2017 Chevrolet Colorado vs. 2017 Toyota Tacoma
Both the 2017 Chevrolet Colorado and the 2017 Toyota Tacoma are midsize trucks that deliver the easy-to-drive size and dimensions and the capacity and capability that most Calumet City pickup shoppers want. So which one of these trucks will provide the package that you want? Find out how they compare below.
Powertrains and Performance
These two trucks both provide off-road capability, and ample capacity for towing and hauling. But how do they match up?
- The Toyota Tacoma is powered by a 2.7L four-cylinder engine that makes 159 hp and 180 lb-ft of torque. This engine earns an EPA estimated 19 mpg city/24 mpg highway. A 4.0L V6 is rated at 236 hp and 266 lb-ft of torque. This engine earns an EPA estimate of 17 mpg city/21 mpg highway.
- The base Chevy Colorado gets a 2.5L four-cylinder engine that makes 200 hp and 191 lb-ft of torque and an EPA estimated 20 mpg city/26 mpg highway. A turbodiesel four-cylinder is also offered that gets 22 mpg city/30 mpg highway, and 181 hp and 369 lb-ft of torque. Finally a 3.5L V6 is offered with 305 hp and 269 lb-ft of torque, it’s also capable of up to 18 mpg city/26 mpg highway based on EPA estimates.
Finally, the Colorado can pull up to 7,000 pounds when properly equipped, which is 600 pounds more than the Tacoma.
Warranty and Security
Calumet City drivers want reliability and quality assurance. That’s why the Colorado is so appealing. It offers more warranty coverage than the Tacoma. While the Tacoma offers 60,000 miles worth of powertrain coverage, the Colorado gives you 100,000 miles of powertrain coverage. The Chevy also comes with 60,000-miles/5-years of roadside assistance coverage, compared to 25,000-miles/2-years of roadside assistance coverage with the Tacoma.
Visit Chevrolet of Homewood Today
Chevrolet of Homewood is your premier Calumet City area Chevy dealer and we’re located at 18033 Halsted St in Homewood, IL. Visit us today to find out more about the Chevrolet Colorado, available now at Chevrolet of Homewood!