• (4.0) 34 reviews
  • MSRP: $3,948$13,796
  • Body Style: Truck
  • Combined MPG: 19-24
  • Engine: 175-hp, 2.8-liter I-4 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: 4x2
  • Towing Capacity: 2,200 lbs.
2005 Chevrolet Colorado

Our Take on the 2005 Chevrolet Colorado

Our Take

What We Don't Like

  • Ride comfort
  • Engine noise
  • Rear-seat passenger space
  • Interior construction details

Notable Features

  • 175- or 220-hp engine
  • Three cab configurations
  • Three suspension choices
  • Available ZQ8 and Z71 packages
  • Optional roof-rail side-curtain airbags


Our Expert Reviews

You need a truck in this city. You need something with a tough suspension, a hard body and a nasty attitude.It doesn't have to be a big truck. Parking is an expensive hassle here. A compact, short-bed pickup works best in this milieu.Nor does the truck need eight or six cylinders. Five or four will do just fine, especially considering today's gasoline prices.But the truck must have th... Read full review for the 2005 Chevrolet Colorado

Consumer Reviews


Average based on 34 reviews

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Would buy another one if given the choice

by Can't beat it used from on January 16, 2010

I have had this truck for about a year and half and have loved it. I went from a full size Chevy truck to this and have never regretted it. I also looked at the Tacoma, Frontier and Dakota. In the end... Read Full Review

30 Trim Levels Available

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Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 3 recalls for this car.

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Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,800 per year.

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