Automobile Magazine put the V-8 to good use, finding it good for 60 mph in 15. My only real complaint at this time is the interior wind noise. 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 owned it only three months. This is the second one I've owned, the first was a extended cab, which was not very agile around town, the standard cab is a lot more maneuverable.
I got good fuel economy particularly on hwy. The Colorado has always been a favorite among cross-shopping consumers because of its extensive lineup and numerous options. Last year, Chevy finally offered a 300-horsepower V-8 in the Colorado, just as a slowing economy started directing shoppers to smaller, lower-priced engines. Ruggedness and capability are communicated by the Colorado's aggressive styling, Edmunds claims. Stability and traction control are also standard. I like the latch system for this vehicle.
The seats offer firm bottoms and good lumbar support, and the cloth fabric is both durable and comfortable. On four-door versions, the uncomfortably upright rear seats are just spacious enough for two adults. To help make your best deal, be sure to check the Fair Purchase Price. It's a design defect with the ext cab models, but it was easily fixed. The 2010 Chevrolet Colorado offers most of the basics for a compact pickup truck, but the options are rather limited.
As penny-pinching is becoming fashionable, the compact pickup is beginning to look mighty attractive. Unfortunately, navigation and Bluetooth are conspicuously absent from the options list. However, the Colorado matches the projected residual values of the Ford Ranger. Both of these engines produce class-leading horsepower while returning good fuel economy. The Colorado's 185-horsepower four-cylinder and 242-horsepower five-cylinder engines provide good power and excellent fuel economy, while a four-wheel-drive option allows the compact pickup to tackle deep snow and venture off-road. . It handled well, towed my boat with no problems and was comfortable to drive.
Crew cabs come with a five-foot cargo box, while other Colorados feature a six-foot bed. I just returned the 08 as it was leased but I bought a 2010 Z71 4x4 to replace it. Convenience package is a big plus. Chevy also stepped away from the norm to offer a dual overhead camshaft and inline-five-cylinder engine rather than a traditional V-6. I've been a ford man for 40 years but this truck caught my eye. OnStar, 1-year of Safe and Sound plan. Best truck I have had.
The interior for all Colorados is nowhere close to impressive, with cheap, hard plastic as the theme. Kelley Blue Book agrees, claiming the durable seats are also comfortable, with acceptable lumbar support and firm bottoms. Crew Cab models are a bit tight when it comes to rear-seat legroom, but front seat occupants should be more than satisfied. A new braking system, first introduced last year, improves brake-pedal feel and stopping performance. The 2010 Chevrolet Colorado is also available in either rear- or four-wheel drive. Air bags, head curtain side-impact, driver and right-front.
Its the Z85 model I really like this truck, I'm inpressed. But one thing cannot be denied. However gas milage is not as advertised. Reviewers generally find the base 185-horsepower, 2. It's a little too large, in comparision with the S-10.
The interior for all Colorados is nowhere close to impressive, with cheap, hard plastic as the theme. It looked great on the Colorado then, but now the Silverado has been restyled and the Colorado is looking a little long in the tooth. To buy a good ford truck you have to buy a Super Duty and they are way to much money. The 2010 Chevrolet Colorado continues to be offered with a wide variety of engines, including four- and five-cylinder mills, plus a range-topping V-8 engine cranking out 300 horsepower and 320 pound-feet of torque. Though it can't tow or haul like a full-size Silverado, the 2010 Chevrolet Colorado makes an attractive alternative for those whose truck use tends to be more recreational than occupational. Also, the Colorado's optional 3. ConsumerGuide found just adequate power from the smaller I-4 and I-5 engines with no reserve for towing heavy loads or passing.
Last year, Chevy finally offered a 300-horsepower V-8 in the Colorado, just as a slowing economy started directing shoppers to smaller, lower-priced engines. The 2010 Colorado's exterior styling remains unchanged year over year, thought there are trim revisions. It has a smooth ride, drives like a car, and has a ton of power with the V8---I would buy another one tomorrow. The new Fords are way over priced for what you get. I've towed a fully loaded U-Haul trailer largest one you can rent-6x12 with no problem whatsoever. Side curtain airbags are now standard.