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2010 Mitsubishi Colt vs. 2011 Mitsubishi Colt

To start off, 2011 Mitsubishi Colt is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2010 Mitsubishi Colt. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2010 Mitsubishi Colt would be higher. At 1,500 cc (4 cylinders), 2010 Mitsubishi Colt is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2010 Mitsubishi Colt (148 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 94 more horse power than 2011 Mitsubishi Colt. (54 HP @ 6000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2010 Mitsubishi Colt should accelerate faster than 2011 Mitsubishi Colt. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2010 Mitsubishi Colt weights approximately 100 kg more than 2011 Mitsubishi Colt. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Both vehicles are front wheel drive (FWD). Which offers better traction when its slippery than rear 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 Mitsubishi Colt (210 Nm @ 3500 RPM) has 110 more torque (in Nm) than 2011 Mitsubishi Colt. (100 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2010 Mitsubishi Colt will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2011 Mitsubishi Colt.

Compare all specifications:

2010 Mitsubishi Colt 2011 Mitsubishi Colt
Make Mitsubishi Mitsubishi
Model Colt Colt
Year Released 2010 2011
Body Type Hatchback Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1500 cc 1124 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 3 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 148 HP 54 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 210 Nm 100 Nm
Torque RPM 3500 RPM 4000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 75.5 mm 75 mm
Engine Stroke Size 82 mm 84.8 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9:01 10.5:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Top Speed 210 km/hour 165 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 7.6 seconds 13.3 seconds
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1550 kg 1450 kg
Vehicle Length 3640 mm 3640 mm
Vehicle Width 1695 mm 1695 mm
Vehicle Height 1550 mm 1550 mm
Wheelbase Size 2500 mm 2500 mm
Fuel Consumption Highway 5.5 L/100km 4.6 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 8.5 L/100km 6.8 L/100km
Fuel Consumption Overall 6.6 L/100km 5.4 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 47 L 47 L


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