What Is the Standard Fuel Economy of a Chevy Duramax Diesel?

According to estimates by the Environmental Protection Agency, a Chevy Colorado with a Duramax Diesel engine has an average fuel economy of 31 and 22 miles per gallon for the highway and city, respectively. Cnet.com's review also records that the vehicle averaged between 27.6 to 31.3 miles per gallon.

The 2016 Chevy Colorado Duramax Diesel truck configuration also includes a 21 gallon fuel tank that gives the vehicle a maximum driving range of approximately 651 miles. The Duramax Diesel engine is able to generate up to 181 horsepower as well as 369 pound feet of torque and includes an OnStar 4G LTE data device.