We Expect the New 2022 Chevy Colorado to receive updates, but very minor updates, because this Chevy mid-size pickup truck already receiving a lot of updates for the 2021 model year.
We believe this 2022 Model year will become the Las year of the second generation of Colorado, and the all-new model will replace it for the 2023 and 2024 Model Year.
Talking about cars in North America, especially in the USA and Canada, we couldn’t stop but mention General Motors or also more known as GM.
This multinational is one of the major players in the automobile scene. One awaited model is the New Chevy Colorado, which hit the market hard after the major investment in the previous release.
The Chevrolet Colorado or often mentioned as Chevy Colorado is one of the company’s pride as the American truck. Moreover, with its namesake – Colorado, which famous for its Rocky Mountain, is the perfect representative for a truck.
For both the Colorado and Canyon model, GM sold for more than 700 thousand cars. From this record, we can say that GM had the upper hand in the pickup market.
Moreover, with the upgrade that whispered widely among the truck lovers. Therefore, here are several updates that GM would do for the 2022 Chevy Colorado
2022 Chevy Colorado Redesign
For the 2021 model, GM invested $1.5 billion for major updates toward Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon. Therefore, for the 2022 release, the manufacturer will only add a minor upgrade, and one of them is the exterior look.
For starter, for the 2022 model, Chevrolet will separate the Colorado and Silverado pickups. Then, especially for the Colorado model, the Chevrolet pickup will get one or two new colorings. But there’s no information what color that Chevrolet chooses for gracing the many awaited truck.
Although the secrecy of the company, many believe that Chevrolet will give the front fascia a new look. For further detail, it will have brand new headlights and the grille will be wider. But we can say that it will still as trim as the current model that already hit the market.
|2019 Model Year||minor changes, introduction of ZR2 Bison|
|2020 Model Year||minor changes|
|2021 Model Year||minor changes and small facelift|
|2022 Model Year||minor changes|
|2023 Model Year||overhaul (redesign and re-engineering)|
2022 Chevy Colorado Interior
As the modern ride, it a guarantee that the new Chevy Colorado will also be packed with technology.
Therefore, you could expect for driver-assistance aids, high-tech features, and also additional safety systems.
Thus, you don’t have to worry because it will still have Apple CarPlay and Android Auto to accompany your driving experience.
With keeping the GMT 31XX, there will be no change in the term of overall interior look. Because the seating capacity and the wide cab space is remaining the same. But with that, you can make sure that you will have enough room cab and have a comfortable driving.
Yet a new design expected for the dashboard and instrument cluster. There might be a new layout design for that matter and the upcoming release will reduce some buttons in the cabin.
First thing first, the rumored change will be about the engine. GM planned to get rid of the 2.5L 4-cylinder engine, which produced 200 horsepower and 191 lb-ft of torque. Then, to fill the place, 3.6L V6 will be installed in the new Chevy Colorado. Surely, people rejoiced with the news, as the new engine can produce 308 horsepower with 275 lb-ft of torque.
The engine upgrade doesn’t only stop there. Because the Duramax diesel engine will also be sacked and replaced with GM’s 2.7L, turbocharged 4-cylinder engine. Which was also another good news
Because while the old 2.8L 4-cylinder unit can produce 186 horsepower and 369 lb-ft of torque, the GM’s own can generates 380 horsepower and 384 lb-ft of torque.
Not to mention, GM’s powerplant already applied in Silverado (Chevrolet) and Sierra (GMC). The unit didn’t disappoint because the mentioned comparison record was working on automatic transmission with a 10-speed.
|2.5L I-4 LCV gasoline||200 @ 6300||191 @ 4400||6-speed automatic MYB||4.10|
|3.6L V-6 LGZ gasoline||308 @ 6800||275 @ 4000||8-speed automatic M5T||3.42|
|2.8L I-4 LWN Diesel||181 @ 3400||369 @ 2000||6-speed automatic MYB||3.42|
New Colorado Body Styles
Many people predicted that the upcoming Colorado release from Chevrolet will continue to offer the midsize pickup truck. For the configuration, it believed that the Chevy Colorado will stick with its three cab and bed configurations.
Cab and Bed Configurations:
- Extended Cab, Long Box
- Crew Cab, Short Box
- Crew Cab, Long Box
The first one is an extended cab with a long box, a crew cab with a short box, and also a crew cab with a long box.
The three targeted the proud American truck lover and aiming for a comfortable ride for various purposes.
Furthermore, the platform will continue with the GMT 31XX, just like the other second generation of Chevrolet.
2022 Chevy Colorado Release Date & Price
The New Colorado will be assembled by GM USA at Missouri, which is at the GM Wentzville factory.
Rumor has it that the 2022 Chevy Colorado will grace the road in around 2022 to 2023. The timeframe is depending on the finishing of changes that GM planned. Therefore, we couldn’t mention the exact date when you can start to purchase the truck.
But you can prepare to save up your budget from now on. Looking back at the previous model of Chevy Colorado, 2022 might be around the price range.
At least, you should spare $22,000 to get one of these pickups. For its share of functionality that the Chevy Colorado offers, we can say that the price is fair.
Meanwhile, there’s no information about the leasing price. For that, you can take a look at the lease deal details of the previous model. Although the 2022 Chevy Colorado distribution including in Australia and Southeast Asia, the detail will be slightly different compared to the ones that for the US and Canada market.