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2010 Chevrolet Colorado vs. 1998 Ford F-150

To start off, 2010 Chevrolet Colorado is newer by 12 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1998 Ford F-150. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1998 Ford F-150 would be higher. At 4,195 cc (6 cylinders), 1998 Ford F-150 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1998 Ford F-150 (203 HP @ 4750 RPM) has 18 more horse power than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado. (185 HP @ 5600 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 1998 Ford F-150 should accelerate faster than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1998 Ford F-150 weights approximately 814 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.

Because 1998 Ford F-150 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, 1998 Ford F-150 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, 1998 Ford F-150 (338 Nm @ 3000 RPM) has 80 more torque (in Nm) than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado. (258 Nm @ 2800 RPM). This means 1998 Ford F-150 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado. 1998 Ford F-150 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. 1998 Ford F-150 will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2010 Chevrolet Colorado 1998 Ford F-150
Make Chevrolet Ford
Model Colorado F-150
Year Released 2010 1998
Body Type Pickup Pickup
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2901 cc 4195 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 185 HP 203 HP
Engine RPM 5600 RPM 4750 RPM
Torque 258 Nm 338 Nm
Torque RPM 2800 RPM 3000 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear 4WD
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 3 seats 2 seats
Vehicle Weight 1261 kg 2075 kg
Vehicle Length 4890 mm 5230 mm
Vehicle Width 1720 mm 2000 mm
Vehicle Height 1650 mm 1850 mm
Wheelbase Size 2830 mm 3050 mm


 

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