2019 Ford Ranger vs 2019 Chevy Colorado
An affordable price tag, attractive design, a capable powertrain and a wealth of innovative features make the all-new 2019 Ford Ranger a welcome addition to the Ford model lineup and a highlight of the growing midsize pickup truck segment. Learn more about how the all-new Ford Ranger stacks up against a class leader in a popular segment with this in-depth 2019 Ford Ranger vs 2019 Chevy Colorado comparison created by Marshal Mize Ford.
When the 2019 Ford Ranger arrives at Marshal Mize Ford later this year, it will be available in three capable trim levels – XL, XLT and Lariat – that will be available in SuperCab and SuperCrew® Cab configurations with a 6-foot standard box or a 5-foot short box. With room for four or five passengers, the Ford Ranger promises plenty of adventures when you get behind the wheel and promises to surpass top-tier competitors like the Chevy Colorado.
|2019 Ford Ranger||VS||2019 Chevy Colorado|
|2.3-Liter EcoBoost® 4-Cylinder||Standard Engine||2.5-Liter 4-Cylinder|
|10-Speed SelectShift® Automatic||Transmission||6-Speed Manual/6-Speed Automatic/8-Speed Automatic|
|7,500 Pounds||Max Towing Capacity (Gas Engine)||7,000 Pounds|
What Are the Differences Between the Ford Ranger and Chevy Colorado?
Price is a key element in any car-buying decision and is an important factor in this 2019 Ford Ranger vs 2019 Chevy Colorado comparison. With a starting price that stands at $24,330, the Ford Ranger features a higher price tag that is accompanied by a more powerful standard engine and a wealth of standard amenities that the Chevy Colorado cannot match. Highlights of the entry-level Ford Ranger XL trim level include Auto Start-Stop technology, a 4.2-inch Ford SYNC® LCD display, Ford SYNC® Connect capabilities, Ford MyKey® safety technology, trailer sway control and a Tire Pressure Monitoring System.
Under the hood, the 2019 Ford Ranger plays host to a 270-horsepower 2.3-liter EcoBoost® four-cylinder engine that manufactures a best-in-class 310 pound-feet of torque. Married to a 10-speed SelectShift® automatic transmission and Auto Start-Stop technology, the Ford Ranger is expected to deliver best-in-class fuel economy when numbers are released. With this combination under the hood, the Ford Ranger will tow a best-in-class 7,500 pounds of cargo (gas engines) and will haul a best-in-class 1,860 pounds of gear. Chevy Colorado entries are available with three powertrains – a 200-horsepower 2.5-liter four-cylinder, a 308-horsepower 3.6-liter V-6 and a 186-horsepower 2.8-liter Duramax® turbo-diesel.
More than just a work truck, the 2019 Ford Ranger can be equipped with a smorgasbord of high-end, innovative features that will tailor the Ford midsize pickup truck to fit your lifestyle. An available 8-inch Ford SYNC® 3 touchscreen infotainment system provides one-touch access to Bluetooth, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and onboard Wi-Fi. When you want to take the road less traveled, the Ford Ranger FX4 Off-Road Package will add a performance-tuned suspension, a rear locking differential, a Terrain Management System™ and Trail Control™ off-road cruise control.