It the World of trucks where Ford and Toyota rule the new 2017 Chevrolet Colorado guarantees to be a very attractive option to a mid-size pickup or a life-size truck by means of its refreshed look and feature-loaded interior. Some of its potencies include a plethora of state-of-the-art features, comfortable travel, fuel-efficient engines and maneuverable size. Many of its owners celebrated when the current model was introduced two years back. It was more attractive when compared to its older competitors in its category because it was offered with a luxurious cabin, crammed with upscale technologies it featured economical engines.
For the 2017 model year, the new Colorado comes with a new Duramax diesel engine, with today’s price of fuel, it will be top options to choose. The truck will be introduced with four whopping trims that include Base, LT, Work Truck and 2017 Chevy Colorado Z71. It comes as the two-seater and four-seater crew cab and extensive-cab body styles, accommodating a maximum of five people. The new vehicle has an improved driver information exhibit for both the LT and Z71 models, and a four-cylinder diesel engine as an option.
2017 Chevy Colorado Changes
As far as the exterior features of the next-generation Chevy Colorado are concerned, each trim comes with its own beneficial features.
The base model comes equipped with a set of 16-inch steel alloy wheels, power windows and automatic LED headlights with LED daytime running lights.
This time, the Work Truck will have the extended cab and crew cab body styles with standard outside features, like already standard the 16-inch steel alloy wheels, enhanced visibility, a convex spotter mirror on the driver’s side, body-color external trim, and chrome beltline trim.
The LT models come equipped with a set of 17-inch dark painted alloy wheels and lighted visor mirrors, whereas the luxurious Z71 model comes with a set of 17-inch alloy wheels, an off-road-focused suspension system, LED daylight running lights and grille surround. This truck has different packages, such as Trail Boss Package, Safety Package, and Truck Appearance Package.
The new Colorado 2017 comes with six appealing body colors that include:
Cyber Gray Metallic.
Red Rock Metallic.
Rainforest Green Metallic.
As for the Colorado dimensions, measurements are 224.9″ (L) x 74.3″ (W) x 69.1″ (H), with the wheelbase length of 140.5 inches and curb weight of 4550 pounds (approx 2068 kg) to 4880 pounds (approx 2218 kg), according to the models.
New Chevy Colorado 2017 Interior
For the model year 2017, the new cabin will be more attractive with premium materials for increased comfort to the passengers(we talk about truck). The reduced Noise, Vibration, Harshness levels offer passengers a calm ride and provide better separation between the chassis and cabin. The novel cabin mounts of the new vehicle lessen movement between the chassis and the cabin, as well, offering additional solid driving dynamics.
Similar to the exterior, all models of the new Chevy Colorado 2017 come with their own interior features. As a result,
The base model comes with interior features, like:
Adaptable tilt-only steering wheel.
Auxiliary audio jack.
FM/AM acoustic system with six speakers.
4.2-inch touch-screen display.
Back view camera.
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Standard interior features available with the Work Truck model include ground rugs and carpeting, textile upholstery, and fold-up back jump seats, whereas the optional features include remote keyless access and theft-prevention system. The upgraded acoustic package comes with Bluetooth acoustic and Smartphone connectivity, a 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot connectivity, a spray-on headliner, an automatic locking back differential and a 4.2-inck display.
2017 Chevrolet Colorado Interior
Standard internal features of the all-new 2017 Chevy Colorado offered to the LT model include:
Eight-inch touch-screen display.
Smartphone app incorporation.
Adaptable leather-enfolded steering wheel.
Four USB ports.
Tilt and telescopic steering wheel.
Voice and steering wheel controls.
The new Chevy Colorado 2017 Z71 model comes with features, such as hill-decline control, leatherette or textile upholstery, and locking rear differential as standard.
The 2017 Colorado comes with the passenger volume of 107 cubic feet and a cargo capacity of 74 cubic feet.
Each model of the 2017 Chevy Colorado comes equipped with their own power units to get the required power, torque, and towing capability.
The base and the Work Truck models come equipped with a four-cylinder powertrain with the displacement of Ecotec 2.5 liters as standard. Through this power unit, both models get the essential power and torque of 200 ponies and 191 lbs per foot respectively. This engine gives the maximum towing capacity of 3,500 pounds (approx 1591 kg).
These two models will have V6 DOHC powertrain with the displacement of 3.6 liters as an option. This power unit will produce the maximum power and torque of 305 horsepower and 269 lbs per foot respectively. Trucks use both the two-wheel drive system and all-wheel drive system. The two-wheel drive models would offer the city, highway and combined mileage of 18, 26 and 21 mpg respectively, whereas, with the all-wheel drive system, these models would offer the city, highway and combined mileage of 17, 24 and 20 mpg respectively. The maximum towing acapacity is 7,000 pounds (approx 3182 kg).
On the other hand, the LT and Z71 models have a four-cylinder Duramax diesel turbocharged engine unit with the size of 2.8 liters. As expected, this power plant offers the models the required power and torque of 181 horsepower and 369 lbs per foot respectively. This power unit offers these models the maximum towing capacity of 7,700 pounds (3500 kg).
The new model Colorado, through these different power units, can achieve better acceleration, as well. From 0-60 mph it goes in 10.2 seconds and has the maximum speed of 99 mph.
Both V6 DOHC 3.6-liter and Ecotec 2.5-liter power units will be paired with a six-velocity automatic transmission system as standard, whereas a six-velocity manual transmission system will be provided as an optional transmission system.
Many of you are asking is there be 2017 Chevy Colorado V8 engine? Well, for now, there is nothing official from Chevrolet.
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Price and the release date
The release date of new 2017 Chevy Colorado is expected to be available in the dealerships of Chevrolet for sale during the fall of 2016. While the base model will be available at a preliminary price of $ 20,000, the starting price of other models is estimated to go up to $ 31,000.
2017 Chevy Colorado Photos