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How Much Can the 2019 Chevy Colorado Tow?

When it comes to pickup trucks, even midsize models like the 2019 Chevy Colorado, capability is almost always going to be priority number one for drivers. Truck drivers want a truck that has enough capability to handle most jobs, so how much can the 2019 Chevy Colorado tow? 

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There are many things drivers look for in a pickup truck, from its durability to its reliability to its interior, but towing and capability will almost always be the key selling point for many drivers. The 2019 Chevy Colorado isn’t the biggest pickup, but it can still handle a heavy load. But exactly how heavy? 

The 2019 Chevy Colorado has three different engines across its lineup of trims for drivers to choose from. First, there’s the standard 2.5-liter 4-cylinder with a solid 200 horsepower that can tow up to 3,500 pounds. Then, there’s the 3.6-liter DOHC V6 which offers best-in-class 308 horsepower and an enhanced towing capacity of 7,000 pounds. 

Last, but certainly not least, drivers can choose the available GM-exclusive Duramax 2.8-liter Turbo-Diesel engine which offers a best-in-class torque of 369 lb-ft. And, thanks to that added torque, the 2019 Chevy Colorado can tow up to 7,700 pounds, the most in its class! 

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Is the 2019 Chevy Colorado Efficient? 

Obviously, the 2019 Chevy Colorado has the strength to take on most challenges. But with midsize pickups, capability isn’t the only important thing. Drivers choose the smaller pickups because they’re more efficient than they’re larger light-duty and heavy-duty counterparts. But how efficient is the 2019 Chevy Colorado? 

Luckily for drivers, the 2019 Chevy Colorado is also one of the most efficient pickup trucks available today. With the standard engine that gets up to an EPA-estimated highway fuel economy of 26 mpg. Then, the 3.6-liter V6 can get up 25 mpg on the highway and the Duramax 2.8-liter Turbo-Diesel offers a best-in-class highway fuel economy of 30 mpg! 

Want to learn more about the 2019 Chevy Colorado? Contact our staff at Broadway Auto to schedule a test drive today!