The 2024 ZR2 Bison Could Be The Best Stock Off-Road Truck In The Segment

We know this is a heavy claim.  But when you spend some time and look at the considerations Chevy made for its 2024 Colorado ZR2 Bison, one of the first things that stands out is their humbled understanding that there are other manufacturers out there who can do some things better than one of the largest auto manufacturers on the planet.  And that humbled perspective has produced one of the most exciting off-road trucks ever that's ready to go right from the manufacturer.

The 2024 Chevy Colorado ZR2 Bison is an exceptional truck that combines rugged off-road capabilities with distinctive design elements, making it a standout in the midsize pickup segment. Building upon the success of its predecessor, the ZR2 Bison takes things a step further with several new and special features.

One of the key aspects that sets the 2024 Colorado ZR2 Bison apart is its off-road prowess. Chevrolet collaborated with American Expedition Vehicles (AEV), a well-respected off-road specialist, to enhance the truck's capabilities. The ZR2 Bison features a comprehensive set of off-road upgrades that make it highly capable in challenging terrains. It comes equipped with specially designed Multimatic DSSV dampers, which provide exceptional damping and vehicle control, enabling it to tackle rough trails with ease. The front and rear jounce shocks further enhance the truck's suspension travel, allowing for better wheel articulation in off-road situations.

2024 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Bison

Colorado ZR2 Bison’s tire next to Multimatic Jounce Control Damper, shown from below.

To protect against harsh terrain, the ZR2 Bison is equipped with a set of steel front and rear bumpers. These bumpers are not only durable but also designed to improve approach and departure angles, ensuring that the truck can handle steep inclines and descents without any issues. The front bumper features integrated fog lights, while the rear bumper incorporates recovery points, making it easier to pull the truck out of sticky situations.

2024 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Bison

View of the Colorado ZR2 Bison’s undercarriage and winch-capable bumper shown from the front.

Another notable feature of the ZR2 Bison is its exclusive AEV-designed skid plates. These skid plates provide enhanced protection to critical underbody components, such as the engine oil pan, transfer case, fuel tank, and front and rear locking differentials. Made from hot-stamped boron steel, these skid plates are incredibly strong and can withstand impact from rocks and debris encountered during off-road adventures. The skid plates ensure that the ZR2 Bison remains protected, allowing drivers to explore challenging trails with confidence.

In terms of aesthetics, the 2024 ZR2 Bison boasts a rugged and aggressive appearance that reflects its off-road capabilities. It features unique Bison-specific styling cues, including a distinctive grille with the Chevrolet name stamped across the front, Bison decals on the bed sides, and embossed AEV logos on the tailgate. These design elements give the ZR2 Bison a commanding presence on the road and make it instantly recognizable.

2024 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Bison

Under the hood, the ZR2 Bison offers two engine options. The standard powertrain is a 3.6-liter V6 engine that delivers 308 horsepower and 275 lb-ft of torque. For those seeking more torque, there's an available 2.8-liter Duramax turbo-diesel engine, generating 181 horsepower and an impressive 369 lb-ft of torque. Both engines are paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission, ensuring smooth power delivery and efficient performance.

Inside the cabin, the ZR2 Bison offers a comfortable and well-appointed environment. It features supportive front seats with available leather upholstery and an intuitive infotainment system with a large touchscreen display. The truck offers ample space for passengers and provides convenient storage options throughout the cabin.

Additionally, the ZR2 Bison comes equipped with advanced safety features to enhance driver and passenger protection. It includes technologies such as forward collision warning, lane departure warning, rear park assist, and a rearview camera, all aimed at preventing accidents and ensuring a secure driving experience.

The Colorado ZR2 Bison in a creek with front tire elevated onto a rock.

The 2024 Chevy Colorado ZR2 Bison stands out in the midsize pickup truck market with its exceptional off-road capabilities and distinctive design elements. Its collaboration with American Expedition Vehicles results in a truck that is ready to tackle the toughest terrains with confidence. With its upgraded suspension, steel bumpers, protective skid plates, and unique styling cues, the ZR2 Bison exudes a rugged and aggressive character. Whether you're an off-road enthusiast or simply seeking a capable and stylish pickup, the 2024 ZR2 Bison is a compelling choice that delivers on both fronts.

2024 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Bison

View of the Colorado ZR2 Bison’s tire and Multimatic Jounce Control Dampers from above.

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