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Tacoma vs Colorado. What items are better on either truck?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by mudrider300wsm, Feb 5, 2012.

  1. Feb 5, 2012 at 2:13 PM
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    mudrider300wsm

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  2. Feb 5, 2012 at 2:15 PM
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    steve o 77

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    Im having trouble finding anything on the Colorado that is better. And Im not just saying that because I own a tacoma.

    Maybe the factory tires are better? not too sure.
     
  3. Feb 5, 2012 at 2:16 PM
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    Thundjet

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    Tacoma - Toyota
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    What needs more explaining than this?
     
  4. Feb 5, 2012 at 2:16 PM
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    LOL



    You can get rear ended by a eco van 350 doing 55 and walk away, actually DRIVE AWAY
     
  5. Feb 5, 2012 at 2:17 PM
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    Judging from my neighbours experience with a Colorado, I would say absolutely nothing.
     
  6. Feb 5, 2012 at 2:18 PM
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    steve o 77

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    isnt the colorado made by GM?
     
  7. Feb 5, 2012 at 2:18 PM
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    Colorado - GM :D
     
  8. Feb 5, 2012 at 2:18 PM
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    ForeRunner

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    Colorado = Chrysler/Dodge? Think you mean Chevrolet.
     
  9. Feb 5, 2012 at 2:19 PM
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    DrewH

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    :facepalm: .... you got the manufacturer wrong.
     
  10. Feb 5, 2012 at 2:20 PM
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    Konaborne

    Konaborne Pineapples on pizza Hawaiian does not it make.

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    the biggest thing that stands out to me that's better on the tacoma is the "Tacoma".
    Toyota made it especially for the tacoma, and i've found that nothing on the colorado compares to the "tacoma"
     
  11. Feb 5, 2012 at 2:25 PM
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    baseballfan5566

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    Chrysler/dodge..are you an idiot. try chevy..

    Ive had 2 colorados, haven't had a tacoma. My colorado, was great. Push button 4x4 was great. g80 (locking differential) on the 4x4s and 2x4 z71s. Great little truck. Could hold 4 people easily(had the crew cab) You can buy 2 of those for 1 tacoma used.
     
  12. Feb 5, 2012 at 2:27 PM
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    Don't they have an optional V8? I'm not sure, but that might be fun.
     
  13. Feb 5, 2012 at 2:27 PM
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    I like the Colorado. It looks great lifted. With that being said the Taco blows it out of the water.

    5cyl wtf? The V8 you can get is crap compared to other GM V8s. Interior is trash.

    My buddy's Dad had a Z71 Colorado and he hated it since day one.
     
  14. Feb 5, 2012 at 2:28 PM
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    What???? Colorado is a GM product.

    Colorado's aren't in anyway better than A Tacoma, never been...
     
  15. Feb 5, 2012 at 2:28 PM
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    If Chevrolet, Dodge and Ford all put half the time into their midsize trucks as they do into they're fullsize they might become competition for the Tacoma. But they dont. The big three almost completely ignore this segment and because of that they are no competition.

    The only truck out there in this segment that can compete with the Tacoma is the Frontier because Nissan realizes that there is money to be made in this segment, especially with Today's gas prices. Even still, after my experiences with Nissan the Frontier was quickly dismissed, especially after seeing how crap the interior is in the newest body style.
     
  16. Feb 5, 2012 at 2:28 PM
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    Yup... and add a super charger and that is probably a pretty fast little truck.
     
  17. Feb 5, 2012 at 2:29 PM
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    How many threads are you going to start today? Isint this the 6th or 7th in the last hour? The Colorado sucks as most any other GM product does. They should build full size trucks and that's it. You could put a V-12 in a Colorado and it still wouldn't hold a candle to the Toyota. I would trust a Toyota truck from 1993 before I'd buy a Cheby Colorado.:D
     
  18. Feb 5, 2012 at 2:29 PM
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    Konaborne

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    I'm going to have sexual intercourse with your mother.
     
  19. Feb 5, 2012 at 2:31 PM
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    Yea, putting bias aside, I don't think there is anything you could point to and say "yea, that's better than the Tacoma." Maybe resale value if you want to buy used you can get Colorado's cheaper if you care about that. V8 sounds good in theory but from what I've seen isn't all that impressive.
     
  20. Feb 5, 2012 at 2:33 PM
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    only thing i like about the Colorado is the option for a 5.3 v8
     
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