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2021 Chevrolet Colorado vs. 2020 GMC Sierra 2500HD Review

New 2021 Chevrolet Colorado

2021 Chevrolet
Colorado

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New 2020 GMC Sierra 2500HD

2020 GMC
Sierra 2500HD

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MSRP*
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$25,200 to $43,200
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$35,800 to $64,500
Invoice* $24,293 to $41,213 $33,867 to $60,372
MPG - City 16 - 19 N/A
MPG - Hwy 18 - 25 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4, V-6 V-8
Seating Capacity 4 - 5 3 - 6
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** **** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating** **** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating** ***** Not Tested

**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
Due to its greater head- and legroom, passengers in the extended cab will be able to stretch out a lot more in the GMC Sierra 2500HD than in the Chevrolet Colorado. The GMC Sierra 2500HD offers just a little more head- and legroom than the Chevrolet Colorado, making it a little roomier and more comfortable.

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 GMC Sierra 2500HD, when considering MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Chevrolet Colorado carries a much lower Destination Charge than the GMC Sierra 2500HD.

Dimensions
Since the Chevrolet Colorado is much slimmer than the GMC Sierra 2500HD, 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 GMC Sierra 2500HD.

Drivetrain
The Chevrolet Colorado offers much less torque than the GMC Sierra 2500HD, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Chevrolet Colorado has a significantly smaller turning radius than the GMC Sierra 2500HD, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the GMC Sierra 2500HD is clearly the choice over the Chevrolet Colorado for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Chevrolet Colorado is clearly outclassed by the GMC Sierra 2500HD.

Utility
The Chevrolet Colorado has less seating than the GMC Sierra 2500HD, making the GMC Sierra 2500HD the better choice if you often have passengers. The GMC Sierra 2500HD has a lot more cargo capacity for hauling lumber or gardening supplies than the Chevrolet Colorado.

Warranty
The Chevrolet Colorado comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the GMC Sierra 2500HD.