With the Colorado now on sale, its only direct competition comes from within the building: the GMC Canyon is nearly an identical twin, has slightly higher payload and towing ratings, and to us, looks a little sharper from the front.
Then, there are the two grizzled veterans of the mid-size truck segment, the Toyota Tacoma and the Nissan Frontier.
The Tacoma's truly outdated now, with a cramped cabin and a less rigid body structure than the Nissan.
The Frontier offers better cab space and a more comfortable interior than the Tacoma, and we prefer its V-6 engine to the Tacoma's too, though neither have refinement or ride quality in their corner.
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|2015 Chevrolet ColoradoBrowse Used Listings||2015 GMC CanyonBrowse Used Listings||2015 Nissan FrontierBrowse Used Listings||2015 Toyota TacomaBrowse Used Listings|
|17 MPG City / 27 MPG Hwy||17 MPG City / 27 MPG Hwy||15 MPG City / 23 MPG Hwy||15 MPG City / 25 MPG Hwy|
|Gas I4||Gas I4||Regular Unleaded I-4||Regular Unleaded I-4|
|2WD Ext Cab 128.3" Base||2WD Ext Cab 128.3" SL||2WD King Cab I4 Manual S||2WD Access Cab I4 MT (SE)|
|Rear Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive|
|Extended Cab Pickup||Extended Cab Pickup||King Cab||Access Cab|
|Manual||Manual||Manual w/OD||Manual w/OD|
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|2015 Chevrolet Colorado vs. 2015 GMC Canyon||2015 Chevrolet Colorado vs. 2015 Nissan Frontier||2015 Chevrolet Colorado vs. 2015 Toyota Tacoma|