Ford vs. Chevy: A Brand Comparison

Ford vs. Chevy Comparison


You've come to trust Ford as a manufacturer that delivers premium vehicles at an affordable cost, but how does it stack up against the competition? Chevy is another popular auto manufacturer that often comes head-to-head with Ford. The team at Landmark Ford in Springfield, IL has set the record straight by comparing key aspects of both Ford and Chevy, so you can determine which brand is superior. If you prefer to speak directly to a specialist before reading on, call our dealership at (866) 807-5399.



It is important to know a reliable manufacturer has engineered your new vehicle. Ford prides itself on keeping customers happy, and even has an 81% customer satisfaction rate according to the Global Quality Research System. In 2017, Ford was the leading car manufacturer with 11 vehicles rated five stars from the NHTSA. While Chevy has impressive vehicles available, the reliability of Ford remains unbeatable.

 A group of friends taking their Ford SUV on a trip



Both Ford and Chevy offer similar warranties when it comes to powertrain and roadside assistance. However, Ford offers a superior option for corrosion warranty with five years and unlimited miles of coverage compared to just three years and 36,000 miles of coverage provided by Chevy. Ford also offers Ford Protect Extended Service Plans, a customizable extended warranty plan that allows you to select your level of coverage. Chevy, on the other hand, doesn't offer a comparable service. Check out the comparison of available Ford and Chevy warranties below.




3 years/36,000 miles


3 years/36,000 miles

5 years/60,000 miles

Powertrain Limited Warranty

5 years/60,000 miles

5 years/Unlimited miles

Corrosion Warranty

3 years/36,000 miles

5 years/60,000 miles

Roadside Assistance

5 years/60,000 miles

 A couple using their Ford SYNC system



Modern drivers require modern technology, and while Ford and Chevy have impressive features available, only Ford offers next-level innovation. Chevy's MyLink™ infotainment cannot compare to Ford's quick and intuitive SYNC® multimedia system. Ford also offers Ford+Alexa, a feature unavailable with any Chevy model. Additional Ford technology features include:

  • FordPass™ app used to remotely control your vehicle
  • SYNC® Connect Wi-Fi® Hotspot
  • SYNC® AppLink® allows you to voice-control select apps
  • MyKey™ teen driver technology


When selecting an auto manufacturer, it's important to be aware of the awards and accolades. While both Ford and Chevy have been given numerous awards in recent years, only Ford has been recognized for more than just the vehicles it produces. In 2017, Ford was named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute and the World's Most Attractive Employer by Universum. Chevy has not recently received awards that recognize company integrity. Additional Ford awards include:

  • 2018 Ford F-150 given Best Buy Award by Kelly Blue Book for the fourth consecutive year
  • 2018 Ford Edge named Best 2-Row SUV for the Money by S. News
  • 2018 Ford Expedition named Best Buy Award by Kelly Blue Book
 A family taking their Ford on a fishing trip 

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