Chevrolet Colorado Crew Cab 2016 Car Review

The Chevrolet Colorado and its particular counterpart, the GMC Canyon, are compact passenger trucks marketed by American automaker General Motors.

With the recent sales momentum of the revised toyota tacoma and the new chevy colorado gmc canyon winds gm’s introduction of diesel power to the mid-size a pickup segment seems like a clever play but in a market built around established full-size trucks the advantages of that combination are less than clear built in thailand and available on 2016 chevrolet gmc

Models gm’s new turbocharged to dot 8 liter duramax 4-cylinder is an effective but leisurely workhorse although its 181 horsepower is less than the 200 from the standard two dot five liter gasoline for its hearty 369 pound-feet of torque surpasses the optional three dot six liter v6 is by a full 100 it might not be quick or quiet but the diesel colorada delivers

Better fuel economy and greater towing capacity than the gas versions this long stroke duramax revs to only about three thousand revolutions per minute in regular use delivering thrust in quick punch she surges the six-speed automatic the only transmission offered with the diesel is smooth and shifts quickly to maximize the engines narrow power band despite being

Down a couple of ratios from what you get in most of gm’s larger light-duty trucks compression ignition engines are built stoutly and our colorado crew cab has struck weighed nearly 300 pounds more than a comparable v6 model most of that gain comes from the duramax is heavy cast-iron block as well as a urea injection system that treats the exhaust to bring the

Diesel into us regulatory compliance our truck needed nine point two seconds to reach 60 miles per hour or about the same as a standard four-cylinder version on the street however the diesel chugs along with less strain than either gas engine and lens as much as an extra 700 pounds of towing capacity for a maximum of seven thousand seven hundred the duramax also

Adds a standard trailer brake controller and exhaust brake the latter using back pressure in the exhaust to help slow the truck when hauling heavy loads fuel economy benefits as well our 19 miles per gallon average over 1,000 272 miles included nearly 300 miles of towing of 3400 pound enclosed trailer unhitched the trucks frugality climbed to 22 miles per gallon

Better than the gas-powered variants we’ve tested it about the same as a larger ram 1500 4 by 4 eco diesel’s the duramax is key identify as include namesake badges on the colorado’s fenders and a bazooka like tailpipe the diesels clutter is more akin to a mini peterbilt than a mercedes-benz glue tech bit additional sound insulation prevents most of the noise from

Penetrating the cabin despite a stiffer front suspension the ride quality remains respectable and the steering responses are commendable this diesel’s attributes don’t come cheap though with the duramax adding 3905 dollars to our test vehicle it’s only available on crew cab trucks fitted with a mid-grade ltm level or higher with a few extras our 40 2105 donna’s us

Tested price was about the same as that of a base v8-powered silverado 1500 crew cab 4 by 4 which is quicker more capable and better to drive what’s more the black cloud at volkswagen spewed over diesel’s image in the us will surely follow any new oil burning power plant for a while given how close these midsize diesel rigs are two bigger pickups in price and rail

World size most buyers wanting increased capability are better off just buying more truck

Transcribed from video
Chevrolet Colorado Crew Cab 2016 Car Review By Best New Cars Review