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2006 Dodge Viper vs. 2011 Chevrolet Colorado

To start off, 2011 Chevrolet Colorado is newer by 5 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2006 Dodge Viper. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2006 Dodge Viper would be higher. At 8,274 cc (10 cylinders), 2006 Dodge Viper is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2006 Dodge Viper (510 HP @ 5600 RPM) has 325 more horse power than 2011 Chevrolet Colorado. (185 HP @ 5600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2006 Dodge Viper should accelerate faster than 2011 Chevrolet Colorado. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2011 Chevrolet Colorado weights approximately 26 kg more than 2006 Dodge Viper.

Because 2011 Chevrolet Colorado is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2006 Dodge Viper. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2011 Chevrolet Colorado 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 Dodge Viper (725 Nm @ 4200 RPM) has 467 more torque (in Nm) than 2011 Chevrolet Colorado. (258 Nm @ 2800 RPM). This means 2006 Dodge Viper will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2011 Chevrolet Colorado.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Dodge Viper 2011 Chevrolet Colorado
Make Dodge Chevrolet
Model Viper Colorado
Year Released 2006 2011
Body Type Roadster Pickup
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 8274 cc 2901 cc
Engine Cylinders 10 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 510 HP 185 HP
Engine RPM 5600 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 725 Nm 258 Nm
Torque RPM 4200 RPM 2800 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 9.6:1 10.0:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear 4WD
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 2 seats 3 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1523 kg 1549 kg
Vehicle Length 4470 mm 4890 mm
Vehicle Width 1920 mm 1750 mm
Vehicle Height 1220 mm 1720 mm
Wheelbase Size 2520 mm 2830 mm
Fuel Consumption Highway 11.8 L/100km 10.2 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 19.6 L/100km 13.8 L/100km
Fuel Consumption Overall 15.7 L/100km 11.8 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 L 72 L


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