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2003 Dodge Neon vs. 2011 Chevrolet Colorado

To start off, 2011 Chevrolet Colorado is newer by 8 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2003 Dodge Neon. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2003 Dodge Neon would be higher. At 2,901 cc (4 cylinders), 2011 Chevrolet Colorado is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2003 Dodge Neon weights approximately 308 kg more than 2011 Chevrolet Colorado.

Because 2011 Chevrolet Colorado is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2003 Dodge Neon. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2011 Chevrolet Colorado 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.

Compare all specifications:

2003 Dodge Neon 2011 Chevrolet Colorado
Make Dodge Chevrolet
Model Neon Colorado
Year Released 2003 2011
Body Type Sedan Pickup
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2399 cc 2901 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 0 HP 185 HP
Engine Compression Ratio 8.1:1 10.0:1
Drive Type Front 4WD
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 3 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1857 kg 1549 kg
Vehicle Length 4440 mm 4890 mm
Vehicle Width 1720 mm 1750 mm
Vehicle Height 1430 mm 1720 mm
Wheelbase Size 2670 mm 2830 mm


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