Compare 2011 Chevrolet Colorado vs 2011 Toyota Tacoma

2011 Chevrolet Colorado
2011 Toyota Tacoma
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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 I4 MT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg I4 MT 21 25 $15,504 $16,365
2WD Reg I4 AT 19 25 $16,357 $17,265
2WD Access I4 MT 21 25 $18,427 $19,655
4WD Reg I4 MT 18 20 $19,152 $20,220
2WD Access I4 AT 19 25 $19,271 $20,555
2WD Access I4 AT PreRunner 19 25 $19,983 $21,315
4WD Reg I4 AT 18 21 $20,223 $21,350
2WD Double I4 AT 19 25 $20,255 $21,865
2WD Double I4 AT PreRunner 19 25 $20,857 $22,515
2WD Access V6 AT PreRunner 17 21 $21,329 $22,750
4WD Access I4 MT 18 20 $22,022 $23,490
2WD Double V6 AT PreRunner 17 21 $22,188 $23,950
4WD Access I4 AT 18 21 $22,866 $24,390
2WD Double LB V6 AT PreRunner 17 21 $22,651 $24,450
4WD Access V6 MT 14 18 $23,479 $25,045
2WD Access V6 MT X-Runner 15 19 $24,128 $25,735
4WD Access V6 AT 16 20 $24,305 $25,925
4WD Double V6 MT 14 18 $24,220 $26,145
4WD Double V6 AT 16 20 $25,037 $27,025
4WD Double LB V6 AT 16 20 $25,500 $27,525
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,459
$15,504
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,145
$16,365
Monthly Payment Estimate
$286 / month
$273 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.8
6.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The Tacoma is a workhorse truck that gives a little more space and capability than a true compact, yet offers decent fuel efficiency and a low price.
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TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 25 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in)
39.3 40.0
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.1 58.1
Passenger Capacity
3 3
Front Leg Room (in)
44.0 41.3
Front Hip Room (in)
53.3 53.6
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
192.4 190.4
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
7.7 - TBD -
Cab to End of Frame (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
64.9 65.8
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)
7.7 - 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)
33.0 - TBD -
Overhang, Front (in)
33.9 - TBD -
Frame Width, Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
110.9 - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
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 41.5
Tailgate Width (in)
52.4 - TBD -
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
72.8 73.5
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
NA - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
57.2 56.7
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
11.6 x 2.5 10 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.2 x 1.6 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
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19 21.0
Fuel Tank Location
Inboard LH Frame Rail Midship
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.4 36.7
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
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
NA - TBD -
Rear Tire Size
P215/70R16 P215/70R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
1452 - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code
QRD NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
1452 - TBD -
Front Tire Size
P215/70R16 P215/70R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
NA - TBD -
Spare Tire Size
Compact Full-size
Front Tire Order Code
QRD NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
1452 - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code
ZCY NA
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 3500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
240 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
360 350
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 350
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2400 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2400 3500
Weight Information
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
1888 1788
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
6000 7500
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
2896 2685
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
1478 1462
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
4850 4600
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
2633 2380
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6 15 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6 15 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact 15 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 9.1
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
125 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
590 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Watts
NA - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System
SFI EFI
Engine Oil Cooler
NA NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
190 @ 2800 180 @ 3800
Engine Order Code
LLV NA
Displacement
2.9L/177 2.7L/164
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
185 @ 5600 159 @ 5200
Engine Type
Gas 4-Cyl Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 21
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 25
Transmission
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
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
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 4.22
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.26 2.06
Trans Order Code
MA5 NA
Summary
Body Code
E63 - TBD -
Body Style
Regular Cab Regular Cab
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Colorado Toyota Tacoma
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA - TBD -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
2900 - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
30 - 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)
2633 - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.73 - TBD -
Axle Type - Front
Independent - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
30 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
2633 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
2-Stage Multi-Leaf Leaf-Spring
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder Ladder
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
4 5
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.9 8.5
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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