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2005 Jaguar XJ 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 Jaguar XJ. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2005 Jaguar XJ would be higher. At 4,195 cc (8 cylinders), 2005 Jaguar XJ is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Jaguar XJ (390 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 205 more horse power than 2011 Chevrolet Colorado. (185 HP @ 5600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2005 Jaguar XJ should accelerate faster than 2011 Chevrolet Colorado. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Jaguar XJ weights approximately 186 kg more than 2011 Chevrolet Colorado. 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 Jaguar XJ. 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 Jaguar XJ (525 Nm) has 267 more torque (in Nm) than 2011 Chevrolet Colorado. (258 Nm). This means 2005 Jaguar XJ will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2011 Chevrolet Colorado. 2005 Jaguar XJ has automatic transmission and 2011 Chevrolet Colorado has manual transmission. 2011 Chevrolet Colorado will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2005 Jaguar XJ will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Jaguar XJ 2011 Chevrolet Colorado
Make Jaguar Chevrolet
Model XJ Colorado
Year Released 2005 2011
Body Type Sedan Pickup
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 4195 cc 2901 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 390 HP 185 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 525 Nm 258 Nm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.1:1 10.0:1
Drive Type Rear 4WD
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 3 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1735 kg 1549 kg
Vehicle Length 5100 mm 4890 mm
Vehicle Width 1950 mm 1750 mm
Vehicle Height 1450 mm 1720 mm
Wheelbase Size 2920 mm 2830 mm
Fuel Consumption 9.8 L/100km 10.2 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 13.8 L/100km 13.8 L/100km
Fuel Consumption Overall 11.8 L/100km 11.8 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 84 L 72 L


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