6 Reasons Why Chevys Are Better Than Fords

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Like a Rock ... Found on the Side of the Road

Do you know what it's called when someone says Ford is better than Chevy? Imagination! Do you know how to make a Ford go faster? You tow it with a Chevy. Have you heard about Ford's new heated tailgate option? It keeps your hands warm while you push it home. Is your blood boiling yet? Did you readjust your "Ford Tough" baseball cap in frustration? Buckle up, buttercup, because there's more where that came from. Here are six reasons why Chevrolet is better than Ford. 

Disclaimer: This is all in good fun. Do not chase us down in your F-150. You probably won't catch up to our Silverado anyhow. (Kidding! Relax.)

1970 Chevelle SS 454 LS6
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1. Two Words: Super Sport

Performance packages don't get much more elite than Chevy's Super Sport option as far as we're concerned. The first ride to sport the iconic "SS" badge was the 1961 Impala, and its reach expanded to some of the automaker's most legendary cars, including the Camaro, Chevelle, El Camino, Monte Carlo, and Nova. 

The SS package transformed ordinary Chevrolets into high-performance machines that captured the hearts of car enthusiasts. Models like the Impala SS, Chevelle SS, and Camaro SS epitomized the muscle car era, combining raw power with sleek design. The SS badge became synonymous with speed and excitement, overshadowing the Ford competition.

Related: 12 Surprising Things About the Chevy Camaro

Chevrolet Corvette LS7 engine.

2. Primo Performance for the Price

Chevy offers a strong selection of engines known for good power at a competitive price point. This is especially true for the legendary LS engines, which are wildly popular for their affordability and ease of modification. While Ford's performance prices aren't entirely preposterous, Chevy's edge comes from the vast aftermarket support for LS engines, which often leads to cheaper (albeit still generally expensive these days) modification possibilities. Don't worry, though, Ford folks, you can modify your Ford with Chevy parts if you want to cut costs — built Ford tough with Chevy stuff, y'know?

Related: Legendary and Iconic Chevys Through the Decades

Yellow 1969 Camaro
Yellow 1969 Camaro by Clifton Morris (CC BY-NC-ND)

3. Have You SEEN Chevy's Muscle Car Era?

We go completely ga-ga over the '68 Nova. The '69 Camaro is the best-looking one there ever was (and that's a profound statement for one of the most beloved cars in the auto world). The '63 Corvette Stingray hardly needs an introduction. The '64 Impala makes us look like the heart-eyed emoji. And the '70 Chevelle has us wiping drool off our chins. Chevy's muscle car era is the stuff legends are made of, and as far as we're concerned, Ford's muscle cars don't even compete.

Related: The Most Influential Cars of the 1960s

2022 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
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4. It's More Reliable

"Like a rock" is like an exaggeration. In terms of reliability, Chevy has won countless awards for everything from its midsize SUVs to the tried-and-true Silverado. Chevy vehicles also consistently rank well in safety tests by organizations like the IIHS and they offer competitive warranty options to boot. 

Chevrolet Camaro SS 350 Convertible - 1967
Chevrolet Camaro SS 350 Convertible - 1967 by Jaimie Wilson (CC BY-NC-ND)

5. There Are More Optional Features

Both Chevy and Ford offer a vast array of trims and packages for their vehicles, allowing extensive customization. However, Chevy might hold an edge in the sheer number of options available on certain models. From a wider range of sunroof sizes and interior color configurations to unique bed configurations for trucks, Chevy aims to please.

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Famous Chevrolet Bow-Tie Emblem On Silverado Grill

6. The Bowtie — Obviously

Yes, we are going to stoop this low, and no, we won't apologize for it. A blue oval with the name of the automaker in white letters or a bad*** bowtie that's so iconic no "Chevrolet" is required to identify the make? The answer is obvious to everyone other than Ford fanatics who are in denial.