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Here's how the 2012 Chevrolet Colorado, 2012 GMC Canyon, 2012 Chevrolet Captiva Sport and the 2012 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 measure up.
2WD Reg Cab Work Truck
$17,475
Starting MSRP
2WD Reg Cab Work Truck
$17,490
Starting MSRP
FWD 4dr LS w/1LS
$23,435
Starting MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 119.0" Work Truck
$22,195
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
2-door 2-door 4-door 2-door
Seats
3 3 5 3
Engine

185.0-hp, 2.9-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

242.0-hp, 3.7-liter, 5 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

185.0-hp, 2.9-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

242.0-hp, 3.7-liter, 5 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

182.0-hp, 2.4-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

302.0-hp, 4.8-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine(Flex Fuel Capability)

195.0-hp, 4.3-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

315.0-hp, 5.3-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine(Flex Fuel Capability)

Combined MPG
21 21 23 17
Size
192.4" length, 67.6" height 192.4" length, 65.2" height 180.1" length, 67.0" height 205.6" length, 73.6" height
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive

Exterior color

Exterior color

Interior color

Interior color

Ebony

Medium Pewter

Ebony

Black

Dark Titanium

Transmissions

Transmissions

M/T

A/T

5-Speed M/T

4-Speed A/T

M/T

A/T

5-Speed M/T

4-Speed A/T

6-Speed A/T

A/T

6-Speed A/T

Transmission Overdrive Switch

A/T

4-Speed A/T

Vehicle

EPA Classification
- - FWD Sport Utility -

Wheels

Rear Wheel Size
16 x 6 in 16 x 6 in 17 x 7.0 in 17 x 7.5 in
Spare Wheel Size
Compact in Compact in Compact in 17 x -TBD- in
Front Wheel Size
16 x 6 in 16 x 6 in 17 x 7.0 in 17 x 7.5 in
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel Aluminum Steel

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
590 590 N/A 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
125 125 N/A 145

Engine

Engine Type
Gas 4-Cyl Gas I4 Gas I4 Gas V6
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
185 @ 5600 185 @ 5600 182 @ 6700 195 @ 4600
Displacement
2.9L/177 2.9L/177 2.4L/145 4.3L/262
Engine Oil Cooler
N/A N/A - N/A
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
190 @ 2800 190 @ 2800 172 @ 4900 260 @ 2800

Mileage

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
21 MPG 21 MPG 23 MPG 17 MPG
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
18 MPG 18 MPG 20 MPG 15 MPG
Cruising Range - City
342.00 mi 342.00 mi 384.00 mi 390.00 mi
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
25 MPG 25 MPG 28 MPG 20 MPG
Cruising Range - Hwy
475.00 mi 475.00 mi 537.60 mi 520.00 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
- - N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
- - N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
- - N/A -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear
2-Stage Multi-Leaf 2-Stage Multi-Leaf - 2-stage multi-leaf
Axle Type - Rear
Semi-Floating Semi-Floating - Semi-Floating
Axle Type - Front
Independent Independent - Independent
Suspension Type - Front
Coil Springs Coil Springs - Independent
Suspension Type - Front
- - Strut-Type -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- - w/Coil Springs -
Suspension Type - Rear
- - Trailing Arm -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- - w/Coil Springs -

Frame

Frame Type
Ladder Ladder - Hydroformed

Brakes

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
N/A N/A 11.9 x 0.8 in N/A
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes N/A Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.2 x 1.6 in 11.2 x 1.6 in 11.7 x 1.1 in 12.99 x 1.18 in
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
N/A N/A Yes N/A
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr Pwr Pwr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
19 gal 19 gal 19.2 gal 26 gal
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A N/A N/A

Steering

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A N/A 17.2 N/A
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
39.4 ft 39.4 ft 40.0 ft 39.7 ft
Steering Type
Pwr Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- - 2.7 -

Tires

Front Tire Size
P215/70R16 P215/70R16 P235/60R17 P245/70R17
Rear Tire Size
P215/70R16 P215/70R16 P235/60R17 P245/70R17
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact Compact P245/70R17

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
240 lbs 240 lbs 150 lbs 480 lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
2400 lbs 2400 lbs 1500 lbs 4800 lbs
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A N/A - N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
2400 lbs 2400 lbs 1500 lbs 4800 lbs
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A N/A - N/A
Maximum Trailering Capacity
N/A N/A 1500 lbs 9100 lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
360 lbs 360 lbs 225 lbs 720 lbs

Weight Information

As Spec'd Payload
1446.00 lbs 1448.00 lbs - 1942.00 lbs
Gross Combined Wt Rating
6000 lbs 7000 lbs - N/A
Curb Weight - Front
1888 lbs 1888 lbs N/A 2676 lbs
Option Weight - Rear
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs - 0.00 lbs
Curb Weight
3366.00 lbs 3366.00 lbs N/A 4460.00 lbs
Curb Weight - Rear
1478 lbs 1478 lbs N/A 1784 lbs
Total Option Weight
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs
Gross Axle Weight Rating
5529.00 lbs 5529.00 lbs - 6950.00 lbs
Option Weight - Front
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs - 0.00 lbs
Base Curb Weight
N/A N/A 3760 lbs N/A
As Spec'd Curb Weight
3404.00 lbs 3402.00 lbs - 4458.00 lbs
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
4850.00 lbs 4850.00 lbs - 6400.00 lbs
Maximum Payload Capacity
1484.00 lbs 1484.00 lbs N/A 1940.00 lbs

Dimensions

Tailgate Width
52.4 in 52.4 in - 61.5 in
Length, Overall w/rear bumper
N/A N/A - N/A
Front Shoulder Room
57.1 in 57.1 in 56.0 in 65.2 in
Front Hip Room
53.3 in 53.3 in 52.6 in 62.5 in
Passenger Capacity
3 3 5 3
Height, Overall
64.9 in 65.2 in 67.0 in 73.6 in
Wheelbase
111.3 in 111.3 in 106.6 in 119.0 in
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
42.6 in 42.6 in N/A 50.6 in
Front Head Room
39.3 in 39.6 in 40.2 in 41.5 in
Second Hip Room
N/A N/A 52.9 in N/A
Ground to Top of Load Floor
33.0 in 33.0 in - 34.7 in
Front Leg Room
44.0 in 44.0 in 40.7 in 41.3 in
Cargo Volume
44.0 ft³ 44.0 ft³ - 60.7 ft³
Overhang, Front
33.9 in 33.9 in - 39.4 in
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper
N/A N/A - 47.2 in
Cargo Box Length @ Floor
72.8 in 72.8 in - 78.7 in
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper
192.4 in 192.4 in - 205.6 in
Second Shoulder Room
N/A N/A 55.9 in N/A
Width, Max w/o mirrors
67.6 in 67.6 in 72.8 in 79.9 in
Ground Clearance, Front
7.7 in 7.7 in - 7.7 in
Second Leg Room
N/A N/A 36.9 in N/A
Cab to End of Frame
N/A N/A - N/A
Length, Overall
N/A N/A 180.1 in N/A
Second Head Room
N/A N/A 39.3 in N/A
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume
N/A N/A - N/A
Cargo Box (Area) Height
18.6 in 18.6 in N/A 21.0 in
Ground Clearance, Rear
7.7 in 7.7 in - 13.4 in
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear
N/A N/A - 61.5 in
Cargo Box Width @ Floor
57.2 in 57.2 in - 62.4 in
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline
- - N/A -
Track Width, Rear
- - 61.8 in -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
- - 29.2 ft³ -
Rear Door Opening Height
- - N/A -
Track Width, Front
- - 61.4 in -
Passenger Volume
- - 97.7 ft³ -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1
- - N/A -
Rear Door Opening Width
- - N/A -
Min Ground Clearance
- - 7.8 in -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
- - N/A -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3
- - N/A -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1
- - 56.4 ft³ -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2
- - N/A -
Liftover Height
- - N/A -

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