Comparison of 2020 Chevrolet Colorado and 2020 Toyota Tacoma


Colorado and Tacoma mid-size trucks with a wide variety of powertrains, well-suited for off-roading. They offer great capability, advanced technology, high-end performance, and more features.


2020 Chevy Colorado is a strong contender in the mid-size truck segment with a range of engine, standard active safety features, off-road capability. 2020 line-up has been updated with features like tire-fill alert which enables the stoppage of air into the tires when they reached the limit.


Tacoma is one of the prestigious pickup trucks in the market with an excellent rating for reliability and excellent performance. It is available in different body styles and ranges of trims, powertrains, and engines to choose from and have a great and comfortable ride.


Colorado base model has a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that generates 200 horsepower, and 191 lb-ft of torque. It has another 3.6-liter V6 engine that makes 308 horsepower and 275lb-ft of torque and with 2.8-liter Duramax turbo-diesel delivers 181hp and 369 lb-ft of torque with six-speed automatic transmission and rear-wheel-drive. It has an excellent towing capacity of 7,700 pounds.


Toyota Tacoma is available in two different engines V4 and V6. It features a 2.7-liter 4-cylinder engine that creates 159 horsepower 180 pound-feet of torque, and 3.5-liter 6-cylinder generates 278 horsepower and 265 pound-feet of torque with six-speed automatic transmission and rear-wheel-drive.


2020 Chevy Colorado has a fuel economy of 20 mpg in the city, 26 mpg on the highway, and 22 mpg combined while 2020 Tacoma has 19 mpg in the city, 22 highway, and 20 mpg combined.


2020 Colorado delivers impressive performance with excellent towing capability, fuel economy, off-roading, and run smoothly on harsh has Trailer sway control which controls the brakes and trailer.


2020 Toyota Tacoma has decent performance and it has an addition of TRD off-road capability. It has active lifted suspension, excellent ride quality, nimble handling, and delivers a smooth ride. The Tacoma is the best for daily commute as well as for off-roading and paved roads.

Interior and Exterior

The interior is redesigned with excellent build quality materials, modernized layout with physical buttons, and controls. The upper trims have silver accents, spacious comfortable seats, enough space for passengers for tall adults, and deliver an excellent ride on rough roads. Colorado has 41 cubic feet of space and 34 cubic feet of space in the cargo room with short and large-bed models.


2020 Tacoma has a more spacious interior with eccentric aesthetics with physical buttons and control which are more driver-centric. It has a modernized layout, premium builds quality, five or six feet bed, carry on space, excellent storage capacity, nine-carry on suitcases.

Interior Colors

Chevrolet Colorado is available in jet black, dark ash interior colors while Tacoma is available in cement colors.

Exterior Colors

Chevy Colorado has Black, Crush, Kinetic Blue Metallic, Pacific Blue Metallic, Satin Steel Metallic, Shadow Gray Metallic, Silver Ice Metallic, and Summit White.


Tacoma has  Barcelona Red Metallic, Magnetic Gray Metallic, Midnight Black Metallic, Quicksand, Silver Sky Metallic, and Super White.

Infotainment System

Colorado has a Chevy Premium 3 infotainment system and the base model features a 7.0-inch infotainment touchscreen system with standard Apple car play, Android Auto, Bluetooth, and an optional 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system with more attractive and intuitive touch features and which can be improved by MyLink interaction experience.


Tacoma features a 7.0-inch display touchscreen infotainment system and other upper trims come with the 8.0-inch screen with Apple car play, android auto, USB ports, wireless charging, and mobile hotspot.

Pricing and Trim Levels

2020 Chevy Colorado is available in five different trims:

Base: $22,395

Work Truck: $25,895

LT: $28,795

Z71: $34,995

ZR2: $44,095


2020 Toyota Tacoma has six different trims:

SR: $27,170

SR5: $28,945

TRD Sport: $33,865

TRD Off-Road: $35,120

Limited: $39,910

TRD Pro: $45,080

Safety Features

Chevy has a standard Teen Driver system, forward collision warning, lane-departure warning, adaptive cruise control, front, bolster, and rear airbags and automated emergency braking.


Tacoma comes with the five-star crash ratings from NHTSA and features driver assistance technologies such as forward collision warning, lane-departure warning, adaptive cruise control, and automated emergency braking.


2020 Colorado has three different powertrains with excellent off-road capability and incredible styles. Tacoma has an excellent interior with active safety features and TRD Pro off-road suspension.


Chevy remains unchanged from the years 2016 and lower trims have fewer features and poor quality interior cues. Tacoma has limited passenger space, expensive than its rivals.


2020 Chevrolet Colorado

Starting at $21300

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2020 Toyota Tacoma

Starting at $26050

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