2017 Chevrolet Colorado Performance Capabilities


In every key category of performance, the 2017 Chevrolet Colorado blows away the competition. Thanks to three sophisticated powertrain options and a durable body on frame design, the Colorado is offered with best-in-class numbers in a number of key areas, including horsepower, torque, and towing. Find out how the Colorado achieves its impressive capabilities, and take a look at the impressive ZR2 off-road model as well. When you’re ready to take the next step, take the trip to Tom Gill Chevrolet in Florence, KY.

Engine Performance


Check out the impressive horsepower, torque, and max towing number offered on the 2017 Chevy Colorado:

  • 2.5L Four-Cylinder: The base engine on the Colorado, this 2.5L four-cylinder makes 200 hp and 191 lb-ft of torque. The EPA estimates that this engine can get up to 24 mpg highway and 19 mpg city.
  • 2.8L Duramax Turbodiesel Four-Cylinder: Upgrade to this impressive turbodiesel powertrain and you can expect an output of 181 hp and a best-in-class 369 lb-ft of torque. This engine also gets the best towing numbers in the segment at an impressive 7,700 pounds. EPA estimates for this engine come in at up to an impressive 30 mpg highway and 22 mpg city.
  • 3.6L DOHC V6: Opt for this naturally aspirated V6 and you’ll get a confident and well-rounded 308 hp and 275 lb-ft of torque. Fuel economy on this engine reaches up to 25 mpg highway and 18 mpg city.

ZR2 Off-Road Performance

All versions come with the option of four-wheel drive, but If you’re looking for a midsize pickup truck that can handle serious ruts and rocks, then the 2017 Chevy Colorado ZR2 is the trim for you. This pickup truck comes with serious off-road performance capabilities thanks to its front and rear electronic locking differentials and the segment’s first ever Multimatic Shocks (DSSV). Other perks include a wide track stance, an off-road-ready suspension, skid plates, an Autotrac transfer case, rock sliders, and even an available full-size spare tire carrier mounted into the truck bed. If you opt for this model, you’ll have your pick between the 3.6L V6 and the Duramax 2.8L turbo-diesel engines.

Learn More About the Commanding Performance of the 2017 Chevy Colorado

We’ve only scratched the surface of what the  2017 Chevrolet Colorado can do. When you’re ready to take the next step, we hope you’ll stop by and see us at Tom Gill Chevrolet. We’re your Cincinnati area Chevy dealership at 7830 Commerce Dr. in Florence, KY, and we have a full range of new Chevy Colorado models in stock with competitive financing and lease rates available. Our dealership is open every day of the week, and you should always feel free to contact our staff online or give us a call at (855) 977-0189.