2017 Chevrolet Colorado Airbags, Safety Features, Safety Score

The Colorado is Chevrolet’s mid segment vehicle which stands
somewhere between a full-size truck and a crossover. The
midsize truck is being worked upon with a revised V6 engine and
freshly designed transmission, better performance capability
and special suspension hardware for the ZR2 model which
significantly improves its off – road capability. With a
starting price of $20,000, this mid size truck has a lot to

2017 Chevrolet Colorado Engine

There are three available engine options. A 2.5 liter inline
four cylinder engine producing 200 hp and 191 pound feet of
torque, comes paired with a six speed manual transmission. This
configuration is available as standard in the base model. The
automatic transmission will be available in WT or higher trims.
The optional engines are a new 3.6 liter V6 engine producing
308 hp and 275 pound feet of torque, available for the first
time in Colorado. This comes paired with eight speed automatic
transmission. The other optional engine is a 2.8 liter
turbocharged four cylinder diesel engine producing 181 hp and
369 pound feet of torque. This is paired with a six speed
automatic transmission. The 2017 Colorado can tow up to 7700
pounds with its optional diesel engine which is exclusive in
this class. The fuel efficiency strategies are also clever
which gives it a class apart recognition.

2017 Chevrolet Colorado Exteriors

The exteriors of the Colorado haven’t witnessed much
transformation from its predecessor. The higher trims run over
17 inch alloy wheels. The 2017 Colorado will be available in
two- and four- seat extended cab and five-seat crew-cab body
styles. There are five trim levels: Base, Work Truck (WT), LT,
Z71 and ZR2. The impressive part comes out to be the bed length
that the vehicle offers.

2017 Chevrolet Colorado Interiors

The interiors are neither luxurious not padded, but they are
comfortable and best in class for what a truck may hold. There
are vinyl upholstery and plastic designing, air-conditioning, a
four way power driver seat with manual recline, a rearview
camera and a six speaker sound system with a 4.2 inch display
screen which are available as standard features in the 2017
Chevrolet Colorado Base model. The cabin is mostly spacious
apart from the rear legroom which is slightly tight. The
optional features available in higher trims include Unique
Cloth and Leather Upholstery, Remote Keyless Entry, Heated
Front Seats, Cruise Control, Automatic Climate Control,
Chevrolet’s MyLink System with Bluetooth connectivity, a 7 to 8
inch display, Voice Controls, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
connectivity, USB ports, a Navigation System and WiFi Hotspot
connectivity. The cabin is mostly peaceful as the noise from
road and wind is assertively absent.

2017 Chevrolet Colorado Safety Features

How many airbags in 2017 Chevrolet

The 2017 Colorado is built up of high strength steel frame and
reinforced safety cage for a muscular body. The Airbag System
includes Dual – stage Frontal airbags, Head – Curtain Airbags
and Front Seat – Mounted Side – Impact Airbags. They ensue all
round safety during an impact from a collision.

2017 Chevrolet Colorado Other Safety Features

The Chevrolet’s OnStar Automatic Crash Response is yet another
crucial safety feature which provides the information of any
collision to the on – road emergency responders in a jiffy.
There is a standard Rear Vision Camera in 2017 Colorado. The
higher trims have the luxury of many driver assistive features
like Forward Collision Warning System, Lane Departure Warning
System and Hill Descent Control.

2017 Chevrolet Colorado Crash Test Rating –
Safety Score?

The NHTSA has awarded an Overall rating of 4 star with a 4 star
in Overall Front Crash Test, 5 star in Overall Side Crash Test
and a disappointing 3 star in Overall Rollover Test.

2017 Chevrolet Colorado Photo