2011 Chevrolet Colorado

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  • Name Work Truck (2WD Reg Cab 111.2") Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 17145.00 Engine 3.7L/226 City/Hwy MPG 17/23
  • Name LT w/1LT (2WD Reg Cab 111.2") Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 18270.00 Engine 3.7L/226 City/Hwy MPG 17/23
  • Name Work Truck (2WD Ext Cab 125.9") Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 19390.00 Engine 3.7L/226 City/Hwy MPG 17/23
  • Name LT w/1LT (2WD Ext Cab 125.9") Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 20845.00 Engine 3.7L/226 City/Hwy MPG 17/23
  • Name LT w/2LT (2WD Ext Cab 125.9") Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 25185.00 Engine 5.3/232 City/Hwy MPG 14/20
  • Name LT w/3LT (2WD Ext Cab 125.9") Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 26375.00 Engine 5.3/323 City/Hwy MPG 14/20
  • Name LT w/1LT (2WD Crew Cab 126.0") Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 23945.00 Engine 3.7L/226 City/Hwy MPG 17/23
  • Name LT w/2LT (2WD Crew Cab 126.0") Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 26515.00 Engine 5.3/232 City/Hwy MPG 14/20
  • Name LT w/3LT (2WD Crew Cab 126.0") Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 27705.00 Engine 5.3/323 City/Hwy MPG 14/20
  • Name Work Truck (4WD Reg Cab 111.2") Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 20650.00 Engine 3.7L/226 City/Hwy MPG 17/23
  • Name LT w/1LT (4WD Reg Cab 111.2") Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 21775.00 Engine 3.7L/226 City/Hwy MPG 17/23
  • Name Work Truck (4WD Ext Cab 125.9") Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 22690.00 Engine 3.7L/226 City/Hwy MPG 17/23
  • Name LT w/1LT (4WD Ext Cab 125.9") Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 23945.00 Engine 3.7L/226 City/Hwy MPG 17/23
  • Name LT w/2LT (4WD Ext Cab 125.9") Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 28235.00 Engine 5.3/232 City/Hwy MPG 14/19
  • Name LT w/1LT (4WD Crew Cab 126.0") Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 27555.00 Engine 5.3/232 City/Hwy MPG 14/19
  • Name LT w/2LT (4WD Crew Cab 126.0") Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 29075.00 Engine 5.3/232 City/Hwy MPG 14/19
  • Name Work Truck (2WD Reg Chassis Cab) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 19340.00 Engine 5.3/232 City/Hwy MPG 15/20
  • Name Work Truck (4WD Reg Chassis Cab) Transmission Automatic w/OD MSRP 22795.00 Engine 5.3/232 City/Hwy MPG 16/21
INTERIOR
  • Seats, front 60/40 split-bench includes armrest with integral storage and dual cup holders
  • Floor covering, Ebony carpeting
  • Floor mats, rubberized-vinyl front (Requires (B30) Ebony carpeted floor covering)
  • Steering wheel, leather-wrapped
  • Steering column, Tilt-Wheel
  • Theft-deterrent system, vehicle, PASSlock
  • Stolen Vehicle Assistance (Deleted when (UE0) OnStar delete is ordered.)
  • Instrumentation, analog with speedometer, odometer with trip odometer, fuel level, engine temperature, tachometer and Driver Information Center
  • Warning tones headlamp on, key-in-ignition, driver safety belt unfasten, turn signal on and critical Driver Information Center active
  • Door locks, manual
  • Windows, manual driver and front passenger
  • Cruise control
  • OnStar Turn-by-Turn Navigation (Deleted when (UE0) OnStar delete is ordered.)
  • Air conditioning, single-zone manual
  • Power outlets, 2 auxiliary with covers, 12-volt
  • Accents, interior Titanium Nova Silver-colored air outlets and center control stack with chrome door handle bezels, uplevel instrument cluster bezel, front upper door speaker bezel and air vent sliders
  • Door trim integral armrests and driver- and front passenger-side map pockets with cloth inserts
  • Mirror, inside rearview manual day/night
  • Visors, driver and front passenger, padded with cloth includes front passenger vanity mirror
  • Assist handle, front passenger
  • Coat hook, passenger-side rear
  • Floor mats, rubberized-vinyl front
  • Seats, driver- and passenger-side, forward-facing, flat-folding rear includes rear seat storage compartment (Included and only available with (B30) Ebony carpeting floor covering) (Included and only available with (B30) Ebony carpeting floor covering. Removed by (B38) full-width rubberized-vinyl floor covering.)
  • Floor mats, rubberized-vinyl front and rear (Requires (B30) Ebony carpeted floor covering)
  • Coat hooks, driver- and passenger-side rear
  • Seats, driver- and passenger-side, forward-facing, flat-folding rear includes rear seat storage compartment (Included and only available with (B30) Ebony carpeting floor covering)
  • Floor mats, rubberized-vinyl front and rear
  • Mirror, inside rearview auto-dimming with compass and outside temperature display
  • Seats, front bucket includes manual recliners, integral outboard head restraints, center floor console with storage and armrest.
  • Seats, second row 60/40 split-bench, flat-folding
  • Seats, front bucket includes manual recliners, integral outboard head restraints, center floor console with storage and armrest. (Upgradeable to (AR9) front bucket seats with leather-appointed seating)
EXTERIOR
  • Wheels, 4-16" x 6" (40.6 cm x 15.2 cm) steel (2WD models only)
  • Tires, P215/70R16 all-season, blackwall (2WD models only. Requires (ZCY) compact spare tire or (ZRD) P215/70R16 all-season blackwall spare tire.)
  • Tire, compact spare
  • Color-keyed Appearance Package
  • Bumpers front body-color upper with Dark Gray lower, rear body-color and a Dark Smoke Gray pad on the rear step-style bumper
  • Fascia, front Dark Smoke Gray
  • Air dam, Ebony
  • Grille, color-keyed bar and grille surround
  • Fog lamps, front, halogen
  • Mirrors, outside manual, manual-folding
  • Wipers, front intermittent with washers
  • Bedliner
  • Tailgate, 2-position
  • Wheels, 4-16" x 6" (40.6 cm x 15.2 cm) aluminum (2WD models only)
  • Glass, Solar-Ray deep-tinted (all windows except light-tinted glass on windshield, driver-and front passenger-side glass)
  • Tires, P215/70R16 all-season, blackwall (2WD models only. Requires (ZCY) compact spare tire or (ZRD) P215/70R16 all-season, blackwall spare tire.)
  • Wheels, 4-16" x 6" (40.6 cm x 15.2 cm) aluminum (2WD models only. Not available with (LH9) 5.3L V8 SFI engine)
  • Tires, P215/70R16 all-season, blackwall (2WD models only. Requires (ZCY) compact spare tire or (ZRD) P215/70R16 all-season, blackwall spare tire. Not available with (LH9) 5.3L V8 SFI engine.)
  • Wheels, 4 - 17" x 7" (43.2 cm x 17.8 cm) chrome clad
  • Tires, P265/70R17 on-/off-road, blackwall
  • Tire, spare P235/75R16 all-season, blackwall
  • Bumpers, front and rear chrome with a Dark Smoke Gray pad on the rear step-style bumper
  • Wheel flares, front and rear, large, body-color
  • Grille, color-keyed surround with chrome bar
  • Window, rear-sliding
  • Mirrors, outside power-adjustable, manual-folding, body-color
  • Wheels, 4 -18" x 8" (45.7 cm x 20.3 cm) Midnight Silver
  • Tires, P235/50R18 all-season, blackwall
  • Tire, spare P215/70R16 all-season, blackwall
  • Bumpers, front and rear body-color with a Dark Smoke Gray pad on the rear step-style bumper
  • Fascia, front body-color
  • Grille, color-keyed bar with color-keyed and chrome-trimmed grille surround
  • Moldings, color-keyed bodyside
  • Glass, Solar-Ray deep-tinted (all windows except light-tinted glass on windshield, driver-and front passenger-side glass) (Not included when (Y5D) Crew Cab Value Option Package is ordered. Must be ordered as a free flow option with (Y5D) Crew Cab Value Option Package)
  • Wheels, 4-16" x 6" (40.6 cm x 15.2 cm) steel (4x4 models only)
  • Tires, P235/75R16 all-season, blackwall (4x4 models only. Requires (ZCY) compact spare tire or (ZNF) P235/75R16 on-/off-road blackwall spare tire.)
  • Wheels, 4-16" x 6" (40.6 cm x 15.2 cm) aluminum (Standard on 4x4 models)
  • Tires, P235/75R16 all-season, blackwall (Requires (ZCY) compact spare tire or (ZNF) P235/75R16 on-/off-road blackwall spare tire.)
  • Wheels, 4-16" x 6" (40.6 cm x 15.2 cm) aluminum (Packaged on 4x4 models. Included and only available on 2WD models with (LH9) 5.3L V8 SFI engine.)
  • Tires, P235/75R16 all-season, blackwall (Standard on 4x4 models with (ZCY) compact spare tire or (ZNF) P235/75R16 on-/off-road blackwall spare tire. Included and only available on 2WD models with (LH9) 5.3L V8 SFI engine and (ZCY) compact spare tire or (ZNF) P235/75R16 on-/off-road blackwall spare tire.)
  • Wheels, 4-16" x 6" (40.6 cm x 15.2 cm) aluminum (Standard on 4x4 models. Included and only available on 2WD models with (LH9) 5.3L V8 SFI engine)
  • Wheels, 4-16" x 6" (40.6 cm x 15.2 cm) steel
  • Tires, P235/75R16 all-season, blackwall
  • Tire, spare P235/75R16 all-season, blackwall (Requires (QNF) P235/75R16 all-season blackwall tires.)
  • Incomplete vehicle certification
  • Bumper, front chrome
MECHANICAL
  • Engine, 2.9L DOHC 4-cylinder SFI (185 hp [137.9 kW] @ 5600 rpm), 190 lb-ft [263.2 Nm] @ 2800 rpm) (Refer to the Engine and Axle section for compatibility requirements. Must specify.)
  • Transmission, 5-speed manual with overdrive (Not available with (LLR) 3.7L DOHC 5-cylinder SFI engine. Refer to the Engine and Axle section for compatibility requirements. Must specify.)
  • Rear axle, 3.73 ratio
  • GVWR, 4850 lbs. (2200 kg) (2WD models only. Refer to the Engine and Axle section for compatibility requirements. Must specify)
  • Rear wheel drive
  • Battery, heavy-duty 590 cold-cranking amps, maintenance-free with rundown protection
  • Alternator, 125 amps
  • Pickup box, Fleetside, all-welded steel with double wall construction and corrosion protection with 4 cargo tie-downs, tailgate, locking, 2-position
  • Suspension Package, Standard
  • Suspension, front independent coil springs (2WD models only)
  • Suspension, rear semi-floating axle with 2-stage multi-leaf springs
  • Steering, power, rack-and-pinion
  • Brakes, 4-wheel antilock, front disc/rear drum
  • Transmission, 5-speed manual with overdrive (Not available with (LLR) 3.7L DOHC 5-cylinder SFI engine. Upgradeable to (M30) 4-speed automatic, electronically controlled transmission with overdrive. Refer to the Engine and Axle section for compatibility requirements. Must specify)
  • GVWR, 5000 lbs. (2268 kg) (2WD models only. Refer to the Engine and Axle section for compatibility requirements. Must specify.)
  • Transmission, 5-speed manual with overdrive (Not available with (LLR) 3.7L DOHC 5-cylinder SFI engine or (LH9) 5.3L V8 SFI engine. Upgradeable to (M30) 4-speed automatic, electronically controlled transmission with overdrive. Refer to the Engine and Axle section for compatibility requirements. Must specify)
  • Suspension, front independent coil springs (2WD models only. Not available with (LH9) 5.3L V8 engine.)
  • Engine, 3.7L DOHC 5-cylinder SFI (242 hp [180.4 kW] @ 5600 rpm), 242 lb-ft [326.7 N-m] @ 4600 rpm) (Refer to the Engine and Axle section for compatibility requirements. Must specify.)
  • Transmission, 4-speed automatic, electronically controlled with overdrive (Refer to the Engine and Axle section for compatibility requirements. Must specify.)
  • GVWR, 5300 lbs. (2404 kg)
  • Differential, automatic locking rear
  • Recovery hooks, 2 front, frame-mounted
  • Suspension Package, Off-Road
  • Suspension, front, torsion bar and stabilizer bar
  • Engine, 5.3L V8 SFI (300 hp [223.7 kW] @ 5200 rpm, 320 lb-ft of torque [432.0 Nm] @ 3600 rpm) (Refer to the Engine and Axle section for compatibility requirements. Must specify.)
  • Rear axle, 3.42 ratio
  • GVWR, 5000 lbs. (2268 kg)
  • Alternator, 145 amps (Included and only available with (LH9) 5.3L V8 SFI engine)
  • Suspension Package, Sport
  • Suspension, front independent coil springs
  • Engine, 2.9L DOHC 4-cylinder SFI (185 hp [137.9 kW] @ 5600 rpm), 190 lb-ft [263.2 Nm] @ 2800 rpm) (2WD models only. Refer to the Engine and Axle section for compatibility requirements. Must specify.)
  • Pickup box, Fleetside, all-welded steel with double wall construction and corrosion protection with 4 cargo tie-downs, tailgate, 2-position
  • Engine, 5.3L V8 SFI (300 hp [223.7 kW] @ 5200 rpm, 320 lb-ft of torque [432.0 Nm] @ 3600 rpm) (Refer to the Engine and Axle section for compatibility requirements. Must specify.) (Refer to the Engine and Axle section for compatibility requirements. Must specify. Not available with (CBN) Street Pak II Appearance Package.)
  • GVWR, 5150 lbs. (2336 kg) (4x4 models only. Refer to the Engine and Axle section for compatibility requirements. Must specify)
  • Transfer case, Insta-Trac, electronic shift with dash-mounted controls, 4x4 models only
  • Four wheel drive
  • Recovery hooks, 2 front, frame-mounted (4x4 models only)
  • Suspension, front, torsion bar and stabilizer bar (4X4 models only)
  • Front underbody shield (4x4 models only)
  • GVWR, 5300 lbs. (2404 kg) (4x4 models only. Refer to the Engine and Axle section for compatibility requirements. Must specify)
  • Suspension, front, torsion bar and stabilizer bar (Standard on 4x4 models. Included and only available on 2WD models with (LH9) 5.3L V8 SFI engine.)
  • Front underbody shield (Standard on 4x4 models. Included and only available with (LH9) 5.3L V8 SFI engine on 2WD models.)
  • Engine, 3.7L DOHC 5-cylinder SFI (242 hp [180.4 kW] @ 5600 rpm), 242 lb-ft [326.7 N-m] @ 4600 rpm) (Standard on 4x4 models. Refer to the Engine and Axle section for compatibility requirements. Must specify.)
  • Engine, 3.7L DOHC 5-cylinder SFI (242 hp [180.4 kW] @ 5600 rpm), 242 lb-ft [326.7 N-m] @ 4600 rpm)
  • GVWR, 5500 lbs. (2495 kg) (Included and only available with (LH9) 5.3L V8 SFI engine. Refer to the Engine and Axle section for compatibility requirements. Must specify.)
PACKAGE
  • Power Convenience Package with power windows, power door locks with lockout protection, Remote Keyless Entry, (DE6) outside power-adjustable, manual-folding mirrors and (DF5) inside rearview auto-dimming mirror with compass and temperature display
SAFETY
  • StabiliTrak (Includes traction control)
  • Daytime Running Lamps with automatic exterior lamp control
  • Air bags, frontal, driver and right-front passenger with Passenger Sensing System (Always use safety belts and the correct child restraints for your child's age and size. Even in vehicles equipped with air bags and the Passenger Sensing System, children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate infant, child or booster seat. Never place a rear-facing infant restraint in the front seat of any vehicle equipped with an active frontal air bag. See the Owner's Manual and child safety seat instructions for more safety information.)
  • Air bags, head curtain side-impact, driver and right-front passenger, first and second row outboard passengers (Head curtain side air bags are designed to help reduce the risk of head and neck injuries to front and rear seat outboard occupants on the near side of certain side-impact collisions. Always use safety belts and the correct child restraints for your child's age and size, even in vehicles equipped with air bags. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate infant, child or booster seat. See the Owner's Manual and child safety seat instructions for more safety information.)
  • Automatic Crash Response (Deleted when (UE0) OnStar delete is ordered.)
  • OnStar, 6 months of Directions and Connections plan includes Automatic Crash Response, Emergency Services, Crisis Assist, Stolen Vehicle Assistance, Remote Door Unlock, Turn-by-Turn Navigation with OnStar eNav (where available), OnStar Vehicle Diagnostics, Roadside Assistance, Remote Horn and Lights, and Hands Free Calling (Visit onstar.com for details and system limitations.)
  • Safety belts, 3-point, driver and right-front passenger, adjustable (center front position lap belt with bench seat only)
  • Tire Pressure Monitor
  • Safety belts, 3-point, rear, all seating positions (Included and only available with (AJ2) driver- and passenger-side, forward-facing, flat-folding rear seat.)
  • LATCH system (Lower Anchors and Top tethers for CHildren), for child safety seats (Included and only available with (AJ2) driver- and passenger-side, forward-facing, flat-folding rear seats.)
  • Safety belts, 3-point, rear, all seating positions
  • LATCH system (Lower Anchors and Top tethers for CHildren), for child safety seats
  • Door locks, child security rear
ENTERTAINMENT
  • Audio system, AM/FM stereo with seek-and-scan and digital clock
  • Bluetooth for Phone (Deleted when (UE0) OnStar delete is ordered.)
  • Audio system feature, uplevel speaker system
  • Audio system, AM/FM stereo with CD/MP3 player, seek-and-scan, digital clock, auto-tone control, Radio Data System (RDS), automatic volume and TheftLock
  • XM Radio is standard on nearly all 2011 GM models and includes 3 months of trial service. Get over 170 channels, including: commercial-free music, sports, news, talk, entertainment, comedy, family and kids' channels, and much more. With XM's incredible range of programming, everything worth listening to is on XM Requires a subscription sold separately by XM after the first 90 days. Available only in the 48 contiguous United States and District of Columbia. Visit gm.xmradio.com for details.
  • Audio system, AM/FM stereo with CD/MP3 player, seek-and-scan, digital clock, auto-tone control, Radio Data System (RDS), automatic volume and TheftLock (Not included and/or available with (Y5D) Crew Cab Value Option Package)
  • XM Radio is standard on nearly all 2011 GM models and includes 3 months of trial service. Get over 170 channels, including: commercial-free music, sports, news, talk, entertainment, comedy, family and kids' channels, and much more. With XM's incredible range of programming, everything worth listening to is on XM (Requires (US8) AM/FM stereo with CD/MP3 player. Not included and/or available with (Y5D) Crew Cab Value Option Package) Requires a subscription sold separately by XM after the first 90 days. Available only in the 48 contiguous United States and District of Columbia. Visit gm.xmradio.com for details.

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