General Motors has confirmed powertrains for its Colorado and Canyon pickups
Recently the General Motors has confirmed information about the production midsized pickups such as the Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon. First, the Colorado was introduced in Los Angeles and the Canyon in Detroit this year.
Both these pickup trucks get the 2.5-liter four-cylinder unit, which can produce the output of 200 horsepower and the torque of 191 lb-ft. Meanwhile, more powerful models will have the 3.5-liter V6 producing the power of 305 horsepower with the torque of 269 lb-ft. Moreover, the auto manufacturer is going to present the version with the 2.8-liter diesel model.
We may compare the GM novelties and the Nissan Frontier that got with the 2.5-liter engine powering in 152 horsepower and the torque of 171 lb-ft. The Toyota Tacoma has the 2.5-liter four-cylinder issuing 159 horsepower with torque of 180 lb-ft. A 4.0-liter V6 powertrain produces the power of 236 horsepower with 266 lb-ft of the torque.
According to the carmaker, both new pickups have the towing weight of 7,000 pounds. At the same time, the Tacoma has 6,500 pounds and the Frontier –6,300 pounds as well.
The Colorado and Canyon are equipped with the standard six-speed automatic gearbox. However, two-wheel-drive versions will come with the six-speed manual gearbox.
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