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Work Truck 2WD Regular Cab Work Truck


Brake Type Pwr
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.2 x 1.6
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 11.6 x 2.5
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
Cargo Volume (ft³) 44.0
Tailgate Width (in) 52.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 18.6
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 42.6
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in) 57.2
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in) 72.8

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD -


Maximum Alternator Watts
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 590
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 125


Engine Order Code LLV
Engine Type Gas 5-Cyl
Engine Oil Cooler
Engine Type Gas 4-Cyl
Displacement 3.7L/226
Displacement 2.9L/177
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 242 @ 5600
Fuel System MFI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 185 @ 5600
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 242 @ 4600
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 190 @ 2800
Engine Order Code LLR

Exterior Dimensions

Cab to Axle (in) 34.2
Frame Width, Rear (in)
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 26.9
Cab to End of Frame (in) - TBD -
Ground Clearance, Front (in) - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in) 110.9
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
Overhang, Front (in) 33.9
Height, Overall (in) 64.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.6
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in) 192.4
Wheelbase (in) 111.3
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) -TBD -


Frame Type Ladder

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 22
Fuel Tank Location Inboard LH Frame Rail
Aux Fuel Tank Location
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room (in) 39.6
Passenger Capacity 3
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.1
Front Hip Room (in) 53.3


EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24


Steering Type Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 3.31
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.4
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 17.4


Body Code E63
Body Style Regular Cab
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Colorado


Axle Type - Rear Semi-Floating
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 2533
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 2900
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.73
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.10
Suspension Type - Front Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 2535
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 2900
Axle Type - Front Independent


Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1452
Front Tire Order Code QCE
Rear Tire Order Code QCE
Spare Tire Order Code ZET
Spare Tire Order Code ZCE
Spare Tire Order Code ZFL
Spare Tire Order Code 5EB
Spare Tire Order Code ZAA
Front Tire Size P205/75R15
Rear Tire Size P205/75R15
Spare Tire Size P205/75R15
Spare Tire Size P225/75R15
Spare Tire Size P235/75R15
Spare Tire Size Compact
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1452
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 1452
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare


Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3400
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 4000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2400
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 510
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 600
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 360
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD -
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)


Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.29
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.37
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.26
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.63
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.75
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.06
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD
Trans Type 5
Trans Type 4
Trans Order Code MA5
Trans Order Code M30
Transfer Case Power Take Off
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
Transfer Case Model
Trans PTO Access
Trans Power Take Off
Clutch Size (in) - TBD -
Clutch Size (in)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.67

Weight Information

Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 2896
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 6000
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 9500
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 7000
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 4850
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1402
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 1858
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2533


Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15