It is worth to mention that Chevrolet is doing extremely well in the automotive industry, and gradually they are also expanding their territory throughout the world. The makers have tried their hand in different countries and now after making a comeback from North America; this leading automaker is expected to prepare new updates for their latest 2018 Chevrolet Colorado.
2018 Chevrolet Colorado: Engine Specifications
This model was initially launched in 2004 and since then it has got a number of changes on overall, but its production was continued till 2012. So after quite a long gap the makers are also expected to launch this pickup truck with lots of novelties changes. Speculations are there that there will be enhanced look, more standard inside the cabin along with a possibility of new diesel engine variant.
Chevrolet is expected to power the vehicle with big novelties under its hood. The specifications of its engine are:
- The first and the foremost thing about this vehicle is that it will be launched with a latest diesel variant.
- The makers are expected to equip the vehicle with a 2.8-liter Duramax engine, and it will be generating an output of 200 HP and 370 lb-ft of torque.
- Apart from that, the makers are also expected to launch this vehicle with two different petrol engine variants in which the first one will be a 3.6-liters V6 engine producing 300 HP and 270 lb-ft of torque.
- The second one is 2.5-liters 4 cylinder engine with an output of 193 HP and 184 lb-ft of torque.
- Both the petrol variants will be mated with a six-speed auto or five-speed manual transmission.
- EPA ratings suggest that is this vehicle is equipped with the above-mentioned pair of engine then it will deliver 21 miles per gallon in city and 30 miles per gallon on highways.
- The top speed of 2018 Chevrolet Colorado will be 99 miles per hour and it will accelerate 0-60 mph in 10.2 seconds.
- This new 2018 Colorado will be having a towing capacity of 7,700 pounds.
Design and Features
The 2018 Chevrolet Colorado will be launched with unique design and it will also deliver great comfort to its passengers whether on roads or streets. The seats offered will be manufactured with leather upholstery that will be very comfortable for long journeys.
In addition, the higher trims will also be given with heating technology for seats. Power reclining function will help the passengers to adjust the seats according to the requirement of the passengers.
The 2018 Chevrolet Colorado will be equipped with large LCD touchscreen, and there will be modern amenities like latest GPS navigation system, modern stereo system, enhanced climate control system, etc. In its inner cabin, 5 adult passengers can be easily accommodated.
- Overall weight has been reduced up to 900 pounds as the makers have used lighter materials in its construction.
- There will be latest side skirts and bumper both in its rear and front.
- New fog lights will also enhance its visibility while driving at night.
Price and Availability
Till now the makers have not disclosed any details regarding its price and availability since it is not sure that whether Chevrolet will launch this vehicle or not. But still, the sources say that 2018 Chevrolet Colorado will be launched with a base price of $33,700. The price might also increase depending on the level of trims.