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2004 Ford Mustang vs. 2010 Chevrolet Colorado

To start off, 2010 Chevrolet Colorado is newer by 6 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2004 Ford Mustang. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2004 Ford Mustang would be higher. At 4,605 cc (8 cylinders), 2004 Ford Mustang is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2004 Ford Mustang (260 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 75 more horse power than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado. (185 HP @ 5600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2004 Ford Mustang should accelerate faster than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2004 Ford Mustang weights approximately 257 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, 2004 Ford Mustang (411 Nm) has 153 more torque (in Nm) than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado. (258 Nm). This means 2004 Ford Mustang will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado.

Compare all specifications:

2004 Ford Mustang 2010 Chevrolet Colorado
Make Ford Chevrolet
Model Mustang Colorado
Year Released 2004 2010
Body Type Coupe Pickup
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 4605 cc 2901 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 260 HP 185 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 411 Nm 258 Nm
Drive Type Rear Rear
Number of Seats 4 seats 3 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1518 kg 1261 kg
Vehicle Length 4660 mm 4890 mm
Vehicle Width 1860 mm 1720 mm
Vehicle Height 1360 mm 1650 mm
Wheelbase Size 2630 mm 2830 mm
Fuel Consumption 9.4 L/100km 9.8 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 13.8 L/100km 13.1 L/100km
Fuel Consumption Overall 11.8 L/100km 11.8 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 59 L 72 L


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