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Our Testing Proves the 2017 Chevrolet Colorado Is a Happy Medium Between Practicality and Capability

If you want a vehicle that does what it should and is also practical and not too flashy the 2017 Chevrolet Colorado will do nicely. It is capable. It handles what it needs to nicely. You won’t be disappointed in this vehicle. It is a good mix of features without too much whimsy.

Key Takeaways:

  • -The Chevrolet Colorado cleverly fills the gap between full-size pickup capability and crossover practicality. It can tow up to 7700 pounds with its optional diesel engine—a class exclusive
  • -The Colorado is cosmetically unchanged from 2016, but its revised V-6 adds power (up 3 horsepower and 6 lb-ft of torque) as well as cylinder deactivation for fuel efficiency
  • -The Colorado crew-cab model with the standard box, selectable all-wheel drive, and V-6 starts at $34,670 in LT trim. This configuration combines a cabin with seats for five, all-weather capability, and impressive acceleration and towing performance

“The Chevrolet Colorado cleverly fills the gap between full-size pickup capability and crossover practicality. It can tow up to 7700 pounds with its optional diesel engine—a class exclusive.”

https://www.caranddriver.com/reviews/2017-chevrolet-colorado-in-depth-model-review