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2010 Chevrolet Colorado vs. 2012 Acura TL

To start off, 2012 Acura TL is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2010 Chevrolet Colorado. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2010 Chevrolet Colorado would be higher. At 3,700 cc (6 cylinders), 2012 Acura TL is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2012 Acura TL (305 HP @ 6300 RPM) has 120 more horse power than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado. (185 HP @ 5600 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2012 Acura TL should accelerate faster than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2012 Acura TL weights approximately 504 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 2012 Acura TL is all wheel drive (AWD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2012 Acura TL 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, 2012 Acura TL (370 Nm @ 5000 RPM) has 112 more torque (in Nm) than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado. (258 Nm @ 2800 RPM). This means 2012 Acura TL will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado.

Compare all specifications:

2010 Chevrolet Colorado 2012 Acura TL
Make Chevrolet Acura
Model Colorado TL
Year Released 2010 2012
Body Type Pickup Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2901 cc 3700 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 185 HP 305 HP
Engine RPM 5600 RPM 6300 RPM
Torque 258 Nm 370 Nm
Torque RPM 2800 RPM 5000 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear AWD
Transmission Type Manual 6-speed manual
Number of Seats 3 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1261 kg 1765 kg
Vehicle Length 4890 mm 4928 mm
Vehicle Width 1720 mm 1880 mm
Vehicle Height 1650 mm 1453 mm
Wheelbase Size 2830 mm 2776 mm
Fuel Consumption Highway 9.8 L/100km 9 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 13.1 L/100km 13.1 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 72 L 70 L


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