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LIST PRICE Fr $47,180
FUEL ECONOMY 9.1/100km
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Subaru BRZ, Holden Colorado, Hyundai i30 score five-star ANCAP safety ratings

The latest round of ANCAP crash testing has delivered a strong set of scores, with the Holden Colorado, Hyundai i30 and Subaru BRZ all achieving the maximum five-star result. The Holden Colorado crew-cab joins the growing list of light commercial vehicles to earn five stars for safety, ranking alongside the Ford Ranger, Mazda BT-50, Volkswagen Amarok, and the Ford Falcon and Holden Commodore utes...

Holden Colorado designer says utes must still look tough

A design director behind the ute that will become the Holden Colorado in June says rivals such as the Mitsubishi Triton and Mazda BT-50 look “weak” because they have been styled with too many curves. Mitsubishi’s Triton was the first of the one-tonne ute brigade, in 2006, to adopt a more rounded design in response to the ever-growing appeal of the dual-cab variants as dual-role vehicles for both work and lifestyle roles...

Holden Colorado: pricing revealed for 2012-generation ute

The 2012 Holden Colorado ute range will start at a lower price point than its predecessor as the local car maker aims to make a bigger play in the commercial field against the market-leading Toyota HiLux and Nissan Navara. Holden’s new-generation Colorado will cost from $26,990 when it arrives in June - $1500 cheaper than the previous 4X2 cab chassis that currently kicks off the range...

2012 Holden Colorado: First details

The all-new Holden Colorado will be a diesel-only affair when it launches in Australia around the middle of this year. Two brand-new four-cylinder turbo-diesel engines will power the Colorado, giving the new full-size ute up to 470Nm of pulling power and a 3.5-tonne towing capacity. The decision to offer only two diesel engines means there will be no petrol or LPG option in the new Colorado range...

Holden Colorado 7 on sale in Australia Q1 2013

Chevrolet Trailblazer will arrive as the Holden Colorado 7 – it’s official. As reported by CarAdvice earlier, the Chevrolet Trailblazer that broke cover at the Dubai International Motor Show yesterday, will arrive in Australia in the first quarter of 2013 wearing a Holden Colorado badge...

2012 Holden Colorado spy shots

The 2012 Holden Colorado has been uncovered in production form for the first time in this revealing series of spy photos. The images (published by PC Auto) reveal a right-hand drive extended-cab Colorado in Thailand, the home of the vehicle’s production...

2012 Holden Colorado Crew Cab at Australian International Motor Show 2011

The 2012 Holden Colorado Crew Cab has been previewed at the 2011 Australian International Motor Show in the form of a new show car design that was developed and built in Australia. The all-new Colorado will become Holden's entrant in the invigorated and highly competitive light commercial vehicle segment, following the release of new or updated versions of the Volkswagen Amarok, Toyota HiLux, Ford Ranger and Mazda BT-50...

2012 Holden Colorado revealed ahead of Bangkok premiere

The 2012 Holden Colorado has been previewed in detail ahead of the unveiling of the Chevrolet Colorado Show Truck at this week’s Bangkok International Motor Show. Although the vehicle at Thailand is just a show car, the production version of the Colorado will go on sale in Thailand later this year. Australian sales of the rebadged Holden Colorado are expected to commence early in 2012...

2012 Holden Colorado teased ahead of Thailand unveiling

The next-generation 2012 Holden Colorado has been teased in Chevrolet guise ahead of the unveiling of a show car at the Bangkok Motor Show in Thailand on March 25. Few details of the new pick-up have been revealed so far, with Chevrolet set to give a proper introduction to the car at the Bangkok show...

2011 Holden Colorado available with LPG option

The 2011 Holden Colorado light commercial range has been updated to include three models that can run on both petrol and LPG in an attempt to reduce vehicle running costs. The Colorado 4x2 Single Cab Chassis and Crew Cab pickup models (LX and LT-R) are now available with Holden’s locally built Alloytec V6 dual-fuel LPG engine...

2012 Holden Colorado revealed in patent leak

The latest leak from America's patent office has unearthed GM's new 'small truck' - more affectionately known as a Ute in Australia. The new Ute will be the bed for Holden's Colorado and is set to appear some time in 2012. Design revisions see the Ute carry a more stylish look, moving away from the rough and cut lines of the current Colorado...