The 2018 Chevrolet Colorado does not bring significant improvements and revolutionary changes, compared to the current version. Adding a diesel engine to the offer has rounded off and completed the offer, so significant improvements are not needed. As a novelty, the ZR2 version of the model can be considered. This version represents a real refreshment on the market of such vehicles.
Chevy Colorado is a very innovative pickup with exceptional performance and capabilities. Model for the 2015 model year, is the founder of the new generation model. Then Colorado was described as the technologically most advanced and most capable pickup in the class.
Under the name Chevy Colorado, this pickup has been sold since 2004. Then he replaced the legendary Chevy S-10. Regardless of the fact that many predicted the poor performance of the new model, Colorado is becoming the best-selling in class. The offer of this model has been extended to the market of Australia, where it is sold with great success as Holden Colorado.
2018 Chevrolet Colorado Specs
Although no improvements and changes are expected for 2018, a special edition of the model, based on the Colorado Z71 version, is available to customers. The Chevy Colorado Midnight Edition features a black exterior color and an aluminum black wheel set in black. The exterior black includes a mask, a light sensor, mirrors, door knobs, and a “Chevrolet” logo. This special edition is available from the spring of 2016. Among other things, this version also has a rear differential lock, Hill Descent Control and Goodyear Wrangler Duratrac tires for all terrain.
The Chevy Colorado 2018 features contemporary design and great performance. Continuous development of the model, bringing it closer to an older brother, a full-size Silverado pickup truck model. The offer will continue to be three different versions, with WT, LT and Z71 trim levels, and there are also three different cab configurations, Regular Cab, Extended Cab and Crew Cab. Unlike the other two versions, the Z71 version offers 17-inch alloy wheels and the “gunmetal” front grille frame.
2018 Colorado offers three exceptional drive units. There is a well-known 2.5-liter I4 DI DOHC VVT engine with 200 horsepower and 191 lb-ft of torque, as well as a 3.6-liter DOHC V6 engine with 305 horsepower and 269 lb-ft of torque. With these two exceptional gasoline engines, there will also be one diesel engine. 2017 Chevy Colorado Diesel will run a 2.8-liter Duramax turbo diesel I4 engine with 181 horsepower and 369 lb-ft of torque.
The price of the new model should remain unchanged. The 2018 Chevrolet Colorado WT will cost around $ 27,400, LT version around $ 30,000, while the price for the Z71 version will be around $ 32,300.
Chevy Colorado ZR2
Colorado ZR2 is the most capable midsize Chevy truck ever. This is how Chevrolet described the new version of its model. This is a true off-road model, ready for all challenges. The ZR2 is a model that Chevrolet ‘runs’ on the competition, and sets new standards.
2018 Chevy Colorado ZR2 offers two extremely powerful engines. And these aggregates are the best in class, for many reasons. The first is the best-in-class horsepower 3.6-liter DOHC V6 engine. This engine has 308 horsepower and 275 lb-ft of torque. Also, he is also the best-in-class towing capacity engine, with its 7,000 lbs. Fuel consumption is about 18 city/25 hwy mpg.
In the end, there is a Duramax 2.8-liter turbo diesel engine. This best-in-class torque engine delivers 181 horsepower and 369 lb-ft of torque. Towing capacity of 7,700 lbs. It makes him the best-in-class, too. In the end, this engine is the best in class, for another parameter. It is a fuel economy, which is 22 city/30 hwy mpg.
The Colorado ZR2 version has Multimatic shock absorbers, raised clearance, a sharp track mark, and an electronic locking system for the front and rear differentials. This greatly improves its off-road performance and capabilities. These factors make a difference to the standard model, and place it at the top of the model offerings. This model costs around $ 43,000 in version with AWD and Craw Cab Short Box configuration.