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#12138873 - 03/13/17 12:11 PM 2.8L Duramax Colorado/Canyon
Justin DuBose Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 01/24/10
Posts: 1284
Loc: Justin, Texas
I finally got to pull a boat with the new 2.8L Duramax and it exceeded my expectations. I towed a 20ft Champion from Plano to Texoma and back. There was no lag or bogging down the motor. I set the cruise control on 75 and it pulled great, never having to down shift or be placed in tow/haul mode.

If anyone else has any feed back or experience towing with the little Duramax, please share.
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#12139386 - 03/13/17 04:54 PM Re: 2.8L Duramax Colorado/Canyon [Re: Justin DuBose]
redchevy Offline
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 01/25/05
Posts: 6327
Loc: texas
I find that very impressive. I think I would have really liked one of them, but just not roomy enough inside.

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#12139905 - 03/13/17 10:19 PM Re: 2.8L Duramax Colorado/Canyon [Re: redchevy]
Tejas Trofeo Offline
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Originally Posted By: redchevy
I find that very impressive. I think I would have really liked one of them, but just not roomy enough inside.


I saw one the other day that was a crew cab long bed, damn near the size of my full size truck

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#12140240 - 03/14/17 08:23 AM Re: 2.8L Duramax Colorado/Canyon [Re: Justin DuBose]
redchevy Offline
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They look big on the outside. Once you get in it that appearance is gone.

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#12144385 - 03/16/17 05:12 PM Re: 2.8L Duramax Colorado/Canyon [Re: Justin DuBose]
Justin DuBose Offline
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Registered: 01/24/10
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Loc: Justin, Texas
I will say, it is definitely smaller than a full size, but i'm 6'1, 230 lbs, and I have plenty of leg room. What I do like is the the +25 mpg i'm getting driving back and forth to work:)
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#12147794 - 03/19/17 11:07 AM Re: 2.8L Duramax Colorado/Canyon [Re: Justin DuBose]
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Registered: 12/06/12
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How is it when towing and going uphills?
Does it get slowed down or can it maintain the same speed?

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#12149204 - 03/20/17 11:14 AM Re: 2.8L Duramax Colorado/Canyon [Re: Justin DuBose]
Justin DuBose Offline
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Registered: 01/24/10
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It maintains speed great. Even when it has to downshift, the engine does not struggle.
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