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1988 Toyota 4Runner vs. 2010 Chevrolet Colorado

To start off, 2010 Chevrolet Colorado is newer by 22 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1988 Toyota 4Runner. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1988 Toyota 4Runner 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 100 more horse power than 1988 Toyota 4Runner. (85 HP @ 4000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2010 Chevrolet Colorado should accelerate faster than 1988 Toyota 4Runner. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1988 Toyota 4Runner weights approximately 569 kg more than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado.

Because 1988 Toyota 4Runner is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1988 Toyota 4Runner will offer significantly more control. 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 69 more torque (in Nm) than 1988 Toyota 4Runner. (189 Nm @ 2400 RPM). This means 2010 Chevrolet Colorado will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1988 Toyota 4Runner.

Compare all specifications:

1988 Toyota 4Runner 2010 Chevrolet Colorado
Make Toyota Chevrolet
Model 4Runner Colorado
Year Released 1988 2010
Body Type SUV Pickup
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2446 cc 2901 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 85 HP 185 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 189 Nm 258 Nm
Torque RPM 2400 RPM 2800 RPM
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Rear
Number of Seats 5 seats 3 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1830 kg 1261 kg
Vehicle Length 4480 mm 4890 mm
Vehicle Width 1700 mm 1720 mm
Vehicle Height 1750 mm 1650 mm
Wheelbase Size 2630 mm 2830 mm


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