Given that it has been the best-selling midsize pickup truck in America for the last 11 years, it is safe to say that the Toyota Tacoma is a vehicle that any truck owner would love to have. With the 2018 model officially available, it is already obvious that this great reputation is still intact. But how does it stack up against the competition from other brands? Let's take a closer look with this 2018 Toyota vs 2018 Chevy Colorado comparison.

To make sure that we are giving you the fairest comparison possible between the two vehicles, we will be comparing the two trim levels that are closest to each other in both price and range of features. For both vehicles, this is the base 4x2 trim. Continue reading to see these two trucks compared by specific features and specifications. If you are in the Lawton OK area and are already considering a 2018 Toyota Tacoma, follow the link above to our inventory.

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When looking at a direct comparison between these two vehicles, it is apparent that the 2018 Toyota Tacoma is easily the superior vehicle. It is hands-down safer and better-performing than the 2018 Chevy Colorado, with additional convenience features that the Chevy Colorado simply does not provide. Let's take a closer look at why the 2018 Tacoma reigns supreme.

When it comes to convenience features, the 2017 Toyota Tacoma not only has significantly more than the Chevy Colorado, but it also has more than people expect from a pickup truck. One of its best convenience features is adaptive cruise control, which makes it possible to slow down to match the flow of traffic without ever exiting cruise control.

When it comes to safety features, the 2018 Toyota Tacoma does a lot more than the Chevy Colorado to give you peace of mind out on the road, especially in off-road situations. With features like knee protection airbags and brake assist, the Toyota Tacoma has more features to not only help prevent collisions, but to help minimize damage from collisions.

Finally, the standard transmission system that comes in the Chevy Colorado is going to give you a smoother ride. While a manual transmission is certainly the preference of some drivers, not everyone is able to use it, and even less people know how to use it effectively.