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2012 Chevrolet Corvette vs. 2010 Chevrolet Colorado

To start off, 2012 Chevrolet Corvette 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 6,200 cc (8 cylinders), 2012 Chevrolet Corvette is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2012 Chevrolet Corvette (430 HP @ 5900 RPM) has 245 more horse power than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado. (185 HP @ 5600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2012 Chevrolet Corvette should accelerate faster than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2012 Chevrolet Corvette weights approximately 200 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, 2012 Chevrolet Corvette (574 Nm @ 4600 RPM) has 316 more torque (in Nm) than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado. (258 Nm @ 2800 RPM). This means 2012 Chevrolet Corvette will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2010 Chevrolet Colorado.

Compare all specifications:

2012 Chevrolet Corvette 2010 Chevrolet Colorado
Make Chevrolet Chevrolet
Model Corvette Colorado
Year Released 2012 2010
Body Type Convertible Pickup
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 6200 cc 2901 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 430 HP 185 HP
Engine RPM 5900 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 574 Nm 258 Nm
Torque RPM 4600 RPM 2800 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type 6-speed manual Manual
Number of Seats 2 seats 3 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1461 kg 1261 kg
Vehicle Length 4435 mm 4890 mm
Vehicle Width 1844 mm 1720 mm
Vehicle Height 1247 mm 1650 mm
Wheelbase Size 2685 mm 2830 mm
Fuel Consumption 9 L/100km 9.8 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 14.7 L/100km 13.1 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 68 L 72 L


 

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