2012 Chevrolet Colorado

Weekend extender.

You go because you can. Adventure can happen anywhere, and nothing else gets you to more beaches, streams and vertical drops than a 2012 Chevrolet Colorado pickup truck. Its rugged bed, adjustable two-position tailgate, available Vortec® 5.3L V8 and Automatic Locking Rear Differential let you toss everything for your weekend escape into the bed and head out.

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


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


Payload1 (lbs.) 1429 1384 1216
Fuel tank (gal. approx.) 19 19 19
Trailer weight rating2 (lbs.) 4000 6000 6000
GVWR3 (lbs.) 5150 5300 5300


  WT4 Z85 Z715 SPORT6
Bodyguard Package: bed rail protectors and molded splash guards Optional Optional Optional Not Available
Cargo box: Fleetside (four tie-downs) Standard Standard Standard Standard
Foglamps: front, halogen Standard Standard Standard Standard
Grille: body-color bar and grille surround Standard Standard Not Available Not Available
Grille: body-color surround with chrome bar Not Available Not Available Standard Not Available
Grille: body-color bar with body-color and chrome-trimmed grille surround Not Available Not Available Not Available Standard
Rear doors: two, rear-opening and rear-hinged (Extended Cab) Standard Standard Standard Standard
Rear doors: two, full-opening and front-hinged (Crew Cab) Not Available Standard Standard Standard


  WT4 Z85 Z715 SPORT6
Differential: automatic locking rear Optional Optional Standard Standard
Engine: Vortec 2.9L I4 with 185 hp and 190 lb.-ft. of torque Standard Standard6,7 Not Available Not Available
Engine: Vortec 3.7L I5 with 242 hp and 242 lb.-ft. of torque Optional8 Optional9 Standard Not Available
Engine: Vortec 5.3L V8 with 300 hp and 320 lb.-ft. of torque Not Available Not Available Optional Standard
Shield: front underbody (4x4 and 2WD with 5.3L V8) Standard Standard Standard Not Available
Suspension Package: Sport Not Available Not Available Not Available Standard
Suspension Package: Off-Road Not Available Not Available Standard Not Available
StabiliTrak Electronic Stability Control System (includes Traction Control) Standard Standard Standard Standard
Transfer case: Insta-Trac; includes dash-mounted controls (4x4) Standard Standard Standard Standard


  WT4 Z85 Z715 SPORT6
Airbags:10 driver and right- front passenger; passenger-side includes Passenger Sensing System Standard Standard Standard Standard
Air bags:10 head-curtain, side-impact for driver, right-front passenger and rear outboard occupants Standard Standard Standard Standard
Brakes: four-wheel antilock (ABS), front disc/rear drum Standard Standard Standard Standard
OnStar®:11 with Directions & Connections® Plan (standard for the first six months) Standard Standard Standard Standard


  WT4 Z85 Z715 SPORT6
Power Convenience Package: auto-dimming rearview mirror, power windows, power-programmable door locks, power outside mirrors and Remote Keyless Entry Not Available Standard Standard Standard
Steering column: Tilt-Wheel, adjustable Standard Standard Standard Standard
Steering wheel: leather-wrapped Standard Standard Standard Standard
Window: rear-sliding Not Available Optional5 Standard Standard


  WT4 Z85 Z715 SPORT6
Deluxe Cloth three-passenger 60/40 split-bench with recliners, armrest with storage and integral head restraints Optional Standard Not Available Not Available
LT Deluxe Cloth high-back bucket seats with integral head restraints, recliners and floor-mounted center console with storage Not Available Optional Standard 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) Not Available Optional Optional Optional
Rear: two forward-facing, flat-folding seats with rear underseat storage compartments (Extended Cab) Standard Standard Standard Standard
Rear: three-passenger 60/40 split-bench flat-folding seat with head restraints and underseat and behind-seat storage (Crew Cab) Not Available Standard Standard Standard


  WT4 Z85 Z715 SPORT6
AM/FM stereo with CD/MP3 player Optional Standard Standard Standard
Personal Audio Link12 Optional Optional Optional Optional
SiriusXM Satellite Radio:13 with three trial months Optional12 Standard Standard Standard


  WT4 Z85 Z715 SPORT6
Crew Cab Value Option Package: AM/FM stereo, four 16-inch steel wheels Not Available Optional Not Available Not Available


  WT4 Z85 Z715 SPORT6
16-inch steel14 Standard Optional Not Available Not Available
16-inch aluminum Not Available Standard Not Available Not Available
16-inch chrome-clad Not Available Optional Not Available Not Available
17-inch chrome-clad Not Available Not Available Standard Not Available
18-inch Midnight Silver Not Available Not Available Not Available Standard


Chrome Fuel-Filler Door Folding Hard Tonneau Cover
Chrome Grille Personal Audio Link
Chrome Stainless Steel Tubular Assist Steps Soft Tonneau Cover
  • 1 Maximum payload capacity includes weight of driver, passengers, optional equipment and cargo.
  • 2 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.
  • 3 Gross Vehicle Weight Rating. When properly equipped; includes weight of vehicle, driver, passengers, cargo and optional equipment.
  • 4 Regular and Extended models only.
  • 5 Extended and Crew Cab models only.
  • 6 Extended and Crew Cab 2WD models only.
  • 7 Not available on Crew Cab 4x4 models.
  • 8 Not available with manual transmission.
  • 9 Standard on Crew Cab 4x4 models.
  • 10 Always use safety belts and child restraints. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate child restraint. See the Owner's Manual for more information.
  • 11 Visit onstar.com for coverage map, details and system limitations. Services vary by model and conditions.
  • 12 Requires AM/FM stereo with CD/MP3 player.
  • 13 Requires a subscription sold separately by SiriusXM after three-month trial. Available only in the 48 contiguous United States and Washington, D.C. Visit siriusxm.com for details.
  • 14 Requires available Crew Cab Value Option Package on Z85.
  • 15 Some accessories may not be available on all models. See dealer for details.

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