Chevrolet carmaker is heating up the battle of monster trucks in the United States by announcing the introduction of the all-new 2017 Colorado ZR2, an exceptional off-road vehicle with gorgeous looks and plenty of power under the hood, not to mention the suite of amenities which are thoroughly described below.
In the United States, the 2017 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 has a starting price of $40,995 MSRP, which is not that cheap compared to other pickup truck on the market. However, the price is justified by the plethora of styling features both at the exterior as well as inside the cabin.
Amongst the top features of the new Colorado ZR2 we should mention the Trailering Package with trailer hitch and seven-pin connector, aggressive grille and hood combo, modified rear axle with a 3.42 ratio, locking tailgate, rear sliding window and so many more.
As for the engine lineup under the hood, the 2017 Colorado ZR2 comes with a 2.8-liter Duramax Turbo-Diesel, with 186 horsepower and 369 lb-ft of torque, followed by a 3.6-liter DI DOHC with massive 308 horsepower and 275 lb-ft of torque.
2017 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 – Main Highlights:
Class-exclusive front and rear locking electronic differentials.
Revolutionary, segment-exclusive Multimatic Dynamic Suspensions Spool Valve (DSSVTM) dampers.
Off-road rocker protection.
Modified front and rear bumpers for better off-road obstacle clearance.
Exclusive ZR2 17 x 8-inch aluminum alloy wheels.
31-inch Goodyear Wrangler Duratrac off-road tires.
New cast-iron control arms.
An aluminum skidplate that protects the radiator and engine oil pan.
Autotrac transfer case.
Transfer case shield.
Aggressive grille and hood combo unique to ZR2.
Modified rear axle with a 3.42 ratio.
Front and rear tracks widened 3.5 inches over a standard Colorado.
Suspension lifted 2 inches over a standard Colorado.
Off-Road Mode Technology.
4-wheel disc brakes.
2017 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 – Other Amenities:
Trailering Package, including trailer hitch and 7-pin connector.
Integrated trailer brake controller.
Heated driver and passenger front seats.
Wireless phone charging.
Rear sliding window.
EZ Lift and Lower tailgate.
A six-speaker audio system with Chevrolet MyLink Radio with Navigation and an 8-inch diagonal color touchscreen, AM/FM stereo with seek-and-scan and a digital clock, Bluetooth streaming audio for music and select phones, voice-activated technology for radio and phone featuring Apple CarPlay and Android Auto capability as well as an auxiliary jack.
All-terrain spare tire with unique ZR2 wheel.
Four USB ports: one on the instrument panel, one in the center console and two in the rear of the center console.
Electronic automatic cruise control.
Rear window electric defogger.
OnStar 4G LTE with built-in Wi-Fi.
Rear Vision Camera.
Remote keyless entry.
Remote vehicle starter system.
4-way power front driver and passenger seat adjuster with power driver lumbar control.
Rear seats with underseat storage.