Compare 2016 Chevrolet Colorado vs 2017 Toyota Tacoma

2016 Chevrolet Colorado
2017 Toyota Tacoma
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2WD Crew Cab 128.3" LT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Colorado 2WD Crew Cab 128.3" LT 20 27 $26,989 $28,410
Colorado 2WD Crew Cab 128.3" WT 20 27 $24,206 $25,480
Colorado 2WD Crew Cab 128.3" Z71 20 27 $29,378 $30,925
Colorado 2WD Crew Cab 140.5" LT 18 26 $28,433 $29,930
Colorado 2WD Crew Cab 140.5" WT 18 26 $25,650 $27,000
Colorado 2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Z71 18 26 $30,552 $32,160
Colorado 2WD Ext Cab 128.3" Base 19 26 $19,954 $20,055
Colorado 2WD Ext Cab 128.3" LT 20 27 $25,146 $26,470
Colorado 2WD Ext Cab 128.3" WT 19 26 $22,008 $22,925
Colorado 2WD Ext Cab 128.3" Z71 20 27 $27,554 $29,005
Colorado 4WD Crew Cab 128.3" LT 17 24 $31,392 $33,045
Colorado 4WD Crew Cab 128.3" WT 17 24 $28,989 $30,515
Colorado 4WD Crew Cab 128.3" Z71 17 24 $33,392 $35,150
Colorado 4WD Crew Cab 140.5" LT 17 24 $31,677 $33,345
Colorado 4WD Crew Cab 140.5" WT 17 24 $29,274 $30,815
Colorado 4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Z71 17 24 $33,677 $35,450
Colorado 4WD Ext Cab 128.3" LT 19 25 $28,671 $30,180
Colorado 4WD Ext Cab 128.3" WT 19 25 $26,587 $27,695
Colorado 4WD Ext Cab 128.3" Z71 19 25 $30,960 $32,590
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Limited Double Cab 5' Bed V6 4x2 AT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Tacoma Limited Double Cab 5' Bed V6 4x2 AT 19 24 $33,514 $36,175
Tacoma Limited Double Cab 5' Bed V6 4x4 AT 18 23 $36,362 $39,250
Tacoma SR Access Cab 6' Bed I4 4x2 AT 19 23 $23,040 $24,575
Tacoma SR Access Cab 6' Bed I4 4x4 AT 19 22 $25,922 $27,650
Tacoma SR Access Cab 6' Bed I4 4x4 MT 19 21 $24,470 $26,100
Tacoma SR Access Cab 6' Bed V6 4x2 AT 19 24 $24,549 $26,185
Tacoma SR Double Cab 5' Bed I4 4x2 AT 19 23 $23,535 $25,405
Tacoma SR Double Cab 5' Bed V6 4x4 AT 18 23 $27,969 $30,190
Tacoma SR5 Access Cab 6' Bed I4 4x2 AT 19 23 $24,993 $26,660
Tacoma SR5 Access Cab 6' Bed I4 4x4 AT 19 22 $27,876 $29,735
Tacoma SR5 Access Cab 6' Bed V6 4x2 AT 19 24 $27,311 $29,155
Tacoma SR5 Access Cab 6' Bed V6 4x4 AT 18 23 $30,310 $32,330
Tacoma SR5 Double Cab 5' Bed I4 4x2 AT 19 23 $25,545 $27,550
Tacoma SR5 Double Cab 5' Bed V6 4x2 AT 19 24 $27,926 $30,145
Tacoma SR5 Double Cab 5' Bed V6 4x4 AT 18 23 $30,757 $33,220
Tacoma SR5 Double Cab 6' Bed V6 4x2 AT 19 24 $28,389 $30,645
Tacoma SR5 Double Cab 6' Bed V6 4x4 AT 18 23 $31,238 $33,720
Tacoma TRD Off Road Access Cab 6' Bed V6 4x4 AT 18 23 $32,088 $34,225
Tacoma TRD Off Road Double Cab 5' Bed V6 4x2 AT 19 24 $29,827 $32,195
Tacoma TRD Off Road Double Cab 5' Bed V6 4x4 AT 18 23 $32,574 $35,160
Tacoma TRD Off Road Double Cab 5' Bed V6 4x4 MT 17 20 $31,064 $33,530
Tacoma TRD Off Road Double Cab 6' Bed V6 4x4 AT 18 23 $33,139 $35,770
Tacoma TRD Pro Double Cab 5' Bed V6 4x4 AT 18 23 $40,034 $43,215
Tacoma TRD Pro Double Cab 5' Bed V6 4x4 MT 17 20 $38,180 $41,215
Tacoma TRD Sport Access Cab 6' Bed V6 4x2 AT 19 24 $29,007 $30,940
Tacoma TRD Sport Access Cab 6' Bed V6 4x4 AT 18 23 $32,088 $34,225
Tacoma TRD Sport Access Cab 6' Bed V6 4x4 MT 17 21 $30,792 $32,845
Tacoma TRD Sport Double Cab 5' Bed V6 4x2 AT 19 24 $29,828 $32,195
Tacoma TRD Sport Double Cab 5' Bed V6 4x4 AT 18 23 $32,574 $35,160
Tacoma TRD Sport Double Cab 5' Bed V6 4x4 MT 17 20 $31,064 $33,530
Tacoma TRD Sport Double Cab 6' Bed V6 4x2 AT 19 24 $30,290 $32,695
Tacoma TRD Sport Double Cab 6' Bed V6 4x4 AT 18 23 $33,140 $35,770
Pricing
Invoice Price
$26,989
$33,514
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$28,410
$36,175
Monthly Payment Estimate
$474 / month
$603 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.6
6.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2016 Chevy Colorado is the answer for drivers who don't quite need a full-size truck. A new TRD Pro package further cements the 2017 Toyota Tacoma's reputation as an off-road leader.
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
Number of Passenger Doors
4 -
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
38.30 38.3
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.20 58.9
Front Leg Room (in)
45.00 42.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
55.00 57.2
Second Leg Room (in)
35.80 32.6
Front Head Room (in)
41.40 39.7
Second Hip Room (in)
53.30 56.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.50 58.3
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
8.30 -
Cab to End of Frame (in)
- TBD - -
Height, Overall (in)
70.70 70.6
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
- TBD - -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
- TBD - -
Wheelbase (in)
128.30 127.4
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
8.30 -
Cab to Axle (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.30 75.2
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
34.5 -
Overhang, Front (in)
36.90 -
Frame Width, Rear (in)
- TBD - -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
- TBD - -
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
- TBD - 212.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - 19.1
Cargo Volume (ft³)
41.30 -
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
- TBD - 56.7
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
44.40 41.5
Tailgate Width (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
61.70 60.5
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
- TBD - -
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
57.80 56.7
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.8 x 0.7 10
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 10
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.2 x 1.0 10.8
Brake Type
Pwr Front Disc/Rear Drum
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21 21.1
Fuel Tank Location
- TBD - -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA -
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
41.3 40.6
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - -
Front Tire Size
P255/65R17 P265/60SR18
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- TBD - -
Spare Tire Size
T175/80R18 Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code
QHR NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - -
Spare Tire Order Code
QDC NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- TBD - -
Rear Tire Size
P255/65R17 P265/60SR18
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - -
Rear Tire Order Code
QHR NA
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
7700 3500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 350
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 3500
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
3300 -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
8500 11360
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
2900 -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
- TBD - -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
5500 5600
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8 18 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
18 x 4.5 Full-Size
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8 18 X 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
15.6 -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - -
Maximum Alternator Watts
- TBD - -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - NA
Engine
Displacement
2.5L/150 3.5 L/211
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
200 @ 6300 278 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas I4 Regular Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Direct Injection Port/Direct Injection
Engine Oil Cooler
NA None
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
191 @ 4400 265 @ 4600
Engine Order Code
LCV NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 19
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
22 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 24
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA -
Clutch Size (in)
NA -
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.55 1.49
Trans Type
6 6
Trans PTO Access
NA No
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 0.69
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.20 3.73
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.37 2.09
Trans Order Code
MYB NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA No
Trans Power Take Off
NA -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.16 1.00
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model
N/A None
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 0.58
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.06 3.60
Summary
Body Code
E63 T
Body Style
Crew Cab Pickup Double Cab
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Colorado Toyota Tacoma
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
- TBD - -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
4.10 3.91
Axle Type - Front
- TBD - Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Leaf Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA 3.91
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA -
Axle Type - Rear
- TBD - Rigid Axle
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Double Wishbone
Frame
Frame Type
- TBD - -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.1 8.4
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
--
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
--
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
--
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
--
Overall Side Crash Rating
--
Side Barrier Rating
--
Side Barrier Rating Driver
--
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
--
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
--
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
--
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
--
Rollover Rating

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