Mid-size truck fans will flip for the new 2015 Chevrolet Colorado pickup. It looks stylish, svelte and refined with a nice front grill treatment and sleek side profile – much less chunky and square than its competitors. The Colorado arrives as an extended cab or a crew cab with seating for five. The Colorado’s engine choice starts with an as standard 2.5-litre unit with 200 horsepower or a new, optional 3.6L V6 with 305 hp and 269 pound-feet of torque With this engine, the Colorado is rated to tow 7,000 lbs. The crew cab can be had with either a 5-foot-2-inch short bed, or 6-foot-2-inch long bed. Both trucks are offered in rear- and four-wheel-drive configurations. Interiors are neat, well designed and roomy with plenty of creature comforts and conveniences.
Numbers for the payload abilities of the Colorado boil down to 721 kg (1,590 lb) hauling and tow ratings at an impressive at 1,588 kg (3,500 lb) up to 3,175 kg (7,000 lb) with the Z82 trailering package. Natural Resources Canada fuel economy for The V6 engined Colorado come to (L/100 km) 13.5 city, 9.8 highway, 11.8 combined
The 2015 Chevrolet Colorado proves to be a either very competent work truck or a good recreational vehicle if that’s your thing. A 2.9L Duramax Diesel engine version is also on the card for even better performance and is set to be a game changer in the mid –size truck segment – so keep your eyes open for that. In the meantime you can’t go wrong with this sporty, good looking and efficient pickup. Highly recommended.
Base priced from is $31,150 plus Freight $1,695
Price as tested with options $41,900