If you are looking for a pickup car which is small elegant and powerful, and it can work off-road and on road as well then the 2017 Chevy Colorado ZR2 might be just the car you were expecting. The ZR2 concept which Chevrolet was trying to make it happen since ’94 which showed no success in market but launch of 2017 Chevy Colorado ZR2 will finally prevail the backbone of Chevrolet.
2017 Chevy Colorado ZR2 – Body and Designs:
Chevy Colorado ZR2’s reintroduction to the US market proved a better time for company. The previous launch of all models was not up to the mark as, 2017 Chevy Colorado ZR2 remained unchanged as compared to the previous model. But few modifications were made to attract the customers and increase profit and sales of company.
The design is all together more masculine and imposing than original one, exterior poised for off-road tracks in Colorado Mountains.
- Low hanging bumpers with rubber air-damn flaps.
- 30,7 degree of increased approached angle of blunt front end and back bumper with an angle of 22.7 degrees.
- Other than that it’s a 4 inch wider track, knurled Goodyear wranglers and skid plates.
- Electronic front and rear locking system.
The interior is designed for comfort and more spacious to passenger and driver both. The car can work on off-road with springs attached provides a better comfort to passengers. It is built with light-weight materials and sleek design that provides new technologies inbuilt in the cabin of the car. Other changes will be the color of the car with some reconfiguration when it will be available in market. A nicely shaped dashboard with 4.2 inch audio display and 8 inch touch screen which offers integrated navigation. Even 4G LTE Wi-Fi is available which keeps the passenger and driver connected with their friends and family all the time.
2017 Chevy Colorado ZR2 – Changes in Powertrains:
- 2,8 liter Duramax turbo diesel 4 cylinder engine will be same as we can see in the 2016 model.
- 2,5 liter 4 cylinder with 200 HP and torque of 191 lb/ft. and 3.6 liter V6 engine with a horse power of 305 and torque of 269 lb/ft. will remain unchanged.
- 6 speed automatic transmission and optional 6 speed manuals offer rear and front wheel drive configuration.
The changes in engine and trim level of 2017 Chevy Colorado ZR2 comes with 16, 17 or 18 inch wheels provides a better off-road and on road car with huge specifications. This mid-size pickup truck looks attractive, stylish and powerful at the same time. Chevrolet is expecting that this off-road monster will rule the road in coming future which is providing better engine specifications than other vehicles.
2017 Chevy Colorado ZR2 is rated at 20/27 mpg or 19/26 mpg depending on what the driver wants or in which he is comfortable with. By the way these specifications are under manual control, while rate drops in automatic engine gearbox. V6 drops the figure but the optional manual transmission will sort out the problem to this issue.
2017 Chevy Colorado ZR2 – Expected Date and Price?
Base model of 2017 Chevy Colorado ZR2 pickup truck starts from $20,000 while the most expensive one will cost you around $31,000. This diesel powertrain will add few more thousands to the price tag. This car proves to be a good choice for the customers for a compact pickup truck which can provide all sort of work at once. It is a smart alternate to full-sized truck will high degree of flexibility and better fuel economy.
Optional turbo diesel is what Colorado was lacking, but implementation of that in 2017 Chevy Colorado proved a huge rise in market of Colorado and demand for this car will increase when it comes out. From now on everyone will expect that this adoption of manual and automatic transmission of mid-size truck remain intact for a long time.
2017 Chevy Colorado car has not been unveiled officially as a concept of this car was in automobile shows, so it is expected that Chevrolet will soon unveil it by coming year and will be on sale by end of 2016.