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2022 Ford Ranger vs Chevy Colorado

The midsize pickup truck segment continues to grow in the United States, and the battle among these trucks rages on. But which auto manufacturer makes the best, Chevy or Ford? Which one offers more power? Which one has the better technology system? The Ford Ranger gained a significant edge against the Chevy Colorado with higher rankings. So let’s see why the 2022 Ford Ranger is favored over the 2022 Chevy Colorado.

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Power of the Ford Ranger

The engine in the 2022 Ranger that can work hard and drink lightly is one of its greatest assets. Every new Ranger is propelled by a turbocharged 2.3-liter 4-cylinder engine that produces 270 horsepower and 310 lb-ft of torque. Some rivals offer the option of a V6 or a diesel engine, but the Ranger outperforms most with an impressive 7,500-lb. tow rating and a best-in-class payload of 1,905-lb.

Power of the Chevrolet Colorado

The standard engine in the 2022 Colorado is an inline-4 that’s good on gas while producing 200 horsepower. Upgrading to the V6 brings a significant increase in power and capability with only a slight fuel economy penalty compared to the base engine. The max tow rating of the Colorado depends on the engine. When properly equipped, the base 4-cylinder can tow up to 3,500 lbs, the V6 doubles that with a max tow rating of 7,000 lbs.

Features of the Ford Ranger

The 2022 Ford Ranger is built with the durability and toughness to handle your off-road adventures, but being away doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice being connected. The Ranger brings confidence and excitement to the driving experience, courtesy of its impressive array of available technologies, from the driver-assist features of Ford Co-Pilot 360, to voice-activated SYNC 3 and FordPass Connect, to the outstanding performance of the B&O Sound System by Bang & Olufsen.

Features of the Chevrolet Colorado

The size of the Colorado can change depending on how you option it. All extended-cab models have a long box, while you can get a crew cab model with either a short or a long box. The interior of the Chevy Colorado has a pretty simple design. This is good if you appreciate a humble pickup truck, but the Ranger has a bit more flair and nicer materials. Unfortunately, the back seats are cramped and better suited for cargo like toolboxes and supplies than it is for human passengers.

Which Truck Comes out on Top?

As you can see, the 2022 Ford Ranger offers more towing power and a bigger cabin. Columbine Ford is the dealership for you if you want to see this great truck and are in the Grand Junction, CO, area. We won the 2019 and 2018 Ford President’s Awards and the 2018 One Ford Elite awards. In addition, Columbine Ford has won the Colorado Ford Dealer of the Year award from Dealer Rater for the last six years in a row! Your complete satisfaction is our goal.