The 2015 Chevy Colorado took the pickup truck world by storm, racking up awards in droves and single-handedly reviving the once-dormant midsize pickup segment. Now, Chevrolet is looking to take its dominance one step further with the introduction of the 2016 Chevy Colorado Duramax, which instantly becomes the cleanest diesel truck ever built by GM and the most efficient and powerful in its class when it arrives later this fall.
“Simply put, there’s no other midsize truck that can do what Colorado can with its all-new Duramax diesel,” said Sandor Piszar, director of Chevrolet Truck Marketing. “Along with greater capability and efficiency, it expands the Colorado lineup to give customers more choices and the capability of exploring more possibilities on and off the road.”
The 2016 Chevrolet Colorado Duramax will be offered in LT and Z71 Crew Cab models in either 2WD or 4WD. It will cost a mere $3,730 more than the comparably-equipped 3.6-liter V6 model, and it will include a Hydra-Matic 6L50 six-speed automatic, smart diesel exhaust brake, integrated trailer brake controller, and a 3.42 rear axle ratio.
2WD models will have a max trailering rating of 7,700 pounds and GVWRs of 6,000 pounds, and 4WD models will have a 7,600 max trailering rating and 6,200 pounds GVWRs.
Also included on the 2016 Chevy Colorado Duramax Diesel will be the features that made the 2015 Colorado such a hit, including OnStar 4G LTE with built-in Wi-Fi, Lane Departure Warning, CornerStep rear bumper, EZ Lift-and-Lower tailgate, and more. The Colorado Duramax will be available later this year; to order yours, contact Crumback Chevrolet today.