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Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Holden Colorado7 LTZ 2.8CTDi Wagon

Last weekend, I was very lucky to be able to have a chance to cast my little beady peepers over the new Holden Colorado7 wagon.... in the top line LTZ specification.

The new Holden Colorado7 LTZ 2.8CTDi Wagon
The Colorado7 LTZ wagon utilises the Colorado LTZ 4WD ute's underframe then Holden simply place a 7 seat wagon body over the top instead of the ute. It also shares the same 2.8 litre CTDi 4 cylinder intercooled turbo diesel engine and 6 speed auto transmission as the ute. The Colorado7 LTZ depicted in these images is in Summit White

Engine bay - the 2.8 CTDi engine is the same as the Colorado 4WD ute
18 inch alloy wheel and Bridgestone Dueler H/T 684II tyre (LTZ spec only - LT has 16 inch alloys)
Technical Specifications on the Colorado7 LTZ - engine: 2.8 litre Duramax 4 cylinder turbo diesel

Type: 2.8 litre DOHC 4 cylinder CRDi 16 valve Duramax Turbo Diesel
Capacity: 2776cc
Compression Ratio: 16:1
Bore x Stroke (mm): 94 x 100
Max. Power (ECE, kW): 132 @ 3800rpm
Max. Torque (ECE, Nm): 470 @ 2000rpm

Transmission Specs - 6 speed automatic:
Ratios (:1): 1st: 4.06, 2nd: 2.37, 3rd: 1.55, 4th: 1.16, 5th: 0.85, 6th: 0.67
Final Drive Ratio (:1): 3.42

Fuel Tank Capacity and Type: 76 litres, diesel

Electronic Stability Control: incorporating Anti-lock Brake System (ABS), Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD) and Traction Control System (TCS)

Type: Front and Rear Disc
Diameter (mm): Front: 300, Rear: 318

Track (front and rear, mm): Front 1570, Rear 1588

Turning Circle (kerb-to-kerb, metres) 11.8

4WD System:
Type: Electronic select, shift-on-the-fly 4x4
Transfer case: 2 speed

Front: Independent, double wishbone coil spring
Rear: 5 link live axle

Steering: Power assisted Rack and pinion

My personal ratings on the Colorado7 LTZ (out of 5):
  • Practicality: 5
  • Safety: 5
  • Ease of entry/exit: 5
  • Driveline: 4 - only due to the auto only gearbox option
  • Interior layout: 5
  • Interior fixtures: 5
  • Overall looks: 5
In all, a really nice car - and a practical family wagon

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