Official release of the brand new Chevrolet Colorado 2004 took place in Detroit, USA in January 2003. The mid-size pickup, which is 2004 model, replaced Chevrolet S-10 in a program of the annual North American International Auto Show. In the fall of 2003 GM plant launched production of the new vehicle in Shreveport, Louisiana. Original construction of Colorado bases on new cargo platform of GM. There are thee types of body type: single type â€“ â€œRegular Cabâ€, one-and-a-half type - â€œExtended Cabâ€ and double type - â€œCrew Cabâ€.
It belongs to forward control or four-wheel drive series, usually lengthened or four-door cabin and has thee possible types of suspension: standard, sport and off-road. Colorado equipped with two new types of engines - R4 Vortec 2800 (175 hp., 251 m.p.h.) and R5 Vortec 3500 (220 hp., 305 m.p.h.) which where transformed from the previous version of engine Vortec 4200 by reducing number of cylinders. There is choice of four-speed automatic or five-speed manual transmission. Side air bag unit, heated leather seats, satellite system OnStar and digital XM-radio are the options. Outstanding aerodynamic cab and improved tensional suspension make it the quietest in its range.
Also it has adjustable steering column, option of permanent four-wheel drive that switches from the control panel. The basic package includes the Z85 ABS, tissue and vinyl seat decoration and 15-inch wheels and hydraulic booster. Big GMC logo in red is the final chord that makes your Chevrolet Colorado recognizable through over the world.