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Chevrolet Colorado Diesel: Canada’s Most Fuel Efficient Pickup

Chevrolet Colorado Diesel: Canada’s Most Fuel Efficient Pickup






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Oshawa, Ontario (Monday, Nov 9, 2015) – Chevrolet currently reliable that a 2016 Colorado two-wheel expostulate with a Duramax turbo-diesel will be a many fuel fit pickup in Canada, charity a fuel expenditure rating of 7.7 L/100km highway.

The highway fuel expenditure rating for 2016 Colorado four-wheel expostulate diesel is 8.2 L/100km.

The U.S. EPA has released a Certificate of Conformity for a Chevrolet Colorado Duramax diesel. The group voiced no issues or concerns following a new endless contrast and analysis of a glimmer control complement on a Colorado Duramax diesel.

“The Colorado Duramax diesel sets a new benchmark in a mid-size pickup shred in Canada,” pronounced Joe De Stefano, code manager, Chevrolet Trucks in Canada. “Colorado gas models are intensely renouned with a business and a further of a new diesel – that no other non-GM aspirant offers on a midsize lorry – gives business even larger leisure to go where they wish with fewer fill-ups.”

The 2016 Colorado diesel 2WD offers fuel expenditure ratings of 10.8 L/100km city and 9.4 L/100km combined. The 4WD indication offers fuel expenditure ratings of 12.0 L/100km city and 10.3 L/100km combined.

Colorado Duramax diesel’s fuel potency complements segment-leading capability, including limit trailering ratings of adult to 7,700 pounds (3,492 kg) on 2WD models and adult to 7,600 pounds (3,447 kg) for 4WD models with a accessible trailering package.

Colorado’s all-new 2.8L Duramax turbo-diesel engine generates 181 horsepower (135 kW) and 369 lb-ft of torque (500 Nm). It is interconnected with a Hydra-Matic 6L50 six-speed involuntary transmission, that uses a singular Centrifugal Pendulum Vibration Absorber in a torque converter to revoke powertrain sound and vibration.

A variable-geometry turbocharger helps optimize energy and potency opposite a rpm band, while a change missile contributes to smoothness. Colorado’s diesel is engineered to be B20 (bio-diesel)-capable.

Two new facilities supplement control and certainty to a Colorado diesel: intelligent diesel empty braking and an integrated trailer stop controller. Smart diesel empty braking enhances automobile control and reduces stop wear by shortening a need for violation on downgrades. The integrated trailer stop controller works with a antilock stop complement to yield evident and totalled stop force, expelling a need for an aftermarket trailer stop controller.

The Colorado diesel goes on sale this fall, offering in LT and Z71 Crew Cab models, with 2WD or 4WD. Pricing for a diesel engine choice is $4,585 some-more than a comparably versed 3.6L V-6 model.

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