HOW MUCH CAN THE CHEVY COLORADO TOW?

August 20th, 2020 by

In the market for a new pickup truck that offers impressive towing capabilities? Well, you’ve come to the right place, as our Emich Chevrolet dealer is offering the highly-capable 2021 Chevy Colorado that comes in five distinctive trim levels, three unique cab sizes, two-wheel and four-wheel drivetrain options, and a choice between three different engines. With all of these options and configurations at your disposal, the capability possibilities on the 2021 Chevrolet Colorado are seemingly endless!

Don’t know which trim level is right for you? Our Chevy dealer near Littleton is here to help you decide which engine option is strong enough to handle your everyday workload!

2.5-Liter 4-cylinder

When equipped with the standard 2.5-liter direct-injected 4-cylinder engine, the 2021 Chevrolet Colorado can produce a modest 200 horsepower, 191-lb-ft of torque, and can tow up to 3,500 pounds.

  • Fuel economy: 19 MPG city/25 MPG highway
  • 6-speed automatic transmission
  • Tow/Haul Mode – Unavailable with this engine
  • Trailering Package – Unavailable with this engine
  • Trailering assist guidelines – Unavailable with this engine

3.6-Liter V6

If you’re looking to up the ante in terms of towing, you can opt for the 3.6-liter DOHC V6 motor, which when equipped with the available trailering package, will actually double the towing capacity offered by the 2.5-liter engine. With this engine under the hood of your Chevy Colorado, you will be able to haul an impressive 7,000 pounds (excluding the ZR2 trim, which is rated for up to 5,000 pounds).

  • 308 horsepower and 275 lb-ft of torque.
  • Fuel economy: 18 MPG city/25 MPG highway
  • 8-speed automatic transmission
  • Tow/Haul Mode – Standard
  • Trailering assist guidelines – Standard
  • Trailering Package – Available

2.8-Liter Turbo-Diesel

When outfitted with the GM-exclusive 2.8-liter Duramax® Turbo-Diesel engine, the 2021 Chevy Colorado is the most fuel-efficient midsize pickup truck on the market. With this turbo-diesel 4-cylinder motor in place, this model is able to create 181 horsepower and an unheard-of 369 lb.-ft. of torque that will allow Littleton area drivers to tow up to 7,700 pounds.

  • Fuel economy: 20 MPG city/30 highway
  • 8-speed automatic transmission
  • Tow/Haul Mode – Standard
  • Trailering Package – Standard
  • Trailering assist guidelines – Standard

Test Drive a New Chevrolet Colorado Near Littleton

For more information regarding the towing capability of the new 2021 Chevrolet Colorado, or to schedule an appointment to get behind the wheel of one of these popular new pickups, please don’t hesitate to contact us online or stop in to pay us a visit here at Emich Chevrolet.

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