The Chevrolet Colorado Z71 comes in four variations, including crew and extended cabs, two-wheel drive and four-wheel drive and four-cylinder and six-cylinder engines. All models have a six-speed shiftable automatic transmission. All models have front independent suspension and stabilizer bars.
The two extended-cab models and one of the two crew-cab models have the four-cylinder engines, which generate 200 horsepower at 6,300 rpm and 181 foot-pounds of torque at 4,400 rpm. One of the two extended-cab models has four-wheel drive and the other rear-wheel drive. Both crew cabs have rear-wheel drive.
The Colorado Z71 3.6-liter, V-6 engine produces 305 horsepower at 6,800 rpm and 269 foot-pounds of torque at 4,300 rpm. It is a double overhead cam engine with 24 valves.
The beds on three models are 6.2 feet, and 5.2 feet on the fourth. The Colorado's width is 6 feet 2.2 inches, its height 5 feet 10.6 inches, its length 18 feet 9 inches and its wheelbase 11 feet 8.5 inches. The length on the model with the shorter bed is 17 feet 8.7 inches, and the wheelbase is 10 feet 8.3 inches.
Front head room is 39.5 inches, and leg room is 41.7 inches. Hip room is 54.2 inches.