2012 Chevrolet Colorado 1LT Specs

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2012 Chevrolet Colorado 2WD Regular Cab LT with 1LT powered by 2.9L 4 Cylinder Gas Engine with 4-Speed Automatic transmission.

Select configuration:
Starting Price (MSRP)
2.9L 4 Cylinder Gas
4-Speed Automatic
Rear-Wheel Drive
Body Type
Seating capacity
3 seater
Trunk Volume
Fuel Economy
City: 18 MPG
Hwy: 25 MPG

Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

  • Engine
    2.9L 4 Cylinder Gas
    3.7L DOHC 5-cylinder Sequential Fuel Injection (+$1,000)
  • Horsepower
    185 hp @ 5600 rpm
  • Torque
    190 lb-ft @ 2800 rpm
  • Transmission
    4-Speed Automatic
  • Drivetrain
    Rear-Wheel Drive


  • Steering Type
  • Turning Diameter
    39.4 ft


  • Wheels Type
    Aluminum Wheels
  • Front Wheel Size
    16" x 6"
  • Rear Wheel Size
    16" x 6"


  • Front Tire
  • Rear Tire
  • Spare Tire

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

  • Combined
    21 MPG
  • City
    18 MPG
  • Highway
    25 MPG

Fuel Tank

  • Fuel Tank Capacity
    19 gallons
  • Cruising Range City
    342 miles
  • Cruising Range Highway
    475 miles


  • CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
    8.9 Tons/yr
  • EPA rating

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

  • Height
    64.9 in
  • Max Width
    67.6 in
  • Wheelbase
    111.3 in

Interior Space

  • Seating Capacity
    3 seater
  • Front Seat Leg Room
    44 in
  • Front Seat Headroom
    39.3 in
  • Front Seat Shoulder Room
    57.1 in
  • Front Seat Hip Room
    53.3 in

Cargo Box Dimensions

  • Box Length (Floor)
    72.8 in
  • Box Width (Floor)
    57.2 in
  • Box Width (Wheelhousings)
    42.6 in
  • Box Height (Area)
    18.6 in
  • Tailgate Width
    52.4 in
  • Cargo Volume
    44 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Interior Materials

  • Ebony, Deluxe Cloth
  • Ebony/Light Cashmere, Deluxe Cloth

Features and Options


  • HD Radio
    Not Available
  • Bluetooth Connection
  • Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
    Not Available
  • Premium Sound System
    Not Available
  • Satellite Radio
  • Smart Device Integration
    Not Available
  • WiFi Hotspot
    Not Available
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
    Not Available
  • Entertainment System
    Not Available
  • MP3 Player
    Not Available

Interior Trim

  • Bucket Seats
  • Cloth Seats
  • Leather Seats
    Not Available
  • Leather Steering Wheel
  • Premium Synthetic Seats
    Not Available
  • Vinyl Seats
    Not Available
  • Woodgrain Interior Trim
    Not Available
  • Sun/Moonroof
    Not Available


  • Head-Up Display
    Not Available
  • Navigation System
    Not Available
  • Steering Wheel Audio Controls
    Not Available
  • Power Liftgate
    Not Available
  • Power Mirror(s)
  • A/C
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
    Not Available
  • Automatic Parking
    Not Available
  • Climate Control
    Not Available
  • Cooled Front Seat(s)
    Not Available
  • Cooled Rear Seat(s)
    Not Available
  • Cruise Control
  • Hands-Free Liftgate
    Not Available
  • Heated Front Seat(s)
    Not Available
  • Heated Rear Seat(s)
    Not Available
  • Heated Steering Wheel
    Not Available
  • Keyless Entry
  • Multi-Zone A/C
    Not Available
  • Power Driver Seat
    Not Available
  • Power Passenger Seat
    Not Available
  • Remote Engine Start
    Not Available
  • Remote Trunk Release
    Not Available
  • Seat Memory
    Not Available
  • Universal Garage Door Opener
    Not Available
  • Seat-Massage
    Not Available
  • Rear A/C
    Not Available
  • Keyless Start
    Not Available
  • Navigation from Telematics
  • Telematics

Additional Packages

Bodyguard Package


includes (T4V) Bed rail protectors and (VQK) Molded splash guards, LPO. (Available on Retail orders only.) Bodyguard Package (dealer-installed accessory) If you use your Colorado® to work hard and play hard, select this dealer-installed Bodyguard Package to help protect it from exterior damage. It includes: Molded bed rail protectors to help guard against chips and scratches while loading and unloading cargo Molded splash guards to help protect against tire splash and mud

LPO, Chrome Accessory Package


includes the following dealer-installed accessories: chrome fuel fill door and polished exhaust tip

LPO, Protection Package


includes the following dealer-installed accessories: (VXW) Molded assist steps, LPO, (VQK) Molded splash guards, LPO and (VPB) Soft tonneau cover, LPO (Not available with (VZZ) Stationary tool box, LPO or (VXY) Brushed aluminum tubular assist steps, LPO) Protection Package (Dealer-installed) The Protection Package for your 2012 Chevy™ Colorado® does much more than just protect your truck. With dealer-installed molded assist steps, function meets form with nonskid top plates on a stylized step design. Molded splash guards with the bowtie logo prominently featured offer protection for the underside of your Colorado from mud and debris. A soft tonneau cover adds even more protection and style with a Colorado or bowtie logo prominently displayed on a snapless shield, covering the bed of your Colorado and any cargo you want to carry. Not available with stationary tool box, chrome stainless-steel tubular assist steps or brushed aluminum tubular assist steps.

LT Preferred Equipment Group

Includes Standard Equipment

Street Pak II Appearance Package


includes (AR9) front bucket seats, (P67) 18" Midnight Silver wheels with (QDG) P235/50R18 all-season blackwall tires, front grille with screen mesh, chrome surround and color-keyed bar, painted front and rear fascia, tailgate body-color cap, chrome exterior door handles, and White instrument panel cluster (2WD models only. Not available with (48U) Deep Navy.) Street Pak II Appearance Package Your Colorado® is sure to get noticed when you add this appearance package designed to give your pickup a customized look. The Street Pak II Appearance Package includes: Front grille with screen mesh, chrome surround and color-keyed bar Painted front and rear fascias Tailgate body-color cap Chrome exterior door handles 18" Midnight Silver wheels with P235/50R18 all-season blackwall tires Front bucket seats White instrument panel cluster This package is available on 2WD models only. It is not available with Deep Navy exterior color.


Safety Features

  • Back-Up Camera
    Not Available
  • Cross-Traffic Alert
    Not Available
  • Rear Parking Aid
    Not Available
  • Blind Spot Monitor
    Not Available
  • Lane Departure Warning
    Not Available
  • Lane Keeping Assist
    Not Available
  • ABS
  • Night Vision
    Not Available
  • Tire Pressure Monitor
  • Brake Assist
    Not Available
  • Stability Control
  • Traction Control

US NHTSA Crash Test Result

  • Rollover Rating


  • Driver Air Bag
  • Front Head Air Bag
  • Front Side Air Bag
    Not Available
  • Knee Air Bag
    Not Available
  • Passenger Air Bag
  • Rear Head Air Bag
  • Rear Side Air Bag
    Not Available
  • Seatbelt Air Bag
    Not Available


Warranty Summary

  • Basic
    3 Years / 36,000 Miles
  • Corrosion
    3 Years / 36,000 Miles
  • Drivetrain
    5 Years / 100,000 Miles
  • Roadside Assistance
    5 Years / 100,000 Miles
  • Rust-Through
    6 Years / 100,000 Miles
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