Although the Colorado's cab and bed are not the largest in this segment and its turning radius is uncommonly wide , the truck remains competitive with Ford's Ranger series and, to a lesser extent, the Toyota Tacoma, Nissan Frontier and Dodge Dakota. I have the Colorado Z71 crew cab version of the truck. As gasoline prices continue to edge upwards, the compact pickup is beginning to look mighty attractive. It is equipped with a nice bed liner so I don't have to worry about dents and dings in the truck bed. I always get compliments from the truck. We get 17 mpg in town.
The newest body-on-frame chassis is much more rigid than previous Chevrolet compact pickups and you can feel it in the way the Colorado handles off-road and in the corners. Fuel system The consumers have also encountered a problem with the Chevrolet Colorado's fuel system. The truck wallows and bottoms out all too easily. So far i love how it looks and the maneuverability. We are very happy with the truck.
The Colorado competes with other smaller pickups, such as the Nissan Frontier, Toyota Tacoma and Ford Ranger. The downside is the interior with no vanity or map lights. Hydraulically assisted rack-and-pinion steering is installed. However, neither combination is very enjoyable to pilot or to listen to; they're noisy engines that sound unrefined next to the silkier sounds coming from a four-cylinder Toyota Tacoma. Even over washboard roads, the Colorado exhibited no sign of dash-rattling or squeaks. Comfort, though, is not a strength, and the quality and finish of its cabin leave much to be desired. Neither combination is very enjoyable to pilot or to listen to; they're noisy engines that sound unrefined next to the silkier sounds coming from a four-cylinder Toyota Tacoma.
And it doesn't do it all the time. The contact stated that the rpms increased to 2000 and then dropped to 500. Under the Hood A 2. This engine plant that can produce about 120,000 engines per year has a fully-automated, computer-guided sequence for gauges, and employs lasers for high-level precision. Backseat space in my crew cab is fine for everyone I've had sit there. The failure mileage was not available.
It's not too small but it's not too big either. Engine choices for the Colorado include four- and five-cylinder powerplants. It has caused me to be late for work, sitting a the gas station many many times!. Please tell me how to fix this! Truck will not engage the starter and if bypassed will not engage furl or spark systems. Although it was still classified as a compact or mid-sized truck, the Chevrolet Colorado is bigger than the S-10. The one drawback may be the over-abundance of gray throughout the cab.
It is the most effeciently functional vehicle I have ever owned. Its ride is slightly stiff and truck-like but reasonably comfortable. The sound quality and speakers are much better than I have had in my older trucks. Surprisingly, for such a small truck, the Colorado has a rather wide turning circle. Extended cab Colorados have four doors and forward-facing rear seats.
The ride on the road is smooth and pretty comfortable, even without a load in the back. All versions of the 2008 Chevrolet Colorado offer standard anti-lock brakes, but side curtain airbags are optional and stability control is not offered. My last complaint would be that it's had a few really hard starts that make me wonder whats in store for us. It's available in either rear- or four-wheel drive, in short-wheelbase regular-cab and long-wheelbase extended- and four-door crew-cab versions, and it can seat up to six passengers in crew-cab mode. Still the Chevy Colorado isn't that satisfying a vehicle to drive, and its meager four- and five-cylinder engines, combined with a short pickup bed, limit both its entertainment value and its utility. It has a great ride, and has great pick up and go no pun intended. The dealer sanborn Chevrolet, 1210 S Cherokee ln, lodi, ca 95240, 209-334-5000 ext 8655 diagnosed that the valve guides in the head of the engine needed to be replaced.
The seating is fairly comfortable. She's four-wheel-drive and does great in the snow. Handling and Braking Reviewers are generally pleased with the Colorado's ride. The 2008 Chevrolet Colorado places near the bottom of the compact pickup rankings because it's an able but unremarkable performer with passable power and unsurprising dynamics. I have tried using the key fob and just using the key to unlock the doors. In 2005, Isuzu came up with its own version and sold it with the name i-Series.