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New Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon to get diesel engines in the U.S.

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New Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon to get diesel engines in the U.S.

The North American based automotive giant General Motors is apparently planning to offer a diesel engine for the 2014 Chevrolet Colorado and 2014 GMC Canyon in its homeland.

The announcement has been made official just yet but rumors are saying that the new generations of the Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon vehicles will actually receive a diesel engine. The move should help the two models increase their sales because the unit in question will be more economical when talking about fuel consumption and CO2 emissions. The GM chief engineer for full- and mid-size trucks hinted that diesel engines are a feasible option.

According to the company’s official, GM is pleased with how the diesel powered Chevrolet Colorado is selling in markets outside the United States. The model in question, along with its cousin, the GMC Canyon, might get a 2.5 liter or a 2.8 liter four-cylinder turbo diesel engine under their hoods, where the 2.5L unit is good for 150 HP (110 kW) and 350 Nm of torque (258 lb-ft) in the Holden Colorado, while the other unit is producing 179 HP (132 kW) and 470 Nm of torque (347 lb-ft). The two diesel powered vehicles are believed to go on sale in 2015.

Source: Automotive News

by Cristian Gnaticov (my Google+) - Tuesday, August 27th, 2013 - filed under Chevrolet, GMC, News. Image credit: .
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One Response to “New Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon to get diesel engines in the U.S.”

  1. Its about time the american manufacturers started listening to the public. Good job GM, I know I cant wait to order my new Canyon. I own a colorado now and love it

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