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    This is a real monster pickup truck which will easily smoke others in terms of performance and comfort. Read more review on why the Chevy Colorado is better than any common Hilux, Triton, Dmax and Navara below.

    CHEVROLET COLORADO BEST 4X4 PICKUP TRUCK REVIEW

    CAR MODEL :
    CHEVROLET COLORADO 2.8 LTZ

    ENGINE :
    2.8 Turbo diesel 4-in Line Duramax XLDE28 
    CC : 2776 

    TRANSMISSION :
    AUTO 6 speed

    POWER BHP : 193 hp

    TORQUE NM : 500 nm

    0-100 KMH ACCELERATION SECONDS: 10 sec

    TOP SPEED : 180 km/h

    FUEL CONSUMPTION : –

    DIMENSION MM : –

    TYRE + SPORT RIM SIZE : –

    PRICE : RM95K+

    MONTHLY INSTALLMENT : RM1100+ per month

    TEST DRIVE & REVIEW OF NEW COLORADO 4WD 2.8 LTZ

    WHAT WE LIKE ABOUT CHEVY COLORADO?

    1) Best pickup and engine ability in its class

    2) Among best exterior looks

    3) Comfortable ride

    4) Value for money

    5) Good sound system

    WHAT WE DON’T LIKE ABOUT CHEVY COLORADO

    1) IT IS UNDER NAZA

    2) Service and parts will be more expensive

    3) Interior instrument cluster speedometer is too small for it’s size.

    5 STAR RATING

    5 =(Very good)
    4 = (Good)
    3 = (Normal)
    2 = (Quite bad)
    1 = (worst)

    EXTERIOR REVIEW

    1) Front bumper : 5
    2) Headlamp : 4
    3) Rear bumper : 4
    4) Tail lamp : 4
    5) Side view : 5
    6) Sport rim : 4
    7) Front grille : 4
    8) Body kit & skirting : –

    Additional comment : Chevrolet Malaysia should introduce a more aggressive looking kit version of the Colorado in Malaysia.

    INTERIOR REVIEW

    1) Seat comfort : 4
    2) Dashboard : 4
    3) Speedometer : 3
    4) Window : 4
    5) Leg room space : 5
    6) Head room space : 5
    7) Width shoulder space : 5
    8) Audio speaker sound quality : 5
    9) Audio multimedia player : 5
    10) Air conditioning : 4
    11) Noise sound insulation : 4
    12) Door trim : 4
    13) Steering wheel : 5
    14) Head and arm rest : 4

    Additional comment: Should have more feature and stylish leather seat.

    SAFETY & FEATURES REVIEW

    Safety Features 
    • Traction Control 
    • Dual front airbags 
    • Front disc, rear drum brakes 
    • Electronic stability control 
    • Hydraulic power steering 
    • Hill Start Assist (HSA) 
    • Panic Brake Assist (PBA) 
    • Cornering Brake Control (CBC) 
    • Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) 
    • Hydraulic Brake Fade Assist (HBFA) 
    • Hill Descent Control System (HDCS)

    Overall : a very good pickup truck compared to the common Toyota Hilux. It is more comfortable and very powerfull engine.

    ENGINE PERFORMANCE REVIEW

    Good : Very powerfull engine. You will have a screeching tyres when going out from a junction. A very good and responsive turbo diesel.

    Bad : nothing bad about this monster’s powerplant.

    RIDE AND HANDLING REVIEW

    The ride is high and comfortable. Enough grip and stability during cornering.

    EXTRA NOTE FOR BUYER AND FUTURE OWNER:

    Before you buy, it is advised to make a research on the major problems, maintenance cost in RM like how much to repair or replace normally broken parts such as air cond, gearbox, window, windscreen, head lamp, bumper, wheels @ tyres @ rims, drive shaft, side mirror, radiator, alternator, ECU computer box, any sensors like MAF and ABS, Engine parts like head, cam, gasket, filter, timing belt and exhaust system.

    Normal servicing costs are also important such as minor service of engine oil, air filter, oil filter, gearbox oil, coolant replacement, wheel allignment balancing, sport rim with tyre pressure check, top overhaul, brake fluid change, power steering fluid change, brake pad, brake disk and shoe.

    Road tax per year based on engine Capacity and car type. Please refer JPJ or RTD official web for current tax charges. Cars below 1.6 cc will be charged below RM100 per year.

    Insurance charges normally around 0.03% out of sum insured.

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    Performance : Good @ bad acceleration
    Fuel Consumption : km/liter
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    Service maintenance cost : RM
    Other notes :

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    3 Responses

    1. layrey says:

      Is it true i heard this very fine machine, once broken down, thats it…babai…
      i am sticking to my Vigo SR5…hehe

    2. kdi says:

      Layrey, nope. This Colorado is better.

    3. Chan says:

      Sound good…but no confidence for the maintenance cost

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