There’s a new storm blowing in. And it’s called the Chevrolet Colorado High Country Storm. This new pickup truck is designed for those looking for that rare combination of a true 4×4 with sporty and edgy styling, the comfort and sophistication of a luxury SUV, and top-notch safety and convenience features.
The P1,638,888 Colorado High Country Storm sports new exterior elements fashioned by Chevrolet’s global design team to reflect the pickup truck’s sportiness, power, and ruggedness. The vehicle utilizes numerous black accents to add an energetic contrast to the body’s distinctive silhouette, most notably with the black rear sport bar outlining the truck bed, on the black anthracite rear bumper, black tailgate and door handles, black rearview mirrors, and black 18-inch alloy wheels. Black hood and body decals add a final touch.
The new Colorado High Country Storm offers best-in-class numbers for horsepower and torque, thanks to a 2.8-liter four-cylinder Duramax turbo-diesel engine producing 200 horses and 500Nm. The High Country Storm can haul one ton and can tow up to 3.5 tons. It boasts a class-leading 800mm water-wading capability.
An elegant interior awaits the occupants of the High Country Storm. The seats, dash, and bits of trim are crafted from premium, high-grade materials, giving users a luxurious driving experience. And a six-way electronically adjustable driver’s seat ensures that you find the perfect driving position.
The refinement continues with a polished, comfortable ride. The Colorado has been engineered with a variety of locales and road conditions in mind, led by an experienced team of GM engineers from Brazil, Thailand, and Australia. The same suspension improvements from the latest Colorado are also found in the Colorado High Country Storm, which include improved damper technology and hardware upgrades, and revised spring rates to provide more comfort and control.
It also features updated engine, transmission, and body mounts which contribute to a more composed ride. Likewise, the pickup’s modern shift-on-the-fly 4WD system gives drivers the capability of adjusting the ride type at the push of the button, depending on the terrain they find themselves on.
Reduced NVH levels inside the cabin make the pickup eight percent quieter on the road than previous models thanks to newly designed door, window and windshield seals, and front door glass that’s 10 percent thicker.
The High Country Storm features an 8-inch multi-function touchscreen head unit equipped with the latest Chevrolet MyLink Infotainment system with multiple smartphone operating system compatibility, multimedia functionality, Bluetooth connectivity, Siri Eyes Free, and voice recognition software. The current MyLink Infotainment system is also compatible with Apple CarPlay, which allows you to make calls, read, write, and send text messages, listen to music, and use other apps on your iPhone while keeping both hands on the wheel. The Colorado is the first truck in its class to offer Apple CarPlay.
The Colorado High Country Storm comes with a host of active and safety features, including ABS, Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD), and dual airbags. It also features Cruise Control, Lane Departure Warning, Forward Collision Alert, Tire Pressure Monitoring System, Traction Control System, Hill Start Assist, Hill Descent Control, Trailer Sway Control, Electronic Stability Control, front and rear parking assist, and rear camera with dynamic guidelines.
Additionally, it has a remote engine start function that is useful during hot weather. Through this function, the engine can be started and windows opened using the key fob, allowing the cabin to be cooled sufficiently before getting inside the vehicle.
The Chevrolet Colorado High Country Storm comes with a special five-year warranty: three-year bumper-to-bumper warranty, plus a two-year warranty on the powertrain or 100,000 kilometers, whichever comes first. Chevrolet owners are automatically enrolled in the 24/7 Chevrolet Emergency Roadside Support for three years, with an option to renew on the fourth year.
The Chevrolet Colorado High Country Storm is available in eight colors: Orange Crush, Blue Me Away Metallic, Pull Me Over Red, Black Meet Kettle Metallic, Summit White, Satin Steel Grey Metallic, Auburn Brown Metallic, and Dark Shadow Metallic.