2017 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Crew Cab: Review, Price

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Crew Cab

For heavy-duty towing and hauling jobs, you need a strong and dependable truck. Ford might be the first association but Chevrolet also has the strong base of fans. Its heavy-duty trucks are modern working machines with imposing towing and hauling capabilities, great build quality, long list of available features and configurations. With all of that on its account, you can also count on pleasant driving nature. As we said it comes in a range of configurations and among then you can pick 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Crew Cab if you need the version with the most spacious interior.

Availability and Changes:

Chevrolet redesigned its heavy-duty haulers for the 2015 model year and also brought infotainment and driver’s assistance upgrades for the 2016 model. The star of the 2017 model year is an improved Duramax turbodiesel while other changes include new color options, new aluminum wheels, etc.

As for the crew cab models, they come with either long 8 feet or standard 6.5 feet bed. The model features full-size rear doors that provides the most spacious interior. Two engine options are available and four trim levels including WT, LT, LTZ and top High Country. There is also the Z71 off-road package which brings beefed off-road hardware and unique trim elements.

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2017 Chevy El Camino: Possible comeback, Design, Specs

2017 Chevy El Camino

Chevy has gained a strong reputation at building pickup trucks. Its full-size Silverado models and mid-sized Colorado are all successful in the US market. However, for a long time, GM has been expected to return the El Camino nameplate back to the US. This nameplate was used for the vehicle which was introduced in 1960 and discontinued for the 1987 model year. This model was actually coupe utility vehicle classified as the truck. The brand introduced this vehicle in response to the popularity of Ford’s Ranchero truck. Now, it has been suggested that brand is considering to bring back this nameplate and that as the 2017 Chevy  El Camino.

What is it?

As per some sources, the new El Camino model from Chevy, would not actually be built from the ground up. This brand actually owns a vehicle that is available in Australia under the Holden nomenclature called the Holden Ute. It is a truck that performs like a sedan because it is actually based on the Commodore sedan.  It has the demeanor of sedans including steering, ride, comfort, equipment, etc. but can also haul almost anything in its cargo bed. So, with minor modification, GM can import this great vehicle to US. However, we want to note that this is still unofficial.

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2017 Chevy Colorado Z71: Review, Specs

2017 Chevy Colorado Z71

There are many factors which can be a breakpoint when somebody buying a pickup truck. But the Chevy Colorado is mid-size truck that can suit all your needs with comfortable ride, modern design, efficient and powerful engines, and modern tech features. It also comes in many configuration options and offers additional packages above available trims. However, if you are adventurous soul that is ready to get into off-roading, exploring new terrains, dirty trails, camping and more you surely need a version which possesses additional off-road features that will suit your needs. In that context, you should definitely pick a 2017 Chevy Colorado Z71.

2017 Colorado news:

Colorado brings some notable improvements for the 2017 model year and highlights are modernized, more fuel efficient 3,6 liter V-6 engine and  new eight-speed transmission.

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2018 Chevrolet Colorado: Changes, Powertrains, Price

2018 Chevrolet Colorado

The Chevy Colorado is very important vehicle for the company and positioned as good alternative for full-size versions yet one of the best choices in mid-size class it is appealing for  wide range of potential buyers. But that don’t comes so easy because this model is faced with strong rivals form Nissan and Toyota but the Ford Ranger might be returned in race as well. So, in order to built even better market position this truck have to advance with each new model year and in that context the 2018 Chevrolet Colorado is also expected to introduce some improvements.

What will be better?

Redesigned for the 2015 model the Colorado was better in all aspects. But just year after important upgrade was addition of Duramax diesel engine. With this engine the model offers capable and fuel efficient powertrain that can be the game changer. On the other hand it also delivers well-composed ride, decent towing capabilities, many hi-tech features and so on. The 2018 model is expected to build on these with upgraded tech and safety features, revised styling and interior and more power and better towing ratings might be at disposal as well.

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2017 Chevy Colorado Review (Regular model review plus ZR2 version)

2017 Chevy Colorado

Chevy is big name in the industry of the full-size trucks and one of the most respectable rivals to the top-selling Ford trucks either on the light-duty or heavy-duty front. However, it is also present in the mid-size truck class with its Colorado version which is faced with competitors from the Nissan and Toyota. Chevy Colorado returned in the mid-size class with its counterpart GMC Canyon in 2015 after three years of absence. It came back larger in size than its previous versions but more importantly compared to its rivals it brought more modern design, better interiors and more efficient powertrains. It made another step forward for 2016 model year when the engine offer has been expanded with Duramax turbodiesel engine that is now the most efficient and capable version of this model.

For this model year, the Colorado has also upgraded MyLink infotainment interface with Apple Car Play functionality. The model is now entering in the second year after its redesign and we are expecting the new 2017 Chevy Colorado to come soon. However, so far available information doesn’t promise big changes for this model but there is possibility that the company might introduce ZR2 version of this model and according to some reports it should be very close to the same name concept model that was shown in 2014.

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Chevy El Camino Concept: Expectations, Release

Chevy El Camino Concept

For years, pickup trucks have been very popular and lucrative product in US but growing popularity has also been recognized in other markets outside this country. In the US the largest part of sales comes from the full-size versions but since the return of the Chevy Colorado and closely related GMC Canyon, the mid-size class has started to regain its popularity. On the other hand some research has been done which suggests that there is the large population of the potential buyers which would like more compact pickup truck version.

The more compact model should bring more manageable size for crowded urban areas and parking and will be more fuel-efficient and cheaper than full-size versions but will also be capable to offer larger cargo capabilities than SUVs. In that context many brands have been rumored to be considering new compact pickup versions. Among them, Chevy has been reported to be considering the return of El Camino nameplate in from of the Chevy El Camino Concept pickup truck model. This name was used for coupe utility/pickup vehicle that Chevrolet produced in 60s and until 1987. Now, Chevrolet is rumored to be bringing a new modern interpretation of the compact pickup truck which will feature the best attributes of its trucks and crossovers.

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2017 Chevy Silverado 2500HD: New air intake system, Specs

2017 Chevy Silverado 2500HD

The main purposes of pickup trucks should be towing and hauling tasks but many are buying these machines as part of life style as well. For those folks half-tone light-duty versions are certainly adequate solution but those who need true workhorse and supreme towing and hauling capabilities must enter to the heavy-duty league. The first step in this rang are 3/4–tone heavy-duty versions which sit above half-tone light-duty models. Among these trucks excellent pick is Chevy’s Silverado 2500HD but you can also chose between Ford F-250 Super Duty, Nissan Titan XD and Ram 2500.

Silverado 2500HD offers great towing and hauling capabilities, refined ride quality, well-built interiors and wide range of equipment customization.  It was redesigned for 2015 model year when it got refreshed styling, noticeably improved interiors, new safety equipment and double-cub configuration as well. The next 2016 year has brought upgraded MyLink infotainment interface with Apple Car Play and Android Auto functionality, new trailering package, variable steering system and features like remote tailgate and wireless charging. When it comes to the new 2017 Chevy Silverado 2500HD, it will come with new air-intake system which will be available with diesel powered models. Aside from that things should remain pretty munch unchanged.

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