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2007 Audi A6 vs. 2011 Chevrolet Colorado

To start off, 2011 Chevrolet Colorado is newer by 4 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2007 Audi A6. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2007 Audi A6 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 10 more horse power than 2007 Audi A6. (175 HP @ 6000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2011 Chevrolet Colorado should accelerate faster than 2007 Audi A6. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2011 Chevrolet Colorado weights approximately 67 kg more than 2007 Audi A6. 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 2007 Audi A6. 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 28 more torque (in Nm) than 2007 Audi A6. (230 Nm @ 3200 RPM). This means 2011 Chevrolet Colorado will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2007 Audi A6. 2007 Audi A6 has automatic transmission and 2011 Chevrolet Colorado has manual transmission. 2011 Chevrolet Colorado will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2007 Audi A6 will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2007 Audi A6 2011 Chevrolet Colorado
Make Audi Chevrolet
Model A6 Colorado
Year Released 2007 2011
Body Type Sedan Pickup
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2393 cc 2901 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 5 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 175 HP 185 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 230 Nm 258 Nm
Torque RPM 3200 RPM 2800 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 10.5:1 10.0:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front 4WD
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 3 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1482 kg 1549 kg
Vehicle Length 4920 mm 4890 mm
Vehicle Width 2020 mm 1750 mm
Vehicle Height 1470 mm 1720 mm
Wheelbase Size 2850 mm 2830 mm
Fuel Consumption 7.3 L/100km 10.2 L/100km
Fuel Consumption Overall 9.7 L/100km 11.8 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 L 72 L


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