Find a Car
Go!

Add a Vehicle to Compare

Change a Vehicle to Compare

Compare 2006 Chevrolet Colorado vs 2006 Ford F-150

2006 Chevrolet Colorado Change
2006 Ford F-150 Change
+ Add a Car
Selected Style Reg Cab 111.2" WB 2WD Work Truck
Switch Style

Body Style

Drivetrain

Trim

Other

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
Reg Cab 126" XL
Switch Style

Body Style

Drivetrain

Cab Size

Trim

Other

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg Cab 126" XL 15 20 $17,473 $18,930
Reg Cab 145" XL 15 20 $17,736 $19,225
Reg Cab 126" STX 15 20 $19,095 $21,230
Reg Cab Flareside 126" STX 15 20 $20,752 $23,135
Reg Cab 126" XLT 15 20 $21,044 $23,470
Reg Cab 145" XLT 15 20 $21,301 $23,765
Reg Cab 126" 4WD XL 14 18 $22,003 $24,020
Supercab 145" XL 15 19 $22,083 $24,110
Reg Cab 145" 4WD XL 14 18 $22,265 $24,315
Supercab 163" XL 14 19 $22,345 $24,405
Reg Cab Flareside 126" XLT 16 20 $22,701 $25,375
Supercab 133" STX 15 19 $22,745 $25,425
Supercab 145" STX 15 19 $23,006 $25,725
Reg Cab 126" 4WD STX 14 18 $23,628 $26,440
Supercab Flareside 145" STX 15 19 $23,754 $26,585
Supercab 145" 4WD XL 14 18 $24,775 $27,135
Reg Cab Flareside 126" 4WD STX 14 18 $24,376 $27,300
Supercab 163" 4WD XL 14 18 $25,038 $27,430
Supercab 133" XLT 15 19 $24,863 $27,860
Supercab 145" XLT 15 19 $25,129 $28,165
Supercab 163" XLT 14 19 $25,385 $28,460
Supercab 133" 4WD STX 14 18 $25,438 $28,520
Reg Cab 126" 4WD XLT 14 18 $25,572 $28,675
Supercab 145" 4WD STX 14 18 $25,699 $28,820
Reg Cab 145" 4WD XLT 14 18 $25,833 $28,975
Supercab Flareside 145" XLT 15 19 $25,881 $29,030
Reg Cab Flareside 126" 4WD XLT 14 18 $26,325 $29,540
Supercab Flareside 145" 4WD STX 14 18 $26,446 $29,680
SuperCrew 139" XLT 15 19 $26,864 $30,160
SuperCrew 150" XLT 15 19 $27,125 $30,460
Supercab 133" Lariat 14 19 $27,138 $30,475
Supercab 145" Lariat 14 19 $27,399 $30,775
Supercab 133" 4WD XLT 14 18 $27,482 $30,870
Reg Cab 126" 4WD FX4 14 18 $27,721 $31,145
Supercab 145" 4WD XLT 14 18 $27,747 $31,175
SuperCrew Flareside 150" XLT 15 19 $27,848 $31,290
Supercab 163" 4WD XLT 14 18 $28,008 $31,475
Reg Cab Flareside 126" 4WD FX4 14 18 $28,469 $32,005
Supercab Flareside 145" 4WD XLT 14 18 $28,500 $32,040
SuperCrew 139" Lariat 14 19 $29,457 $33,140
SuperCrew 139" 4WD XLT 14 18 $29,618 $33,325
Supercab 133" 4WD FX4 14 18 $29,631 $33,340
SuperCrew 150" Lariat 14 19 $29,718 $33,440
SuperCrew 150" 4WD XLT 15 18 $29,879 $33,625
Supercab 145" 4WD FX4 14 18 $29,896 $33,645
Supercab 133" 4WD Lariat 14 18 $30,005 $33,770
Supercab 145" 4WD Lariat 14 18 $30,266 $34,070
SuperCrew Flareside 150" 4WD XLT 15 18 $30,601 $34,455
Supercab Flareside 145" 4WD FX4 14 18 $30,644 $34,505
Supercab 145" Harley-Davidson 14 19 $30,875 $34,770
SuperCrew 139" 4WD FX4 14 18 $31,627 $35,635
SuperCrew 150" 4WD FX4 14 18 $31,888 $35,935
SuperCrew 139" King Ranch 14 19 $32,210 $36,305
SuperCrew 139" 4WD Lariat 14 18 $32,459 $36,590
SuperCrew 150" King Ranch 14 19 $32,471 $36,605
SuperCrew Flareside 150" 4WD FX4 14 18 $32,611 $36,765
SuperCrew 150" 4WD Lariat 14 18 $32,720 $36,890
Supercab 145" 4WD Harley-Davidson 14 18 $33,933 $38,285
SuperCrew 139" 4WD King Ranch 14 18 $35,212 $39,755
SuperCrew 150" 4WD King Ranch 14 18 $35,473 $40,055
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,919
$17,473
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$14,730
$18,930
Monthly Payment Estimate
$246 / month
$316 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating Read Our Full Review Read Our Full Review
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 15 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 20 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 53.3 65.4
Front Head Room (in) 39.6 40.9
Passenger Capacity 3 3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.1 66.5
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 41.3
Exterior Dimensions
Overhang, Front (in) 33.9 36.9
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 110.9 - TBD -
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 192.4 211.2
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) -TBD - - TBD -
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 64.9 73.7
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) - TBD - 48.4
Wheelbase (in) 111.3 126.0
Ground Clearance, Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cab to Axle (in) 34.2 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.6 78.9
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 26.9 33.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 57.2 60.3
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 18.6 22.3
Cargo Volume (ft³) 44.0 65.5
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) NA 62.4
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 42.6 50.0
Tailgate Width (in) 52.4 65.2
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 72.8 78.8
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 13.7 x 0.47
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 11.6 x 1.8 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11 x 1.1 13.0 x 0.55
Brake Type Pwr Power
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Location - TBD - Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19 26
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 17.1 20.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.4 41.8
Steering Type Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 3.31 NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) NA - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1452 1953
Spare Tire Order Code ZAA T72
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front NA - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P205/75R15 P235/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare NA - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1452 1953
Rear Tire Order Code QCE T72
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 1452 1953
Front Tire Size P205/75R15 P235/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear NA - TBD -
Spare Tire Size Compact P235/70R17
Front Tire Order Code QCE T72
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 600 240
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 270 NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 4000 2400
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1800 NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 5500 7200
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 1823 2549
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 4850 6500
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 2896 3400
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1375 1976
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2533 3400
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 17 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 19.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts NA 1650
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 690 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 110
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 185 @ 2800 260 @ 3750
Engine Order Code LK5 992
Displacement 2.8L/169 4.2L/256
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 175 @ 5600 202 @ 4350
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System MFI EFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 15
Transmission
Transfer Case Model NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.75 3.90
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - 11.4
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.37 1.49
Trans Type 5 5
Trans PTO Access NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 0.80
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.67 3.39
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.26 2.25
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Order Code MA5 44M
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA NA
Trans Power Take Off NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Summary
Body Code E63 126" WB
Body Style Regular Cab Reg Cab 6.5' Styleside
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Colorado Ford F-150
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 32
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 2533 4150
Suspension Type - Rear 2-Stage Multi-Leaf Leaf Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 2900 3850
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 36
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front Coil Springs Coil Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.10 1.34
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 2900 3800
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 2535 3150
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.42 3.31
Axle Type - Front - TBD - Double Wishbone
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Ladder
 
© 2016 The Car Connection. All Rights Reserved. The Car Connection is published by Internet Brands Automotive Group. Stock photography by izmostock. Read our Cookie Policy.