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Chevy Colorado with stock 5.3l V8

Discussion in 'General Automotive' started by rcbs204, Nov 29, 2011.

  1. Nov 29, 2011 at 8:27 PM
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    rcbs204

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    I had no idea the Chevy Colorado can come stock with a 5.3l V8.
    I do believe i may have to go test drive one of these. Why in the hell can't Toyota follow suit?
     
  2. Nov 29, 2011 at 8:29 PM
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    I agree!
     
  3. Nov 29, 2011 at 8:30 PM
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    The tacoma is too big as it is IMO, no need for a V8.
     
  4. Nov 29, 2011 at 8:35 PM
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    Yeah, hence the need for horse power.
     
  5. Nov 29, 2011 at 8:36 PM
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    lol true. Im personally fine with my truck being slow though, its a truck.
     
  6. Nov 29, 2011 at 8:37 PM
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  7. Nov 29, 2011 at 8:39 PM
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    Yes they have had a V8 option for a while. No one gets it because the price is similar to to a Silverado.

    That video is of the 5 banger. You can tell buy the not so V6 sound.
     
  8. Nov 29, 2011 at 8:40 PM
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    Who wants a chevy? :crapstorm:
     
  9. Nov 29, 2011 at 8:41 PM
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    Thats no true, i just priced an 2011 extended cab for 35k. The 1500 is well into the $40's
     
  10. Nov 29, 2011 at 8:42 PM
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    Besides the 2012 Tacos fully loaded are in the 40K range so you have no real point there.
     
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    I was going to pay 36 for a new 1500 Z71 4wd 5.3 Extended cab. 40s is LTZ package.
     
  13. Nov 29, 2011 at 8:43 PM
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    I paid 30 for mine. You must be getting raped with no lube man.
     
  14. Nov 29, 2011 at 8:45 PM
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    I thought only the GMC Canyon was available with the v8? Started that in like 08... you don't see em very often though
     
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    I only buy fully loaded vehicles, that way there are allot less mods to do.
     
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    <-----Fully loaded Tacoma = 30K not 40.
     
  17. Nov 29, 2011 at 8:46 PM
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    That says 2010.
     
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    Yeah I bought it new in 2010. They are about the same price still. Well I don't know how much the crappy sport upgrade package goes for.

    Either way the current Colorado/Canyon is trash.
     
  20. Nov 29, 2011 at 8:48 PM
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    Even if that is the case that a new Taco is $30K, i would rather pay the extra 5k and get a moon roof, and V8, nav and all the other goodies Toyota doesn't offer.
     
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