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2WD Reg Cab 140.5" ST
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 140.5" ST N/A N/A $25,125 $27,215
4WD Reg Cab 140.5" ST N/A N/A $27,868 $30,190
2WD Reg Cab 140.5" SLT N/A N/A $27,909 $30,360
2WD Crew Cab 149" ST N/A N/A $28,222 $30,465
2WD Crew Cab 169" ST N/A N/A $28,399 $30,665
4WD Reg Cab 140.5" SLT N/A N/A $30,864 $33,575
4WD Crew Cab 149" ST N/A N/A $31,317 $33,860
4WD Crew Cab 169" ST N/A N/A $31,494 $34,060
2WD Crew Cab 149" SLT N/A N/A $32,425 $35,215
2WD Crew Cab 149" TRX N/A N/A $32,425 $35,215
2WD Crew Cab 169" SLT N/A N/A $32,602 $35,415
2WD Mega Cab 160.5" SLT N/A N/A $33,135 $35,915
4WD Crew Cab 149" Power Wagon N/A N/A $35,405 $38,480
4WD Crew Cab 149" SLT N/A N/A $35,405 $38,480
4WD Crew Cab 149" TRX N/A N/A $35,405 $38,480
4WD Crew Cab 169" SLT N/A N/A $35,582 $38,680
4WD Mega Cab 160.5" SLT N/A N/A $36,075 $39,180
2WD Crew Cab 149" Laramie N/A N/A $36,032 $39,290
2WD Crew Cab 169" Laramie N/A N/A $36,209 $39,490
2WD Mega Cab 160.5" Laramie N/A N/A $36,741 $39,990
4WD Crew Cab 149" Laramie N/A N/A $38,919 $42,450
4WD Crew Cab 169" Laramie N/A N/A $39,096 $42,650
4WD Mega Cab 160.5" Laramie N/A N/A $39,588 $43,150
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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 $16,305 $16,985
2WD Reg Cab 111.2" LT w/1LT 18 25 $17,204 $18,110
2WD Reg Chassis Cab Work Truck 15 20 $18,412 $19,180
2WD Ext Cab 125.9" Work Truck 18 25 $18,460 $19,230
4WD Reg Cab 111.2" Work Truck 18 24 $19,670 $20,490
2WD Ext Cab 125.9" LT w/1LT 18 25 $19,650 $20,685
4WD Reg Cab 111.2" LT w/1LT 18 24 $20,534 $21,615
4WD Ext Cab 125.9" Work Truck 18 24 $21,628 $22,530
4WD Reg Chassis Cab Work Truck 16 21 $21,729 $22,635
2WD Crew Cab 126.0" LT w/1LT 18 25 $22,595 $23,785
4WD Ext Cab 125.9" LT w/1LT 18 24 $22,595 $23,785
2WD Ext Cab 125.9" LT w/2LT 17 23 $23,773 $25,025
2WD Ext Cab 125.9" LT w/3LT 15 20 $24,904 $26,215
2WD Crew Cab 126.0" LT w/2LT 17 23 $25,037 $26,355
4WD Crew Cab 126.0" LT w/1LT 16 21 $26,025 $27,395
2WD Crew Cab 126.0" LT w/3LT 15 20 $26,167 $27,545
4WD Ext Cab 125.9" LT w/2LT 17 23 $26,671 $28,075
4WD Crew Cab 126.0" LT w/2LT 16 21 $27,469 $28,915
Pricing
Invoice Price
$25,125
$16,305
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$27,215
$16,985
Monthly Payment Estimate
$454 / month
$283 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2010 Chevrolet Colorado is impressive with the V-8 engine and offers a good alternative to people who don't really need a big truck.
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Fuel Economy
City
N/A mpg 18 mpg
Highway
N/A mpg 25 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in)
- TBD - 39.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
- TBD - 57.1
Passenger Capacity
3 3
Front Leg Room (in)
- TBD - 44.0
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 53.3
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
- TBD - 192.4
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
- TBD - 7.7
Cab to End of Frame (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
- TBD - 64.9
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wheelbase (in)
140.5 111.3
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
- TBD - 7.7
Cab to Axle (in)
- TBD - 34.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
78.9 67.6
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
- TBD - 33.0
Overhang, Front (in)
- TBD - 33.9
Frame Width, Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
- TBD - 110.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - 18.6
Cargo Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 44.0
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
- TBD - NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - 42.6
Tailgate Width (in)
- TBD - 52.4
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
96.0 72.8
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
- TBD - NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
- TBD - 57.2
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 11.6 x 2.5
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 11.2 x 1.6
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 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)
35 19
Fuel Tank Location
Inboard Frame Rails Inboard LH Frame Rail
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- TBD - 39.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- TBD - 3.31
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - NA
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
- TBD - 17.4
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
675 NA
Rear Tire Size
LT245/70R17E P215/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
3000 1452
Rear Tire Order Code
TWD QRD
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - 1452
Front Tire Size
LT245/70R17E P215/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
675 NA
Spare Tire Size
LT245/70R17E Compact
Front Tire Order Code
TWD QRD
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
3000 1452
Spare Tire Order Code
TBB ZCY
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 360
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 2400
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
- TBD - 2633
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
- TBD - 6000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
- TBD - 1888
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
8650 4850
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - 2896
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - 1478
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 16 x 6
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 16 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
16.2 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
160 125
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
730 590
Maximum Alternator Watts
1904 NA
Engine
Fuel System
MPFI SFI
Engine Oil Cooler
NA NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
395 @ 4200 190 @ 2800
Engine Order Code
EZC LLV
Displacement
5.7L/345 2.9L/177
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
355 @ 5400 185 @ 5600
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas 4-Cyl
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
NA 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
NA 25
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
- 20
Transmission
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA NA
Trans Power Take Off
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.38 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Model
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.79 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
6.29 3.75
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
11.4 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.10 1.37
Trans Type
5 5
Trans PTO Access
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
5.74 3.67
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.48 2.26
Trans Order Code
DGQ MA5
Summary
Vehicle Name
Dodge Ram 2500 Chevrolet Colorado
Body Code
140.5" WB E63
Body Style
Reg Cab 8' Box Regular Cab
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - 2900
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 30
Axle Type - Rear
Full-floating Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front
Coil Coil Springs
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.10
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - 2900
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
- TBD - 2633
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.73 3.73
Axle Type - Front
Hypoid Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 30
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
- TBD - 2633
Suspension Type - Rear
Leaf 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder Ladder
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
NA 8.9
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 5

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