Who says your daily driver has to be dull and restricting? Sure, you may need a vehicle that is safe, reliable, gets reasonable gas mileage, and can keep up with your weekend agenda. This must-have list may have motivated you to choose a truck the last time around, but that doesn’t mean that’s all your truck can be (or should be) capable of. With a 2022 Chevy Colorado, you can free your wild side and let your spirit animal out to play—without sacrificing your everyday commute and productivity needs.
Why Choose a 2022 Chevy Colorado?
As you may already know, trucks are great for many purposes—even beyond towing. With their larger, more spacious, and more comfortable interior cabins, trucks appeal to those who need ample passenger room for their family or friends. Trucks are also ideal for those looking to benefit from tough capabilities found only with a truck. The 2022 Chevy Colorado is a pickup that provides the perfect blend of performance and capabilities—for both practicality and recreational fun.
Customizing the 2022 Chevy Colorado is easier than ever. You can choose between two cabin sizes: an extended cab or the larger crew cab, which allow you to fit either four or five total passengers in the truck. As for bed sizes, you can choose from either the short bed with 41.3 cu.ft. of cargo space, or the long bed with 49.9 cu.ft. These measurements are competitive with rival brands.
With your choice between five different exterior colors, you can stand out from the crowd and turn heads as you drive by. If you choose to, you can also camouflage in the city or the woods.
More importantly, you’ll have three engine choices: the 2.5-L I-4, the 3.6-L V6, or the 2.8-L Duramax Turbo-Diesel I-4—as well as four trim levels to choose from. Plus, Chevy allows you to customize your driving experience even more with additional packages to enhance your 2022 Colorado. You’ll have plenty of options to satisfy your need for style, size, and comfort as you make your daily drives on the pavement. Additionally, equipment packages can help you to satisfy the hunger residing within you for the freedom to explore any terrain. Here are the details you need to know.
The Introduction of the Chevy Colorado’s Wild Side
For a midsize truck, you wouldn’t think this daily commuter workhorse could take to the trail and outperform its competitors the way that it does. It’s estimated to get a combined 21 mpg to 23 mpg with rear-wheel drive equipped; or, get an estimated combined range between 19 mpg and 22 mpg with four-wheel drive—depending on the engine. Plus, the Colorado can tow between 3,500 and 7,700 lbs.
In 2019, Chevy released the Bison edition for the Colorado ZR2 trim. This specially designed, ultimate adventure truck took the industry by storm and was even named the first Overland Truck of the Year by Overland Journal for its impeccable performance and capabilities—on- and off-road.
The Colorado ZR2 Bison was the first collaboration between Chevy and American Expedition Vehicles (AEV), a premier manufacturer of off-road performance parts. It quickly became a success and has continued to be the choice for off-road enthusiasts in need of a vehicle capable of handling it all, including their daily commutes. Likely named after the bison logo for AEV, this Colorado variant also runs parallel with the representation of our national mammal, the bison. Unifying excellent off-road performance with daily drive features, the Bison edition also offers resilience on any terrain. It’s optimized for driving in any road condition, and is the perfect model for those who are ready to free their inner beasts and adventure off of paved roads.
What to Expect from the 2022 Chevy Colorado ZR2 Bison
When you choose the 2022 Chevy Colorado, you are already getting a vehicle capable of traveling on any road surface and completing any task. When you choose the ZR2 model, you are enhancing the appearance of your truck as well as its off-road capabilities. So, you can venture farther off the beaten path than the standard models can when your daily routine permits it.
The Colorado ZR2 trim is equipped with the features you need, from a significant lift of two inches to enhanced traction, as well as specially tuned off-road suspension. Together, you get flawless and enjoyable performance—no matter how far from the pavement you decide to go. It provides three-and-a-half-inch wider tracks and electronic locking differentials for the front and rear axles—to stabilize off-road driving. It is also equipped with the Multimatic Dynamic Suspensions Spool Valve Damping System for smooth traveling on rough surfaces. However, when you are looking for an even more rugged appearance and off-road abilities, then you may find the Bison edition is right up your alley.
For 2022, the Colorado ZR2 Bison is fully loaded with everything there is to admire about the ZR2 model—but with so much more. You’ll benefit from the convenience of in-vehicle technologies, like an 8-inch diagonal touchscreen infotainment center with available navigation, available wireless charging, WiFi hotspot capability, and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto capabilities. As a bonus, Google built-in makes it a breeze for you to use Google Maps and download apps from Google Play—all while utilizing Google Assistant to keep your eyes focused on the road and your hands on the steering wheel. Plus, you can have confidence on and off the road with its reinforced safety cage, traction control, rear vision camera, and the available active technologies with Chevy Safety Assist. This package is designed to assist you with the dangers on the road that can lead to a collision, preventing accidents and even intervening to reduce the severity of unavoidable collisions.
Only with the Bison edition will you get AEV front and rear bumpers with winch provisions and recovery points, for optimal productivity. You also get Bison-specific AEV fender flares, fog lamps, and floor liners throughout—for an easy cleanup to prepare for Monday mornings at the office after a weekend playing in the mud. And, most importantly, the Bison edition offers added body protection with AEV steel skid plates. Take on the chaos of Mother Nature with total peace of mind. With the 2022 Colorado ZR2 Bison, you’ll be ready to free your spirit animal anytime, anywhere.
Are You Ready to Venture into the Wild?
There is no need for you to settle on a vehicle that doesn’t feel right. You know pickups work well for your unique needs, but if you still don’t feel like a typical truck is enough, take a closer look at what Chevy has to offer.
The days of feeling trapped in a boring sedan, SUV, or van for your daily commuting needs are over. You no longer have to choose between practicality and the fun that comes with the freedom of adventure. Now, you can find rugged, extremely capable, and versatile off-road performance in the 2022 Chevy Colorado model, the ZR2 Bison. Free your wild side whenever and wherever you’re comfortable releasing it. Check out your options with a 2022 Chevy Colorado, because we have a feeling the ZR2 Bison might be just what you are looking for to venture into the wild.