2023 Chevrolet Colorado vs. 2024 Ford Maverick Review

Picture of the 2023 Chevrolet Colorado

2023 Chevrolet
Colorado

MSRP*: $29,200 to $46,800
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Picture of the 2024 Ford Maverick

2024 Ford
Maverick

MSRP*: $23,815 to $34,855
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MPG - City 16 - 20 MPG 20 - 42 MPG
MPG - Hwy 16 - 25 MPG 24 - 33 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 41.9 ft3 33.3 ft3
Engine
  • 310-hp, 2.7-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 191-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gas/Electric Hybrid)
  • 250-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission Automatic Automatic, Continuously Variable
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 237 - 310 hp 191 - 250 hp
Towing Capacity 3,500 - 7,700 lbs 2,000 lbs
Exterior Length 212.7 - 213.2 in 199.7 - 200.7 in
Exterior Width 75.0 - 76.4 in 72.6 in
Leg Room Front 45.2 in
Rear 34.7 in
Front 42.8 in
Rear 35.9 - 36.9 in
Head Room Front 40.3 in
Rear 38.3 in
Front 40.3 in
Rear 39.6 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 Maverick than in the Chevrolet Colorado. The Chevrolet Colorado will be a favorite with tall drivers and their passengers, since it has much greater head- and legroom than the Ford Maverick.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Chevrolet Colorado as you will with the Ford Maverick, as they can travel a similar number of miles on a tank of gas.

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). The Chevrolet Colorado will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Ford Maverick, which has a much lower MSRP.

Dimensions
Since the Chevrolet Colorado is much wider than the Ford Maverick, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Chevrolet Colorado, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Ford Maverick.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Chevrolet Colorado is clearly the choice over the Ford Maverick for pulling heavy loads. The Chevrolet Colorado has a little more horsepower than the Ford Maverick.

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Chevrolet Colorado does a much better job of transmitting the horsepower of the engine to the wheels than the Ford Maverick.

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 Maverick. You'll be able to haul more material in the Chevrolet Colorado than the Ford Maverick, due to its significantly greater cargo capacity.