2019 Ford Ranger

2019 Ford Ranger

2019 Chevy Colorado

2019 Chevy Colorado

2019 Ford Ranger


2019 Chevy Colorado

270-hp 2.3L EcoBoost

Standard Engine

181-hp 2.5L Four-Cylinder
7,500 pounds

Maximum Gasoline Towing

7,000 pounds
1,860 pounds

Max Payload

1,548 pounds

2019 Ford Ranger vs. 2019 Chevy Colorado

If you’re looking for a reliable midsize truck in Normal, you’ve likely heard a lot about the Ford Ranger and Chevy Colorado. Both trucks are worthy of assisting you on Decatur job sites, but the new Ford Ranger is back and better than ever for the 2019 model year.

Compare the 2019 Ford Ranger vs. 2019 Chevy Colorado with Sam Leman Ford to learn more about the impressive 2019 Ford Ranger base engine, towing, and features.

Ranger vs. Chevy Colorado: Performance Specs

  • Engines: The Ford Ranger boasts a 270-hp 2.3L EcoBoost®, which outclasses the 181-hp 2.5L four-cylinder in the Colorado.
  • Transmissions: The standard transmission for each 2019 Ford Ranger engine is an electronic 10-speed featuring a tow/haul mode. The Colorado is available with a 6-speed or an 8-speed automatic transmission.

Ranger vs. Chevy Colorado: Towing

  • The Ford Ranger has bragging rights with a best-in-class maximum payload of 1,860 pounds. When properly equipped, it offers a maximum towing capacity of 7,500 pounds.
  • Meanwhile, the Colorado maximum payload capacity is a mere 1,548 pounds — and its maximum gas engine towing capacity is just 7,000 pounds.

When you want to tow your small camper for a weekend of camping outdoors, the Ford Ranger is a clear choice.

Ranger vs. Chevy Colorado: Features

You’ll get more standard features for less money when you choose the Ranger, making your Champaign commutes easy and enjoyable. Here are some highlights:

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

With the Ford Ranger, you’ll also have the option of the all-new Ford Co-Pilot 360™ technology. You’ll feel safe and sound in any conditions thanks to a Lane-Keeping System and Blind Spot Information System (BLIS®) with Cross-Traffic Alert.

Drive a Ford Ranger at Sam Leman Ford Today!

After comparing the 2019 Ford Ranger vs. Chevy Colorado with us, your decision should be pretty easy! Contact us to schedule a test drive and experience the capabilities and features for yourself, and be sure to check out latest offers for a great price on your Ford midsize truck. Wondering what size Ranger you should buy? Explore its bed sizes to see if the five- or six-foot bed will better suit your needs.

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