Compare 2010 Chevrolet Colorado vs 2010 Dodge Ram 2500

2010 Chevrolet Colorado
2010 Dodge Ram 2500
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2WD Crew Cab 126.0" LT w/1LT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Colorado 2WD Crew Cab 126.0" LT w/1LT 18 25 $22,595 $23,785
Colorado 2WD Crew Cab 126.0" LT w/2LT 17 23 $25,037 $26,355
Colorado 2WD Crew Cab 126.0" LT w/3LT 15 20 $26,167 $27,545
Colorado 2WD Ext Cab 125.9" LT w/1LT 18 25 $19,650 $20,685
Colorado 2WD Ext Cab 125.9" LT w/2LT 17 23 $23,773 $25,025
Colorado 2WD Ext Cab 125.9" LT w/3LT 15 20 $24,904 $26,215
Colorado 2WD Ext Cab 125.9" Work Truck 18 25 $18,460 $19,230
Colorado 2WD Reg Cab 111.2" LT w/1LT 18 25 $17,204 $18,110
Colorado 2WD Reg Cab 111.2" Work Truck 18 25 $16,305 $16,985
Colorado 2WD Reg Chassis Cab Work Truck 15 20 $18,412 $19,180
Colorado 4WD Crew Cab 126.0" LT w/1LT 16 21 $26,025 $27,395
Colorado 4WD Crew Cab 126.0" LT w/2LT 16 21 $27,469 $28,915
Colorado 4WD Ext Cab 125.9" LT w/1LT 18 24 $22,595 $23,785
Colorado 4WD Ext Cab 125.9" LT w/2LT 17 23 $26,671 $28,075
Colorado 4WD Ext Cab 125.9" Work Truck 18 24 $21,628 $22,530
Colorado 4WD Reg Cab 111.2" LT w/1LT 18 24 $20,534 $21,615
Colorado 4WD Reg Cab 111.2" Work Truck 18 24 $19,670 $20,490
Colorado 4WD Reg Chassis Cab Work Truck 16 21 $21,729 $22,635
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2WD Crew Cab 149" Laramie
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Ram 2500 2WD Crew Cab 149" Laramie N/A N/A $36,032 $39,290
Ram 2500 2WD Crew Cab 149" SLT N/A N/A $32,425 $35,215
Ram 2500 2WD Crew Cab 149" ST N/A N/A $28,222 $30,465
Ram 2500 2WD Crew Cab 149" TRX N/A N/A $32,425 $35,215
Ram 2500 2WD Crew Cab 169" Laramie N/A N/A $36,209 $39,490
Ram 2500 2WD Crew Cab 169" SLT N/A N/A $32,602 $35,415
Ram 2500 2WD Crew Cab 169" ST N/A N/A $28,399 $30,665
Ram 2500 2WD Mega Cab 160.5" Laramie N/A N/A $36,741 $39,990
Ram 2500 2WD Mega Cab 160.5" SLT N/A N/A $33,135 $35,915
Ram 2500 2WD Reg Cab 140.5" SLT N/A N/A $27,909 $30,360
Ram 2500 2WD Reg Cab 140.5" ST N/A N/A $25,125 $27,215
Ram 2500 4WD Crew Cab 149" Laramie N/A N/A $38,919 $42,450
Ram 2500 4WD Crew Cab 149" Power Wagon N/A N/A $35,405 $38,480
Ram 2500 4WD Crew Cab 149" SLT N/A N/A $35,405 $38,480
Ram 2500 4WD Crew Cab 149" ST N/A N/A $31,317 $33,860
Ram 2500 4WD Crew Cab 149" TRX N/A N/A $35,405 $38,480
Ram 2500 4WD Crew Cab 169" Laramie N/A N/A $39,096 $42,650
Ram 2500 4WD Crew Cab 169" SLT N/A N/A $35,582 $38,680
Ram 2500 4WD Crew Cab 169" ST N/A N/A $31,494 $34,060
Ram 2500 4WD Mega Cab 160.5" Laramie N/A N/A $39,588 $43,150
Ram 2500 4WD Mega Cab 160.5" SLT N/A N/A $36,075 $39,180
Ram 2500 4WD Reg Cab 140.5" SLT N/A N/A $30,864 $33,575
Ram 2500 4WD Reg Cab 140.5" ST N/A N/A $27,868 $30,190
Pricing
Invoice Price
$22,595
$36,032
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,785
$39,290
Monthly Payment Estimate
$396 / month
$655 / 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
18 mpg 0 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 0 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
52.9 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.1 - TBD -
Passenger Capacity
6 6
Second Head Room (in)
38.3 - TBD -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.1 - TBD -
Front Leg Room (in)
42.2 - TBD -
Front Hip Room (in)
53.3 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
34.8 - TBD -
Front Head Room (in)
39.3 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
35.7 - TBD -
Overhang, Front (in)
33.9 - TBD -
Frame Width, Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
137.3 - TBD -
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
207.1 - TBD -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
7.7 - TBD -
Cab to End of Frame (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
65.2 - TBD -
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wheelbase (in)
126.0 149.0
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
7.7 - TBD -
Cab to Axle (in)
22.6 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.6 79.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Tailgate Width (in)
52.4 - TBD -
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
61.1 76.0
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
NA - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
57.2 - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
18.6 - TBD -
Cargo Volume (ft³)
37.0 - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
NA - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
42.6 - TBD -
Brakes
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 - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA - TBD -
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 34
Fuel Tank Location
Inboard LH Frame Rail Inboard Frame Rails
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
44.3 - TBD -
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 - TBD -
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
1633 3195
Rear Tire Order Code
QRD TT3
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
1633 - TBD -
Front Tire Size
P215/70R16 LT265/70R17E
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
NA 657
Spare Tire Size
Compact LT265/70R17E
Front Tire Order Code
QRD TT3
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
1633 3195
Spare Tire Order Code
ZCY TBB
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
NA 657
Rear Tire Size
P215/70R16 LT265/70R17E
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
315 - TBD -
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2100 - TBD -
Weight Information
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
7000 - TBD -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
2896 - TBD -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
1680 - TBD -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
5000 8800
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
2633 - TBD -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2048 - TBD -
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6 17 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6 17 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact 17 x 8.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 16.2
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
125 160
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
590 730
Maximum Alternator Watts
NA 1904
Engine
Fuel System
SFI MPFI
Engine Oil Cooler
NA NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
190 @ 2800 395 @ 4200
Engine Order Code
LLV EZC
Displacement
2.9L/177 5.7L/345
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
185 @ 5600 355 @ 5400
Engine Type
Gas 4-Cyl Gas V8
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
19 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 NA
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 NA
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 0.75
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.06 3.00
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Type
4 5
Trans PTO Access
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.67
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.29 3.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.63 1.67-1.50
Trans Order Code
M30 DGQ
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA NA
Trans Power Take Off
NA NA
Summary
Body Code
E63 149" WB
Body Style
Crew Cab Crew Cab 6'4" Box
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Colorado Dodge Ram 2500
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
2900 - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
30 - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear
Semi-Floating Full-floating
Suspension Type - Front
Coil Springs Coil
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.10 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
2900 - TBD -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
2633 - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.73 3.73
Axle Type - Front
Independent Hypoid
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
30 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
2633 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
2-Stage Multi-Leaf Leaf
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder Ladder
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5 -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.9 NA

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