GM made excellent move when decided to bring back this truck to North American market. The Colorado is a compact truck, which was originally launched in 2004. It was redesigned in 2012, but company decided to offer it only outside United States. Finally, new model once again appeared in U.S. last year. It came completely redesigned. It is expected that some modifications will be made for 2017 Chevrolet Colorado. We could see both visual and technical modifications. It is also pretty much for sure that new model will also come in special variants called ZR2.
2017 Chevrolet Colorado design and possible changes
This model is still pretty much fresh, but according to some reports, GM will make some modifications for 2017 Chevrolet Colorado. It could come with some improvements both in visual aspect and in terms of features. When it is about exterior design, we could see some tweaks, and most of them should come at the front end, where we expect to see some revisions on grille, headlights etc.
When it is about interior, it is expected that 2017 Colorado will come with the pretty much same interior styling. On the other side, it is possible that we will see some new standard features, and also some improvements like updated infotainment system etc. When it is about engines, 2017 Chevrolet Colorado will be available both in petrol and diesel variants. Base unit will be 2.5 liter inline-four engine, which outputs 193 horses and 184 lb-ft of max torque. There will be also a 3.6 liter V6 engine, which is good enough for 302 hp and 270 lb-ft of torque. This truck is the only one in class that comes with diesel engine. That engine is 2.8 liter Duramax I-4, which has max output of around 200 horsepower and 368 pound-feet of torque.
2017 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 specs
The 2017 Chevrolet Colorado will also come in one new, special variant called ZR2. This model will come with several unique characteristics. It will be some kind of hi-performance variant. It will come around 900 pounds lighter, 5-inches narrower and 3 inches lower. When it is about dimensions, it will probably come a little bit wider and taller. It will come with plenty of features that will improve its performances, but it will also come well-equipped inside. The 2017 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 will come probably in some kind of Crew Cab configuration, with enough space for five passengers. When it is about engines, this model is expected to come with 2.8 liter Duramax unit.
2017 Chevrolet Colorado release date and price
Exact date of launch is still unknown. It is expected that 2017 Chevrolet Colorado will come somewhere late next year. Price is expected to remain unchanged, which means about 20.000 dollars for base model.