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1996 Hyundai Lantra vs. 2010 Chevrolet Colorado

To start off, 2010 Chevrolet Colorado is newer by 14 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1996 Hyundai Lantra. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1996 Hyundai Lantra 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 73 more horse power than 1996 Hyundai Lantra. (112 HP @ 6100 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2010 Chevrolet Colorado should accelerate faster than 1996 Hyundai Lantra. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2010 Chevrolet Colorado weights approximately 151 kg more than 1996 Hyundai Lantra. 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, 1996 Hyundai Lantra, 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 117 more torque (in Nm) than 1996 Hyundai Lantra. (141 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2010 Chevrolet Colorado will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1996 Hyundai Lantra.

Compare all specifications:

1996 Hyundai Lantra 2010 Chevrolet Colorado
Make Hyundai Chevrolet
Model Lantra Colorado
Year Released 1996 2010
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1599 cc 2901 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 112 HP 185 HP
Engine RPM 6100 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 141 Nm 258 Nm
Torque RPM 3000 RPM 2800 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 3 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1110 kg 1261 kg
Vehicle Length 4430 mm 4890 mm
Vehicle Width 1710 mm 1720 mm
Vehicle Height 1400 mm 1650 mm
Wheelbase Size 2560 mm 2830 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 30 L 72 L


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