2024 Chevrolet Colorado vs. 2023 Ford Ranger Review

Picture of the 2024 Chevrolet Colorado

2024 Chevrolet

MSRP*: $29,500 to $46,800
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Picture of the 2023 Ford Ranger

2023 Ford

MSRP*: $27,400 to $40,945
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MPG - City 17 - 20 MPG 19 - 20 MPG
MPG - Hwy 19 - 25 MPG 19 - 26 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 4 - 5 seats
Cargo Space 41.9 ft3 43.3 - 51.8 ft3
  • 310-hp, 2.7-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 270-hp, 2.3-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive
Horsepower 237 - 310 hp 270 hp
Towing Capacity 3,500 - 7,700 lbs Info not available
Exterior Length 212.7 - 213.2 in 210.8 in
Exterior Width 74.9 - 78.1 in 77.8 in
Leg Room Front 45.2 in
Rear 34.7 in
Front 43.1 in
Rear 30.4 - 34.5 in
Head Room Front 40.3 in
Rear 38.3 in
Front 39.8 in
Rear 35.9 - 38.3 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

Passengers in the extended cab will be able to stretch out a lot more with the Chevrolet Colorado than the Ford Ranger. The Chevrolet Colorado will be a favorite with tall drivers and their passengers, since it has much greater head- and legroom than the Ford Ranger.

The Chevrolet Colorado requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Ford Ranger, making it more convenient to drive.

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). Whether you pick the Chevrolet Colorado or the Ford Ranger, it's going to cost you about the same.

Since the Chevrolet Colorado is much slimmer than the Ford Ranger, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. When looking at overall length, the Chevrolet Colorado takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Ford Ranger.

The Chevrolet Colorado has a little less horsepower than the Ford Ranger.

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 Ranger.

The Chevrolet Colorado offers a little more seating capacity than the Ford Ranger, making it a better choice for those who often have a crew with them. The Ford Ranger has a lot more cargo capacity for hauling lumber or gardening supplies than the Chevrolet Colorado.