2016 Chevrolet Colorado Diesel

One of the biggest unknowns at the expense of American pickup truck is the fact that almost none of them has diesel engine. 2016 Chevrolet Colorado Diesel is one of the truck that very well in the field which is not accessible to other vehicles. We will try to bring you closer to this model in the best possible way.

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2016 Chevrolet Colorado Diesel grille


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2016 Chevrolet Colorado Diesel Design

Unless you are willing to buy a bigger pick-up from the 2500/3500 series, where size is 6.6L engine (Chevrolet and GMC) and 6.7L (Ford and Ram) for ease of work on farms or construction, the US market is not a single pick-up can be obtained with a diesel engine for the economy. Chevrolet is ready to change the standards by which recently debuted the first diesel engine in a small pickup truck, but he is not reserved for the larger Silverado but for a small Colorado.

2016 Chevrolet Colorado Diesel wheel


The sale will also appear and twin GMC Canyon with identical mechanics, but something more equipment. In any case, the new Duramax diesel engine is produced in Thailand, but it is not the only part of the pickup truck that is foreign. The transmission is from Mexico, the design was developed in Brazil, I was Chevrolet’s French name, and to fill the international part – Colorado is concluded in the US state of Missouri. Sam Ford was surprised how well the Colorado sales and he makes about 20% of the class.

It is not enough to surpass longtime leader Toyota Tacoma, but the share of Japanese companies have fallen from 70% to 50% in the past 12 months. Chevrolet hopes to precisely diesel engine will be information that will attract even more customers to the American company.

2016 Chevrolet Colorado Diesel interior2016 Chevrolet Colorado Diesel seats

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Engine specs

When you mention the engine, saying that he was a four-cylinder and a displacement 2.8L, which develops 181 hp and 500 Nm of torque at just 2,000 rpm. That is as much as 136 Nm of torque more than the most powerful petrol engine (3.6L V6) in the ranking with a big 5.3L V8 from the larger Silverado. With such a Chevrolet engine is recommended owners to pull loads exceeding 3.5 tonnes, although Colorado is certainly capable of it. The only transmission option is a six-speed automatic transmission, which transmits power to the standard rear-wheel drive or optional all-wheel drive.

Chevrolet also announced details of performance and accelerates to 100 km/h in 10.2 seconds and a top speed limited to 158 km/h. Initial tests have proved extremely positive, so the diesel engine is almost not heard and comfortably handles all tests. Unless the driver is not watching the clock speed to measure performance, it certainly will not even notice that his pickup powered by a petrol engine.

The question that many are asking how much diesel is more economical than petrol. Chevrolet says that he spends 11.2 liters in the city while the consumption on the highway for about three liters less. That does not make him overly economical compared to 2.5L I4 gasoline, mostly due to the diesel adds about 200 kg weight.

2016 Chevrolet Colorado Diesel engine

2016 Chevrolet Colorado Diesel Price

In the end, we will mention the price, which amounts to 31,300 dollars in the cheapest version, which is an increase of 3,800 dollars compared to gasoline. There is no doubt that the 2016 Chevrolet Colorado Diesel attract a lot of attention wherever it appears, but when you consider that there is a high price, going on expensive fuel and that the United States now affects scandal from Volkswagen diesels, it is difficult to make a greater difference in class.

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