Saturday, June 20, 2015

2.8L diesel still on pace for 2016 Colorado/Canyon



GM’s new midsize pickups remain relatively unchanged for 2016; 2.8L Duramax diesel still on schedule

It’s no surprise 2016 Chevrolet Colorados/GMC Canyons aren’t any different mechanically or visually  from the 2015s that marked GM’s return back to the midsize truck market.

The biggest news: a sliding rear window will be standard on the loaded 2016 GMC Canyon SLT models and optional in the SLE trim level.
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The only other news is the 2.8L Duramax diesel will be offered some time in 2016. Actual production dates have yet to be announced.


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GM touts the standard 200hp 2.5L I-4 has the most power and best fuel economy (27 mpg) among the midsize 2wd class, and the the 305hp 3.6L’s 26 mpg tops the 2wd V-6s.

The latter also has the highest towing capacity in the class at 7,000 pounds when “properly equipped.”

First quarter sales of the 2015 Colorado/Canyon have exceeded GM’s lofty expectations, outselling the competitors and having the least amount of time sitting on dealer lots, even beating out Ford’s F-150 in that category.

What is surprising is GM says 53-percent of the Colorado buyers are first-time Bowtie owners.

 Source: http://www.hardworkingtrucks.com/2016-coloradocanyon-update/?utm_source=daily-responsive-1&utm_medium=email&utm_content=06-09-2015&utm_campaign=HWT&ust_id=e2e69cf73e

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