GM’s compact pickup Colorado, which is primarily designed for North American market, is also available in Australia and New Zealand, under Holden brand. In this part of world, this pickup is present for more than a decade. It is currently in its second generation and, according to several reports, it will come refreshed for next year. The 2016 Holden Colorado is expected to come with several changes. However, most of those changes will be visual nature, while base characteristics like engine, trims, body styles etc. will come pretty much without changes.
2016 Holden Colorado – changes and features
The 2016 Holden Colorado is expected to come refreshed. Exact changes are still unknown, but we expect that most of the will be esthetic. We expect that new model will come with some new styling solutions borrowed from North American version of this pickup that came last year. This basically means that will should see new front fascia and maybe some additional tweaks. On the other side, base characteristics will remain unchanged. The 2016 Colorado will be available in three body types. Those are Single Cab, Space Cab and Crew Cab. Some of the most notable features inside are Holden MyLink infotainment system with 7-inch touchscreen, multifunctional steering wheel, Bluetooth, USB ports, 6-speaker audio system, power windows, electronic climate control etc. When it is about safety and drive-assist features, 2016 Holden Colorado will come with cruise control, rear view camera, parking assist, driver foot rest and many other.
2016 Holden Colorado – engine and performances
The 2016 Holden Colorado will come with same engine as previous-year model. It is a 2.8 liter Duramax diesel engine. It has max output of around 200 horses and 325 lb-ft of max torque. This engine comes paired with 6-speed automatic transmission. When it is about fuel economy, this truck makes excellent results. Average fuel consumption in combined drive is 29 mpg, which is around 8.1 liter per 100 km. Maximum towing capacity of 2016 Colorado is around 3500 kg (7700 lbs) with trailer brakes and 750 kg (1650 pounds) without trailer brakes.
2016 Holden Colorado – release date and price
Finally, 2016 Holden Colorado is expected to come by the end of year. We expect no changes when it is about pricing. It means that base model will go around 37.000 Australian dollars.