Is Colorado a good truck?
The Chevrolet Colorado handles the city and holds its own off-road. You can ride easy knowing you’re covered by ample safety features and feel good knowing you can tackle the tough stuff with a great engine and excellent hauling capabilities. Chevrolet’s Infotainment system will keep you connected, and some great interior features will keep you comfy wherever you go. The Chevy Colorado is a great all-around truck that meets and exceeds expectations no matter the task.
The Chevy Colorado comes in 5 trim levels: Base, WT, LT, Z71, and ZR2. Choose 2WD or 4WD, crew cab or extended cab, short box or long box.
In the Base model, you’ll get the 4 cylinder engine with 6 speed automatic transmission, the CornerStep rear bumper, and locking tailgate.
Step up to the WT, and you get the V6 engine with more space in the cab. With the LT, your bumper, mirrors, and door handles are upgraded, your seat is power-adjusted, the Infotainment 3 System with touch screen and HD rear vision camera come standard.
If you need to toughen it up, the Z71 will do it for you. The Z71 comes with everything from the LT and more. You get the Z71 Off-Road Suspension, automatic locking rear differential, unique 17 inch painted wheels with all-terrain tires, and an EZ lift & lower tailgate.
Ready to take it off-road? The ZR2 is your truck. On top of everything that comes in the Z71, the ZR2 comes with an off-road appearance package, off-road suspension, Multimatic DSSV Damping system, and increased ground clearance.
If you’re looking for a truck that will really stand out, Chevrolet makes eight Colorado special editions. From the street smart RST, to the award-winning off-roader ZR2 Bison, to the just-plain-good-lookin’ ZR2 Midnight, there’s a Chevy Colorado to please even the pickiest of buyers.
Chevy’s integration technology aims to streamline your life. They’re mobile app, MyChevrolet, turns your phone into a mobile command center for your vehicle. Use it as a remote key fob or vehicle locator, check your vehicle maintenance stats, and even access voice assist.
The Chevy Infotainment System syncs your mobile device to your vehicle so you can drive safely while still remaining connected. Choose from Apple Play or Android Auto to get your calls, texts, contacts, music, navigation, and more. You can also have access to Sirius XM Radio or any of the In-Vehicle apps such as Spotify or Pandora to name just a couple. A 4G LTE Wifi Hotspot is available for up to seven devices if you need to stay connected on a road trip or make it through those dead spots in the city.
The Colorado starts strong being built with a High Strength Steel frame and reinforced safety cage. On top of that, it offers a wide array of safety features including the following:
Stabilitrak with traction control
Front impact, side impact, and overhead airbags
Standard rear vision camera
Available forward collision alert
Available Lane Departure Warning
Available Rear Park Assist
Teen Driver Mode
Avail Duramax 2.8L Turbo Diesel
The V-6 engine by itself can handle 3,500 lbs. Add the trailering package to that and the Colorado will haul a respectable 7,000 lbs. Go with the Duramax, and that number goes up to 7,700.
Chevy offers the Colorado with lots of options to accommodate a diverse range of needs. Overall, it’s a great truck that can handle whatever you throw it’s way.