Motor Trend annually announces the best automobiles of the globe. It looks at all sorts of factors ranging from appearance and performance to dependability, internal style elements, and just about each other characteristic that comes with the vehicle. Due to this, winning the Motor Trend Truck of the Year award is extremely critical and is one thing the manufacturer of the vehicle is in a position to lay its hat on. This year, the Chevrolet Colorado won the 2015 Motor Trend Truck of the Year.
Now, there are a handful of requirements a car must meet in order to even be classified as a truck, as there are some vehicles that may well not quickly be observed as a truck, but Motor Trend consists of in this award.
Motor Trend tends to go towards new designs and alterations to the car, but that is not a staple (just a lot more or significantly less a trend). The Chevrolet Colorado and the Ford F-150 will go head to head once more for the North American Truck of the Year.
Each and every vehicle is tested for hundreds of miles – and in the truck category, it is put by means of all sorts of distinct tests, in order to see how it performs in all circumstances. Seven distinct trucks have been tested out for this award. Motor Trend looked more than the Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD, two various Ford F-150 options, the Ford F-450, the Ford Transit 350 HR and 150 MR, the GMC Canyon SLT and the GMC Sierra Denali 2500 HD.
There are diverse spec lines for the truck, but the truck tested was the Crew Cab Long Box four-Wheel Drive Z71. This comes with an automatic transmission, 4 wheel drive, V6 three.6/217 engine that can create 305 horsepower and 269 pound feet of torque. It also offers up a nice 17 miles per gallon in the city and 24 miles per gallon on the highway (some of the two-wheel drive options supply up 20 MPG in the city and 27 on the highway for improved fuel functionality).
The maximum trailering capacity for the truck is 3500 pounds and the trailer hitch receiver is an optional addition that is a nice feature for any individual, who is considering towing with the car. The truck also comes with some of the greatest security functions on the automobile as well. This consists of standard driver, side head, side passenger, and rear head air bags. The 2015 Chevrolet Colorado comes with 4-wheel anti-lock brakes and disc brakes, electronic stability handle, front tow hooks, daytime running lights and traction manage. All of this should perform nicely for any truck lover, whether or not this is their very first truck or they have been driving trucks for an extended period of time.
The interior of the car comes with all sorts of helpful design and style feature as properly, ranging from cruise control, fog lamps, navigation from telematics, keyless entry, back-up camera, car anti-theft program, and numerous other functions that has helped set the truck apart from the other trucks out there on the road. It is also straight forward with entertainment, featuring a stereo technique, MP3 player, AUX jack input and satellite radio (plus the selection for a premium sound system). All of this put collectively has resulted in the Chevrolet Colorado 2015 Truck of the Year award. Motor Trend sees it as the very ideal functionality truck.