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2009 Citroen C5 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 Citroen C5. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2009 Citroen C5 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 51 more horse power than 2009 Citroen C5. (134 HP @ 6000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2010 Chevrolet Colorado should accelerate faster than 2009 Citroen C5. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Citroen C5 weights approximately 181 kg more than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado.

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, 2009 Citroen C5, 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 68 more torque (in Nm) than 2009 Citroen C5. (190 Nm @ 4100 RPM). This means 2010 Chevrolet Colorado will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2009 Citroen C5.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Citroen C5 2010 Chevrolet Colorado
Make Citroen Chevrolet
Model C5 Colorado
Year Released 2009 2010
Body Type Station Wagon Pickup
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1996 cc 2901 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 134 HP 185 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 190 Nm 258 Nm
Torque RPM 4100 RPM 2800 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 11.0:1 9.1:1
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline
Drive Type Front Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 3 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1442 kg 1261 kg
Vehicle Length 4760 mm 4890 mm
Vehicle Width 1780 mm 1720 mm
Vehicle Height 1520 mm 1650 mm
Wheelbase Size 2760 mm 2830 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 8.4 L/100km 11.8 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 66 L 72 L


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