Extended Cab Colorado models seat four, and Crew Cab models seat five. Up front, the Colorado provides spacious, comfortable accommodations. Drivers will welcome the high seating position, which offers a commanding view of the road.
The Chevrolet Colorado Reliability Rating is 4.0 out of 5.0, which ranks it 4th out of 7 for midsize trucks . The average annual repair cost is $599 which means it has average ownership costs. The severity of repairs is average and the frequency of those issues is low, so major repairs are uncommon for the Colorado .
With the introduction of the next-gen models in 2023 for the 2024 model year, the Colorado and Canyon will offer just one engine option, namely a turbocharged 2.7 L inline four-cylinder gas unit. The new 2.7 L is also expected to deliver better fuel economy than the three engines currently on offer.
The Colorado accommodates my current safety seat setup that consists of a Britax convertible seat placed in a forward-facing position and a Recaro booster seat . Its rear headrests are easy to remove, which makes it easier to get a proper safety seat fitment.
While neither truck has an interior that could be considered plush, the Chevy Colorado is a little better than the Ranger and has a superior touchscreen infotainment system that comes standard across all models. But, the system available in the Ranger works great also.
The Chevy Colorado has a good resale value According to this list, after three years of use, the Chevy Colorado has an above-average depreciation rate of 28.8%. The Toyota Tacoma has a depreciation rate of 25.2% after three years, meaning its depreciates at the slowest rate.
In terms of fuel economy, the 2021 Colorado isn’t much better than the Tacoma . The 4-cylinder has an efficiency of 19 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway. The all-wheel-drive V-6 is only slightly lower at 17 mpg city and 24 mpg highway.
Chevrolet Problems identified the most common issues and frequent complaints from owners: Engine: 20 percent have problems . HVAC: 14 percent have problems . Transmission : 14 percent have problems .
2015–2021 Colorado The Colorado took a short hiatus before returning for 2015, just as the number of small pickups on sale began to dwindle. A full redesign brought a fresh, modern appearance and new powertrains.
The bad The 2.7 -liter turbocharged four-cylinder returns disappointing fuel economy. Competitors do interiors better . The bottom line The 2019 Chevy Silverado is definitely worth a look, but the smallest engine is a no-go.
Available on the 2020 F-150 XL and XLT trims and standard on the Lariat trim level, the 2.7 L EcoBoost® engine is ideal for drivers who are looking for better acceleration power and speed. Delivering 325 HP and 400 lb. -ft.
How to Safely Match a Car Seat with Your Car Research the car seat in person. Go to the store and ask the sales clerk if you can test the floor model in your vehicle . Visit a car seat check event. Read the instruction manual. Make sure your understand their car’s installation. Be mindful of rear-facing seat angles.
But for those occasions when kids need to ride back there, the short rear cushion found in most extended cab pickups can be uncomfortable and often prevents installing a child seat there. Child seats are intended to have at least 80 percent of their base length supported on the vehicle cushion.
The verdict: The 2019 GMC Canyon delivers a refined driving experience, and it mostly delivers when it comes to hauling kids in car seats . In our testing, we found this mid-size pickup truck to work well for our three car seats : infant seat , booster seat and convertible car seat in rear- and forward-facing modes.