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2005 Ford Mondeo vs. 2011 Chevrolet Colorado

To start off, 2011 Chevrolet Colorado is newer by 6 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2005 Ford Mondeo. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2005 Ford Mondeo would be higher. At 2,901 cc (4 cylinders), 2011 Chevrolet Colorado is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2011 Chevrolet Colorado (185 HP @ 5600 RPM) has 31 more horse power than 2005 Ford Mondeo. (154 HP @ 3500 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2011 Chevrolet Colorado should accelerate faster than 2005 Ford Mondeo. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2011 Chevrolet Colorado weights approximately 71 kg more than 2005 Ford Mondeo. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2011 Chevrolet Colorado is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2005 Ford Mondeo. 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. Let's talk about torque, 2005 Ford Mondeo (367 Nm @ 1800 RPM) has 109 more torque (in Nm) than 2011 Chevrolet Colorado. (258 Nm @ 2800 RPM). This means 2005 Ford Mondeo will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2011 Chevrolet Colorado.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Ford Mondeo 2011 Chevrolet Colorado
Make Ford Chevrolet
Model Mondeo Colorado
Year Released 2005 2011
Body Type Station Wagon Pickup
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2198 cc 2901 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 154 HP 185 HP
Engine RPM 3500 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 367 Nm 258 Nm
Torque RPM 1800 RPM 2800 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 17.5:1 10.0:1
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type Front 4WD
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 3 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1478 kg 1549 kg
Vehicle Length 4740 mm 4890 mm
Vehicle Width 1940 mm 1750 mm
Vehicle Height 1440 mm 1720 mm
Wheelbase Size 2650 mm 2830 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 6.1 L/100km 11.8 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 58 L 72 L


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