Kelley Blue Book expects the Colorado to retain less-than-average residual values. The two continuing engines are the 2. Edmunds says ruggedness, capability, and power are promised by the 2009 Chevrolet Colorado's angular and aggressive sheetmetal, while Cars. Our subscribers provide great insights into their satisfaction by answering one simple question: If they had it to do all over again, would they definitely buy or lease the same model? The V-8 has lots of power, but there wasn't a way to truly test all of the horses under the hood. You can feel it in the way the Colorado handles off-road and in the corners. The bed length for the Regular and Extended Cab models is roughly six feet, while that for the Crew Cab model is about five feet.
The addition of StabiliTrack electronic stability control, as well as an improved braking system, should increase the Colorado's accident avoidance abilities. Extra weight is given to the more serious areas such as major engine or transmission problems. Cargo-bed-carrying capacity is limited, as the six-foot bed won't hold a 4x8 sheet of plywood, and the four-door Colorados have it even worse with only a 5-foot, 1-inch bed. These charts provide the most comprehensive reliability information available to consumers. Il existe plusieurs types de dossiers inclus dans le rapport, y compris : l'une des formes les plus courantes de fraude automobile sur le marché des voitures américaines d'occasion concerne la reprogrammation du compteur kilométrique. As gasoline prices continue on their rollercoaster trend, the compact pickup is beginning to look mighty attractive. The Colorado is available with two- and four-wheel drive.
Reliability History Reliability History The reliability charts are based on responses on hundreds of thousands of vehicles from our latest Annual Auto Survey. 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. On the inside, the 2009 Chevrolet Colorado draws both praise and condemnation. An X indicates that the vehicle was not manufactured for a specific year. Chevrolet offers OnStar on the Colorado, but without navigation—which would enhance the desirability of work trucks. Aside from some exterior trim revisions, the exterior styling of the 2009 Colorado remains unchanged. The Colorado seemed promising when it replaced the S-10 in 2003.
While four-door models can seat six, the rearseat back rests stand uncomfortably upright, and realistically can only seat two adults comfortably. An X indicates that the vehicle was not manufactured for a specific year. Driving It The Colorado's greatest strengths can be found in its chassis and powertrains. Extra weight is given to the more serious areas such as major engine or transmission problems. However, it also warns digital readouts can be washed out by direct sunlight. All 2009 Colorado models receive StabiliTrak electronic stability control, as well as a new braking system that features better braking feel and improved stopping power.
Also, the Colorado's optional 3. The Colorado is available in regular, extended and crew cab configurations, and can seat two to six people. Notable shudder plagues the ride, the seats are uncomfortable and interior quality is lacking. Upper trims added features like power windows, mirrors and door locks. Standard equipment is quite good, though, including cruise control, air conditioning, folding exterior mirrors, and tilt steering. Edmunds found the Colorado relatively quiet in city driving, only sensing noticeable wind noise at highway speeds. An X indicates that the vehicle was not manufactured for a specific year.
Build quality is well received despite the below-par materials. An X indicates that the vehicle was not manufactured for a specific year. Though the sizes of these engines might seem small, they are both big on power. The results are presented relative to the average model that year. In terms of standard features, the 2009 Chevrolet Colorado offers what you'd expect from a compact truck, though options don't include what you might desire when upgrading into something more than a base model vehicle. Cela signifie que tous les frais liés à la réparation d'une voiture rappelée par le fabricant sont à la charge du nouveau propriétaire. Reviewers called the Tacoma a great buy and one of the best compact pickup choices available, which is something they rarely said about the Colorado.
It is also available in extended and crew cab configurations. With the addition of the new 5. Consumer Reports subscribers reported on any serious problems they had with their vehicles during the past 12 months that they considered serious because of cost, failure, safety, or downtime, in any of the trouble spots included in the table below. Kelley Blue Book reports the Colorado was free of rattles and squeaks over washboard roads. All configurations can be had with rear- or all-wheel drive.
Starting in 2009, the Colorado offered standard stability control. Whether you ask reviewers of a range of publications or the editors of TheCarConnection. But in all of the Colorado's varied cab, box, and driveline configurations, there's a plethora of styling choices. An X indicates that the vehicle was not manufactured for a specific year. The Colorado has a clever tailgate that can be opened flat or set at a 55-degree angle, effectively placing the top of the gate in line with the tops of the rear wheel wells, which makes it easy to load and carry, for example, large, flat panels.