No 2. 2012 Chevrolet Colorado
This Colorado comes with a 2.9-liter four-cylinder, a 3.7-liter five-cylinder and a 5.3-liter V8 option. The 4-cylinder models have a five-speed manual transmission as standard while the V8 gets the automatic. The V8 has a MPG rating of 14 city and 19 highway while the other models are rated at 18 city and 25 highway.
No 1. 2012 Toyota Tacoma
The 2012 Toyota Tacoma has impressive safety scores, impressive build quality and a well-appointed interior. Available in two engine configurations the Tacoma offers customers the option of choosing a rear-wheel drive or a four-wheel drive. The 2.7-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 159 horsepower and 180 pound-feet of torque is rated at 19 mpg city/24 mpg highway for the two-wheel drive while the ratings are 18 city and 24 highway for the four-wheel drive. Tacoma’s towing capacity is around 6,500 pounds.