Anyone shopping for a midsize pickup will find the 2017 Chevrolet Colorado to be an appealing option or as an alternative to a full-size pickup thanks to its feature-laden interior, and refined demeanor. Additionally, it offers a comfortable ride quality, many available high-tech features, fuel-efficient and capable diesel engine, and maneuverability. The Chevrolet Colorado release date is offered sometime in the first half of 2017.
Just like before, the Colorado returns for year 2017 with nicer materials, pleasant drive character, and fuel economy. That’s not exactly the news. The real deal lies in its diesel engine that’s also available on the newest model. Pricey, not a doubt, but this mill provides nothing short of superb expectations in terms of fuel economy, and performance.
The 2017 Chevrolet Colorado diesel specs aren’t that inspiring. After all we’re talking of a 181-horsepower generating 2.8L four-cylinder engine. What catches the eye however is the amount of torque this mill offers – a whopping 369 lbs. ft. of torque. What this means is that the Colorado can handle more cargo even than much bigger gasoline V6s. moreover, it feels much smoother and stronger.
Courtesy of the low-end grunt, the new Chevrolet Colorado is also exceptionally relaxed in normal driving situations. The other notable change the pickup truck comes with lies in its interior. Lots of upscale technologies are available such as a smartphone app integration available with Apple CarPlay integration, and an available8” MyLincoln touchscreen interface.
If you’re shopping for a midsize pickup, you’ll naturally want to take a hard look at the available options before deicing. The 2017 Toyota Tacoma is perhaps one of the most sought-after truck in this segment. It is “A” rated in most respects and offers specs such as superb nimble ride quality, exceptional ground clearance, and superior approach angle. Versus the Colorado, the Toyota Tacoma feels like a real mountain goat.
Other options to look out for include the Nissan Frontier, and the 2017 Dodge Ram 1500.
2017 Chevrolet Colorado Review of Trims
Four trims are available for the 2017 Chevrolet Colorado: Work Truck, Z71, LT, and the Base. Additionally, it will be available in both crew body style and extended-cab.
Lately, the 2017 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 spy photos have been making news. Though Chevy is yet to confirm additional specs, the new pickup truck will come with several changes and redesigns aimed at revitalizing it. Expect the Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 release date sometime in the first half of 2017. The Colorado High Country review is offered separately.
2017 Chevrolet Colorado Interior & Exterior Changes
Some of the standard changes available for the base model include a six-speaker audio system, automatic headlights and wipers, sixteen-inch steel wheels, a 4.2” color display, power windows, leatherette upholstery, LED daytime running lights and foglights, a tilt-and-telescopic steering wheel, dual-zone automatic climate control, full power accessories, a four-way power driver seat, a rearview camera, and front bucket seats.
The Work Truck adds carpeting and floor mats, a fold-up rear jump seats, remote keyless entry, an EZ liftgate, smartphone app integration, sixteen-inch alloy wheels, OnStar telematics, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity, a spray-in bedliner, Pandora Internet radio, body-color exterior trim, and power-adjustable side mirrors.
S[springing for the 2017 Chevrolet Colorado Z71 gets you tri-zone automatic climate control, driver and front passenger power lumbar adjustment, projector-style headlights, a rearview auto-dimming mirror, distinctive LED headlights, a locking rear differential, dark-tinted seventeen-inch alloy wheels, LED daytime running lights, hill descent control, model-specific trim pieces, all-terrain tires, an eight-inch touchscreen interface, black badges, and a navigation system.
2017 Chevrolet Colorado Engine Specs
Beneath the hood of the Chevrolet Colorado 2017 is a 200 horsepower- and 191 pounds-feet of torque – generating 2.5L four-cylinder engine. Upgrading to the 3.6L V6 gets you a power output of around 305 horsepower and 269 pounds-feet of torque.
The 2017 Chevrolet Colorado towing capacity is rated at 7,000 lbs.
An optional 2.8L inline-four diesel engine is available for both the 2017 Chevrolet Colorado LT and Z71 models. Output stands at 181 horsepower and 369 pounds-feet of torque. Here, maximum towing capacity stands at 7,700 pounds.
2017 Chevrolet Colorado Thailand Release Date & Price
According to various rumors, the new vehicle will most likely go for sale sometime in the first half of 2017.
The 2017 Chevrolet Colorado Crew Cab price is expected to start at around $24,630, and $20,100 for the Extended Cab.
Wheelbase: 128.3-140.5 in
Length: 212.7-224.9 in
Width: 74.3 in
Passenger volume: 107 cu ft
Cargo volume: 74.00 in
Curb weight: 4550-4880 lb
Top Speed: 99 mph
0-60: 10.2 sec
MPG: 21/30 mpg
Available Exterior Colors: Black, Cyber Gray Metallic, Laser Blue, Red Rock Metallic, Red Hot, Rainforest Green Metallic…
Towing Capacity: 7,000 lbs
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