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2005 Volkswagen Citi 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 Volkswagen Citi. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2005 Volkswagen Citi 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 113 more horse power than 2005 Volkswagen Citi. (72 HP @ 5600 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2010 Chevrolet Colorado should accelerate faster than 2005 Volkswagen Citi. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2010 Chevrolet Colorado weights approximately 411 kg more than 2005 Volkswagen Citi. 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 Volkswagen Citi, 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 @ 2800 RPM) has 150 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Volkswagen Citi. (108 Nm @ 3800 RPM). This means 2010 Chevrolet Colorado will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Volkswagen Citi.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Volkswagen Citi 2010 Chevrolet Colorado
Make Volkswagen Chevrolet
Model Citi Colorado
Year Released 2005 2010
Body Type Hatchback Pickup
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1423 cc 2901 cc
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 72 HP 185 HP
Engine RPM 5600 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 108 Nm 258 Nm
Torque RPM 3800 RPM 2800 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 9.8:1 9.1:1
Drive Type Front Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 3 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 850 kg 1261 kg
Wheelbase Size 2520 mm 2830 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 9.9 L/100km 11.8 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 49 L 72 L


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