The 2012 Chevrolet Colorado compact pickup is available in three body styles: Regular Cab, Extended Cab (with small rear doors) and Crew Cab (four doors regular). Standard features of the working version of the truck Colorado include 16-inch wheels of steel, a split front seat, steering column, air conditioning, cruise control, OnStar, Bluetooth, and a stereo AM / FM. The LT1 adds 16-inch wheels, alloy wheels, tinted glass, deluxe cloth upholstery, power accessories, an auto-dimming inside mirror and an audio with CD/MP3 player and satellite radio.
The 2012 Chevrolet Colorado offers three engines. The base engine is a 2.9 liter four cylinder producing 185 horsepower and 190 lb.-ft. of torque. Optional for all models (and standard on crew cab 4WD) is a 3.7 liter five-cylinder, 242 hp and 242 pound-feet of torque produced. Finally, a 5.3-liter V8 with 300 hp and 320 lb-ft of torque rating is standard on the LT3 option and is based on LT2 models.
EPA estimated 18 mpg city/25 consumption ranges from 21 mpg highway for the regular cab model with four-cylinder, 14 mpg city/19 highway to 16 mpg combined and combined in a computer equipped with enclosed cab V8 engine and four-wheel drive. A well-equipped V8 can pull Colorado to 6000 pounds. See also, 2012 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor, 2012 Ford Shelby GT500 and 2012 Hyundai Genesis Coupe.
A 2012 Chevrolet Colorado Extended Cab received a top rating of “good” for frontal offset crashes. The double cab model, but worse, earning the second highest “acceptable” rating for the same test and at worst a “poor” rating for side impact protection.
Although the color looks good from outside the tracks, carved with the participation of the full-size Silverado, the cabin appears to be in time. While its rivals have become more refined, setting the color with a mediocre car, hard plastic trim and seats, which are almost comfortable, much less support.
Outside, the whole of the 2012 Chevrolet Colorado Extended Cab partially open tailgate to provide a flat load floor for 4×8 sheets or long items.
The 2012 Chevrolet Colorado Extended Cab is less than four engines and five-cylinder is quite smooth, but behind the V6 from the competition. The V8 is similar to the deficit, although the cost of fuel. Four-speed automatic cleaning of 2012 Chevrolet Colorado Extended Cab, but can not provide the acceleration or fuel economy delivered by the competition of five-speed automatic transmission.