2011 Chevrolet Colorado

ALWAYS READY TO PUNCH IN.

Available in three cab configurations — Regular Cab, Extended Cab and Crew Cab — there’s a Chevy Colorado ready for nearly every situation. Select Chevrolet Colorado models offer up to 6,000 lbs. of towing capacity1 and a payload capacity of more than a ton.2 Colorado offers the best standard highway fuel economy of any midsize crew cab pickup.3 Plus, it comes with the safety of the StabiliTrak Electronic Stability Control System with Traction Control and head-curtain side-impact air bags4 — all standard. And to guarantee the quality, Colorado is backed by the best coverage in America with the Chevrolet 100,000 mile/5-year5 transferable Powertrain Limited Warranty plus Roadside Assistance and Courtesy Transportation Programs.

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Specifications

MODELS

Regular Cab (2WD and 4x4)
Extended Cab (2WD and 4x4)
Crew Cab (2WD and 4x4)

EPA-ESTIMATED FUEL ECONOMY IN MPG

  2WD
CITY/HWY.
4X4
CITY/HWY.
Vortec 2.9L I-4 manual 18/25 18/24
Vortec 2.9L I-4 automatic 18/25 17/23
Vortec 3.7L I-5 automatic (Regular and Extended Cab) 17/23 17/23
Vortec 3.7L I-5 automatic (Crew Cab) 17/23 16/21
Vortec 5.3L V8 automatic 14/20 14/19

MAXIMUM CAPACITIES

  REG. CAB EXT. CAB CREW
CAB
Payload2 (lbs.) 1429 1665 1418
Fuel tank (gal. approx.) 19 19 19
Trailer weight rating1 (lbs.) 4000 6000 6000
GVWR6 (lbs.) 5300 5500 5500

EXTERIOR FEATURES

 
Colorado
Z85
Colorado
Z717
Colorado
SPORT8
Cargo box: Fleetside (four tie-downs) Standard Standard Standard
Foglamps: front, halogen Standard Standard Standard
Grille: body-color bar and grille surround Standard Not Available Not Available
Grille: body-color surround with chrome bar Not Available Standard Not Available
Grille: body-color bar with body-color and chrome-trimmed grille surround Not Available Not Available Standard
Rear doors: two, rear-opening and rear-hinged (Extended Cab) Standard Standard Standard
Rear doors: two, full-opening and front-hinged (Crew Cab) Standard Standard Standard

ENGINES/CHASSIS FEATURES

 
Colorado
Z85
Colorado
Z717
Colorado
SPORT8
Differential: automatic locking rear Optional Standard Optional
Engine: Vortec 2.9L I4 with 185 hp and 190 lb.-ft. of torque Standard9 Not Available Not Available
Engine Vortec 3.7L I5 with 242 hp and 242 lb.-ft. of torque Optional10 Standard Not Available
Engines: Vortec 5.3L V8 with 300 hp and 320 lb.-ft. of torque Optional7 Optional Standard
Shield: front underbody (4x4 only) Standard Standard Not Available
Suspension Package: Sport Not Available Not Available Standard
Suspension Package: Off-Road Not Available Standard Not Available
StabiliTrak Electronic Stability Control System (includes Traction Control) Standard Standard Standard
Transfer case: Insta-Trac; includes dash-mounted controls (4x4) Standard Standard Not Available

SAFETY AND SECURITY FEATURES

 
Colorado
Z85
Colorado
Z717
Colorado
SPORT8
Airbags:4 driver and right- front passenger; passenger-side includes Passenger Sensing System Standard Standard Standard
Air bags:4 head-curtain, side-impact for driver, right-front passenger and rear outboard occupants Standard Standard Standard
Brakes: four-wheel antilock (ABS), front disc/rear drum Standard Standard Standard
OnStar®:11 with one-year Directions & Connections® Plan (standard for the first six months) Standard Standard Standard

INTERIOR FEATURES

 
Colorado
Z85
Colorado
Z717
Colorado
SPORT8
Power Convenience Package: auto-dimming rearview mirror, power windows, power-programmable door locks, power outside mirrors and Remote Keyless Entry Optional12 Standard Standard
Steering column: Tilt-Wheel, adjustable Standard Standard Standard
Steering wheel: leather-wrapped Standard Standard Standard
Window: rear-sliding Optional Standard Standard

SEATING

 
Colorado
Z85
Colorado
Z717
Colorado
SPORT8
LT Deluxe Cloth three-passenger 60/40 split-bench with recliners, armrest with storage and integral head restraints Standard Standard Not Available
LT Deluxe Cloth high-back bucket seats with integral head restraints, recliners and floor-mounted center console with storage Optional7 Optional Standard
Deluxe high-back leather-appointed front bucket seats with heated seatbacks and cushions, eight-way driver and six-way front passenger power-adjustable seats (Crew Cab) Optional Optional Optional
Rear: two forward-facing, flat-folding seats with rear underseat storage compartments (Extended Cab) Standard Standard Standard
Rear: three-passenger 60/40 split-bench flat-folding seat with head restraints and underseat and behind-seat storage (Crew Cab) Standard Standard Standard

AUDIO SYSTEMS

 
Colorado
Z85
Colorado
Z717
Colorado
SPORT8
AM/FM stereo with CD/MP3 player Standard Standard Standard
XM Radio13 with three trial months Standard Standard Standard

WHEELS

 
Colorado
Z85
Colorado
Z717
Colorado
SPORT8
16-inch aluminum Standard Not Available Not Available
16-inch chrome-clad Optional Not Available Not Available
17-inch chrome-clad Not Available Standard Not Available
18-inch Midnight Silver Not Available Not Available Standard

AVAILABLE DEALER-INSTALLED CHEVY ACCESSORIES10

Chrome Fuel-Filler Door Folding Hard Tonneau Cover
Chrome Grille Soft Tonneau Cover
Chrome Stainless Steel Tubular Assist Steps
  • 1 Maximum trailer weight ratings are calculated assuming a base vehicle, except for any option(s) necessary to achieve the rating, plus driver. The weight of other optional equipment, passengers and cargo will reduce the maximum trailer weight your vehicle can tow. See your Chevy dealer for additional details.
  • 2 Maximum payload capacity includes weight of driver, passengers, optional equipment and cargo.
  • 3 Based on GM Mid-Pickup segment and Colorado Crew Cab 2WD with Vortec 2.9L I-4 engine. EPA estimated 18 MPG city, 25 highway.
  • 4 Always use safety belts and the correct restraint for your child's age and size. Even in vehicles equipped with the Passenger Sensing System, children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate infant, child or booster seat. Never place a rear-facing infant restraint in the front seat of any vehicle equipped with a passenger air bag. See the Owner's Manual and child safety seat instructions for more safety information.
  • 5 Whichever comes first. See dealer for limited warranty details.
  • 6 Gross Vehicle Weight Rating. When properly equipped; includes weight of vehicle, driver, passengers, cargo and optional equipment.
  • 7 Extended and Crew Cab models only.
  • 8 Extended and Crew Cab 2WD models only.
  • 9 Not available with Crew Cab 4x4 configurations.
  • 10 Standard on Crew Cab 4x4 models.
  • 11 Visit onstar.com for coverage map, details and system limitations. Services vary by model and conditions.
  • 12 Standard on Crew Cab models.
  • 13 Requires a subscription sold separately by XM after trial period. Available only in the 48 contiguous United States and District of Columbia. Visit gm.xmradio.com for details.
  • 14 Some accessories may not be available on all models. See dealer for details.
  • 15 Not available on Sport models.

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