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2009 BMW 320 vs. 2010 Chevrolet Colorado

To start off, 2010 Chevrolet Colorado is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2009 BMW 320. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2009 BMW 320 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 37 more horse power than 2009 BMW 320. (148 HP @ 4000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2010 Chevrolet Colorado should accelerate faster than 2009 BMW 320. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 BMW 320 weights approximately 319 kg more than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado.

Both vehicles are rear wheel drive (RWD) - it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, both vehicles do the job better than front wheel drive vehicles. 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, 2009 BMW 320 (331 Nm @ 2000 RPM) has 73 more torque (in Nm) than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado. (258 Nm @ 2800 RPM). This means 2009 BMW 320 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado.

Compare all specifications:

2009 BMW 320 2010 Chevrolet Colorado
Make BMW Chevrolet
Model 320 Colorado
Year Released 2009 2010
Body Type Station Wagon Pickup
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1995 cc 2901 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 148 HP 185 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 331 Nm 258 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 2800 RPM
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Number of Seats 5 seats 3 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1580 kg 1261 kg
Vehicle Length 4480 mm 4890 mm
Vehicle Width 1750 mm 1720 mm
Vehicle Height 1420 mm 1650 mm
Wheelbase Size 2730 mm 2830 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 6 L/100km 11.8 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 63 L 72 L


 

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