The long-awaited 2017 Chevy Colorado ZR2 is finally here, we have an opportunity to compare the latest off-roader against some of the other trucks that it was benchmarked against during its development. Enter the 2017 Ford Raptor and the 2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro.
While the midsize ZR2 does not compete
The 2017 Nissan Armada is all-new. It now has much more in common with the Nissan Patrol SUV (from overseas) as far as the chassis is concerned. Exterior and interior have many elements similar to the current Infiniti QX80. This is the top-of-the-line Platinum version of Nissan's SUV flagship.
The 2017 GMC Yukon XL Denali is a large and luxurious SUV. It's also powerful thanks to a 6.2L V8, which is rated at 420 horsepower and 460 lb-ft. It's backed up by a 8-speed automatic transmission. This SUV is also fully optioned, and it is very heavy.
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How fast and thirsty is the new 2017 Ford F-250 crew cab 4x4 King Ranch with its 6.7L Power Stroke turbo-diesel V8? We run it 0-60 MPH at our test facility, then hook it up to a 12,500 lbs trailer and take it on the 98-mile highway mpg loop.
Should I get a gas or a turbo-diesel pickup truck? We get this question several times per week. Here is the answer for midsize trucks. It's the 2017 Chevy Colorado with the 3.6L V6 gas engine and the 8-speed automatic transmission versus the 2017 GMC Canyon Denali with the 2.8L