2023 Chevy Colorado’s 2.7 engine is superior, says GM engineer

Chevrolet is feeling pretty drunk that its new 2.7-liter four-cylinder engine is the only engine available in the 2023 Colorado trucks. And it’s especially so since one of its engineers gives the reasons why he chose to kill the diesel option. After all, a diesel engine in the lineup means it’s heavy-haul ready for most trucking enthusiasts, so the omission of it sends a certain signal.

Are the Colorado 2.7’s horsepower and torque better?

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The Colorado’s chief engineer is Nick Katcherian. He recently criticized the older diesel engine, touting how and why its turbocharged 2.7-liter is better for muscle cars and trucks. With the numbers going down, it outperforms the previous diesel engine in every category.

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