There is already more than a few reason why the Chevrolet Colorado is currently one of the most loved mid-size truck in the market and these new upgrades that Chevrolet is offering now will make it even more desirable.
According to Chevrolet, the 2017 Chevrolet Colorado will now be powered by a 3.6 liter V6 engine that will be mated to an eight-speed auto transmission. The engine will come with a few upgrades that will include an improve direct injection, variable valve timing and Active Fuel Management. The upgrade will allow the 2017 Chevrolet Colorado to offer 308hp and 275lb ft of torque now, 3HP more than the previous engine.
We still do not know if the new engine will help improve the fuel economy or not but Chevrolet pointed out that the transmission will now allow the Colorado to have a higher first gear ratio for easier towing.