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Selected Style Reg Cab 111.2" WB 2WD Work Truck
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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
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 2WD Work Truck 20 27 $16,376 $17,330
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 2WD LS 20 27 $16,376 $17,330
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
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
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 4WD Work Truck 18 23 $17,321 $18,330
Reg Cab 111.2" WB 4WD LS 18 23 $17,321 $18,330
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 Work Truck 18 23 $19,400 $20,530
Ext Cab 125.9" WB 4WD LS 18 23 $19,400 $20,530
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 Chassis Cab 2WD Work Truck 19 25 $15,809 $16,730
Reg 109" Manual (Natl)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Reg 109" Manual 20 27 $12,954 $13,980
Reg 109" Automatic 21 26 $13,789 $14,880
Reg 110" Manual PreRunner 20 27 $13,762 $14,850
Access 127" Manual 20 27 $15,982 $17,420
Access 127" Automatic 21 26 $16,808 $18,320
Access 128" Manual PreRunner 20 27 $16,678 $18,180
Access 128" V6 Manual PreRunner 16 21 $18,014 $19,635
Access 128" V6 Automatic Natl PreRunner 18 22 $18,822 $20,515
Access 127" V6 Manual X-Runner 16 21 $21,784 $23,745
Double 128" Automatic PreRunner 18 22 $20,157 $22,240
Double 141" Automatic PreRunner 18 22 $20,610 $22,740
Reg 110" Manual 4WD 19 23 $16,612 $17,925
Access 128" Manual 4WD 19 23 $19,500 $21,255
Access 128" V6 Manual 4WD 16 20 $20,928 $22,810
Access 128" V6 Automatic 4WD 17 21 $21,733 $23,690
Double 128" Manual 4WD 16 20 $22,146 $24,435
Double 128" Automatic 4WD 17 21 $22,945 $25,315
Double 141" Automatic 4WD 17 21 $23,398 $25,815
Access 128" V6 Automatic PreRunner 18 22 $18,822 $20,515
Double 141" Automatic PreRunner 18 22 $20,610 $22,740
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,919
$12,954
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$14,730
$13,980
Monthly Payment Estimate
$246 / month
$233 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 27 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 3 3
Front Head Room (in) 39.6 40.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.1 58.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 41.7
Front Hip Room (in) 53.3 53.6
Exterior Dimensions
Frame Width, Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 110.9 - TBD -
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 192.4 190.4
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) -TBD - - TBD -
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 64.9 65.7
Ground to Top of Frame (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Wheelbase (in) 111.3 109.4
Ground Clearance, Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cab to Axle (in) 34.2 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.6 72.2
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 26.9 - TBD -
Overhang, Front (in) 33.9 - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 57.2 - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 18.6 18.0
Cargo Volume (ft³) 44.0 - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 42.6 - TBD -
Tailgate Width (in) 52.4 52.9
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 72.8 73.5
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³) NA - TBD -
Brakes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 11.6 x 1.8 10 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11 x 1.1 10.8 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr-Assisted
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19 21
Fuel Tank Location - TBD - Midship
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 17.1 17.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.4 - TBD -
Steering Type Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 3.31 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) NA - TBD -
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front NA - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P205/75R15 P215/70R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare NA - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1452 - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code QCE NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 1452 - TBD -
Front Tire Size P205/75R15 P215/70R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear NA - TBD -
Spare Tire Size Compact Full-size
Front Tire Order Code QCE NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1452 - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code ZAA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 600 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 270 N/A
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 4000 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1800 N/A
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 4850 4550
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 2896 - TBD -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1375 - TBD -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2533 - TBD -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 5500 7500
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 1823 - TBD -
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 15 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 9.1
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Watts NA - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 690 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA NA
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 185 @ 2800 180 @ 3800
Engine Order Code LK5 NA
Displacement 2.8L/169 2.7L/164
Engine Oil Cooler NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 175 @ 5600 159 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System MFI EFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 20
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA NA
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.37 1.44
Trans Type 5 5
Trans PTO Access NA - TBD -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 0.81
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 3.31
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.26 2.06
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Order Code MA5 NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA - TBD -
Trans Power Take Off NA - TBD -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Model NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.75 3.95
Summary
Body Style Regular Cab Regular Cab
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Colorado Toyota Tacoma
Body Code E63 - TBD -
Suspension
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 2533 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear 2-Stage Multi-Leaf Leaf Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA - TBD -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 2900 - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Coil Springs Double-Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.10 1.18
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 2900 - TBD -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 2535 - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.42 - TBD -
Axle Type - Front - TBD - - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 - TBD -
Frame
Frame Type Ladder Ladder
 
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