The Chevy Colorado has got another major upgrade to unleash the all-new 2023 Colorado ZR2. Chevrolet, considered as one of the leading car makers in the world, earlier rolled out the 2023 Chevy Colorado, which happens to be one of the best off-road trucks Colorado has ever got. 

The 2023 Chevy truck managed to bag a lot of accolades and critical acclaim, apart from winning hearts from the global auto community and engineering massive sales. Now, the Detroit-headquartered company has transformed the Chevy Colorado to make it more powerful than ever. 

The brand-new Chevy Colorado ZR2 seems to be an engineering marvel which brushes its shoulders with modern design, latest styles and yet retains the legacy of Chevy Colorado, which is now more than a decade long. 

Welcome to the Colorado ZR2 review, where we will have a close look at the Colorado truck specs, the ZR2 off-road test results, bring out the ZR2 off-road driving experiences and analyze the 2023 Colorado ZR2 from every possible aspect. 

Chevy Colorado ZR2

Out of the many off-road trucks Colorado has produced so far, the new Chevy Colorado ZR2 appears to be the best bet. [Image Credit: Chevrolet]

Therefore, without much ado, let’s begin our adventurous off-road trip with the new Chevy Colorado ZR2. Fasten your seatbelts. For, it’s not going to be just another Chevy Colorado review, but an exhilarating ride with the latest 2023 Chevy truck. Here we go! 

2023 Colorado ZR2 Review: The Off-Road Wonder

Out of the many off-road trucks Colorado has produced so far, the new Chevy Colorado ZR2 appears to be the best bet. It has got some serious reinforcements, gone through a great makeover and transformed into a beast that’s called the 2023 Colorado ZR2. 

The ZR2 off-road test results too, appear fantastic, as the Chevy Colorado ZR2 manages to come out with flying colors. Hence, the ZR2 off-road driving experience is a pure bliss. 

In this latest Chevy Colorado review, let’s have a quick look at the major highlights of probably the finest of the off-road trucks Colorado has ever churned out.

Chevy Colorado ZR2 Major Highlights 

  • The third-generation Colorado truck specs show that it has got an upgrade in almost every single department. For instance, the new Chevy Colorado ZR2 has 33-inch tires, whereas the earlier Chevy Colorado had 31-inchers. 
  • Be it approach angle or ground clearance, the Chevy Colorado ZR2 has got enhanced abilities.
  • The 2023 Colorado ZR2’s turbocharged 2.7-liter inline-four engine, ensures a monstrous performance. 
  • With the Chevy Colorado ZR2, you can travel hassle-free as the StowFlex Tailgate offers you a lockable storage compartment to store necessary tools and emergency equipment. 
  • The 2023 Colorado ZR2 seems to be the most powerful among all the off-road trucks Colorado has seen till date, as it packs a 310 horsepower-engine. 

Now, let’s go through the new Colorado truck specs to have a fair understanding of what it brings on the road. 

2023 Colorado ZR2 Specifications 

Model Name: 2023 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2

Vehicle Type: front-engine, rear/4-wheel-drive, 5-passenger, 4-door pickup


Base ZR2: $48,295

Desert Boss Special Edition:$58,285


turbocharged and intercooled DOHC 16-valve inline-4, aluminum block and head, direct fuel injection

Displacement: 166 in3, 2727 cm3

Power: 310 hp @ 5600 rpm

Torque: 430 lb-ft @ 3000 rpm


8-speed automatic


Wheelbase: 131.4 in

Length: 212.7 in

Width: 76.3 in

Height: 81.8 in

Passenger Volume, F/R: 58/43 ft3

Curb Weight: 5000 lb


60 mph: 6.5 sec

1/4-Mile: 14.0 sec

Top Speed: 100 mph


Combined/City/Highway: 18/17/19 mpg

In a nutshell, the Colorado ZR2 review is — it couldn’t have been better except the indoors. The 2023 Colorado ZR2 looks way ahead than even the 2023 Toyota Tacoma. And most-importantly, the over-the-top Chevy Colorado ZR2 costs you just $1,600 more than the 2023 Chevy Colorado. 

Meanwhile, you can also have a look at the 2023 Chevrolet Corvette, the 70th anniversary edition of the iconic Corvette series.