to know. If you’re ready to schedule your test drive, please use the form below. At Ray Skillman Hoosier Ford, you control your shopping experience. We’re here to help facilitate and to be your personal automotive experts.

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