2016 Chevrolet Colorado – ZR2, Duramax, Diesel, MPG

2016 Chevrolet Colorado

Chevrolet has decided to improve its well known mid size pick-up truck and to make it better than before. We are talking about new 2016 Chevrolet Colorado.

Changes and exterior design

Although it was fully redesigned two years ago, the brand new 2016 Chevrolet Colorado will get some small but noticeable changes. It will get new engine, new transmission and will be improved with modern tech features. When it comes to exterior, new Chevy will retain its recognizable appearance. However, the body will look softer than the ordinary pick-up truck. As to say, the lines will be smoother so it looks more elegant and handsome. On the front end, we will notice a redesigned grille. Now it will be smaller and thinner. The fenders will be boxy and more accentuated. It will come with 17-inch wheels.

2016 Chevrolet Colorado front

Interior design and technology

The interior of 2016 Chevrolet Colorado will be also refreshed and upgraded. It will be offered as a four-door crew cab or extended cab. The seats are comfortable and the cabin is quite spacious, especially head room. The steering wheel will have a lot of control buttons on it. An eight-inch touch screen will be placed on the center of the dash. As for the equipment, Chevy will get many modern features. Some of them are: a rearview camera, an AM/FM radio, USB, the Chevy MyLink touch screen, air conditioning, navigation etc. As for the safety, it will be provided with standard six airbags, forward-collision alert, a lane-departure warning system, stability control system and so on.

2016 Chevrolet Colorado dashboard

2016 Chevrolet Colorado engine and performance

2016 Chevrolet Colorado will be available with several engines. The one is a 2.8-liter in-line four turbo diesel. This engine is able to make 200 horsepower and 191 pound-feet of torque. The other option is a 3.6-liter V6 which will be able to produce 305 horsepower and 269 pound-feet of torque. The last is a brand new 2.8-liter inline-four Duramax turbo-diesel engine. This engine will be able to deliver up to 181 horsepower and 369 lb-ft of torque.  It will be paired with a six-speed manual or automatic gearbox. It will be offered with AWD or RWD. As well, it will shoe better fuel consumption than before.

2016 Chevrolet Colorado rear

Release date and price

2016 Chevrolet Colorado should appear on the market sometime during 2016. As for the price, it is expected to be around $21,000 for the base model.

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