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Chevrolet Colorado Reviews from Consumer Reports

Chevrolet Colorado Reviews

The Chevrolet Colorado is a extended cab, crew cab offered in a 2WD Ext Cab 128.3" Base, 2WD Ext Cab 128.3" WT, 2WD Ext Cab 128.3" LT, 2WD Ext Cab 128.3" Z71, 2WD Crew Cab 128.3" WT, 2WD Crew Cab 128.3" LT, 2WD Crew Cab 128.3" Z71, 2WD Crew Cab 140.5" WT, 2WD Crew Cab 140.5" LT, 2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Z71, 4WD Ext Cab 128.3" WT, 4WD Ext Cab 128.3" LT, 4WD Ext Cab 128.3" Z71, 4WD Crew Cab 128.3" WT, 4WD Crew Cab 128.3" LT, 4WD Crew Cab 128.3" Z71, 4WD Crew Cab 140.5" WT, 4WD Crew Cab 140.5" LT and 4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Z71. The powertrains include 2.5-liter 4 (200 hp), 2.8-liter 4 turbo (181 hp) and 3.6-liter V6 (308 hp) engines, and 6-speed automatic, 6-speed manual and 8-speed automatic transmissions. It is wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from NA mpg city to NA mpg highway. The Colorado crew cab LT V6 uses Regular fuel.

Competing models include GMC Canyon, Honda Ridgeline and Toyota Tacoma.

Last Model Reviewed: 2015

Reviewed Chevrolet Colorados from Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports has placed the following models through over 50 tests at our test track:

  • 2016 Chevrolet Colorado crew cab LT 4-cyl
  • 2015 Chevrolet Colorado crew cab LT V6

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