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2005 Toyota Corolla vs. 2010 Chevrolet Colorado

To start off, 2010 Chevrolet Colorado is newer by 5 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2005 Toyota Corolla. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2005 Toyota Corolla would be higher. At 2,901 cc (4 cylinders), 2010 Chevrolet Colorado is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2010 Chevrolet Colorado (185 HP @ 5600 RPM) has 55 more horse power than 2005 Toyota Corolla. (130 HP @ 3400 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2010 Chevrolet Colorado should accelerate faster than 2005 Toyota Corolla. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2010 Chevrolet Colorado weights approximately 104 kg more than 2005 Toyota Corolla. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2010 Chevrolet Colorado is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 2010 Chevrolet Colorado. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2005 Toyota Corolla, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. 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, 2010 Chevrolet Colorado (258 Nm) has 87 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Toyota Corolla. (171 Nm). This means 2010 Chevrolet Colorado will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Toyota Corolla.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Toyota Corolla 2010 Chevrolet Colorado
Make Toyota Chevrolet
Model Corolla Colorado
Year Released 2005 2010
Body Type Sedan Pickup
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1786 cc 2901 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 130 HP 185 HP
Engine RPM 3400 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 171 Nm 258 Nm
Drive Type Front Rear
Number of Seats 5 seats 3 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1157 kg 1261 kg
Vehicle Length 4540 mm 4890 mm
Vehicle Width 1710 mm 1720 mm
Vehicle Height 1490 mm 1650 mm
Wheelbase Size 2720 mm 2830 mm
Fuel Consumption 5.7 L/100km 9.8 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 7.4 L/100km 13.1 L/100km
Fuel Consumption Overall 6.5 L/100km 11.8 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 50 L 72 L


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