The new 2022 Chevy Colorado is a capable truck that offers poised handling and a smooth ride. This new Chevy truck has a class-leading tow rating, and the interior is spacious with comfortable front seats. Drivers from East Lansing to Charlotte, MI will be impressed with the available diesel and V6 engines that deliver enough power to cruise around Lansing. The new Chevy Colorado also comes with a specialty off-road trim that drivers can opt for going on adventures on rough terrains. The infotainment system is intuitive and user-friendly. Here are more details about the new 2022 Chevy Colorado.
Under the hood of the new Chevy Colorado is a 2.5L four-cylinder engine that produces 200 horsepower and 191 lb-ft of torque. Mason, MI drivers can opt for the more potent 3.6L V6 engine that delivers 308 horsepower and 275 lb-ft of torque. An available 2.8L Duramax turbodiesel engine offers impressive torque at 369 lb-ft and 186 horsepower.
The base engine has a maximum towing capacity of 3,500 pounds when properly equipped, while the V6 can tow up to 7 000 pounds. The Duramax turbodiesel engine leads the lot with a maximum towing capacity 7 700 pounds. The V6 engine is paired to an 8-speed automatic transmission, while the turbodiesel and base engine is linked to a 6-speed automatic transmission.
This new Chevy truck has standard rear-wheel drive with an optional four-wheel drive. The base engine has a fuel economy of 19/25 mpg (city/highway) with 2WD and 19/24 (city/highway) with 4WD. The V6 engine achieves 18/25 mpg city/highway with 2WD, 17/24 mpg city/highway with 4WD, and the ZR2 gets 16/18 mpg city/highway. The Duramax turbodiesel offers better fuel economy with 20/30 mpg city/highway and 19/28 mpg city/highway 4WD, and the ZR2 achieves 18/22 mpg city/highway.
The ZR2 and Z71 trims are well-equipped for off-roading with specialty features that allow drivers to tackle challenging terrains. Available features include hill descent control, skid plates, locking front and rear differentials, and a heavy-duty suspension system.
The interior of this new Chevy truck comes with a functional design and lacks fancy features. The controls are easily accessible, while the front seats are comfortable and supportive. The body style you choose will determine the back-seat space you will get, with the crew cab offering more space than the extended cab.
The new Chevy Colorado offers various infotainment features, including an intuitive 7-inch touch screen with easy-to-reach physical controls. Other features include Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, Bluetooth, satellite radio, two USB ports, and a six-speaker audio system. The LT trim adds cruise control, keyless entry, a lift & lower tailgate, additional USB ports, A Wi-Fi hot spot, and an 8-inch touch screen.
The Z71 is an off-road trim that offers off-road features and adds a few tech features. Added features include:
The ZR2 trim is also an off-road model with a rugged look and offers genuine leather seats, a trailer brake controller, and power-adjustable passenger seats.
The new Chevy Colorado offers various standard driver-assistance features to increase confidence on the road. Standard features include a rear-view camera and Teen Driver that allows you to customize settings and monitor driving performance for secondary drivers. Available features include rear parking sensors, lane departure warning, cruise control, and forward-collision warning.
At Shaheen Chevrolet in Lansing, we have an extensive lineup of new Chevy trucks, including the new 2022 Chevy Colorado. Local drivers are invited to browse our online inventory and check out our new Chevy specials to find a favorable deal for their dream car. Visit us today for a scheduled test drive and experience all the features of the new Chevy Colorado.