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2021 Ford Ranger vs. 2022 Chevy Colorado

View Inventory 2021 Ford Ranger Trim Levels

2021 Ford Ranger


2022 Chevy Colorado
270 hp

Maximum Horsepower

200 hp
2.3L EcoBoost® Engine with Auto Start-Stop Technology

Standard Engine

2.5-liter I-4 (regular gas)
10-speed automatic


6-speed automatic

Maximum Seating

EPA-estimated 21 mpg city/26 mpg highway

Fuel Economy

EPA-estimated 19 mpg city/25 mpg highway

If you’re looking for a powerful pickup for the Peoria roads, it’s natural to look at the Chevy and Ford midsize truck options. But, what’s the difference between the 2021 Ford Ranger vs. 2022 Chevy Colorado — and which is the better buy? While the Chevy Colorado is a popular pick, the Ford Ranger has the muscle to really supercharge your East Peoria travels. From its stellar specs to its high-tech amenities, find out why you should plan a test drive in the Ford Ranger!

Ford Ranger vs. Chevy Colorado: Performance

Whether running errands or hauling heavy gear, you want a truck that can keep up with your busy life. And between the Chevy and Ford midsize trucks, it’s the Ford Ranger that has the edge. Take a look:

2021 Ford Ranger

  • Engine: 2.3L EcoBoost® w/270-hp
  • Transmission: 10-speed automatic
  • Fuel Economy: EPA-estimated 21 mpg city / 26 mpg highway
  • Towing Capacity: 7,500 pounds

2022 Chevy Colorado

  • Engine: 2.5L 4-cylinder w/200-hp
  • Transmission: 6-or-8-speed automatic
  • Fuel Economy: EPA-estimated 19 mpg city / 25 mpg highway
  • Towing Capacity: 7,000 pounds

Ford Ranger vs. Chevy Colorado: Features

Finally, what about features? Between the Ranger and the Colorado, the Ford is just the better value. The Ford Ranger offers tons of features standard that require an upgrade on the Chevy Colorado, so you get more bang for your buck. Enjoy features like:

  • FordPass Connect™ with 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot
  • Smart-Charging USB port
  • MyKey®
  • Ford SYNC®
  • Pre-Collision Assist with Automatic Emergency Braking
  • AdvanceTrac® with Roll Stability Control™ (RSC®)
  • SOS Post-Crash Alert System™

Explore Ford Midsize Trucks at Mike Murphy Ford

Want to get behind the wheel of the new Ford Ranger? Contact us at Mike Murphy Ford or visit our showroom in Morton. Our team would be happy to get the keys in your hand and answer any questions.

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