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K&N Air Intake Offers an Estimated Boost of 8.14-HP on 2016-2017 Colorado/Canyon

The K&N 63-3095 intake includes a heat shield that installs into the original air box space.

The K&N 63-3095 intake includes a washable and reusable RF-1044XD Universal Clamp-On Air Filter.

Introduced in time for the 2004 model year, the Chevrolet Colorado and its twin, the GMC Canyon, were designed in a joint venture by General Motor’s North American operations, GM in Brazil and Isuzu. The compact pickup trucks replaced the Chevrolet S-10 and the GMC Sonoma compact pickups. The front engine, rear-wheel drive and four-wheel drive vehicles were available in three body styles –- 2-door regular cab, 4-door extended cab, and 4-door crew cab.

Seven engines were used to power the vehicles in its first-generation, which ran from 2003 to 2012. They included:

• 2.5-liter (153 cubic inches) 4JK1-TC

• 2.8-liter (171 cubic inches) LK5 I4

• 2.9-liter (177 cubic inches) LLV I4

• 3.0-liter (183 cubic inches) 4JJ1-TC

• 3.5-liter (214 cubic inches) L52 I5

• 3.7-liter (226 cubic inches) LLR I5

• 5.3-liter (323 cubic inches) LH8 V8

The 2.5-liter 4JK1-TC is a common-rail direct injection 16-valve DOHC intercooled turbo-diesel engine was produced in Thailand by Isuzu and generates 116-horsepower (85 kW) and 280 N-m of torque at 1800-2200 rpm.

The 2.8-liter LK5, also called the Vortec 2800, produces 175-horsepower (130 kW) at 5600 rpm and 185-lb-ft (251 N-m) of torque at 2800 rpm.

The 2.9-liter LLV, which is also called the Vortec 2900, delivers 185-horsepower (138 kW) at 5600 rpm and 190-lb-ft (258 N-m) of torque at 2800 rpm.

The 3.0-liter 4JJ1-TC DOHC 16-valve engine is also an Isuzu engine produced in Thailand that features common rail direct injection with turbo and intercooler and produces 146-horsepower (107 kW) ant 294 N-m of torque.

The 3.5-liter L52, also called the Vortec 3500, offers 220-horsepower (160 kW) at 5600 rpm and 225-lb-ft (305 N-m) of torque at 2800 rpm when dynoed at the flywheel and produces 179.13-horsepower (133.58 kW) at 6001 rpm when dynoed at the rear wheels.

The 3.7-liter LLR, also known as the Vortec 3700, generates 242-horsepower (180 kW) at 5600 rpm and 242-lb-ft (328 N-m) of torque at 4600 rpm.

The 5.3-liter LH8 offers 300-horsepower (220 kW) at 5200 rpm and 320-lb-ft (434 N-m) of torque at 4000 rpm.

Two transmissions were available –- a 5-speed manual and 4-speed automatic.

The second-generation Colorado/Canyon was introduced in time for the 2012 model year. They are available in three different cab styles –- regular cab (also called single cab), extended cap (or space cab) and crew cab (or double cab) and they are available as a rear-wheel drive or four-wheel drive.

Six engines are available to power the pickups. They include:

• 2.4-liter Flexpower I4 gasoline/ethanol engine

• 2.5-liter Ecotec LCV I4 gasoline engine

• 2.5-liter Duramax XLD25 I4 turbodiesel engine

• 2.8-liter Duramax LWN I4 turbodiesel engine

• 3.6-liter LFX V6 gasoline engine

• 3.6-liter LGZ V6 gasoline engine

The K&N 63-3095 intake accommodates the factory mass air sensor and crank case vent house.

The K&N 63-3095 intake offers an estimated boost of 8.14-HP on 2016-17 Colorado and Canyon pickups.

The 2.4-liter Flexpower I4 engine powers the 2012-2017 Colorado and Canyon that are sold in Brasil.

The 2.5-liter Ecotex LCV powers the 2015-2017 Colorado and Canyon and produces 200-horsepower (149 kW) at 6300 rpm and 191-lb-ft of torque at 4400 rpm.

The 2.5-liter Duramax XLD25 4-cylinder turbodiesel engine first powered the Colorado and Canyon in 2012. The DOHC 16-valve common rail turbo direct injection engine with intercooler offers 163-horsepower (120 kW) at 3600 rpm and 280-lb-ft (38 N-m) of torque at 2000 rpm.

The 2.8-liter Duramax LWN DOHC 16 valve 4-cylinder turbodiesel engine powers the 2016 Colorado/Canyon and delivers 181-horsepower at 3,400 rpm and 369-lb-ft of torque at 2,000 rpm.

The 3.6-liter LFX V6 powers the 2015 and 2016 Colorado and Canyon models sold in the United States and offers 305-horsepower (227 kW) and 269-lb-ft (365 N-m) of torque.

The 3.6-liter LGZ V6 drives the 2017 Colorado and Canyon models sold in the U.S. and delivers 308-horsepower (230 kW) and 275-lb-ft (373 N-m) of torque.

The Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon were awarded the Motor Trend’s 2015 and 2016 Truck of the Year.

Anyone who owns a 2016 or 2017 Chevrolet Colorado or GMC Canyon should be happy to learn that K&N has introduced the 63-3095 performance intake kit. Dyno tests have confirmed that the intake offers an estimated boost of 8.14-horsepower at 3200 rpm.

It includes a K&N RF-1044XD universal clamp-on air filter, a free-flowing polyethylene intake tube that accommodates the factory mass air sensor and crank case vent hose, and a heat shield to guard against hot engine air from entering the intake and that installs into the original air box space.

The oversized cone shaped filter features a multilayered cotton gauze media that has been treated with a special grade of oil. The oil makes the cotton strands so sticky they can catch and hold on to potentially harmful contaminants.

The filter is washable and reusable and will last for up to 100,000 miles before servicing is required, depending on driving conditions.

K&N also offers the 99-5000 filter care service kit that is formulated to cleanse and rejuvenate the air filter so that it can be used over and over again. In fact, it will perform for the life of the vehicle.

K&N backs the air filter with a 10-Year/Million Mile Limited Warranty that promises that it will perform for 10 years or 1,000,000 miles before replacement is required.

The intake not only boosts horsepower. It also improves throttle response, acceleration and engine sound. It is designed and engineered to replace the restrictive factory air filter and air intake housing and offers a smooth and straighter path of airflow to allow the engine to breathe in a larger amount of air than is supplied by the factory assembly. More air translates to more power and acceleration at all points of the engine’s rpm range.

The aerodynamically engineered intake tube routes the air into the engine’s throttle body for a guaranteed power gain.

The 63-3095 air intake can be installed in about 90 minutes using common hand tools and the vehicle’s existing factory mounting points.

The K&N 63-3095 AirCharger air intake system is designed to fit the following vehicles:

2017 GMC CANYON 2.8L L4 Diesel Engine - All Models
2017 CHEVROLET COLORADO 2.8L L4 Diesel Engine - All Models
2016 GMC CANYON 2.8L L4 Diesel Engine - All Models
2016 CHEVROLET COLORADO 2.8L L4 Diesel Engine - All Models


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