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1998 Audi A8 vs. 2010 Chevrolet Colorado

To start off, 2010 Chevrolet Colorado is newer by 12 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1998 Audi A8. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1998 Audi A8 would be higher. At 4,172 cc (8 cylinders), 1998 Audi A8 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1998 Audi A8 (300 HP) has 115 more horse power than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado. (185 HP). In normal driving conditions, 1998 Audi A8 should accelerate faster than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado.

Because 1998 Audi A8 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, 1998 Audi A8 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, 1998 Audi A8 (400 Nm) has 142 more torque (in Nm) than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado. (258 Nm). This means 1998 Audi A8 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado. 1998 Audi A8 has automatic transmission and 2010 Chevrolet Colorado has manual transmission. 2010 Chevrolet Colorado will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 1998 Audi A8 will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

1998 Audi A8 2010 Chevrolet Colorado
Make Audi Chevrolet
Model A8 Colorado
Year Released 1998 2010
Body Type Sedan Pickup
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 4172 cc 2901 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 300 HP 185 HP
Torque 400 Nm 258 Nm
Engine Compression Ratio 11.0:1 9.1:1
Drive Type 4WD Rear
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 3 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Length 5040 mm 4890 mm
Vehicle Width 1890 mm 1720 mm
Vehicle Height 1450 mm 1650 mm
Wheelbase Size 2890 mm 2830 mm


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