Chevrolet really outdid itself when it created the Chevy Colorado. While many think of the Silverado when they think of Chevy’s pickups, the Colorado is the manufacturer’s undeniable workhorse. The rugged, large, and impressive Colorado is, without a doubt, made for those who want to accomplish more, go further and face no limitations, and need a truck that can keep up. The great minds at Chevy came together and looked at every single detail of this truck, inside and out, to deliver a pickup that enables you to tow and haul massive objects, traverse tough terrain without issue, and tackle aggressive work site jobs with ease. The Chevy Colorado is not for the faint of heart. It’s got a powerful engine, incredible torque, and a look that just screams, “put me to work.”
The Colorado has been around for a while, but Chevy pulled out all the stops with the 2023 rendition. Everything drivers already loved about the Colorado, like impressive towing abilities and off-road capabilities, have been made better and stronger. It’s an intelligent, capable machine that gives the driver a sense of power. If you plan on putting your pickup through a lot, then you need a truck that’s up for anything like the 2023 Chevy Colorado. Nothing was overlooked, from safety features to driver assist features to infotainment perks. This car exists to empower your goals. While it is a workhorse through and through, it’s also been designed with some fresh and modern technology that makes it feel like a luxury vehicle on the inside.
When you need to bring more than your passengers, the towing and hauling capacities of the 2023 Colorado will not leave you wanting more. It is capable of towing a maximum of 7,700 pounds, so if you’re packing up the family and an RV or camper for a weekend away, this truck can get all of your gear out to the campsite with ease. Thanks to a powerful available 2.7-liter turbo high-output engine, you won’t feel slowed down when you’re maxing out the truck’s hauling or towing capacity. It’s ready to carry heavy loads with ease. This truck is also excellent for packing work or adventure gear, thanks to 17 available tie-downs that help you thoroughly secure your belongings. All of these features empower you to transport almost anything your heart desires without concern, so you can focus on your driving and enjoy the ride.
The 2023 Chevy Colorado also has five impressive driving modes, so you can tailor your performance to the environment. These include:
An extremely versatile pickup, it boasts a reconfigurable bed, giving you plenty of ways to pack and store everything from worksite equipment to adventure gear. Plus, it has convenient integrated tailgate storage. This is a lockable, watertight storage compartment built right into the tailgate that’s ideal for packing emergency kits and tools. It’s even got a drain, enabling it to double as a cooler for beverages.
Even the best drivers don’t have eyes in the backs of their heads and can benefit from intelligent driver assist features. When you’re maneuvering a massive pickup like the Colorado and hauling or towing bulky items, you especially need extra eyes and ears on the road. The 2023 Chevy Colorado delivers very well in this department.
To start off, you'll have a forward collision alert with automatic emergency braking to notify you of an impending collision and activate the brakes if you are not able to respond quickly enough. Similarly, the front pedestrian braking will help bring you to a stop if it senses a person in a crosswalk ahead. Lane keep assist with lane departure warning will keep you on your designated path with alerts when you start to drift and gentle steering nudges to put you back on track.
There are also plenty of available features to make driving even easier. Adaptive cruise control lets you set the desired distance you’d like to keep between yourself and the other vehicles and automatically adjusts your speed to maintain it. Rear cross traffic alert will let you know when there is a vehicle behind you while you are trying to back up, and the rear vision camera helps you see clearly behind. Finally, the lane change alert with side blind zone alert will let you know when there is a vehicle in your blind spots so you can safely change lanes.
A 360-degree high-definition camera provides a comprehensive view of everything happening around your vehicle, so you don’t need to twist and turn your neck to get your bearings. But what really stands out in the 2023 Colorado’s safety features is the ten available camera views, including underbody cameras with front-facing and rear-facing views. This best-in-class features can let you see what’s not just happening around your vehicle but even beneath it. Chevy really thought of everything when providing Colorado drivers with features that will improve their confidence and reduce the chances of incidents on the road.
Pickup drivers are often taking their trucks to new and remote work sites or off to a secluded outdoor adventure spot. That means long drives on new roads that call for great infotainment systems. The 2023 Chevy Colorado certainly has one. First off, all of your data will show up on the crisp and bright 11.3-inch diagonal infotainment display. Plus, there is an 11-inch available driver information display to show you all of your important vehicle information. Here you can see things like the off-road performance display so you can check how your car’s systems are doing in the off-road environment in real-time. The G-force is also seen here, so you can see how your car is keeping up when you’re towing heavy items or going uphill.
It has Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, enabling you to use all of your favorite smartphone apps, so you can stream podcasts, listen to music, make calls, use your preferred navigation system, and more, all through your large display screen. The car has available built-in Google, too, which is great for getting directions, weather updates, and traffic info on the go.
All of these features are beautifully laid out and easy to use. They turn your truck cabin into an office-on-wheels, or for some, a living room on wheels. So while the Colorado might be the undisputed work truck of the Chevy lineup, it’s also designed with modern and luxury features that make it a true joy to drive or ride in. The trip to and from a work site doesn’t have to be boring when you have these features.