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1989 Mercedes-Benz 190 vs. 2010 Chevrolet Colorado

To start off, 2010 Chevrolet Colorado is newer by 21 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1989 Mercedes-Benz 190. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1989 Mercedes-Benz 190 would be higher. At 2,901 cc (4 cylinders), 2010 Chevrolet Colorado is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1989 Mercedes-Benz 190 (192 HP @ 6800 RPM) has 7 more horse power than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado. (185 HP @ 5600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1989 Mercedes-Benz 190 should accelerate faster than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1989 Mercedes-Benz 190 weights approximately 39 kg more than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

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. Let's talk about torque, 2010 Chevrolet Colorado (258 Nm @ 2800 RPM) has 23 more torque (in Nm) than 1989 Mercedes-Benz 190. (235 Nm @ 5000 RPM). This means 2010 Chevrolet Colorado will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1989 Mercedes-Benz 190.

Compare all specifications:

1989 Mercedes-Benz 190 2010 Chevrolet Colorado
Make Mercedes-Benz Chevrolet
Model 190 Colorado
Year Released 1989 2010
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2463 cc 2901 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 192 HP 185 HP
Engine RPM 6800 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 235 Nm 258 Nm
Torque RPM 5000 RPM 2800 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 9.7:1 9.1:1
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 3 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1300 kg 1261 kg
Vehicle Length 4440 mm 4890 mm
Vehicle Width 1730 mm 1720 mm
Vehicle Height 1350 mm 1650 mm
Wheelbase Size 2670 mm 2830 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 L 72 L


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