Chevrolet is one of the leading brands when it comes to trucks. For years they have had the best midsize model on the market, the Chevy Colorado, and for the 2022 model year, Ford is stepping into the ring with the new Ford Maverick. These two midsize pickups are vying for your hard earn money, but which model is the best to buy? This article is going to be making a side-by-side comparison to help you make an informed decision.


Both the Maverick and Colorado offer two powertrain options, but by doing a closer look, we’ll see that the Colorado has the more powerful engines.

Colorado Powertrains

  • 2.5-liter 200 horsepower inline four-cylinder engine
  • 3.6-liter 308 hp V6

Maverick Powertrains

  • Hybrid 2.5-liter 191 horsepower four-cylinder engine
  • Turbocharged 2.0-liter 250 hp four-cylinder engine


If Siloam Springs local looks at the technology that’s offered throughout the various trims of the Ford Maverick and Chevy Colorado, they’ll find several similarities, such as a six-speaker sound system and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration. But seeing as the Colorado has four trims compared to the Mavericks three, the Chevy Colorado can offer more features.

Several features the Colorado can offer compared to the Maverick include USB ports in the base model, heated mirrors, and a 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot.

Safety Features

When it comes to safety features, each offers quite a few. But upon closer examination, Fort Smith drivers will find that the Maverick gets the edge in this department. While the Colorado is able to offer a forward-collision warning, lane-departure warning, and rear parking sensors, the Maverick can also provide evasive steering assist and adaptive cruise control.

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The Chevrolet Colorado and Ford Maverick are great pickups, but if you can only afford one, then your best option is the Colorado. This midsize model has more powerful engine options and more available features making this a must-have pickup.

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