The 2016 Chevrolet Colorado Reviews Praise the New Midsize Truck

December 29th, 2015 by

2016 Chevrolet Colorado

Now available with a new turbodiesel powertrain engine, the 2016 Chevrolet Colorado brings better fuel economy and high performance to the table. It’s no surprise critics agree the high performance and first-rate fuel economy of the 2016 Chevrolet Colorado, sets the bar high for midsize trucks.

High Performance

“The midsize pickup is now available with a 2.8L Duramax 4-cylinder diesel engine in LT and Z71 models, and this new diesel should put the Colorado on every midsize truck buyers’ must-shop list.”

Kelly Blue Book raves about the new diesel engine available with the 2016 Colorado. If you need high performance and towing capacity, then the 2016 Chevrolet Colorado is exactly what you need to get the job done. Available in six-speed or automatic transmission, the new Colorado comes available in three engine choices, designed to meet your personal needs:

  • The base engine is a 2.5L four-cylinder with 200hp and 191 lb-ft of torque.

  • For more power, the 3.6L V6 boasts 305hp and 269 lb-ft of torque.

  • The brand new, 2.8L Duramax turbodiesel engine returns 181hp and 369 lb-ft of torque.

Whichever engine you choose, expect to be impressed by the performance and comfortability on every ride. The 2016 Colorado can tow up to 7000 pounds, when equipped with the 4WD system and V6 powertrain.

Fuel Economy

“Chevrolet today confirmed that the 2016 Colorado two-wheel drive with the Duramax turbo-diesel will be the most fuel efficient pickup in America, offering an Environmental Protection Agency-estimated 31 mpg highway fuel economy.”

-Chevrolet Today

Each of the 2016 Colorado’s engines have excellent fuel-economy; with the 2WD diesel engine ranking number one in America for mid-sized trucks, and boasting an impressive 22 mpg city and 31 mpg highway fuel economy. The 4WD diesel model offers a 20 mpg city and 29 mpg highway fuel economy. The base, four-cylinder engine returns an EPA-estimated 20 mpg city and 27 mpg highway, while the high-performance V6 has a comparable 18 mpg city and 26 mpg highway.

Get Behind the Wheel of the 2016 Colorado Today

If you’re looking for a midsize truck with top-notch fuel economy and performance, then test drive the 2016 Colorado, at Tom Gill Chevrolet. Contact a friendly, knowledgeable member of our sales department at (855) 977-0189 or visit us at 7830 Commerce Drive, Florence, KY.