Diesel models of the Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon are the first to get extra scrutiny by the EPA and CARB, but they're expected to pass. The added testing shouldn't effect when they hit dealers, either.
Ford may bring the Ranger back to the US, the UK goes nuts over the Mustang, and the battle of hybrids heats up with spy shots of the Prius and a new Hyundai. Autoblog's senior editor Greg Migliore reports on the weekly recap edition of Autoblog Minute.
Official details are finally coming out about the 2016 Chevrolet Colorado Duramax. The pickup offers 181 hp and 369 lb-ft from its 2.8-liter engine. Prices are $3,730 over a comparable V6, but the diesels come with a load of standard tech.
General Motors is recalling 521,817 vehicles worldwide in two separate campaigns. One covers a problem with the seat belts in the Chevy Malibu, and the other is a possible manufacturing error for the seats on the Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon.
The Chevrolet Colorado Z71 Trail Boss is going after customers who want to give their midsize pickups an off-road-ready look. With some blacked out trim on the outside, there's also a locking rear differential at the back and GearOn accessories in the bed.
The Chevy Colorado is getting a box delete option that will allow upfitters prepare the trucks for very specific work duties. Chevy claims this is the only midsize pickup in the segment to offer such a package.
Future Trucks To Show Correct Redline At 6,800 RPM
The 2015 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon are advertised as making 305 horsepower at 6,800 rpm. However, a buyer noticed that the tachometers in the trucks indicated the redline at 6,500 rpm. Turns out the tachs are incorrect, and GM is going to fix the graphic in future trucks.
Voted the Most Valuable Player in the Super Bowl for the third time, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was handed the keys to a brand-new Chevy Colorado... and gave it to the guy who very well might have deserved it more.