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Old 02-28-2014, 07:00 PM   #21 (permalink)
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The link in the first post doesn't go to the normal chevy site if you look at the picture from the link it's like someone photoshopped a equinox on the front of the actual Colorado design from Chevrolet Cars, Trucks, SUVs, Crossovers and Vans

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Old 02-28-2014, 09:00 PM   #22 (permalink)
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The problem with modern mid size trucks is they put to big of engines in them and they really do not get that much better mileage then the "big" one.
^^^This. Except that the mid-sized are designed that way to steer you toward buying the bigger one where there is better profit margin (especially for the oil companies).

Also agree with others that trucks are getting too tall to be useful. At work we have a 91 Chevy 2500 and the bed rails are easily reached over, and tailgate easily dropped and loaded. Hanging with friends who all own pickups, and they all lament the days when you all could lean on the sides of the bed and chat while drinking coffee in the parking lot of the Dunkin Donuts...
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Old 03-01-2014, 11:39 AM   #23 (permalink)
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The link in the first post doesn't go to the normal chevy site if you look at the picture from the link it's like someone photoshopped a equinox on the front of the actual Colorado design from Chevrolet Cars, Trucks, SUVs, Crossovers and Vans
Well considering the truck doesn't exist yet they can't really take pics of the real thing now can they?
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Chevy already has a few plus there are official release photos from them and the pics from the link are nothing like those photos
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The link in the first post doesn't go to the normal chevy site if you look at the picture from the link it's like someone photoshopped a equinox on the front of the actual Colorado design from Chevrolet Cars, Trucks, SUVs, Crossovers and Vans
If you look carefully at the link sources, they are REAL GM trucks at their different world markets, one in Thailand and one in Brazil. I used it as a reference and illustration that the General already has these sub-medium and compact models. If they are readying an North American model, they already have viable engineering and road-tested 'mules'.
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If you look carefully at the link sources, they are REAL GM trucks at their different world markets, one in Thailand and one in Brazil. I used it as a reference and illustration that the General already has these sub-medium and compact models. If they are readying an North American model, they already have viable engineering and road-tested 'mules'.
Both are available in Brazil, but the Montana is restricted to Latin-American and Southern African markets. These unibody coupe-utilities are very popular back here, there was even a Chevette-based one in the 80s and early 90s...

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