The 2012 Chevy Colorado performance can be proud of its strong engine. The 2012 Chevy Colorado features a 2.9L 5-cylinder (inline), 5-speed manual gas engine that packs a double overhead cam (DOHC) with variable 16 valve timing and produces a torque of 190 ft-lbs @ 2800 rpm, as well as 185 horsepower @ 5600 rpm. The 2012 Chevy Colorado performance has turned heads by accelerating from 0-62 mph (100 km) in 5 seconds.
There are some handy mechanical options in the 2012 Chevrolet Colorado, which are: 3.7L 5-cylinder (inline) engine, 4-speed automatic transmission, an engine block heater and an automatic locking rear differential. The 2012 Chevy Colorado performance continues on with 4-wheel drive that has a capacity to tow up to 4000 lbs. maximum, with a maximum payload of 1429 lbs.
Although the 2012 Chevy Colorado interior has not changed dramatically from last year, the 2012 Chevrolet Colorado interior spacing could be termed cozy, with leg room at 44 in. and head room at 39.6 inches. Soft, premium cloth covers the standard 40-60 split bench dual front seats. The blue dash lighting has a calming effect at nighttime; however, the 2012 Colorado interior has features that are advantageous in today’s society.
OnStar, with its Roadside Assistance, Turn-by-Turn Navigation, Destination Download etc. and Bluetooth wireless data link for hands-free phone communications are popular, modern features that are included. The Chevy Colorado interior includes power steering, cruise control, air conditioning, front cup holders and door pockets that are appreciated.The standard audio package comes with two speakers and an AM/FM radio. Select either of the options, such as SiriusXM Satellite Radio or an AM/FM radio w/ CD player and there will be no need to tightly grip the leather-covered steering wheel, when you are stuck in rush hour traffic. Also, full-width rubberized-vinyl floor covering is optional in the 2012 Chevy Colorado and is ideal for messy construction sites.
Those who purchase trucks appreciate buying a vehicle in the color and style that they prefer; which is why the 2012 Chevy Colorado colors and style(s) are popular. Although the black projects a strong authoritative presence, some of the other 2012 Chevy Colorado colors available for the exterior are Aqua Blue Metallic, Sheer Silver Metallic, Steel Green Metallic, Deep Navy, Victory Red or Summit White. More 2012 Chevy Colorado colors that you can choose from include: Woodland Green, Wheatland Yellow, Tangier Orange, Inferno Orange Metallic, Doeskin Tan, Dark Gray Metallic or Cardinal Red Metallic.
Three further exterior options are solar-ray, deep-tinted glass, trailering equipment and a front license plate bracket; ideal for personalized plates. The all-season, P215/70R16 tires fit on 16 inch steel wheels; however, chrome rims are also available for a classy look. Interior styles (materials) that are available for the new 2012 Chevy Colorado can be either the ebony deluxe cloth seat trim or the medium pewter vinyl. However, color combinations for the 2012 Chevrolet Colorado interior would include ebony/light cashmere with premium cloth, ebony with leather seat trim or ebony/light cashmere with leather seat trim. The 2012 Chevy Colorado offers three body styles: regular cab, extended cab (small rear access doors) and crew cab (four standard doors). Personalize your truck even further with some of the fun decals available for your 2012 Chevy Colorado. Two fine examples of current decals are: 21.12.2012 (It’s Going to be Astronomical) or 21.12.2012 (The Countdown is On). Other decals can be purchased through the Chevy dealership.