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2021 Chevrolet Colorado vs. 2020 Ford Ranger Review

New 2021 Chevrolet Colorado

2021 Chevrolet
Colorado

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New 2020 Ford Ranger

2020 Ford
Ranger

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MSRP*
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$25,200 to $43,200
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$24,110 to $38,675
Invoice* $24,293 to $41,213 $23,387 to $37,128
MPG - City 16 - 19 19 - 21
MPG - Hwy 18 - 25 18 - 26
Engine(s) Inline-4, V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 4 - 5 4 - 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** **** ****
Frontal Crash Rating** **** ****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*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
The Chevrolet Colorado offers a bit more room for passengers in the extended cab 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.

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

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 is somewhat more expensive than the Ford Ranger. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Chevrolet Colorado and the Ford Ranger have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
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. 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 Ranger.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque engine, the Chevrolet Colorado doesn't do as good a job transmitting horsepower to its wheels as the Ford Ranger.

Handling
The Chevrolet Colorado has a larger turning radius than the Ford Ranger, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
If you've got something you need to tow, the Chevrolet Colorado will do just as well as the Ford Ranger, since they have about the same towing capacity. The Chevrolet Colorado has a little more horsepower than the Ford Ranger.

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 Ranger. The Chevrolet Colorado has a slightly greater cargo capacity for your lumber or other material than the Ford Ranger.

Warranty
The Chevrolet Colorado comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Ford Ranger.