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2010 Chevrolet Colorado Review

This pickup truck is developed and manufactured at GM’s plant in Rayong and Sherveport Louisiana. Colorado is available with both manual and automatic gear transmission. 2010 Colorado compensate for its fault via affordability and wide variety of power trains. This pickup model from Chevrolet faces some challenges from Dodge Dakota, Toyota Tacoma and Nissan Frontier. National base price of 2010 Colorado is around $ 16, 985 which excludes destination charges.

Trim level and Body styles:

2010 Colorado is a mid sized compact pickup truck available with two wheel drive of four wheel drive. This truck is available in three body styles regular cab crew, extended cab and crew cab. Crew cab is available with 5 foot cargo box and other Colorado models features 6 foot bed.

2010 Chevrolet Colorado is available with two primary trim levels which include base work truck and mid to high level LT. Mid to high level LT model consists of 1LT, 2LT and 3LT cub trims. The regular cab consists of work truck and LT1 trim. The extended crew cab is available with 1LT, 2LT and 3LT sub trims. Chevrolet Colorado Crew cab is available with only one trim level i.e. LT trim.

Chevrolet work truck is offered with bare bone, AM and FM stereo and air conditioner. Chevrolet Colorado LT trim is offered with well equipped features in term of 1LT, 2LT and 3LT. Depending upon model Chevrolet Colorado will be offered with in dash CD chargers, full power accessories, satellite radio and keyless ignition.

2010 model is offered with suspension packages which include tailor ride and improved handling features. This model also include standard Z85, Z71 off road package which include skid plates, larger wheels, four wheel drive, larger wires and locking rear differential. This model is also offered with ZQ8 sport package which include quicker steering, lowered suspension and 18 inch standard wheel with performance tires. Chevrolet Colorado Cab Crew is also offered with full power accessories and heated leather seats.

Engine and Performance:

2010 Chevrolet Colorado is offered with either inline-4 or inline-5 or an V8 typed Engine.

Colorado is offered with 2.9 L four cylinder engine and optional 3.7 L capacity engine. Extended crew cab and Crew cab is offered with 5.3 L V8 engine which is capable of generating 300 HP of power and 320 lb-ft of torque. All the models of Chevrolet Colorado is offered with five speed manual transmission and four speed automatic transmission as an option transmission for four cylindered engines. V8 and five cylindered engines will be mated with automatic transmission. Four wheel drive models will be incorporated with Instant track transfer Case with push button controls and an optional rear locking differential.

Specification:

* Base Number of Cylinders: 4
* Base Engine Size: 2.9 liters
* Base Engine Type: Inline 4
* Horsepower: 185 hp
* Max Horsepower: 5600 rpm
* Torque: 190 ft-lbs.
* Max Torque: 2800 rpm
* Maximum Payload: 1484 lbs.
* Maximum Towing Capacity: 4000 lbs.
* Drive Type: RWD
* Turning Circle: 39.4 feet

Mileage:

* City: 18 MPG
* Highways: 25 MPG
* Combined: 21 MPG

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Chevrolet Colorado is offered with some standard interior features which is redefined and refined in recent model. While Chevrolet Colorado’s competitors are offered with more luxurious interiors. The dash layout, gauges and control buttons gets maximum marks. However cabin design is very simple and straight forward. This sedan offers gorgeous interior space for its occupants. Entry and exit is awkward due to its small rear door opening. Rear legroom is tight in all the models. One of the most attractive features of Chevrolet Colorado is its dual position tailgate.

Dimensions:

* Front Head Room: 39.6 in.
* Front Hip Room: 53.3 in.
* Front Shoulder Room: 57.1 in.
* Front Leg Room: 44 in.
* Maximum Seating: 3
* Length: 192.4 in.
* Width: 67.6 in.
* Height: 64.9 in.
* Wheel Base: 111.3 in.
* Ground Clearance: 7.7 in.
* Curb Weight: 3366 lbs.
* Gross Weight: 4850 lbs.
* Fuel Tank Capacity: 19 gallons

Safety:

2010 Chevy Colorado is offered with standard safety features which include On-Star emergency communication system, stability control, anti lock brakes, side curtain airbags and traction control. In government impact test this sedan has scored five stars for driver’s protection and front passenger’s protection.

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