Compare 2011 Chevrolet Colorado vs 2011 Ford Ranger

2011 Chevrolet Colorado
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2WD Reg Cab 111.2" Work Truck
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 111.2" Work Truck 18 25 $16,459 $17,145
2WD Reg Cab 111.2" LT w/1LT 18 25 $17,356 $18,270
2WD Reg Chassis Cab Work Truck 15 20 $18,566 $19,340
2WD Ext Cab 125.9" Work Truck 18 25 $18,614 $19,390
4WD Reg Cab 111.2" Work Truck 18 24 $19,824 $20,650
2WD Ext Cab 125.9" LT w/1LT 18 25 $19,802 $20,845
4WD Reg Cab 111.2" LT w/1LT 18 24 $20,686 $21,775
4WD Ext Cab 125.9" Work Truck 18 24 $21,782 $22,690
4WD Reg Chassis Cab Work Truck 16 21 $21,883 $22,795
2WD Crew Cab 126.0" LT w/1LT 18 25 $22,747 $23,945
4WD Ext Cab 125.9" LT w/1LT 18 24 $22,747 $23,945
2WD Ext Cab 125.9" LT w/2LT 17 23 $23,925 $25,185
2WD Ext Cab 125.9" LT w/3LT 14 20 $25,056 $26,375
2WD Crew Cab 126.0" LT w/2LT 17 23 $25,189 $26,515
4WD Crew Cab 126.0" LT w/1LT 16 21 $26,177 $27,555
2WD Crew Cab 126.0" LT w/3LT 14 20 $26,319 $27,705
4WD Ext Cab 125.9" LT w/2LT 17 23 $26,823 $28,235
4WD Crew Cab 126.0" LT w/2LT 16 21 $27,621 $29,075
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2WD Reg Cab 112" XL
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 112" XL 22 27 $17,187 $18,160
2WD Reg Cab 112" XLT 22 27 $17,880 $19,120
2WD 2-Door SuperCab 126" XL 22 27 $18,747 $19,855
2WD 2-Door SuperCab 126" XLT 22 27 $19,353 $20,740
2WD 2-Door SuperCab 126" Sport 16 21 $20,887 $22,425
2WD 4-Door SuperCab 126" XLT 16 21 $21,082 $22,640
2WD 4-Door SuperCab 126" Sport 16 21 $21,861 $23,495
4WD 4-Door SuperCab 126" XLT 15 19 $23,285 $25,060
4WD 4-Door SuperCab 126" Sport 15 19 $24,204 $26,070
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,459
$17,187
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,145
$18,160
Monthly Payment Estimate
$286 / month
$303 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.8
6.2
Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 27 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
44.0 42.4
Front Hip Room (in)
53.3 52.7
Front Head Room (in)
39.3 39.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.1 54.5
Passenger Capacity
3 3
Exterior Dimensions
Cab to Axle (in)
34.2 37.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.6 69.3
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
33.0 29.7
Overhang, Front (in)
33.9 34.0
Frame Width, Rear (in)
- TBD - 33.0
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
110.9 107.6
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
192.4 189.4
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
7.7 8.9
Cab to End of Frame (in)
- TBD - 81.8
Height, Overall (in)
64.9 66.2
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
- TBD - 44.0
Wheelbase (in)
111.3 111.5
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
7.7 8.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Tailgate Width (in)
52.4 52.0
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
72.8 72.7
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
57.2 54.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
18.6 16.5
Cargo Volume (ft³)
44.0 37.4
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
NA 54.4
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
42.6 40.5
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 11.85 x 0.39
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
11.6 x 2.5 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.2 x 1.6 11.28 x 0.39
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19 17.0
Fuel Tank Location
Inboard LH Frame Rail Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
NA 39.7
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
17.4 22.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.4 37.7
Steering Type
Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
3.31 NA
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
NA 765
Spare Tire Size
Compact Mini
Front Tire Order Code
QRD NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
1452 1594
Spare Tire Order Code
ZCY NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
NA 765
Rear Tire Size
P215/70R16 P225/70R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
1452 1594
Rear Tire Order Code
QRD NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
1452 - TBD -
Front Tire Size
P215/70R16 P225/70R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
360 225
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2400 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2400 1500
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
240 150
Weight Information
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
1478 1384
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
4850 4300
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
2633 2400
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
1888 1752
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
6000 4800
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
2896 2350
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6 15 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Mini
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6 15 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 7.2
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
590 540
Maximum Alternator Watts
NA 1350
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
125 100
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
185 @ 5600 143 @ 5250
Engine Type
Gas 4-Cyl Gas I4
Fuel System
SFI SEFI
Engine Oil Cooler
NA NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
190 @ 2800 154 @ 3750
Engine Order Code
LLV 99D
Displacement
2.9L/177 2.3L/140
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 22
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 24
Transmission
Trans PTO Access
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 0.79
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.67 3.40
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.26 2.20
Trans Order Code
MA5 44R
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
Transfer Case Model
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.75 3.72
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - 9.0
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.37 1.50
Trans Type
5 5
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Colorado Ford Ranger
Body Code
E63 111.5" WB
Body Style
Regular Cab Reg Cab 6' Styleside
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.73 3.73
Axle Type - Front
Independent Twin-Forged SLA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
30 35.1
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
2633 2400
Suspension Type - Rear
2-Stage Multi-Leaf 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
2900 2350
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
30 30.2
Axle Type - Rear
Semi-Floating Ford Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front
Coil Springs SLA w/Coil Springs
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.10 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
2900 2750
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
2633 2400
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder Ladder
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.9 7.8
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
4 5
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
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Overall Side Crash Rating
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Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating

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