Want More Off-Road Grunt? Try 2015 Colorado Z71 Trail Boss Edition

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More than just an appearance package, the 2015 Colorado Z71 Trail Boss is a comprehensive off road update to the 2015 Chevrolet Colorado. Chevrolet took the off road Z71 package already available on the current Chevrolet Colorado, including the suspension package, and improved it.

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On top of the “Trail Boss” badging, the 2015 Colorado Z71 Trail Boss has a G80 automatic locking rear differential, Goodyear Wrangler DuraTrac 265/65R17 all-terrain tires with 17-inch dark argent metallic painted cast-aluminum wheels, transfer case shield (on the 4WD), GearOn™ moveable cargo tie-down rings, load bar with cargo divider, black fender flares, front recovery hooks, spray-on bedliner, projector beam headlamps on top of front fog lamps and black three-inch rocker steps.

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You also get all-weather floor mats with Z71 logoand front and rear black Chevy bowtie logos.

Availble this spring, the 2015 Colorado Z71 Trail Boss package price is $3,320. That’s on top of the starting price of $28,505. That means, it will not be available in a base truck configuration.

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“The Chevrolet Colorado Z71 Trail Boss Edition is equally at home blazing an urban trail or following one to a favorite remote campground,” said Tony Johnson, Colorado marketing manager. “It gives owners the gear-carrying ability and versatility they need to venture off-road, with segment-leading efficiency and capability.”

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This upgrade seems to (partially) address the beastly Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Concept that had fans begging GM to build. The 2015 Chevrolet Colorado Z71 Trail Boss Edition certainly does have a few interesting additions. It may sooth a few off road enthusiast’s souls.

You can read about the Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Concept (here).

Speaking of the Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Concept…

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