Compare 2010 Toyota Tacoma vs 2010 Chevrolet Colorado

2010 Toyota Tacoma
2010 Chevrolet Colorado
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2WD Reg I4 MT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg I4 MT 20 26 $14,373 $15,345
2WD Reg I4 MT PreRunner 20 26 $15,203 $16,230
2WD Reg I4 AT 19 25 $15,216 $16,245
4WD Reg I4 MT 17 22 $18,085 $19,305
2WD Access I4 MT 20 26 $17,973 $19,380
2WD Access I4 MT PreRunner 20 26 $18,678 $20,140
2WD Access I4 AT 19 25 $18,808 $20,280
2WD Access V6 MT PreRunner 15 18 $20,027 $21,595
2WD Access V6 AT PreRunner 17 21 $20,844 $22,475
4WD Access I4 MT 17 22 $21,531 $23,215
2WD Double V6 AT PreRunner 17 21 $21,694 $23,675
2WD Double LB V6 AT PreRunner 17 21 $22,152 $24,175
4WD Access V6 MT 14 18 $22,973 $24,770
2WD Access V6 MT X-Runner 15 18 $23,613 $25,460
4WD Access V6 AT 16 20 $23,790 $25,650
4WD Double V6 MT 14 18 $23,706 $25,870
4WD Double V6 AT 16 20 $24,513 $26,750
4WD Double LB V6 AT 16 20 $24,971 $27,250
Select style
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
$14,373
$16,305
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,345
$16,985
Monthly Payment Estimate
$256 / month
$283 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.4
6.8
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. 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
20 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 25 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.1 57.1
Passenger Capacity
3 3
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 44.0
Front Hip Room (in)
53.6 53.3
Front Head Room (in)
40.0 39.3
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
- TBD - 7.7
Cab to End of Frame (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
65.7 64.9
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wheelbase (in)
109.4 111.3
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
- TBD - 7.7
Cab to Axle (in)
- TBD - 34.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.2 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
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
190.4 192.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 44.0
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
- TBD - NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
41.5 42.6
Tailgate Width (in)
- TBD - 52.4
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
73.5 72.8
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
- TBD - NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
56.7 57.2
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
18.0 18.6
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.8 x - TBD - 11.2 x 1.6
Brake Type
Pwr-Assisted 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 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
10 x - TBD - 11.6 x 2.5
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)
21.0 19
Fuel Tank Location
Midship Inboard LH Frame Rail
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.8 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
17.4 17.4
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - 1452
Rear Tire Order Code
NA QRD
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - 1452
Front Tire Size
P215/70R15 P215/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- TBD - NA
Spare Tire Size
Full-size Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA QRD
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - 1452
Spare Tire Order Code
NA ZCY
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- TBD - NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/70R15 P215/70R16
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 360
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 2400
Weight Information
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
7500 6000
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
2685 2896
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
1440 1478
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
4550 4850
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
2380 2633
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
1760 1888
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 16 x 6
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 16 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
9.1 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 125
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 590
Maximum Alternator Watts
- TBD - NA
Engine
Fuel System
EFI SFI
Engine Oil Cooler
NA NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
180 @ 3800 190 @ 2800
Engine Order Code
NA LLV
Displacement
2.7L/164 2.9L/177
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
159 @ 5200 185 @ 5600
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas 4-Cyl
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
22 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 18
Transmission
Transfer Case Model
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.95 3.75
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.44 1.37
Trans Type
5 5
Trans PTO Access
- TBD - NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.22 3.67
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.06 2.26
Trans Order Code
NA MA5
Transfer Case Power Take Off
- TBD - NA
Trans Power Take Off
- TBD - NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Summary
Body Style
Regular Cab Regular Cab
Vehicle Name
Toyota Tacoma Chevrolet Colorado
Body Code
- TBD - E63
Suspension
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - 2900
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 30
Axle Type - Rear
- TBD - Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front
Double-Wishbone Coil Springs
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.18 1.10
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - 2900
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
- TBD - 2633
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
- TBD - 3.73
Axle Type - Front
- TBD - Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 30
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
- TBD - 2633
Suspension Type - Rear
Leaf-Spring 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
- TBD - NA
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder Ladder
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
6 5
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.5 8.9

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