2008 Chevrolet Colorado Work Truck Truck Ratings, Prices, Trims, Summary | J.D. Power

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‘s 2008 Colorado is basically a carryover model 2007, when it received a in horsepower with new engines. Colorado and the GMC Canyon are fairly with some trim and differences.

The compact Colorado, launched in the model year as a replacement for the Pickup, provides legitimate capabilities and an alternative to more full-size trucks, according to Three suspension packages and other options are available.


The 2008 Chevrolet is available as a short-wheelbase Regular Cab seating for 3), and long-wheelbase Extended Cab up to 5) and 4-door Crew Cab (seating up to 6). features include air conditioning, wipers, rack-and-pinion steering, outside mirrors, cruise and a tilt steering wheel. Cab and Extended Cab models have LS, Work, Z71 and Chassis Cab trim, Crew Cabs come in 1LT or Z71

Work Truck and LS models cruise control, air conditioning and headlights. The LS gets cloth versus Work’s vinyl. All Chevy Colorado models are in 2WD or 4-wheel drive (4WD) dual-range transfer case.

and Extended Cab models have a cargo bed, but the Crew has a 5-foot box.

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LS Trim Cab/Extended Cab) includes Z85 15-inch aluminum wheels, fog Insta-Trac 4X4, body-color flares (on 4WD models), and cloth 1LT adds tinted glass, one-year Safe Sound 4-speed automatic transmission, and an stereo with CD/MP3 Z71 (4×4 only) adds the engine; front recovery automatic-locking rear differential; Z71 sliding rear window; windows, locks and mirrors; and keyless entry.

Work has a tailgate; 6-foot pickup and a 4-speed automatic or 5-speed transmission. The Chassis Cab model has the engine; 4-speed automatic 49-inch cab-to-axle length; and vehicle weight rating of 5300 pounds.

Crew Cab in 1LT has the Z85 suspension and 4-speed transmission, OnStar one-year Sound plan, fog lamps, cloth seats, AM/FM with CD/MP3 player, glass, and 15-inch aluminum Z71 in the Crew Cab includes the 3.7-liter Z71 suspension; tinted glass, automatic-locking rear differential; recovery hooks; and an AM/FM with CD/MP3 player.

include a sliding rear traction control (2WD recovery hooks; automatic 15-inch chrome or 18-inch chrome wheels; sunroof Cab only), and Sun Sound package bucket seats, power XM satellite radio, premium


Two engines power the Colorado in 2008. The 2.9-liter engine generates 185 hp at 5600 rpm and 190 of torque at 2800 rpm. The 5-cylinder engine pumps out 242 hp at rpm and 242 lb.-ft. of torque at 4600 Power is transferred to the wheels a 5-speed manual or 4-speed transmission.

Traction control is available on 2WD only. Three suspension are available: standard, Z85 and Z71. EPA economy estimates for Regular Cab 2WD are 18 mpg mpg highway for both automatic and transmissions with the 2.9-liter and 18 mpg city/22 mpg highway for the 3.7-liter

In 4WD Regular Cab, the numbers are 17 mpg mpg highway (2.9-liter automatic and 16 mpg city/22 mpg highway (2.9-liter transmission), and 15 mpg city/21 mpg highway for the automatic transmission. For the Extended Cab 2WD the 3.7-liter engine and automatic, the are 14 mpg city/18 mpg highway, and in 4WD with the engine and transmission, the numbers are 15 mpg mpg highway.

Crew Cab 2WD estimates are 18 mpg city/24 mpg (manual or automatic 2.9-liter and 16 mpg city/22 mpg highway with the automatic transmission. The 4WD Crew Cab an estimated 15 mpg city/20 mpg highway automatic transmission).


safety features on the 2008 Colorado include dual air bags; optional head side-impact air bags; Lower and Tethers for CHildren (LATCH) for safety seats; standard or OnStar one-year Safe plan; theft-deterrent system; running lamps; and halogen Traction control is optional on 2WD only.

According to the National Traffic Safety Administration ), the 2008 Chevrolet Colorado Cab and Extended Cab receive a 4-star in frontal, side-impact, and rollover The Crew Cab model receives a frontal rating, a 4-star for side-impact front-seat and 5-stars for rear-seat testing, and a 4-star in rollover testing.


Every 2008 Colorado comes with a AM/FM stereo with digital clock and premium Optional on LS and standard on other is an AM/FM stereo with player, seek/scan, digital auto tone control, data system (RDS), volume, and theftlock. An audio with in-dash 6-disc CD and XM satellite radio, are other options.

The Sun Sound package a power sunroof and in-dash CD stereo.

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