2012 Chevrolet Colorado Pickup

2012 Chevolet Colorado Pickup

Ken Freund
October 3, 2011
Filed under Trucks For Towing

For 2012 the Chevrolet Colorado midsize pickup is offered in three body styles; regular, extended and crew cab, plus three different trim levels. Crew cabs come equipped with 5-foot boxes, other models get a 6-foot box.

Three engines are available to match your needs. A 2.9-liter four rated 185 horsepower and 190 lb-ft of torque is the base engine. A 3.7-liter five-cylinder rated 242 hp and 242 lb-ft of torque is the intermediate powerplant and a 5.3-liter V8 rated 300 hp and 320 lb-ft is the top of the line. A properly equipped V8 Colorado is rated to tow up to 6,000 pounds. EPA fuel mileage ranges from 18 mpg city/25 mpg highway on four-cylinder models to 14 mpg city/19 highway on V8 4WD crew cabs.

2012 Chevolet Colorado Pickup Interior

The standard 2012 Chevy Colorado interior.

Base models get a five-speed manual gearbox standard, and a four-speed automatic is optional; all other models get the four-speed automatic. Four-wheel drive is available on all models and features a two-speed transfer case and automatic locking rear differential. An off-road suspension package includes 17-inch wheels and heavy duty suspension.

All 2012 Colorados come standard with the OnStar emergency communications system, ABS brakes, stability control and traction control, a bedliner, air-conditioning, cruise control, Bluetooth and AM/FM stereo. Extras include an AM/FM/CD player with satellite radio, heated leather front bucket seats and more.

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One Response to “2012 Chevrolet Colorado Pickup”

  1. george on November 21st, 2012 1:56 am

    I have a sierra 1500 5.3engine 4×4 2010
    can i carry 8500 pounds


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