CHEVROLET Colorado Double Cab Models/Series Timeline, Specifications & Photos

Generations: 3
First production year: 2003
Engines: Gasoline, Diesel
Body style: Truck

2015 - Present

When the GM and Isuzu joined their forces to built reliable workhorses on four wheels, they also agreed who will sell where. And the GM had the U.S. This is how Chevrolet Colorado ended up having the same chassis as an Isuzu D-Max. The Chevrolet Colorado was the kind of truck that could be used as a daily driver and a weekend companion. Its 5.3 m (210.5") length was about the same as a family sedan. The 2015 model received the "corner step" introduced for the first trim in the Chevrolet Silverado, which had sculpted steps inside the rear bumper to help climbing in and out o...

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diesel engines:

  CHEVROLET Colorado Crew Cab 2.8L Duramax 6AT (181 HP)

  CHEVROLET Colorado Crew Cab 2.8L Duramax 6AT AWD (181 HP)


2009 - 2012

Chevrolet introduced the first generation of the Colorado mid-size pickup in 2003, which received a refresh in 2009. In 2007, the world economic crisis hit General Motors hard and barely dodged the bankruptcy bullet. With money going out of its pockets and losing the Saab and Opel brands in Europe, GM had to strengthen its position in its home market, and a refreshed pickup was considered a solution. And it worked. Chevrolet built the mid-size pickup in three cabin sizes, with the Double-Cab as the longest cabin. The Colorado sported a new front fascia inspired by its bigger brother, t...

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gasoline engines:

  CHEVROLET Colorado Double Cab 2.9L 5MT (185 HP)

  CHEVROLET Colorado Double Cab 3.7L 4AT (241 HP)

  CHEVROLET Colorado Double Cab 5.3L V8 4AT (300 HP)


2003 - 2008

As part of its deal with Isuzu, General Motors introduced the Colorado pickup in 2003, competing against Dodge Dakota and Ford Ranger. General Motors built a new chassis, which it shared with Isuzu. But while the Japanese brand successfully sold the D-Max globally, Chevrolet struggled harder on its home market. Still, it offered the light utility vehicle with a choice of three cabins. The Dual Cab was designed mostly as a leisure pickup, suitable for families. The car's front featured a distinct front fascia with a horizontal slat that crossed the vehicle from one side to another,...

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