Colorado vs Tacoma

Vs Toyota Tacoma



  • 2020 Best Buy Award (Midsize Pickup)1
  • Colorado ZR2 Bison: Overland Journal's Truck of the Year
  • Colorado ZR2: Editors' Choice Best Off-Roader
  • 2017 5-Year Cost to Own (Midsize Pick-Up) Extended Cab2
  • 2017 Edmunds Most Wanted Midsize Truck.


If you're trying to pinch pennies, every mile per gallon toward better fuel economy counts, including the 4 between the 2021 Chevrolet Colorado4 and the 2021 Toyota Tacoma 2WD5 on the highway. After all, the average American drives more than 13,000 miles a year - here's to more driving, and less stopping for gas3.
2021 Chevrolet Colorado2021 Toyota Tacoma 2WD
EPA Estimated Highway MPG


Want more power and higher top speeds? Consider the 2021 Chevrolet Colorado8, boasting 30 more horses than the 2021 Toyota Tacoma 2WD5.

If you're carrying considerable cargo, the 2021 Chevrolet Colorado's6 increased torque - 3696 lb.-ft. vs. 2655 lb.-ft. - can mean the difference between easy going and a sluggish ride.

More transmission speeds means a better overall ratio spread - in other words, smoother acceleration - and the 2021 Chevrolet Colorado7 has 87 speeds, 2 more than the 2021 Toyota Tacoma 2WD9.

This ain't your grandpa's diesel engine - the optional diesel-powered engine in the 2021 Chevrolet Colorado is cleaner and more efficient than ever before.

Enjoy the increased safety, fuel economy, and yes, fun, of the 2021 Chevrolet Colorado's11 optional turbocharged engine. Sadly, turbo isn't an option on the 2021 Toyota Tacoma 2WD.
2021 Chevrolet Colorado2021 Toyota Tacoma 2WD
Transmission Speeds
Engine Types
Diesel, GasGas


The safety and durability of front and rear disc brakes come standard on the 2021 Chevrolet Colorado8, but not on the 2021 Toyota Tacoma 2WD.

The 2021 Chevrolet Colorado's8 dedication to occupant safety has earned it the NHTSA's coveted 5-star Overall Side Crash Rating10.
2021 Chevrolet Colorado2021 Toyota Tacoma 2WD
Front and Rear Disc Brakes
Overall Side Crash Rating


Who wouldn't want more miles between fill-ups? With a 42 miles higher estimated combined tank range, the 2021 Chevrolet Colorado11 will keep you on the road longer than the 2021 Toyota Tacoma 2WD12.

Tired of hunching over the steering wheel, or scooting the driver's seat all the way back? No worries. The 2021 Chevrolet Colorado8 offers more inches of combined front head and leg room than the 2021 Toyota Tacoma 2WD12, making the awkward hunch-back driving pose a thing of the past.

The 2021 Chevrolet Colorado's11 900-lb. increase in towing capacity over the 2021 Toyota Tacoma 2WD13 means you'll be able to tow just about anything, for the job site or for a weekend fishing trip.

Even an increase of just an inch or two in wheel base can mean more stability, and the 2021 Chevrolet Colorado8 has 1 more of those stability-increasing inches.
2021 Chevrolet Colorado2021 Toyota Tacoma 2WD
Estimated Combined Tank Range
Front Head Room
Front Leg Room
Towing Capacity


With an MSRP of $950 less than the 2021 Toyota Tacoma 2WD12, the 2021 Chevrolet Colorado8 provides the budget-conscious buyer enough cost savings to fill the Colorado's gas tank quite a few times, with a little money left over for road-trip snacks14.

In the very unlikely event you'll need it, help is just a phone call away, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with the 2021 Chevrolet Colorado's8 Roadside Assistance, standard for 3 years longer than 2021 Toyota Tacoma 2WD12.
2021 Chevrolet Colorado2021 Toyota Tacoma 2WD
Roadside Assistance
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1 - For more information, visit Kelley Blue Book’s Kelley Blue Book is a registered trademark of Kelley Blue Book Co., Inc.
2 - 2017 model-year vehicle’s projected cost to own for the initial five-year ownership period is based on the average Kelley Blue Book 5-Year Cost to Own data which considers depreciation and costs such as fuel and insurance. For more information, visit
3 - Average American drives 13,476 miles per year. (source:
4 - 2021 Chevrolet Colorado 4WD Crew Cab 141
5 - 2021 Toyota Tacoma 2WD SR Access Cab 6' Bed V6 AT (Natl)
6 - 2021 Chevrolet Colorado 4WD Ext Cab 128
7 - 2021 Chevrolet Colorado 2WD Crew Cab 141
8 - 2021 Chevrolet Colorado 2WD Ext Cab 128
9 - 2021 Toyota Tacoma 2WD SR Access Cab 6' Bed I4 AT (Natl)
11 - 2021 Chevrolet Colorado 2WD Crew Cab 128
12 - 2021 Toyota Tacoma 2WD SR Access Cab 6' Bed I4 AT (GS)
13 - 2021 Toyota Tacoma 2WD SR5 Access Cab 6' Bed V6 AT (SE)
14 - Based on the price of $40.00 to fill the gas tank.