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Old 06-09-2007, 09:14 AM   #15
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I'm going to have to retract my statement that Chevy doesn't offer the 4WD Colorado with the color keyed bumpers. I was given bad advice from a Chevy truck salesman. I did some more research and found a photo of one here.

This puts the Colorado in a whole new light, at least as far as my preferences are concerned. The only problem with these trucks is that dealers just don't stock them. I went by a Chevy dealership north of downtown L.A. that is considered to be one of the largest Chevy truck dealers in L.A. County. They had about 75 Silverado's, 85 Tahoe's, and only 3 Colorado's, but none equipped even close to what I'd want. Are they unable to keep them on their lots, or are they just not selling?
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Craig,

I tow a '06 Nissan Frontier, 4x4, manual transmission. Nissan has no issues with this as I contacted them directly about warranty concerns. It's a nice pickup with something like 260+hp and they 'beef'ed' it up to look like a mini Titan (my previous pickup). I hear '07's and '08's fall into the same category as long as you get a stick shift.

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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Kyle241:
I tow a '06 Nissan Frontier, 4x4, manual transmission. Nissan has no issues with this as I contacted them directly about warranty concerns. It's a nice pickup with something like 260+hp and they 'beef'ed' it up to look like a mini Titan (my previous pickup). I hear '07's and '08's fall into the same category as long as you get a stick shift. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>
Thanks Kyle. I'll keep that in mind if I decide to go with a stick.

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I tow a 2004 Tundra with a Remco disconnect. The disconnect is more than worth it to have a quality comfortable truck. It weighs right at 5000lbs. Since they enlarged both it and the Tacoma, if I was doing it now I would go with the Tacoma. I considered the Colorado, but with the small engine it did not have the towing capacity to handle the boat I had at the time. Although it appears to have gotten better, Chevy was having some fit and finish quality issues at the time I was shopping.
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Submustang got me thinking...why should I limit my choices to only those trucks that can be towed four wheels down, when I can tow almost anything with a Remco disconnect? I figured the price of the disconnect would be somewhat offset by the lower price of a 2wd pickup over a 4wd, which I really don't need anyway.

Alas, I made my decision and just brought home the Toyota Tacoma pictured below.

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I suggest that you carefully evaluate the Colorado/Canyon. I owned one and couldn't get rid of if fast enough. It was a class A POS. Good luck.
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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by 909dude:
I suggest that you carefully evaluate the Colorado/Canyon. I owned one and couldn't get rid of if fast enough. It was a class A POS. Good luck. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>
I heard the same from another forum member, which is why I settled on the above Tacoma. I love it so far!

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