The 2017 Chevy Colorado is one among the solid pickups by Chevrolet affiliate the General Motors. The Colorado was first introduced in the market in the 2004 and replaced the Chevrolet S-10 and the GMC Sonoma. The first generation of the Colorado lasted up to the year 2012 and the second generation was then manufactured and still in the market currently. The third generation has been confirmed by the automaker and shall be the 2017 Chevy Colorado.
2017 Chevy Colorado – Looks and Shape
2017 Chevy Colorado, being a compact pickup truck is believed to be larger in dimensions than the previous model, and some several changes are observable both from the interior and the exterior view. When observed from the front, the grille has received some minor improvements and it’s a double-bar grille and has a Chevrolet logo imprinted on the center of the grille. The LED headlights provide the truck with a distinctive and an attractive look, the use of LED technology enhances the vision of the driver especially during the night. The fog lights and the taillights are also designed using the latest LED technology enhance visibility, especially during foggy nights. The pickup truck rides on 16-18 inches wheels each dependent on the trim level of the car. Due to the use of large quantities of aluminum in the design of the 2017 Chevy Colorado, it expected that the car shall shed approximately 900 pounds, and this will, therefore, increase the performance and fuel economy of the car.
The cabin of the 2017 Chevy Colorado provides an increased cabin and cargo space and will comfortably accommodate five adults. The front seats are heated and provide a 4-way and height adjustable power driver seat. For convenience and comfort, the following features are; electric power steering, tilt adjustable steering wheel, front door pockets, rearview camera, air conditioning and the passenger vanity mirror
For the safety of the occupants of the car, the following features are available; daytime running lights, 4-wheel ABS, child seat anchors, airbags both front and side mounted, traction control, stability control, 2-front headrest, tire pressure monitoring system, post-collision safety system, and dusk sensing headlamps among others. For the infotainment purposes, the following features will be provided; USB port for file sharing, auxiliary audio input, high-quality audio speakers, and AM/FM stereo radio.
2017 Chevy Colorado – Modifications in the Engine
Under the hood of 2017, Chevy Colorado shall be provided by a 3.6 L V6 engine that is capable of generating a maximum output power of 305 hp and at the same time provide a torque of 269 lb-ft. A second engine option being a 2.8 L inline-4 turbodiesel engine which is more powerful than the standard engine and capable of generating an output power of 181 hp and a torque of 369 lb-ft and a third engine has a capacity of 2.5 L with 200 hp. The truck has high fuel efficiency and the fuel economy is approximated to be 26 mpg when in the city and 19 mpg when on the highway.
2017 Chevy Colorado – Price and Release Date
The car shall be launched to the automobile market during the last quarter of the year 2016, and the price of the vehicle is set to be $21,000 for the base model and the high-end model being around $45,000.