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Old 02-07-2014, 05:42 AM   #1
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Chevy Colorado/GMC Canyon Toad's ?

Does anyone tow a Chevy Colorado or GMC Canyon? I read they can be towed with no problems or pumps.Thinking of buying one. Thanks...Roy

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Old 02-07-2014, 06:07 AM   #2
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Generally, only the 4WD is towable without modification.

The 2WD has to be modified.

GM's owners manuals are known for accurate towing information and that would be the place to look.

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Old 02-07-2014, 06:56 AM   #3
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Had a Colorado 4WD and it pulled great. Took it to Alaska 3 times and to the southwest every winter. Took about 10 sec to switch the transfer case to pull mode and then you pulled the key out and went. I replaced it with the Silverado simply because it was bigger and I needed the room. Same setup and pull. Only issue I had on the Colorado was that when we loaded it, it tended to squat a bit in the back. A set of J C Whitney helper springs and it was fine.
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Old 02-07-2014, 07:40 AM   #4
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We towed a Colorado 4x4 Crew for about 70,000 miles. It was a great truck. Our son drives it now and we tow a Sierra.
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Old 02-07-2014, 07:47 AM   #5
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4x4 is a great tow. Sure hate they are not made anymore. I have well over 100K on mine and still enjoy it. Probably near 20K are tow miles
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The Colorado is coming back this fall. It looks better, it looks like a mini Silverado. Hopefully it will still be towable. Check this web link
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The Colorado is a great toad with 4X4 and manual transfer case. Make sure that it is equipped that way and you can't go wrong.

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Old 02-07-2014, 04:49 PM   #8
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We tow a Colorado 4x4. As stated earlier the owners manual says the 4x4 model is the only one towable. It has a switch that allows the transfer case to be shifted to neutral thus allowing the transmission to be put in Park, ignition off since the steering wheel does not lock. Toes great with Ready Brute system
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Old 03-04-2014, 03:00 PM   #9
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I have the same MH as you. I'm thinking of setting up my 2008 Colorado Crew Cab
4x4 to tow. Is yours a crew cab? Have you had any problems towing it, steep grades or long distances. I tow a AWD Vue now but I thinks the chevy weighs more.
Thanks for any input you may have.


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