When I think of a small truck in any line-up of trucks, one thing I start looking for are all the things it can’t do. Your first look at the 2015 Colorado, you literally think you’re staring right at a Silverado 1500. The impressive body curves and hard edges almost match what the Silverado’s look and feel are. I was lucky enough to have had the chance to get an up-close look and drive in the 2015 Chevy Colorado 4WD LT Crew Long Box. Ideally, if you get the marked 17 city and 24 hwy MPG this could definitely be a small truck worth having. Decent gas mileage out of a usable truck, best of both worlds here.
As far as the exterior goes, on top of resembling the Silverado, it’s just as appealing as a small-sized truck can get. It’s rigid but smooth. This 4WD trim package came with proportionally sized tires that gave this Colorado a great look unlike some of the previous models. Personally, I truly like where Chevy decided to take the all-new Colorado; I wasn’t much of a fan of the previous years.
The interior is pretty typical. Decent leather front and rear seats, really nice leather-wrapped steering wheel, and very appealing dash. From the short amount of time I got to spend in the Colorado, I could tell this was a somewhat comfortable ride. After taking some time to get the seat set to your likings, it could work. Getting the seats set comfortably meant there was spacing sacrifice that had to be made for any back seat passengers.
Because this was such a quick look at the 2015 Colorado, I could certainly tell there’s more to tell that I just hadn’t go to experience yet. One thing looking back I wish I had the time to try was the OnStar Wifi technology. This is something new for any vehicle, so I am curious about speeds and applicable situations I could see using this feature. One of my favorite things about not just the Colorado but all new Chevy Trucks, is the notch out in the bumper for easier access when jumping up in the bed of the truck. Overall, I really liked this small truck and would recommend it but so do the majority of the members of the Texas Auto Writers Association as we named it Mid-size Pickup of Texas at the annual Texas Truck Rodeo this year.