Although the Colorado's cab and bed are not the largest in this segment and its turning radius is uncommonly wide , the truck remains competitive with Ford's Ranger series and, to a lesser extent, the Toyota Tacoma, Nissan Frontier and Dodge Dakota. The ride is pretty smooth. The Colorado seemed promising when it replaced the S-10 in 2003. Surprisingly, for such a small truck, the Colorado has a rather wide turning circle. The Colorado can only dream about that.
It's the front end that feels firmer. Chevy Colorado was designed for the way most people use a mid-size pickup. Thats city and highway driving combined. We found the Chevrolet Colorado rides smoothly and feels refined. Then as now, the Colorado suggests a downsized and oddly Cubist rendition of the full-size Silverado. The 2008 Colorado is available as a regular cab model, an extended cab, or as a crew cab. Standard steel wheels measure 15 inches in diameter, but aluminum or chrome wheels are available.
Instruments are traditional white-on-black with orange needles. Cons: How would you improve your 2008 Chevrolet Colorado? With high fuel prices and crowded parking lots, it makes more sense than having a full-size pickup. The one down side is that the headrests aren't adjustable. Only the standard suspension is available. As for resale potential, the Colorado falls far short of the values held by the Toyota Tacoma and Nissan Frontier. The days of having a truck that gets 14-18mpg is over for me and the increased gas mileage is appreciated. It has a great ride, and has great pick up and go no pun intended.
Unless otherwise indicated, specifications refer to test vehicle. It also comes with air conditioning. No ground-breaking innovation here, just straightforward knobs and dials that don't require a postgraduate degree to operate. So far I love the ride and practically of this truck. It is the most effeciently functional vehicle I have ever owned. The Z71 models ride well for a pickup with an off-road suspension.
She's four-wheel-drive and does great in the snow. Model Lineup The 2008 Chevy Colorado is available in Regular Cab, Extended Cab, and Crew Cab configurations. The rest of the interior is ok, it has cup holders for everyone just not enough storage. The larger engine enables 4,000-pound towing. The Colorado's 185-horsepower four-cylinder and 242-horsepower five-cylinder engines provide good power and excellent fuel economy, while a four-wheel-drive option allows the compact pickup to tackle deep snow and venture off-road. I bought this truck for a commuter, and I wanted a small truck. Manufacturer Info Sources: 800-222-1020 -.
It was fixed under warranty, and no troubles since. That's less the optional 4. Walkaround The Chevy Colorado has been cleaned up for 2008, with more body-color trim, and less black or charcoal plastic, for more solid, monochromatic look. Overall it has been very reliable, although I have experienced one issue of any significance replaced throttle body in the seven years and 85k miles I've had the truck. Side-impact airbags for the front seats are not available.
For 2008, OnStar is standard as well, in all Colorados. It feels strong off the line and has plenty of power and torque to. It has back seats, but they're only good for hauling kids short distances. Cons: How would you improve your 2008 Chevrolet Colorado? I always get compliments from the truck. We climbed a greasy, rocky hillside that, in the winter months, becomes Pennsylvania's Jack Frost ski resort. It is equipped with a nice bed liner so I don't have to worry about dents and dings in the truck bed. If you prefer an American model, check out the.
Most are willing to sacrifice bed length for interior space, and towing capacity for a smoother ride. Most are willing to sacrifice bed length for interior space, and towing capacity for a smoother ride. Cons: How would you improve your 2008 Chevrolet Colorado? The seats are pretty comfortable. Very sorry to see the S10 go, but time moves on. As gasoline prices continue to edge upwards, the compact pickup is beginning to look mighty attractive. The Colorado has an independent front suspension and a solid rear axle. Turning on the dome light requires fumbling around for a small thumbwheel, however, which we found difficult while navigating in pre-dawn darkness.