2024 Chevrolet Colorado vs. 2024 Toyota Tacoma Review

Picture of the 2024 Chevrolet Colorado

2024 Chevrolet

MSRP*: $29,500 to $46,800
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2024 Toyota

MSRP*: $31,500 to $52,100
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MPG - City 17 - 20 MPG 18 - 21 MPG
MPG - Hwy 19 - 25 MPG 23 - 26 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 2 - 5 seats
Cargo Space 41.9 ft3 Info not available
  • 310-hp, 2.7-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 228-hp, 2.4-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 270-hp, 2.4-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 278-hp, 2.4-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission Automatic Automatic, Manual
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive
Horsepower 237 - 310 hp 228 - 278 hp
Towing Capacity 3,500 - 7,700 lbs 3,500 - 6,500 lbs
Exterior Length 212.7 - 213.2 in 213.0 - 226.2 in
Exterior Width 74.9 - 78.1 in 76.9 - 77.9 in
Leg Room Front 45.2 in
Rear 34.7 in
Front 41.8 in
Rear 33.7 in
Head Room Front 40.3 in
Rear 38.3 in
Front 38.0 - 39.7 in
Rear 38.4 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

The Chevrolet Colorado offers a bit more room for passengers in the extended cab than the Toyota Tacoma. The Chevrolet Colorado will be a favorite with tall drivers and their passengers, since it has much greater head- and legroom than the Toyota Tacoma.

The Chevrolet Colorado requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Toyota Tacoma, 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Chevrolet Colorado will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Toyota Tacoma.

Since the Chevrolet Colorado is much slimmer than the Toyota Tacoma, 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 Toyota Tacoma.

In terms of towing capacity, the Toyota Tacoma is clearly the choice over the Chevrolet Colorado for pulling heavy loads. The Chevrolet Colorado has a little less horsepower than the Toyota Tacoma.

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 Toyota Tacoma.

In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit the same number of people in the Chevrolet Colorado as you will the Toyota Tacoma.