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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Chevrolet Colorado
LT Crew Cab 4WD
MSRP
$34,400
Invoice
$32,818
Average Price Paid
$33,479
555 listings nationwide

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2010 Dodge Dakota
Big Horn/Lone Star Crew Cab 4WD
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2021 Chevrolet Colorado
LT Crew Cab 4WD
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Big Horn/Lone Star Crew Cab 4WD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Chevrolet Colorado
LT Crew Cab 4WD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$38,802
28 listings nationwide

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2010 Dodge Dakota
Big Horn/Lone Star Crew Cab 4WD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$14,985
20 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2021 Chevrolet Colorado
LT Crew Cab 4WD
George Kennedy Preview:

For many truck shoppers, a full-size pickup is overkill. Be it their massive size or thirsty engines, larger pickups do have downsides. Midsize pickups resolve them by offering plenty ...

2010 Dodge Dakota
Big Horn/Lone Star Crew Cab 4WD
Eric Tallberg Review:

Subtly upgraded for 2010, Dodge’s midsize Dakota pickup possesses a st...

The Good: A powerful optional V8 engine and a solid frame endow the 2010 Dodge D...

The Bad: The 2010 Dakota suffers from a lack of refinement, manifested in its c...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2021 Chevrolet Colorado
LT Crew Cab 4WD
GuruKW8JL writes:
Looks/Style Ranked 2020 Ford F-150 worse.
"Style"
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2020 Ford F-150 worse.
"Nicer"
2010 Dodge Dakota
Big Horn/Lone Star Crew Cab 4WD
Mz2001 writes:
Fair vehicle
Power Ranked 2003 GMC Sierra 1500 SLT Extended Cab SB worse.
"Couldnt really tell"
Back Seats Ranked 2003 GMC Sierra 1500 SLT Extended Cab SB better.
"The seats"
40
GuruXTCG3 writes:
Very smooth and silent to drive
10
joc38 writes:
A good solid truck It handles very well & has excellent acceleration. It rides slightly rough & choppy, probab...
Power Ranked 2009 Ford Expedition EL XLT 4WD better.
"5.4 cid as opposed to 4.7 cid"
Looks/Style Ranked 2009 Ford Expedition EL XLT 4WD better.
"Better styling- cleaner lines, but unfair to compare mid-size truck with large suv."

Specs

2021 Chevrolet Colorado
LT Crew Cab 4WD
2010 Dodge Dakota
Big Horn/Lone Star Crew Cab 4WD
Powertrain
Drivetrain
4X4
4X4
4X4
4X4
Fuel Economy, City
19 MPG
17 MPG
14 MPG
14 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
28 MPG
24 MPG
19 MPG
18 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 21 gal 22 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Diesel
Gasoline
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Gasoline
Power
181 hp @ 3,400 RPM
308 hp @ 6,800 RPM
302 hp @ 5,650 RPM
210 hp @ 5,200 RPM
Torque
369 lb-ft @ 2,000 RPM
275 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
329 lb-ft @ 3,950 RPM
235 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
8 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
16.5:1
11.5:1
9:1
9.7:1
Displacement
2,800 cc
3,600 cc
4,700 cc
3,700 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.7 in x 3.94 in
3.7 in x 3.37 in
3.66 in x 3.4 in
3.66 in x 3.57 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Optional
Curtain Airbags Standard Optional
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver -- 5 stars
Front Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Driver -- 5 stars
Side Rear Passenger -- 5 stars
Rollover (pre-2011) -- 4 stars
Overall 4 stars --
Front Crash Overall 4 stars --
Front Crash Driver 4 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars --
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Rollover 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- Standard
CD Changer -- Optional
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Optional
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 6 seats
Front Legroom 45 in 41.9 in
Back Legroom 35.8 in 36.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- --
Standard Payload -- 1,440 lbs
Maximum Payload 1,536 lbs 1,480 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity 3,500 lbs 2,000 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 7,600 lbs 6,850 lbs
Exterior
Length 212.7 in 218.5 in
Width 83.9 in 76 in
Height 70.6 in 68.1 in
Wheelbase 128.3 in 131.3 in
Bed Length 61.7 in 64.9 in

Available Options

2021 Chevrolet Colorado
LT Crew Cab 4WD

Exterior Colors

  • Black
  • Bright Blue Metallic
  • Cherry Red Tintcoat
  • Crush
  • Satin Steel Metallic
  • Summit White

Option Packages

  • Audio System, Chevrolet Infotainment 3 Plus System With Connected Navigation
  • Engine, 2.8L Duramax Turbo-Diesel, Di, 4-Cylinder
  • LPO, 18" (45.7 CM) 5-Spoke Gloss Black Aluminum Wheels
  • LPO, 18" (45.7 CM) 5-Spoke Polished Aluminum Wheels
  • LPO, Assist Steps, Black, 3" Round, Off-Road Step Bars
  • LPO, Assist Steps, Black, 5" Rectangular
  • LPO, Assist Steps, Chrome, 5" Rectangular
  • LPO, Cat-Back Performance Exhaust Upgrade System
  • LPO, Off-Road Sport Bar
  • LPO, Performance Air Intake System
  • LPO, Power Package
  • LPO, Premium Interior Package
  • LPO, Rocker Guard, Black
  • LPO, Soft Folding Tonneau Cover
  • LPO, Tonneau And Step Package
  • LPO, Vinyl Tonneau Cover With Integrated Support Bows
  • LT Convenience Package
  • Redline Special Edition
  • Safety Package
  • Jet Black, Leather-Appointed Seat Trim
  • Wheels, 18" X 8.5" (45.7 CM X 21.6 CM) Dark Argent Metallic Cast Aluminum
2010 Dodge Dakota
Big Horn/Lone Star Crew Cab 4WD

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