The new truck, the 2016 Chevy Colorado zr2 will soon come. New platform and upgraded engine will make the fans surprised. Some new features will also be included to grab larger markets around the world. This new design will strengthen its ability in handling both off road and on the road. Sturdy look is presented for the exterior. Elegant look is hidden inside and powerful engine is saved under the hood.
The concept of the exterior design is still off road concept. Smoothing is applied for some parts of the exterior. It looks taller and wider than its predecessor although the cabin is actually in the same size. Look also the new front end, headlights with LED and Xenon and the honeycomb grille. The bumpers are trimmed for better performance. The position of the tiers is set for better ground clearance. The exterior design is completed with manly look of the 18 inch alloy wheels. They match the all terrain tiers. Surprisingly, the suspension system is also upgraded which will be better for long traveling.
“Manly outside, elegant inside” is a good statement representing the exterior and interior designs of this new Chevy truck. Although most of the interior elements are similar to its predecessor, they still look impressive with the better lateral seats with leather upholstery. Some features such as dual zone automatic climate control and satellite navigation are also included. Waterproof material is employed for the dashboard cover. Better steering wheel and instrument cluster complete the reason of better vehicle than its predecessor.
Under the hood is the most important issue to see. This 2016 Chevrolet truck will be equipped with one different engine. The brand new 2.8 l inline 4 Duramax diesel unit is perfect for this ZR2. It is able to produce 181 horsepower at 3,400 rpm and 369 lb-ft of torque at 2,000 rpm. The engine will work with six speed automatic transmission. The engine is good enough to be compared with the competitors, but the transmission is just ordinary. Fortunately, it is connected to the four wheel drive system.
The release date of this new Chevy truck will likely be in the mid 2016 or late 2016. There is no clear idea about the price. But it is predicted to be approximately $30,000. It is reasonable for the vehicle with such power boosting 60 mph for 10 seconds and maximum speed at 125 mph. It is also a good price for 2016 Chevy Colorado zr2 to compete the GMC Canyon, Toyota Tacoma and Nissan Frontier.