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Tech Spec: 2019 Chevrolet Colorado

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Here are the specifications for Chevrolet’s midsize truck and its gasoline engine offerings, straight from the automaker:

Colorado is designed to help you speed up work, deliver more fun and always look good doing it. With a fully boxed frame and 4-wheel disc brakes with Duralife brake rotors, it’s built for durability. When it comes to utility, there’s a CornerStep rear bumper, corner hand grips and tons of cargo tie-downs. The comfortable and quiet interior comes with ample storage and can be outfitted with available leather-appointed heated front seats, a heated steering wheel and a Bose sound system.

It’s offered in four trims: Work Truck, LT, Z71 and ZR2. It features Active Tow, which helps reversing driver align the vehicle with a trailer. It is standard on models with the 3.6L V-6 (and 2.8L turbo-diesel).

The gasoline engine options are either a 2.5-liter 4-cylinder or a 3.6-liter V6.

 

Engine Specifications

2.5-liter I4

  • Bore & Stroke (in / mm): 3.46 x 3.97 / 88 x 101

  • Valvetrain: Dual-overhead camshafts with four valves per cylinder; continuously variable valve timing

  • Fuel Delivery: High-pressure direct fuel injection with electronic throttle control

  • Horsepower (hp / kW @ rpm): 200 / 149 @ 6300 (SAE certified)

  • City MPG: 20 mpg (2WD man.), 20 mpg (2WD auto.), 19 mpg (4WD)

3.6-liter V6

  • Bore & Stroke (in / mm): 3.7 x 3.37 / 94 x 85.6

  • Valvetrain: Dual-overhead camshafts with four valves per cylinder; continuously variable valve timing

  • Fuel Delivery: High-pressure direct fuel injection with electronic throttle control

  • Horsepower (hp / kW @ rpm): 308 / 230 @ 6800 (SAE certified)

  • City MPG: 18 mpg (2WD), 17 mpg (4WD), 16 mpg (ZR2)

 

Capacities and Specifications

Engine Oil

Engine oil meeting the dexos1 specification of the proper SAE viscosity grade. ACDelco dexos1 full synthetic is recommended.

2.5-liter I4

  • 5 quarts (4.7 liters) with filter

  • SAE 0W-20

3.6-liter V6

  • 6 quarts (5.7 liters) with filter

  • SAE 5W-30

  •  In an area of extreme cold, where the temperature falls below −29 °C (−20 °F), an SAE 0W-30 oil may be used

 

Transmission Fluid

6-speed AT (2.5-liter)

  • DEXRON-VI Automatic Transmission Fluid

8-speed AT (3.6-liter)

  • DEXRON-HP Automatic Transmission Fluid

 

Hydraulic Brake/Clutch System

  • DOT 3 Hydraulic Brake Fluid (GM Part No. 19353126, in Canada 19353127)

 

Coolant

2.5-liter I4

  • 9.6 quarts (9.1 liters)

3.6-liter V6

  • 11.2 quarts (10.6 liters)

 

Normal Scheduled Maintenance

Every 7,500 miles

  • Rotate tires and perform required services

  • Check engine oil level and oil life percentage

  • Change engine oil and filter, if needed

Every 15,000 miles

  • Replace windshield wiper blades

Every 22,500 miles

  • Replace passenger compartment air filter

Every 45,000 miles

  • Replace engine air cleaner filter

  • Inspect evaporative control system

Every 75,000 miles

  • Replace hood and/or body lift support gas struts

At 97,500 miles

  • Replace spark plugs, inspect spark plug wires

  • Change transfer case fluid (if 4WD)

At 150,000 miles

  • Drain and fill engine cooling system

  • Visually inspect accessory drive belts

At five years

  • Replace brake fluid

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