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2010 Chevrolet Colorado vs. 2012 Chevrolet Colorado

To start off, 2012 Chevrolet Colorado 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. Both 2010 Chevrolet Colorado and 2012 Chevrolet Colorado are equipped with a 2,901 cc engine. In terms of performance, 2012 Chevrolet Colorado (186 HP @ 5600 RPM) has 1 more horse power than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado. (185 HP @ 5600 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2012 Chevrolet Colorado should accelerate faster than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2012 Chevrolet Colorado weights approximately 439 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, both vehicles can yield 258 Nm of torque. So under normal driving conditions, the ability to climb up hills and pull heavy equipment should be relatively similar for both vehicles.

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2010 Chevrolet Colorado 2012 Chevrolet Colorado
Make Chevrolet Chevrolet
Model Colorado Colorado
Year Released 2010 2012
Body Type Pickup Pickup
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2901 cc 2901 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 185 HP 186 HP
Engine RPM 5600 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 258 Nm 258 Nm
Torque RPM 2800 RPM 2800 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 9.1:1 9.3:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 3 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1261 kg 1700 kg
Vehicle Length 4890 mm 5270 mm
Vehicle Width 1720 mm 1720 mm
Vehicle Height 1650 mm 1650 mm
Wheelbase Size 2830 mm 3210 mm
Fuel Consumption Highway 9.8 L/100km 9.1 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 13.1 L/100km 11.8 L/100km
Fuel Consumption Overall 11.8 L/100km 10.7 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 72 L 72 L


 

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