Compare 2006 Chevrolet Colorado vs 2006 Dodge Dakota

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Reg Cab 111.2" WB 2WD Work Truck
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 2WD Work Truck 20 27 $13,919 $14,730
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 2WD LS 20 27 $14,108 $14,930
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 2WD LT w/1LT 20 27 $14,894 $15,930
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 2WD LT w/2LT 17 23 $14,894 $15,930
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 2WD LT w/3LT 19 24 $14,894 $15,930
Reg Chassis Cab 2WD Work Truck 19 25 $15,809 $16,730
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 2WD LS 20 27 $16,376 $17,330
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 2WD Work Truck 20 27 $16,376 $17,330
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 4WD LS 18 23 $17,321 $18,330
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 4WD Work Truck 18 23 $17,321 $18,330
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 2WD LT w/1LT 20 27 $17,325 $18,530
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 2WD LT w/2LT 17 23 $17,325 $18,530
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 2WD LT w/3LT 19 24 $17,325 $18,530
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 4WD LT w/1LT 18 23 $18,073 $19,330
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 4WD LT w/2LT 16 22 $18,073 $19,330
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 4WD LT w/3LT 18 22 $18,073 $19,330
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 4WD LS 18 23 $19,400 $20,530
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 4WD Work Truck 18 23 $19,400 $20,530
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 2WD LT w/1LT 17 23 $19,943 $21,330
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 2WD LT w/2LT 19 24 $19,943 $21,330
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 2WD LT w/3LT 19 24 $19,943 $21,330
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 4WD LT w/1LT 18 23 $20,130 $21,530
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 4WD LT w/2LT 16 22 $20,130 $21,530
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 4WD LT w/3LT 18 22 $20,130 $21,530
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 4WD LT w/1LT 16 22 $22,281 $23,830
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 4WD LT w/2LT 18 22 $22,281 $23,830
Crew Cab 126.0" WB 4WD LT w/3LT 18 22 $22,281 $23,830
Select style
2-Door Club Cab 131 ST
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Club Cab 131 ST 16 22 $18,638 $20,340
4-Door Quad Cab 131 ST 16 22 $19,914 $21,740
2-Door Club Cab 131 SLT 16 22 $20,266 $22,170
2-Door Club Cab 131 4WD ST 16 20 $21,204 $23,190
4-Door Quad Cab 131 SLT 16 22 $21,431 $23,445
4-Door Quad Cab 131 4WD ST 16 20 $22,470 $24,590
2-Door Club Cab 131 4WD SLT 16 20 $22,833 $25,020
2-Door Club Cab 131 Laramie 16 22 $23,297 $25,575
4-Door Quad Cab 131 4WD SLT 16 20 $23,988 $26,295
4-Door Quad Cab 131 Laramie 16 22 $24,542 $26,940
2-Door Club Cab 131 4WD Laramie 15 19 $25,863 $28,425
4-Door Quad Cab 131 4WD Laramie 15 19 $27,098 $29,790
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,919
$18,638
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$14,730
$20,340
Monthly Payment Estimate
$246 / month
$339 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 22 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
53.3 54.9
Passenger Capacity
3 3
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 39.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.1 57.7
Front Leg Room (in)
42.2 41.9
Second Leg Room (in)
- 32.1
Second Hip Room (in)
- 56.9
Second Head Room (in)
- 36.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 57.4
Exterior Dimensions
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
26.9 32.1
Overhang, Front (in)
33.9 38.7
Frame Width, Rear (in)
- TBD - 74.3
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
110.9 130.7
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
192.4 218.8
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
-TBD - 8.2
Cab to End of Frame (in)
- TBD - 88.1
Height, Overall (in)
64.9 68.7
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
- TBD - 48.8
Wheelbase (in)
111.3 131.3
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
- TBD - 7.9
Cab to Axle (in)
34.2 39.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.6 74.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
72.8 78.8
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
NA 30.0
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
57.2 59.6
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
18.6 17.6
Cargo Volume (ft³)
44.0 46.6
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
NA 59.6
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
42.6 45.2
Tailgate Width (in)
52.4 53.3
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel Rear Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
11.6 x 1.8 11.6 x 2.28
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11 x 1.1 12.3 x 1.1
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Location
- TBD - Inboard LH
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19 22.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
NA - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
17.1 14.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.4 44.0
Steering Type
Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
3.31 NA
Tires
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
1452 1903
Spare Tire Order Code
ZAA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
NA 713
Rear Tire Size
P205/75R15 P245/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
NA - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
1452 1903
Rear Tire Order Code
QCE TVF
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
1452 - TBD -
Front Tire Size
P205/75R15 P245/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
NA 713
Spare Tire Size
Compact - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
QCE TVF
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
600 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
270 330
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
4000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1800 3,300
Weight Information
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
5500 7,700
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
1823 2461
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
4850 6010
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
2896 3600
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
1375 1800
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
2533 3100
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact 16 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts
NA - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
690 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100 136
Engine
Fuel System
MFI MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
185 @ 2800 235 @ 3600
Engine Order Code
LK5 EKG
Displacement
2.8L/169 3.7L/226
Engine Oil Cooler
NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
175 @ 5600 210 @ 5200
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 16
Transmission
Transfer Case Model
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.79
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.75 4.23
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - 11.9
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.37 1.67
Trans Type
5 6
Trans PTO Access
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.67 3.84
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.26 2.53
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Order Code
MA5 DEJ
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA NA
Trans Power Take Off
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.23
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Summary
Body Code
E63 131.3" WB
Body Style
Regular Cab Club Cab 6'5" Bed
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Colorado Dodge Dakota
Suspension
Axle Type - Front
- TBD - NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
30 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
2533 3100
Suspension Type - Rear
2-Stage Multi-Leaf Multi-Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
2900 3600
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear
Semi-Floating Semi-Floating Hypoid
Suspension Type - Front
Coil Springs Independent Coil
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.10 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
2900 3600
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
2535 3100
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.42 3.21
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder Ladder

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