The Chevy Colorado debuted in the year 2004 besides its GMC Canyon counterpart. These two models were introduced as a replacement of the GMC Sonoma and Chevy S-10 compact pick-ups. The current Chevy Colorado is the second version of this truck and it was released in the auto world in 2012. General Motors has announced about their upcoming 2016 Chevy Colorado which shall be redesigned to make room for a diesel engine option among other significant changes. The Chevrolet Colorado is GM’s midsize pick-up which is expected to come with a new look in its 2016 year model.
2016 CHEVY COLORADO: REDESIGN EXTERIOR AND INTERIOR
This new truck, 2016 Chevy Colorado is coming with a modern but tough look. It is expected to be built using the GMT 700 platform instead of the current hydro formed frame. It is expected to be built in two main body styles namely the extended cab and the crew. In the base body style, its user will have an option of getting rid of the rear seat to make additional cargo storage space. Still, this model will be offered in three tiers which are the LT, Z/71 and W/T otherwise known as work truck. Some of the new features speculated to be offered in the 2016 Chevy Colorado include 17 inch alloy wheels, two tire loading system, EZ lift. 13 tie down locations, new corner steps, lower tailgate and a spray in bed liner.
The exterior outlook of this new 2016 Chevy Colorado is expected to undergo some slight modifications. Indeed, its engineers are working tirelessly to make the 2016 Chevy Colorado a great product. There is information that this model’s exterior space will be increased while its base will be redesigned. Also, new great exterior features are expected and they will be attractive both in their structure as well as their design.
It will conveniently accommodate five passengers. Inside this new truck, it will receive luxurious features which will cover up for anything which the user will sense its nonappearance. This 2016 Colorado will come in a standard left hand drive. According to spy shots, its control buttons have been strategically placed to enable its user to maneuver through them efficiently even while driving. Its dashboard is not going to be left behind in terms of redesigning.
2016 CHEVY COLORADO: ENGINE OPTIONS
Just like the previous models, this new truck will utilize the 2.8 liter Duramax engine which delivers approximately 200 horsepower and 368 pound-feet of torque. This engine has immense performance levels and it is refined than the petrol engines. For the petrol variants, there will be a 2.5 liter four cylinder which produces 193 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque. There is also a 3.6 V6 petrol engine which generates 320 horsepower and 270 lb-ft. Transmission will be either 6 speed automatic or six speed manual.
2016 Chevy Colorado: Price and Release Date
Both its price and the release date are unknown. However, it is certain that the Diesel trim will be more costly than the petrol variants. Also, by following General Motor’s release trends on earlier Chevy models, they have been arriving at the dealer shops in autumn. Therefore, the 2016 Chevy Colorado is expected to be launched not later than November of 2015.