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2006 Chrysler 300 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 Chrysler 300. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2006 Chrysler 300 would be higher. At 2,901 cc (4 cylinders), 2010 Chevrolet Colorado is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Chrysler 300 (190 HP @ 6400 RPM) has 5 more horse power than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado. (185 HP @ 5600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Chrysler 300 should accelerate faster than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2006 Chrysler 300 weights approximately 554 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.

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, both vehicles can yield 258 Nm of torque. So under normal driving conditions, the ability to climb up hills and pull heavy equipment should be relatively similar for both vehicles. 2006 Chrysler 300 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 Chrysler 300 will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Chrysler 300 2010 Chevrolet Colorado
Make Chrysler Chevrolet
Model 300 Colorado
Year Released 2006 2010
Body Type Sedan Pickup
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2736 cc 2901 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 190 HP 185 HP
Engine RPM 6400 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 258 Nm 258 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 2800 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 9.7:1 9.1:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 3 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1815 kg 1261 kg
Vehicle Length 5010 mm 4890 mm
Vehicle Width 1890 mm 1720 mm
Vehicle Height 1490 mm 1650 mm
Wheelbase Size 3050 mm 2830 mm
Fuel Consumption 8.4 L/100km 9.8 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 11.2 L/100km 13.1 L/100km
Fuel Consumption Overall 9.8 L/100km 11.8 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 68 L 72 L


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