2017 Chevy Colorado price, release, interior
The announcement of reintroduction of Chevy Colorado into the US market has come at a good time. The market was slow at the onset of this year, and this line of compact pickups from GM will definitely take a good spot. 2017 Chevy Colorado continues to be unchanged, with a few revisions mainly in the interior, and additional choice for powertrain.
2017 Chevy Colorado Engine
Chevy plans to fit the smallest truck with a 2.8L and 4-cylinder turbo diesel engine starting from the 2016 model. The unit is capable surpassing the towing figures of the V-6, while providing fuel efficiency unmatched to that of a 4-cylinder basic petrol engine. The 3.6L V-6 with 305 hp and 269 lb-ft of torque and the 2.5L 4-cylinder making 200 hp and 191 lb-ft of torque are going to remain unchanged. A 6-speed manuals, which will be optional, and 6-speed automatic transmission will be made available. In addition, both all-wheel and rear drive configurations will be offered.
2017 Chevy Colorado Design
The design of 2017 Chevy Colorado is associated to the badge. The frontal fascia has a split grille featuring a bowtie ironwork at the middle, with the fog light and headlamps featuring sharp and angular shapes. Both front and back fenders are pronounced. Depending on the level of trim, this Chevy rides on 16, 17 or 18-inch wheels. It offers crew and extended cab configurations. The former comes with a long bed while the latter has a choice between a long or short box.
2017 Chevy Colorado Re-design
There are few changes made, and these are mainly interior. These include new options for color and some reconfigurations for available technology. The 2017 Chevy Colorado will not change styling. The dashboard will remain as is with an instrument panel featuring a 4.2-inch audio display or an optional 8-inch touch screen unit that offers navigation. When it comes to upholstery, the Colorado offers leatherette, cloth and leather-trim. Top grades have front heaters. 4G LTE Wi-Fi connection is provided on the board, but this is optional depending on the models. Lane departure warnings and forward collision alerts are some of the safety systems offered.
2017 Chevy Colorado Fuel Efficiency
Depending on the drivetrain configuration chosen, Colorado has a rating of 20/27 mpg or 19/26 mpg as of now. However, the figures are for the base engine with a manual gearbox, and the automatic drops them even further. V-6 drops these figures more, but the turbo diesel, which is optional, is likely to fix this.
2017 Chevy Colorado Price and Date of Release
While the 2017 Chevy Colorado is still far from its release, it is expected to be released some time in 2017. On pricing, expect anywhere between $21,120 and $29,670 for the various