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2006 Suzuki Grand Vitara 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 Suzuki Grand Vitara. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2006 Suzuki Grand Vitara would be higher. At 2,901 cc (4 cylinders), 2010 Chevrolet Colorado is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, both vehicles can yield 185 horse power. So under normal driving conditions, the acceleration of both vehicles should be relatively similar. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2010 Chevrolet Colorado weights approximately 196 kg more than 2006 Suzuki Grand Vitara.

Because 2006 Suzuki Grand Vitara 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 Suzuki Grand Vitara 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, 2010 Chevrolet Colorado (258 Nm @ 2800 RPM) has 8 more torque (in Nm) than 2006 Suzuki Grand Vitara. (250 Nm @ 4500 RPM). This means 2010 Chevrolet Colorado will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2006 Suzuki Grand Vitara.

Compare all specifications:

2006 Suzuki Grand Vitara 2010 Chevrolet Colorado
Make Suzuki Chevrolet
Model Grand Vitara Colorado
Year Released 2006 2010
Body Type SUV Pickup
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2737 cc 2901 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 185 HP 185 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 250 Nm 258 Nm
Torque RPM 4500 RPM 2800 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 9.5:1 9.1:1
Drive Type 4WD Rear
Number of Seats 5 seats 3 seats
Number of Doors 3 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1065 kg 1261 kg
Vehicle Length 4480 mm 4890 mm
Vehicle Width 1820 mm 1720 mm
Vehicle Height 1700 mm 1650 mm
Wheelbase Size 2650 mm 2830 mm
Fuel Consumption Highway 10.2 L/100km 9.8 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 13.1 L/100km 13.1 L/100km
Fuel Consumption Overall 11.8 L/100km 11.8 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 66 L 72 L


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