Chevrolet has announced that its 2017 Colorado ZR2 off-roader will begin at a starting price of $49,995. This price will get you the 3.6L V6 worth 308 horsepower and 275 lb-ft of torque, with power going to all four wheels via an eight-speed automatic transmission.

This model will be featuring the DSSV dampers, off-road rocker protection, revamped front and rear bumpers, 31-inch tires, an aluminum skidplate, one-of-a-kind grille and hood combo and modified rear axle.

Aside that, it will also have a widened track,lifted suspensions as well as a four-wheel disc brakes. The standard comfort feature include four USB ports, 4G LTE with built-in WiFi along with wireless phone charging.

Fork a little extra dollars and you’ll be able to get the 2.8L Duramax turbo diesel worth 186 horsepower and 369 lb-ft, mated to a six-speed automatic.

In comparison, the Chevy Colorado ZR2 is about $200 more expensive than the Tacoma TRD Pro, but it has better output with its standard V6 model that delivers 308 horsepower with 275 lb-ft torque and also comes with a diesel engine.

The V6 of the Tacoma, on the other hand, is worth 278 horsepower with 265 lb-ft torque and doesn’t have a diesel option.


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Slim Pickens · February 11, 2017 at 4:38 pm

Psssst… $40,995 is the correct MSRP.

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