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2000 Cadillac Catera vs. 2010 Chevrolet Colorado

To start off, 2010 Chevrolet Colorado is newer by 10 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2000 Cadillac Catera. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2000 Cadillac Catera would be higher. At 2,962 cc (6 cylinders), 2000 Cadillac Catera is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2000 Cadillac Catera (200 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 15 more horse power than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado. (185 HP @ 5600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2000 Cadillac Catera should accelerate faster than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2000 Cadillac Catera weights approximately 485 kg more than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Both vehicles are rear wheel drive (RWD) - it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, both vehicles do the job better than front 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, 2000 Cadillac Catera (260 Nm @ 3600 RPM) has 2 more torque (in Nm) than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado. (258 Nm @ 2800 RPM). This means 2000 Cadillac Catera will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado. 2000 Cadillac Catera 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. 2000 Cadillac Catera will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2000 Cadillac Catera 2010 Chevrolet Colorado
Make Cadillac Chevrolet
Model Catera Colorado
Year Released 2000 2010
Body Type Sedan Pickup
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2962 cc 2901 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 200 HP 185 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 260 Nm 258 Nm
Torque RPM 3600 RPM 2800 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 10.0:1 9.1:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 3 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1746 kg 1261 kg
Vehicle Length 4930 mm 4890 mm
Vehicle Width 1790 mm 1720 mm
Vehicle Height 1440 mm 1650 mm
Wheelbase Size 2750 mm 2830 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 13.9 L/100km 11.8 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 68 L 72 L


 

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