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1999 Mercury Villager vs. 2010 Chevrolet Colorado

To start off, 2010 Chevrolet Colorado is newer by 11 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1999 Mercury Villager. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1999 Mercury Villager would be higher. At 3,276 cc (6 cylinders), 1999 Mercury Villager is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2010 Chevrolet Colorado (185 HP @ 5600 RPM) has 16 more horse power than 1999 Mercury Villager. (169 HP @ 4800 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2010 Chevrolet Colorado should accelerate faster than 1999 Mercury Villager. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1999 Mercury Villager weights approximately 524 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, 1999 Mercury Villager, 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, 1999 Mercury Villager (271 Nm @ 2800 RPM) has 13 more torque (in Nm) than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado. (258 Nm @ 2800 RPM). This means 1999 Mercury Villager will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado. 1999 Mercury Villager 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. 1999 Mercury Villager will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

1999 Mercury Villager 2010 Chevrolet Colorado
Make Mercury Chevrolet
Model Villager Colorado
Year Released 1999 2010
Body Type Minivan Pickup
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3276 cc 2901 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 169 HP 185 HP
Engine RPM 4800 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 271 Nm 258 Nm
Torque RPM 2800 RPM 2800 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Rear
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Vehicle Weight 1785 kg 1261 kg
Vehicle Length 4950 mm 4890 mm
Vehicle Width 1910 mm 1720 mm
Vehicle Height 1790 mm 1650 mm
Wheelbase Size 2860 mm 2830 mm


 

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