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2008 Chevrolet Colorado LT1 Ext. Cab 4WDReview
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Great Little 4x4 — Great car for 1 to 4 people. Gets you where you want to go. Reliable. Easy access to back seats. Full size half ton bed. Tires decent. Handles excellently. Good fuel mileage. (23 miles per gallon). CD Player, radio, MP3 hookup.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Good Mileage. Good Handling. Two half doors for access to back seats.  Comfortable.

Cons: Cracked Windshield.

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2008 Chevrolet Colorado LT1 Crew CabReview
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The Colorado In Colorado — Performance: slow to accelerate... good breaks. Quality: Great, except for customibility. Appearance: Great but can have a lower stance. Cost: good, doesn't use a lot of gas especially on high way. Fun: sound quality and roomy for vacation with friends.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: Roomy

Cons: Speed

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2008 Chevrolet Colorado LT1 Crew CabReview
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Not To Happy With It — I had to have the head replaced on this truck at like 30k miles because of a factory mess up...I just was never happy with it after that, the dealership said it was fine, but it would randomly get hot in stop n go traffic after that, and they would never take it in traffic to check it, so of course could never diagnose problem, at 50k miles it started to have lots of little problems, so I just traded it in on my VW.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: loads of cabin room

Cons: engine problems

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2008 Chevrolet Colorado LT2 Ext. Cab 4WDReview
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A Good Fun Truck. — It's a good truck, but could do a lot better for gas mileage. A good amount of HP and torque; so it's pretty fast for a pickup. A great looking truck, very nice body lines and a mean Z71 stance.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Fast and handles great for a pickup.

Cons: sucky gas mileage and interior rattles.

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2008 Chevrolet Colorado LT2 Ext. CabReview
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This Is My Fourth Small Truck After Driving Seven Suburbans. I Am Happy With My Colorado — Build Quality - I have never had this truck back to the dealer with a problem. The first truck I have never had any build issues. Bravo - GM Appearance - Front view leaves a little to be desired, other than that I like the rest of the truck. Performance - It's a truck not a go fast firgure eight racer, it does very well in braking for my application. Cost of ownership - Fuel milage is not a big concern to me. I drive it 75 MPH on the freeway and get 20-21 MPG. Oil changes once a year with Amzoil. Easy keeper. Fun factor - fourwheeling in the snow and getting back into those hard to reach hunting places makes guy happy .

Pros: If a smaller truck is more your style this one's for you.

Cons: It does not have that bigger is better factor that some want.

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2008 Chevrolet Colorado LSReview
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Chevy Colorado — i like the power....its good for a small truck...but its no hot rod....my only problem is that the interior is very cheap...if not for aftermarket parts id be stuck forver ..overtall i am pleased with the truck so fat

Pros: sporty design...decent gas mileage,decent power

Cons: cheap interior

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2008 Chevrolet Colorado LT2 Crew Cab 4WDReview
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Chevy Colorado '08 — I absolutely loved this truck. It had the best performance out of any vehicle that I have ever driven. I've never needed it repaired so I don't know about costs but the mileage is really decent for a truck. I got it up to 26 once, with an estimated average of about 21.

Pros: Everything

Cons: Nothing

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2008 Chevrolet Colorado LT1 Crew CabReview
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The Silver Bullet — Reliable, solid built (it better be. its new!) Inline 5Cyl...240 hp to the wheels yeah, locking differential. I love this truck!

Pros: Solid! Powerful! And its pretty.

Cons: none. I was completley impressed by it.

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2008 Chevrolet Colorado LS Ext. Cab Review
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Apverall a good truck but I always gonna be a dodge guy
vs2008 Dodge Dakota SLT Extended Cab 4WD
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Handling Ranked 2008 Dodge Dakota SLT Extended Cab 4WD better.
"Way stronger suspension "
Would Buy Ranked 2008 Dodge Dakota SLT Extended Cab 4WD better.
"More for the money"
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2008 Chevrolet Colorado Review
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I've actually owned all but the Silverado. I bought the Colorado because of the novelty of owning a 5 cylinder, but it actually runs GREAT! Great gas mileage (28 around town) and carries my family, too! I'd like to have one of the larger trucks but the gas mileage is the downfall. Now, I'd LOVE to have my '69 Camaro back but just can't find a good used one at a decent price anymore; mine was all original and would be worth well over $140K now!
vs2008 GMC Sierra 1500
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vs1969 Chevrolet Camaro
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vs2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
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2015 Chevrolet Colorado Reviews

Really Fun Pick Up Truck By nbrotsch

Pick ups are pick ups there is not that much you could do with them except make them as versatile as possible. Chevrolet banged out the right truck for the money with this one. Cant say i am a huge pi... Read More

2012 Chevrolet Colorado Reviews

Headache By luckeydj

I have had nothing but problems since i bought it, not really good on gas nor does it have any power. I know its only a 4 cylinder but its almost embarassing . it hasnt l;et me down yet, but in Texas ... Read More

Loving My Colorado !! By BlueOvalBoy0429

Truck is very sporty looking, seats are somewhat comfortable, but on long trips more frequent stops are required. When passenger seat is pushed back, visibility is almost nil out rear door window. Acc... Read More

2010 Chevrolet Colorado Reviews

Don't Believe The "expert" Reviews By migration_sldl2004

Some of the expert reviews on this truck are utterly ridiculous. Whether it was cars.com or Edmunds or MSN autos--it didn't matter. They all hated this truck and I still don't see why. 90% of the... Read More

Looks Good Feels Good By Ray014

I have had this truck for just over a month and it has been great,Tows my trailer well, good on gas, looks good.I have had some rear end rattling but nothing to bad,happy with both interior and exteri... Read More

2009 Chevrolet Colorado Reviews

Just Beautiful By cukin78

I love the look of the truck and the exterior color. And the ride is very comfortable and smooth. I wish I could get more gas mileage from it. And I don't know way I love the front design of the truck... Read More

Greaaaaaat! By Stacey

Love this truck. Is a girls truck so never took it off roading. spend more time outside of it waxing it, washing it, making her shine.then actually driving. only replaced one sensor on it so far. neve... Read More

2007 Chevrolet Colorado Reviews

Chevy Colorado, What A 5 Year Old Would Draw If You Asked For A Truck. By jasonh123

The Colorado is a decent appliance that is difficult to get emotional over. Definitely built to a price it fairly screams "hey, I'm really cheap." Not really much more economical than a full-size. ... Read More

Excellent Mid-size Truck By falksey

The 2007 is my second Colorado, as I had an '04 before it which I will reference several times. My decision to continue with the Colorado was that these little trucks live up to the like a rock stand... Read More

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