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2006 Nissan Almera 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 Nissan Almera. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2006 Nissan Almera 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 71 more horse power than 2006 Nissan Almera. (114 HP @ 5600 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2010 Chevrolet Colorado should accelerate faster than 2006 Nissan Almera. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2010 Chevrolet Colorado weights approximately 8 kg more than 2006 Nissan Almera. 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, 2006 Nissan Almera, 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 95 more torque (in Nm) than 2006 Nissan Almera. (163 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2010 Chevrolet Colorado will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2006 Nissan Almera.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Nissan Almera 2010 Chevrolet Colorado
Make Nissan Chevrolet
Model Almera Colorado
Year Released 2006 2010
Body Type Hatchback Pickup
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1769 cc 2901 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 114 HP 185 HP
Engine RPM 5600 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 163 Nm 258 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 2800 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 9.5:1 9.1:1
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline
Drive Type Front Rear
Number of Seats 5 seats 3 seats
Number of Doors 3 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1253 kg 1261 kg
Vehicle Length 4200 mm 4890 mm
Vehicle Width 1710 mm 1720 mm
Vehicle Height 1450 mm 1650 mm
Wheelbase Size 2540 mm 2830 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 7.7 L/100km 11.8 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 60 L 72 L


 

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