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2006 Renault Twingo 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 Renault Twingo. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2006 Renault Twingo would be higher. At 2,901 cc (4 cylinders), 2011 Chevrolet Colorado is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2011 Chevrolet Colorado (185 HP @ 5600 RPM) has 126 more horse power than 2006 Renault Twingo. (59 HP @ 5250 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2011 Chevrolet Colorado should accelerate faster than 2006 Renault Twingo. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2011 Chevrolet Colorado weights approximately 654 kg more than 2006 Renault Twingo. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2011 Chevrolet Colorado is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2006 Renault Twingo. 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, 2011 Chevrolet Colorado (258 Nm @ 2800 RPM) has 165 more torque (in Nm) than 2006 Renault Twingo. (93 Nm @ 2500 RPM). This means 2011 Chevrolet Colorado will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2006 Renault Twingo.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Renault Twingo 2011 Chevrolet Colorado
Make Renault Chevrolet
Model Twingo Colorado
Year Released 2006 2011
Body Type Hatchback Pickup
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1149 cc 2901 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 59 HP 185 HP
Engine RPM 5250 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 93 Nm 258 Nm
Torque RPM 2500 RPM 2800 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 9.6:1 10.0:1
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline
Drive Type Front 4WD
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 4 seats 3 seats
Number of Doors 3 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 895 kg 1549 kg
Vehicle Length 3440 mm 4890 mm
Vehicle Width 1640 mm 1750 mm
Vehicle Height 1430 mm 1720 mm
Wheelbase Size 2350 mm 2830 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 5.7 L/100km 11.8 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 40 L 72 L


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