The 2015 Chevrolet Colorado is a compact pickup truck that will definitely not disappoint you when it comes to performance. This has to be the finest pickup that America has seen in ages. In fact, boasting of a spanking new look, impressive technology and a galore of convenience features, it has to be the best vehicle in this segment that America has seen in the longest time ever.
2015 Chevrolet Colorado Engine, Specs
As aforementioned, the new 2015 Chevrolet Colorado being released soon possesses power that has not been seen in a pickup truck in quite some time. You have its V-6 engine to thank for this. The 3.6L V-6 unit can deliver up to 306 horsepower (227 kW) and 269 lb-ft (365 Nm) of torque. There is also an optional 2.5-liter DOOHC unit with four cylinders that can churn up some 200 horsepower (149 kW) and 191 lb-ft (259 Nm) of twist. The new engine promises great performance, offering an amazing towing capacity of 6700 pounds. We also learned that the 2016 model, coming in the near future, will be equipped with the Duramax 2.8L turbodiesel I-4 engine that will be able to develop power of 200 hp and torque of 368 lb-ft. These numbers are for the European model. The U.S. output numbers were not given.
Battery, Transmission, Fuel Consumption
The truck comes with a really durable battery which you do not have to worry about replacing in the near future. This of course depends on how well you maintain it. With a 6-speed automatic transmission, which features both tow and haul modes, this truck will be convenient for driving within the city and also around. It is suitable for any type of off-road terrains. There is also be an optional manual gearbox for 2WD systems. The unfortunate thing about big cars is that they are infamous when it comes to fuel consumption. However, this is not really the case with the 2015 Chevrolet Colorado. When it comes to the fuel economy rates, the 2WD models are able to attain improved economy of 22 mpg in the city, 27 mpg on the highway, and 22 mpg combined. Add 4×4 system into the mix and you will get EPA rating of 19/25/21 mpg city/highway/combined.
Interior and Exterior Design
To summarize this whole section, it would be safe to say that the 2015 Chevrolet Colorado pickup truck is a looker. It will make your jaw drop from a far. It comes with 40-60 split bench front seats and split-folding rear seat; very comfortable seats at that. There is also a host of convenience technology that will allow you to do whatever it is you like doing while you drive. This includes: Bluetooth connectivity, tilt adjustable steering, cruise control, 3.4-inch instrument cluster display, additional 8-inch touchscreen with installed MyLink software, and several others.
The exterior design of the pickup truck is simple yet very elegant. It can compete with the look of the such trucks as the Ford F-150 or Toyota Tacoma. Its front end with projector headlights is quite aggressive. The vehicle rides on 17-inch wheels made of aluminum. The 2015 Chevrolet Colorado will be offered in two trim levels — LT and Z71 — each of those available with either 2WD or 4×4 systems, and with both Extended Cab and Crew Cab configurations. It is also a very safe car to travel in. It has traction control, tracking control, stability control, airbag deployment notification etc.
New Chevy Colorado Prices
The production of the truck started in early 2014. It went on sale by the end of the same year. The 2015 Chevy Colorado Extended Cab is priced at $20,995. The LT Crew Cab model with 2-wheel-drive has a price tag of $27,985, while the Z71 Crew Cab variant is the most expensive and it costs $34,990. There are also some Special Edition models — the GearOn Edition is priced at $31,250, while the Trail Boss Edition model costs $31,825.
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