The Colorado is one among the solid pickup trucks, manufactured by General Motors, the American auto manufacturer. The vehicle was first introduced in 2004 to replace the Chevrolet S-10 and the GMC Sonoma. This first generation vehicle was in the market up to 2012 and then, the second-generation Chevy Colorado was released. Since 2012, this model has been in the market until now and it is considered one of the best selling vehicles in the lineup. Now, the automaker has confirmed introducing the redesigned model of the current Colorado for the model year 2017 with the name, the 2017 Chevy Colorado. The novel compact pickup truck is believed to be larger and better than its predecessor. The changes done on it would not only make it attractive on the outside, but they would also make its inside more luxurious.
2017 Chevy Colorado Redesign, Exterior
The heavy looking next gen Chevy Colorado is going to be astonishing and extremely delightful in external appearance. The revamping of the trim levels has completed with originality that makes each of them best in their individual way. The chassis has been constructed with frivolous materials that make the truck well organized in performance when compared to that of the outgoing model.
The front grille of the new vehicle will be having minor changes in it. It will be a double-bar grille with a Chevrolet emblem imprinted in the central point of the grille. The headlamps have been designed in such a distinctive and attractive way that they provide an extremely stylish outside look to the vehicle. They are designed with the LED expertise in their functioning. There will be fog lights and taillights that are designed with the LED technology, as well.
The back part will be having an attractive design by means of the attractively designed taillights and black bumper. There will be minor or no chrome detailing on the automobile. The wheels of the new vehicle would come in different sizes, ranging from 16 inches to 18 inches in diameter, consistent with every trim level.
2017 Chevy Colorado Interior
The cabin of the new Chevy Colorado 2017 will be having sufficient space to accommodate five adult occupants. It comes equipped with front heated seats and features adequate air bags with them. The dashboard is designed with innovative features, which is mounted with a 4.2-inch auditory exhibit as standard. An innovative eight-inch touchscreen exhibit will be available as an option and there will also be some detailing in the velocity gauges. The steering wheel of the vehicle will be designed with the telescoping expertise. Except these interior changes, the new Colorado will have the similar features of its predecessor.
As far as the upholstery availability is concerned, the 2017 Chevy pickup is offered with leatherette, textile, and leather-bordered seats. A 4G LTE Wi-Fi connectivity will be offered as an option for the base model. Some of the standard safety features available include forward crash alerts and track departure warnings.
The 2017 Colorado is going to be powered by the same engine as that of its predecessor. Consequently, it will come outfitted with a V6 mill with the fuel capacity of 3.6 liters to offer the greatest power of 305 horsepower and the uppermost twist of 269 lbs per foot.
The automaker is planning to equip it with a 2.8-liter Duramax turbo-diesel engine with four cylinders. This mill is more powerful than the V6 mill, which offers extra power output and torque and the reduced fuel expenditure. It will be more capable to equal or exceed the towing figures of the V6 engine. It is attuned to provide it with the enough power of 191 HP and sufficient twist of 369 lbs per foot. Fuel consumption on highway is 7.7 l/100 km or somewhere 37 mpg.
Both 2017 Chevy Colorado engines will be mated to a six-rate perfunctory transmission as standard and a six-velocity manual transmission comes as an option. Chevrolet offers its 2017 Colorado with all-wheel drive mode as well as back-wheel drive system. The back-wheel drive vehicle offers the highway and city mileage of 27 mpg and 20 mpg respectively. On the other hand, four-wheel drive model offers 26 mpg and 19 mpg on the highway and in the city respectively.
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Price and the release date
The 2017 Chevy Colorado release date will be during late 2016 with the initial price range of $ 20,000 – $ 31,000.