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2010 Suzuki Grand Vitara vs. 2010 Chevrolet Colorado

To start off, both 2010 Suzuki Grand Vitara 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 2,901 cc (4 cylinders), 2010 Chevrolet Colorado is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2010 Chevrolet Colorado (185 HP @ 5600 RPM) has 19 more horse power than 2010 Suzuki Grand Vitara. (166 HP @ 6000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2010 Chevrolet Colorado should accelerate faster than 2010 Suzuki Grand Vitara. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2010 Suzuki Grand Vitara weights approximately 317 kg more than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado.

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 Chevrolet Colorado (258 Nm @ 2800 RPM) has 39 more torque (in Nm) than 2010 Suzuki Grand Vitara. (219 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2010 Chevrolet Colorado will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2010 Suzuki Grand Vitara. 2010 Suzuki Grand Vitara 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 Suzuki Grand Vitara will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2010 Suzuki Grand Vitara 2010 Chevrolet Colorado
Make Suzuki Chevrolet
Model Grand Vitara Colorado
Year Released 2010 2010
Body Type SUV Pickup
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2393 cc 2901 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 166 HP 185 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 219 Nm 258 Nm
Torque RPM 4000 RPM 2800 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 10.0:1 9.1:1
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 3 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1578 kg 1261 kg
Vehicle Length 4501 mm 4890 mm
Vehicle Width 1811 mm 1720 mm
Vehicle Height 1684 mm 1650 mm
Wheelbase Size 2639 mm 2830 mm
Fuel Consumption 9.4 L/100km 9.8 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 12.4 L/100km 13.1 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 66 L 72 L


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