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1980 Vauxhall Chevette vs. 2010 Chevrolet Colorado

To start off, 2010 Chevrolet Colorado is newer by 30 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1980 Vauxhall Chevette. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1980 Vauxhall Chevette would be higher. At 2,901 cc (4 cylinders), 2010 Chevrolet Colorado is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2010 Chevrolet Colorado weights approximately 376 kg more than 1980 Vauxhall Chevette.

Both vehicles are rear wheel drive (RWD) - it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, both vehicles do the job better than front wheel drive vehicles. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control.

Compare all specifications:

1980 Vauxhall Chevette 2010 Chevrolet Colorado
Make Vauxhall Chevrolet
Model Chevette Colorado
Year Released 1980 2010
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1256 cc 2901 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 0 HP 185 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 3 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 885 kg 1261 kg
Vehicle Length 4200 mm 4890 mm
Vehicle Width 1580 mm 1720 mm
Vehicle Height 1320 mm 1650 mm
Wheelbase Size 2410 mm 2830 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 36 L 72 L


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