2020 Chevrolet Colorado
The 2020 Chevrolet Colorado is a more than just your average mid-size pickup truck. It has all of the interior space that one would desire as well as great cargo and towing capabilities, it also has remarkable performance in its engine and handling. Drivers will also enjoy the Colorado’s assortment of advanced tech features and all for economically-convenient prices.
This Chevy truck provides buyers with an array of choices such as with the cab sizes, carbo-bed lengths, and engines. If there was only one word to describe this hefty powerhouse, it would certainly be “versatility”.
Avail. Engine Type
The base 2.5-liter 4-cylinder gasoline engine gives the Colorado a pretty decent push with 200 horsepower. The rear-wheel-drive variants are paired with either a 6-speed manual transmission or 6-speed automatic, though there is no manual option for the all-wheel-drive.
This engine provides a pretty decent ride, but for a little extra oomph, its recommended to spend a little extra doe in order to get either the 308-horsepower 3.6-liter V6 or the 2.8-liter 4-cylinder turbodiesel for a more enjoyable ride. The 3.6 V6 is also paired up with an 8-speed automatic transmission while the 2.8 is matched with a 6-speed automatic.
The diesel engine produces just up to 180 horsepower but provides top-rate torque, especially in comparison to the two other engine choices. Not only is the exhilarating muscle power on the accelerator is a plus, but it also has the highest towing capacity as well as the top-rate fuel-consumption figure of 23 mpg combined (RWD).
Driving and Handling
Chevy has much experience with making pickup trucks and is well known for it too, therefore, it should be expected that this popular brand will provide a ride that is steady and firm for its 2020 model.
The Colorado truck might be a wise choice for shoppers who are looking for the most efficient towing option, including buyers who prioritize peak fuel economy. It has an athletic-like torque output that quite a joy to handle when off-roading. The all-terrain ZR2 trucks are a well-equipped recourse to Toyota’s Tacoma TRD models. It’s made to go hiking for a weekend getaway and then shuttle its passengers through rush hour traffic during the week.
The Colorado’s conventional bodywork has very particular qualities and perks like mighty and powerful towing. The robust structure articulates an exterior design that is quite brawny, which is emphasized by a strong similarity to that of the larger Silverado. The ZR2 includes a lifted suspension for better travel, wider track, enhanced bumpers and a skid plate.
This year’s Colorado is also available with a bigger crew cab and has bed choices that go to 5.1 feet and 6.2 feet. The smaller bed measures at 41 cubic feet while the longer runs at 50 cubic feet.
The inside of this 2020 Chevy has is implemented some impressive tech features ranging from trim to trim like an 8-inch touchscreen, smartphone integration and Wi-Fi.
The crew’s cab rear seats have the ability to split and fold, which provides drivers with plenty of cargo space. There’s also lots of storage space underneath those seats. As they should, pickup trucks are made to be of great use and this Chevy model certainly lives up to those expectations.
As previously mentioned, the 2020 Colorado is more than just an off-roader, it has an impressive amount of technology features varying from trim to trim. The base-level includes Apple CarPlay/Android Auto smartphone integration, two USB ports, a 7-inch infotainment display, 6-speed manual transmission, vinyl seat and floor covering, as well as the CornerStep rear bumper, locking tailgate and cargo-box lighting. Work Trucks offers pretty much the same but offers more options.
The LT trims add on an 8-inch touch screen, 17-inch alloy wheels, leather-wrapped/tilt/telescope steering wheel, satellite radio and rear parking sensors. The Z71 also has some off-roading necessities such as suspension setup, all-terrain tires and a locking rear differential with ZR2’s equipment list even more masterly.
Safety Features and Warranty
In addition to the Colorado’s interior luxuries, it also has two great highlighting safety features which are the Teen Driver system and Safety Package. The Teen Driver feature is standard with each trim and snoops in on the vehicle’s speed and location, allowing parents to review the information later, and also deafens the auto system until all passengers have their seat belt on. The options Safety Package includes forward-collision alert and lane-departure warning in the LT and Z71 models.
The Chevrolet company also provides an adequate amount of warranty coverage of their pickup truck. Its Limited warranty covers 3 years or 36,000 miles, Powertrain warranty covers 5 years or 60,000 miles, and Complimentary maintenance is covered for the first visit.