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1986 Citroen Visa vs. 2010 Chevrolet Colorado

To start off, 2010 Chevrolet Colorado is newer by 24 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1986 Citroen Visa. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1986 Citroen Visa would be higher. At 2,901 cc (4 cylinders), 2010 Chevrolet Colorado is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2010 Chevrolet Colorado (185 HP @ 5600 RPM) has 79 more horse power than 1986 Citroen Visa. (106 HP @ 6250 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2010 Chevrolet Colorado should accelerate faster than 1986 Citroen Visa. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2010 Chevrolet Colorado weights approximately 371 kg more than 1986 Citroen Visa. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2010 Chevrolet Colorado is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 2010 Chevrolet Colorado. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1986 Citroen Visa, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. 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. Let's talk about torque, 2010 Chevrolet Colorado (258 Nm @ 2800 RPM) has 124 more torque (in Nm) than 1986 Citroen Visa. (134 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2010 Chevrolet Colorado will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1986 Citroen Visa.

Compare all specifications:

1986 Citroen Visa 2010 Chevrolet Colorado
Make Citroen Chevrolet
Model Visa Colorado
Year Released 1986 2010
Body Type Hatchback Pickup
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1579 cc 2901 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 106 HP 185 HP
Engine RPM 6250 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 134 Nm 258 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 2800 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 9.8:1 9.1:1
Drive Type Front Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 3 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 890 kg 1261 kg
Vehicle Length 3710 mm 4890 mm
Vehicle Width 1580 mm 1720 mm
Vehicle Height 1380 mm 1650 mm
Wheelbase Size 2440 mm 2830 mm


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