Chevrolet takes Colorado to new heights with Duramax Diesel

2016 Chevrolet Colorado Duramax 4WD, price and key specifications as tested

Body style/layout: 4-door, 6’ 2” bed front engine/four-wheel drive
Base price: $38,115 Estimated
Price as tested: $42,335 Estimated

Engine
• Type: 2.8-liter 16-valve DOHC
• Displacement, cc: 2776
• Block/head material: cast iron/aluminum
• Compression ratio: 16.5:1
• Horsepower: 181 @ 3400 rpm
• Torque: 369 @ 2000 rpm
• Recommended fuel: diesel or B20
• Fuel economy, EPA est.: TBA
• Fuel economy, observed: 28.3 mpg

Transmission: 6-speed automatic

Chassis/Suspension
• Suspension, front/rear: independent coil-over / solid axle leaf
• Wheels: 17-inch aluminum
• Tires: 255/65R17
• Brakes: 4-wheel disc Duralife; 12.2-inch dia. front/12.75-inch dia. rear
• Steering: electric assist power rack-and-pinion
• Turning circle: 44.6 ft.

Dimensions
• Wheelbase: 140.5 in.
• Length: 224.9 in.
• Height: 70.5 in.
• Width: 74.3 in.
• Curb weight: TBA
• Fuel tank: 21.0 gal.
Safety
• Airbags: Front, driver and front passenger, front/rear side, side curtain
• Anti-lock brakes: Yes Traction control: Yes Stability control: Yes rear camera: Yes