2016 Chevrolet Colorado HighCountry Storm is a mid size truck, which is based on the same platform as the Chevrolet Trailblazer which is on offer in India. On display at the ongoing 2016 Auto Expo in Greater Noida, it comes with state of the art tech like customizable Chevrolet MyLink 203mm diagonal touch screen radio with Apple CarPlay. Easy interaction with iPhone features such as music and text messages is possible while the mid size truck is also offered with 4G LTE with WiFi connection with power for upto 7 devices.
Internet radio offers selection of radio channels and choice of music through mobile devices and through voice commands and also via steering mounted controls. Where navigation is concerned, 2016 Chevrolet Colorado gets Chevrolet MyLink Radio with navigation offering turn by turn directions and 3 month trial of SiriusXM NavTraffic integrated into the MyLink system.
2016 Chevrolet Colorado is offered with three engine options. The 2.5 liter 1-4 engine is on offer on the Extended Cab and Crew Cab Short Box 2WD variants. The engine includes Direct Injection and Variable Valve Timing allowing for 7.7 liters per 100 km. The 3.6 liter V6 engine has fuel efficiency at 9.2 liters per 100 km and gets advanced technologies that include Direct Injection, Variable Valve Timing and deceleration fuel cut off. The 2016 Chevrolet Colorado also gets an all new Duramax 2.8 liter Turbo Diesel engine capable of 181 hp power and 369 lb/ft torque. The one on display is powered by the 2.8 liter diesel.
Designed for comfort and a smooth ride despite challenging terrain, the 2016 Chevrolet Colorado has well appointed interiors with leather and cloth seating while storage spaces and a host of onboard charging devices are evident. Four wheel disc brakes with Duralift brake rotors reduce wheel shutter while Electric Power Steering offer smoother ride conditions. Triple sealed doors, a thick windshield and side glass besides liquid applied sound deadener keep interiors quiet allowing occupants to enjoy music via the Bose sound system.
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