2023 Chevrolet Colorado vs. 2024 Ford F-150 Review

Picture of the 2023 Chevrolet Colorado

2023 Chevrolet
Colorado

MSRP*: $29,200 to $46,800
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2024 Ford
F-150

MSRP*: $36,570 to $77,980
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MPG - City 16 - 20 MPG 15 - 20 MPG
MPG - Hwy 16 - 25 MPG 18 - 26 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 3 - 6 seats
Cargo Space 41.9 ft3 52.8 - 77.4 ft3
Engine
  • 310-hp, 2.7-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 325-hp, 2.7-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 400-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 400-hp, 5.0-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 430-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gas/Electric Hybrid)
  • 450-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive
Horsepower 237 - 310 hp 325 - 450 hp
Towing Capacity 3,500 - 7,700 lbs 5,000 - 9,400 lbs
Exterior Length 212.7 - 213.2 in 209.1 - 243.5 in
Exterior Width 75.0 - 76.4 in 79.9 - 86.6 in
Leg Room Front 45.2 in
Rear 34.7 in
Front 43.9 in
Rear 33.5 - 43.6 in
Head Room Front 40.3 in
Rear 38.3 in
Front 40.8 in
Rear 40.3 - 40.4 in

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Due to its greater head- and legroom, passengers in the extended cab will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Ford F-150 than in the Chevrolet Colorado. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Chevrolet Colorado and the Ford F-150.

Convenience
With the Ford F-150 you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Chevrolet Colorado, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). Clearly, the Chevrolet Colorado is a better financial choice over the Ford F-150, when considering MSRP.

Dimensions
Since the Chevrolet Colorado is much slimmer than the Ford F-150, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Chevrolet Colorado, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Ford F-150.

Performance
With the Ford F-150, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than the Chevrolet Colorado due to its slightly better towing capacity. The Chevrolet Colorado has a little less horsepower than the Ford F-150.

Powertrain
With similar torque, the engines of the Chevrolet Colorado and the Ford F-150 are able to equally transmit their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit the same number of people in the Chevrolet Colorado as you will the Ford F-150. The Ford F-150 has a lot more cargo capacity for hauling lumber or gardening supplies than the Chevrolet Colorado.