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2006 Cadillac SRX vs. 2010 Chevrolet Colorado

To start off, 2010 Chevrolet Colorado is newer by 4 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2006 Cadillac SRX. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2006 Cadillac SRX would be higher. At 3,562 cc (6 cylinders), 2006 Cadillac SRX is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Cadillac SRX (256 HP @ 6500 RPM) has 71 more horse power than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado. (185 HP @ 5600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Cadillac SRX should accelerate faster than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Cadillac SRX weights approximately 628 kg more than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2006 Cadillac SRX is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2006 Cadillac SRX 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, 2006 Cadillac SRX (342 Nm @ 2800 RPM) has 84 more torque (in Nm) than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado. (258 Nm @ 2800 RPM). This means 2006 Cadillac SRX will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado. 2006 Cadillac SRX has automatic transmission and 2010 Chevrolet Colorado has manual transmission. 2010 Chevrolet Colorado will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2006 Cadillac SRX will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Cadillac SRX 2010 Chevrolet Colorado
Make Cadillac Chevrolet
Model SRX Colorado
Year Released 2006 2010
Body Type SUV Pickup
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3562 cc 2901 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 256 HP 185 HP
Engine RPM 6500 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 342 Nm 258 Nm
Torque RPM 2800 RPM 2800 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 10.2:1 9.1:1
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Rear
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 3 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1889 kg 1261 kg
Vehicle Length 4960 mm 4890 mm
Vehicle Width 1850 mm 1720 mm
Vehicle Height 1730 mm 1650 mm
Wheelbase Size 2960 mm 2830 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 14.7 L/100km 11.8 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 76 L 72 L


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