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1991 Chevrolet Blazer vs. 2006 Chevrolet Colorado

To start off, 2006 Chevrolet Colorado is newer by 15 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1991 Chevrolet Blazer. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1991 Chevrolet Blazer would be higher. At 4,300 cc (6 cylinders), 1991 Chevrolet Blazer is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Chevrolet Colorado (175 HP @ 5600 RPM) has 17 more horse power than 1991 Chevrolet Blazer. (158 HP @ 4000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2006 Chevrolet Colorado should accelerate faster than 1991 Chevrolet Blazer. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Chevrolet Colorado weights approximately 220 kg more than 1991 Chevrolet Blazer. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Both vehicles are four wheel drive (4WD) - it offers better handling, traction, and control in all driving conditions compared with front wheel drive or rear 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, 1991 Chevrolet Blazer (312 Nm @ 2800 RPM) has 61 more torque (in Nm) than 2006 Chevrolet Colorado. (251 Nm @ 2800 RPM). This means 1991 Chevrolet Blazer will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2006 Chevrolet Colorado.

Compare all specifications:

1991 Chevrolet Blazer 2006 Chevrolet Colorado
Make Chevrolet Chevrolet
Model Blazer Colorado
Year Released 1991 2006
Body Type SUV Pickup
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 4300 cc 2770 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 158 HP 175 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 312 Nm 251 Nm
Torque RPM 2800 RPM 2800 RPM
Engine Bore Size 101.6 mm 93.1 mm
Engine Stroke Size 88.4 mm 102 mm
Drive Type 4WD 4WD
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1530 kg 1750 kg
Vehicle Length 4500 mm 5270 mm
Vehicle Width 1670 mm 1750 mm
Vehicle Height 1630 mm 1720 mm
Wheelbase Size 2720 mm 3210 mm


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