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2005 Toyota MR2 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 MR2. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2005 Toyota MR2 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 35 more horse power than 2005 Toyota MR2. (150 HP @ 6400 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2010 Chevrolet Colorado should accelerate faster than 2005 Toyota MR2. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2010 Chevrolet Colorado weights approximately 196 kg more than 2005 Toyota MR2. 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, 2010 Chevrolet Colorado (258 Nm @ 2800 RPM) has 88 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Toyota MR2. (170 Nm @ 4400 RPM). This means 2010 Chevrolet Colorado will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Toyota MR2.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Toyota MR2 2010 Chevrolet Colorado
Make Toyota Chevrolet
Model MR2 Colorado
Year Released 2005 2010
Body Type Convertible Pickup
Engine Position Middle Front
Engine Size 1792 cc 2901 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 150 HP 185 HP
Engine RPM 6400 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 170 Nm 258 Nm
Torque RPM 4400 RPM 2800 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 10.0:1 9.1:1
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 2 seats 3 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1065 kg 1261 kg
Vehicle Length 3900 mm 4890 mm
Vehicle Width 1700 mm 1720 mm
Vehicle Height 1250 mm 1650 mm
Wheelbase Size 2500 mm 2830 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 7.4 L/100km 11.8 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 48 L 72 L


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