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2009 Mercedes-Benz CLK 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 Mercedes-Benz CLK. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2009 Mercedes-Benz CLK would be higher. At 5,460 cc (8 cylinders), 2009 Mercedes-Benz CLK is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Mercedes-Benz CLK (382 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 197 more horse power than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado. (185 HP @ 5600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2009 Mercedes-Benz CLK should accelerate faster than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Mercedes-Benz CLK weights approximately 1569 kg more than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

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 Mercedes-Benz CLK (530 Nm @ 2800 RPM) has 272 more torque (in Nm) than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado. (258 Nm @ 2800 RPM). This means 2009 Mercedes-Benz CLK will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado. 2009 Mercedes-Benz CLK has automatic transmission and 2010 Chevrolet Colorado has manual transmission. 2010 Chevrolet Colorado will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2009 Mercedes-Benz CLK will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Mercedes-Benz CLK 2010 Chevrolet Colorado
Make Mercedes-Benz Chevrolet
Model CLK Colorado
Year Released 2009 2010
Body Type Coupe Pickup
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 5460 cc 2901 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 382 HP 185 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 530 Nm 258 Nm
Torque RPM 2800 RPM 2800 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 10.7:1 9.1:1
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 4 seats 3 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 2830 kg 1261 kg
Vehicle Length 4660 mm 4890 mm
Vehicle Width 1750 mm 1720 mm
Vehicle Height 1450 mm 1650 mm
Wheelbase Size 2720 mm 2830 mm
Fuel Consumption Highway 10.7 L/100km 9.8 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 15.7 L/100km 13.1 L/100km
Fuel Consumption Overall 13.8 L/100km 11.8 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 62 L 72 L


 

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