Compare 2011 Chevrolet Colorado vs 2011 Ram Dakota

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 Ext Cab ST
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Ext Cab ST 15 20 $22,091 $23,210
2WD Ext Cab Bighorn/Lonestar 15 20 $22,888 $24,085
2WD Crew Cab Bighorn/Lonestar 15 20 $25,420 $26,780
4WD Ext Cab ST 14 18 $26,049 $27,460
4WD Ext Cab Bighorn/Lonestar 14 18 $26,845 $28,335
4WD Crew Cab Bighorn/Lonestar 14 18 $28,164 $29,730
2WD Crew Cab Laramie 15 20 $28,928 $30,635
4WD Crew Cab Laramie 14 18 $31,718 $33,635
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,459
$22,091
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,145
$23,210
Monthly Payment Estimate
$286 / month
$387 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.8
Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 15 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 20 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
3 4
Front Leg Room (in)
44.0 41.9
Front Hip Room (in)
53.3 54.9
Front Head Room (in)
39.3 39.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.1 57.7
Second Head Room (in)
- 36.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 57.4
Second Leg Room (in)
- 32.1
Second Hip Room (in)
- 56.9
Exterior Dimensions
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)
7.7 7.9
Cab to Axle (in)
34.2 39.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.6 71.7
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
33.0 31.2
Overhang, Front (in)
33.9 38.4
Frame Width, Rear (in)
- TBD - 32.4
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
110.9 130.4
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
192.4 218.5
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
7.7 8.0
Cab to End of Frame (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
64.9 68.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
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
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
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.2 x 1.6 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
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 2.5 11.6 x 2.3
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19 22.0
Fuel Tank Location
Inboard LH Frame Rail Inboard LH Frame
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
3.31 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
NA - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
17.4 17.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.4 44.0
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
QRD TVF
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
1452 - TBD -
Front Tire Size
P215/70R16 P245/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
NA - TBD -
Spare Tire Size
Compact Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code
QRD TVF
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
1452 - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code
ZCY WDQ
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
NA - TBD -
Rear Tire Size
P215/70R16 P245/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
1452 - TBD -
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
240 465
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
360 698
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2400 4650
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2400 4650
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
2896 3600
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
1478 1784
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
4850 6010
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
2633 3100
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
1888 2427
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
6000 9000
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact 16 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
125 136
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
590 600
Maximum Alternator Watts
NA - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
190 @ 2800 235 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
LLV EKG
Displacement
2.9L/177 3.7L/226
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
185 @ 5600 210 @ 5200
Engine Type
Gas 4-Cyl Gas V6
Fuel System
SFI Electronic Fuel Injection
Engine Oil Cooler
NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 15
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.75 2.84
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.37 1.00
Trans Type
5 4
Trans PTO Access
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.67 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.26 1.57
Trans Order Code
MA5 DGV
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA NA
Trans Power Take Off
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.69
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Automatic
Transfer Case Model
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
Regular Cab Extended Cab 6'6" Bed
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Colorado Ram Dakota
Body Code
E63 131.3" WB
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
30 - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear
Semi-Floating - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Coil Springs Upper/Lower "A" Arms
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.10 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
2900 3850
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
2633 3100
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.73 3.55
Axle Type - Front
Independent - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
30 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
2633 3600
Suspension Type - Rear
2-Stage Multi-Leaf Live Axle
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
2900 3850
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder Ladder
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.9 11.0
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
4 2
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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