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2010 GMC Savana vs. 2010 Chevrolet Colorado

To start off, both 2010 GMC Savana and 2010 Chevrolet Colorado were released in the same year (2010). Therefore the support and the availability on parts for both vehicles should be relatively similar. At 5,300 cc (8 cylinders), 2010 GMC Savana is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2010 GMC Savana (310 HP @ 5200 RPM) has 125 more horse power than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado. (185 HP @ 5600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2010 GMC Savana should accelerate faster than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2010 GMC Savana weights approximately 1141 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, 2010 GMC Savana (452 Nm @ 4500 RPM) has 194 more torque (in Nm) than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado. (258 Nm @ 2800 RPM). This means 2010 GMC Savana will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado. 2010 GMC Savana 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. 2010 GMC Savana will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

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2010 GMC Savana 2010 Chevrolet Colorado
Make GMC Chevrolet
Model Savana Colorado
Year Released 2010 2010
Body Type Van Pickup
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 5300 cc 2901 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 310 HP 185 HP
Engine RPM 5200 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 452 Nm 258 Nm
Torque RPM 4500 RPM 2800 RPM
Fuel Type Flex Fuel Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 2402 kg 1261 kg
Vehicle Length 5692 mm 4890 mm
Vehicle Width 2017 mm 1720 mm
Vehicle Height 2073 mm 1650 mm
Wheelbase Size 3429 mm 2830 mm
Fuel Consumption Highway 13.8 L/100km 9.8 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 18.1 L/100km 13.1 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 117 L 72 L


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