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1992 Dodge Grand Caravan vs. 2010 Chevrolet Colorado

To start off, 2010 Chevrolet Colorado is newer by 18 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1992 Dodge Grand Caravan. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1992 Dodge Grand Caravan would be higher. At 2,971 cc (6 cylinders), 1992 Dodge Grand Caravan is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2010 Chevrolet Colorado (185 HP @ 5600 RPM) has 43 more horse power than 1992 Dodge Grand Caravan. (142 HP @ 5000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2010 Chevrolet Colorado should accelerate faster than 1992 Dodge Grand Caravan. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1992 Dodge Grand Caravan weights approximately 314 kg more than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado.

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, 1992 Dodge Grand Caravan, 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 23 more torque (in Nm) than 1992 Dodge Grand Caravan. (235 Nm @ 2800 RPM). This means 2010 Chevrolet Colorado will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1992 Dodge Grand Caravan.

Compare all specifications:

1992 Dodge Grand Caravan 2010 Chevrolet Colorado
Make Dodge Chevrolet
Model Grand Caravan Colorado
Year Released 1992 2010
Body Type Minivan Pickup
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2971 cc 2901 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 142 HP 185 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 235 Nm 258 Nm
Torque RPM 2800 RPM 2800 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Rear
Vehicle Weight 1575 kg 1261 kg
Vehicle Length 4890 mm 4890 mm
Vehicle Width 1840 mm 1720 mm
Vehicle Height 1650 mm 1650 mm
Wheelbase Size 3040 mm 2830 mm


 

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