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Ford F-150 and Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Lemon Odds and Nada Odds for the Year Ending June 30, 2018

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Year Make/Model Nada Odds per 100 Cars Lemon Odds per 100 Cars    
35 vehicles, 11.5 months per vehicle, 18500 miles driven2017 Chevrolet Silverado (not HD)
[?] see reported repairs
  35 vehicles, 11.5 months per vehicle, 18500 miles driven
40 vehicles, 11.1 months per vehicle, 14600 miles driven2017 Ford F-150
[?] see reported repairs
  40 vehicles, 11.1 months per vehicle, 14600 miles driven
75 vehicles, 11.5 months per vehicle, 26700 miles driven2016 Ford F-150
[?] see reported repairs
  75 vehicles, 11.5 months per vehicle, 26700 miles driven
43 vehicles, 11.7 months per vehicle, 39900 miles driven2015 Chevrolet Silverado (not HD)
[?] see reported repairs
  43 vehicles, 11.7 months per vehicle, 39900 miles driven
71 vehicles, 11.5 months per vehicle, 40500 miles driven

Redesigned for this model year. Decent so far. Now has an all-aluminum body. Other Ford models have had corrosion issues with aluminum hoods once they're over four years old.
2015
Ford F-150
[?] see reported repairs
  71 vehicles, 11.5 months per vehicle, 40500 miles driven

Redesigned for this model year. Decent so far. Now has an all-aluminum body. Other Ford models have had corrosion issues with aluminum hoods once they're over four years old.
41 vehicles, 11.6 months per vehicle, 57900 miles driven

Redesigned for this model year.
2014
Chevrolet Silverado (not HD)
[?] see reported repairs
  41 vehicles, 11.6 months per vehicle, 57900 miles driven

Redesigned for this model year.
42 vehicles, 11.7 months per vehicle, 55800 miles driven2014 Ford F-150
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  42 vehicles, 11.7 months per vehicle, 55800 miles driven
32 vehicles, 11.4 months per vehicle, 58600 miles driven2013 Ford F-150 Join or sign in to view   see reported repairs
  32 vehicles, 11.4 months per vehicle, 58600 miles driven
27 vehicles, 11.8 months per vehicle, 60000 miles driven2013 Ford F-150 EcoBoost Join or sign in to view   see reported repairs
  27 vehicles, 11.8 months per vehicle, 60000 miles driven
47 vehicles, 11.5 months per vehicle, 104800 miles driven2010 Ford F-150
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  47 vehicles, 11.5 months per vehicle, 104800 miles driven

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Ford F-150 vs. Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Lemon Odds and Nada Odds

Other sources of Ford F-150 and Chevrolet Silverado 1500 reliability data provide only averages, which can conceal as much as they reveal. So we also report the percentage of Ford F-150s and Chevrolet Silverado 1500s with no repairs at all in the past year and the percentage of Ford F-150s and Chevrolet Silverado 1500s that are lemons (required three or more repair trips in the past year). These figures might surprise you.

These stats are promptly updated four times a year, to closely track Ford F-150 and Chevrolet Silverado 1500 lemon odds as the cars age. Others can be over a year behind. Only TrueDelta tells you how reliable the Ford F-150 and Chevrolet Silverado 1500 have been recently.

To see how frequently Ford F-150 and Chevrolet Silverado 1500 problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

What Our Members Are Saying about the Brand Reputation of the Ford F-150

Ford F-150 Brand Reputation: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2010 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed 292-horsepower 4.6L V8
6-speed automatic RWD
Surpassed Toyota in quality control see full Ford F-150 review
2010 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed 310-horsepower 5.4L V8
6-speed automatic RWD
Built Ford Tough, need I say more? I have always driven Fords and I plan to always drive Fords, best car company, period. see full Ford F-150 review
2010 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed 310-horsepower 5.4L V8
6-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
Ford did not use any bale out money from the government. They are building cars and trucks that are green. These cars and truck are very reliable. see full Ford F-150 review
2009 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed 310-horsepower 5.4L V8
6-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
Ford truck reliability history see full Ford F-150 review
2009 2dr Regular Cab 8ft bed 248-horsepower 4.6L V8
4-speed automatic RWD
Ford is american. they make great trucks and stylish vehicles. They were the first car produced in a factory and the name has stuck ever since see full Ford F-150 review
2006 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed 300-horsepower 5.4L V8
4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
I have had several ford trucks in the past. All have been strong trucks. The dealer has always treated me well. see full Ford F-150 review
2005 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed 300-horsepower 5.4L V8
4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
after 5 years of ownership the image Ford owners painted me shines true. as a work truck none superseedes. see full Ford F-150 review
2004 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed 300-horsepower 5.4L V8
4-speed automatic RWD
American company with excellent leadership and NOT government owned see full Ford F-150 review
2004 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed 300-horsepower 5.4L V8
4-speed automatic RWD
reliability over years see full Ford F-150 review
2004 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed 231-horsepower 4.6L V8
4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
ford tough see full Ford F-150 review
 

What Our Members Are Saying about the Brand Reputation of the Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Brand Reputation: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2010 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed 315-horsepower 5.3L V8
6-speed shiftable automatic RWD
Chevy has a long standing reputation for reliability and I really liked the styling see full Chevrolet Silverado 1500 review
2006 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed 295-horsepower 5.3L V8
4-speed automatic RWD
Chevy had been building quality trucks for years. I see older ones on the road everywhere and they still look good. see full Chevrolet Silverado 1500 review
Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Brand Reputation: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2004 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed 295-horsepower 5.3L V8
4-speed automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range
Chevrolet has let me down twice in my lifetime. I will probably look at my other options before I buy again. see full Chevrolet Silverado 1500 review
2003 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed 300-horsepower 6.0L V8
4-speed automatic RWD
not the most reliable autos although better than Chrysler. see full Chevrolet Silverado 1500 review