Similar to seniors Ford F-150 and Chevrolet Silverado, Ford Ranger and Chevrolet Colorado also compete fiercely in sales – Photo: Chevrolet
Chevrolet Colorado 2023 was developed with the goal of “more than anything”, from capacity, performance, equipment features or innovative technology.
Starting with design, nearly a decade has passed since the 2nd generation Chevrolet Colorado debuted at the 2013 Los Angeles auto show. Since then, global pickup design has seen remarkable transformations. with the trend of masculinity, muscle and strength returning to replace the previous soft style.
Chevrolet Colorado 2023 is no exception when borrowing a bit of Silverado senior DNA. The overall frame of the car is still quite familiar, but all the accompanying details have been refreshed, such as the elegant headlights, or the impressive radiator with a large horizontal bar with the Chevy logo running through it initiated by Camaro. before.
The “bow” car radiator is the Chevrolet logo with a crossbar running through it – Photo: Chevrolet
The muscular floating bonnet, Silverdo-style side skirts, traditional horizontal horizontal lines or outer foot steps for users to easily get in and out of the rear storage tank like the Ranger are some other highlights.
Regarding the rear tank of Chevrolet Colorado 2023, this area has a length of 1.57 meters with 8 ligaments, 2 motorcycle / bicycle support tracks and a series of small storage compartments for users to place accessories, not to mention the 110V charging port. The back door has 2 opening modes, 90 and 45 degrees.
CThis tailgate is a “switch” for users to access a storage compartment 1,143 mm wide, 101 mm deep inside this equipment.
The versatile tailgate has its own storage compartment on the Colorado 2023 – Photo: Chevrolet
In this upgrade, the Chevrolet Colorado 2023 has only one version of the short-tank double cabin, the long-tank versions or the extended cabin, which has been completely removed to allow GM/Chevrolet to simplify the assembly line.
Interior Chevrolet Colorado 2023 is a big step forward compared to the 2013 generation, especially in the technology segment. The 8-inch digital dashboard and 11.3-inch central screen appear on the dashboard, which is more elegant and trendy.
This interface, compared to Ranger, is difficult to compare with modernity and flashiness, but the mid-size pickup is generally not bad.
The equipment on the Chevrolet Colorado 2023 was revealed including a smart key, 6-speaker system, storage space under the seat, cloth / leather seats with red stitching, heated front seats, 8-way power driver’s seat, electric charging table Wireless phone, 2-zone air conditioning and even a sunroof depending on the version.
The Chevrolet Colorado 2023 cabin is not too fancy, but it is enough – Photo: Chevrolet
Underneath the Chevrolet Colorado 2023 bonnet is a new 2.7L turbocharged 4-cylinder engine borrowed from the Silverado elder, with 3 different power levels. The lowest version gives users a capacity of 237 hp, 351 Nm of torque – higher than the old 2.5L engine that the car uses (200 hp, 258 Nm).
The mid-range version of the Chevrolet Colorado 2023 has a specification of 310 hp / 528 Nm while the highest version keeps the same capacity as the lower version but has outstanding torque at 582 hp, a larger parameter than on the Ford F-150. running V8 engine (555 Nm). The default transmission is an 8-speed automatic.
The new chassis on the Chevrolet Colorado 2023 gives the car a wheelbase of 3,338 mm (an increase of 79 mm), but the space inside the car is even reduced (the rear seat legroom is reduced by 28 mm, the front row is only slight increase of 5 mm).
According to confirmation from GM, the chassis is completely new, but the company does not disclose details.
The performance of the new Colorado is extremely focused by Chevrolet, shown by the fact that the off-road version ZR2 was announced from the beginning – Photo: Chevrolet
Performance is the factor that is most prioritized by Chevrolet Colorado 2023 with even low-end versions having 2-wheel drive, large wheelbase, anti-slip differential, 18-inch aluminum wheels with 32 multi-terrain tires inch, ground clearance 241 mm (can be increased by 51 to 76 mm thanks to the lifter on the high versions), and the approach / exit / overtaking angle at 30.5/22.4/21 degrees (38 degrees, respectively) ,3/25,1/24.6 degrees on the pure off-road ZR2).
In addition, Chevrolet Colorado 2023 also has 10 external cameras to record the entire space around and under the car for easy manipulation by the driver. The car also has many separate driving modes including 2 multi-terrain modes (Off-Road and Terrain) and high-speed off-road driving (Baja).
Chevrolet Colorado 2023 will officially open for sale in early 2023 with the price list to be announced later.
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