NEWS ARTICLE: CHEVY VS. FORD ROAD TEST

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Two Vans. One winner.

Feb 29, 2012

We put the Chevy Express 4500 — with its V8 engine — and the Ford E-450 — with its V10 — head-to-head, mano-a-mano, powertrain-to-powertrain. We equipped them both with identical cargo bodies and total weight. Then we ran them through a variety of tests, conducted by AMCI specialists, to measure their performance and fuel economy.

 

The goal was to prove that the Chevy Express 4500 not only outperforms the Ford E-450 in fuel economy, but can also outdistance it climbing steep grades, merging onto freeways and passing other vehicles — all while heavily loaded.

 

The Results: