2018 Chevy Colorado has chosen a perfect timing to launch, especially when the market is perfectly ready and has even been waiting for the next big thing from Chevrolet. No massive change is however on its way but the previous model will be brought to market once again with certain cosmetic changes.
The only real difference would be that the 2018 version will come with a number of alternative engine options. Other changes will be spotted mainly inside the cabin. Let’s have a detailed look at its features and changes.
2018 Chevy Colorado uses 17-inch wheels, and its looks more or less remain unchanged. The front fascia comprises of a divided grille with Chevrolet’s logo placed in their middle. This pickup truck has got intense looking headlights with sharp edges and its fog lights also follow the trend. There are going to be LED rear lights available for certain trims. Its look will for sure interest old buyers even if it doesn’t create a strong impression on new ones. It will be available in DX, LX, LT and LTZ trim: each having a number of exclusive features. It also provides an option between Crew cabs or extended cabs. The front view of the car makes it look very bold and there is a certain amount of aggression in its overall appearance.
Main change inside the 2018 Chevy Colorado will-will regard it colors, now available with more variants. Technologies used in the truck will also see some up gradations. The instrument panel of 2018 Colorado will comprise of the navigation system, 4.2-inch audio display, and another 8-inch touchscreen. Superior trims like LTE will also have latest infotainment features like 4G Wi-Fi connectivity. However, as far as the cabin’s styling is concerned, there’ll be no noticeable alteration, and it’s going to remain same. For upholstery, Chevy Colorado will make use of fine leather and fabric. Choices may vary depending upon trims.
Safety features for Colorado have also been improved with newly introduced security systems like lane departure alert system, forward collision warning system, and others.
2018 Chevy Colorado Engine
Here come the major uplifts for 2018 Chevy Colorado. The base version will now run on four cylindered 2.8-liter turbo diesel engines. This engine, however, will be more fuel efficient than common 4-cylinder engines, while at the same time it will beat the V6 engine’s towing capacity. Colorado models will also carry forward their current engines that would be available as alternative options. There will be the 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine with a drive of 200 Hp and torque of 191 lb-ft. For greater power; the 3.6-liter V6 will be available with a capacity to pump up to 305 Hp and produce a torque of 269 lb-ft. All of these engines will come with 6-speed auto transmission and also optional 6-speed manual transmission, and they’ll offer both RWD and AWD configurations.
Date of Release and Price
Nothing has been formally revealed about 2018 Chevy Colorado date of release yet, but some sources speculate it would be in late 2017. Price for base versions is to start from $20, 000 and superior ones might exceed $31, 000.