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2018 Chevrolet Colorado Overview

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Built as a work horse ready to tackle any job, the Chevrolet Colorado is a strong contender in the mid-size pickup segment. The 2018 Colorado takes the crown for best-in-class towing with 369 lb-ft of torque and a towing capacity of up to 7,700 pounds. Its power doesn’t take away from its efficiency, though. In fact, the Colorado earns another best-in-class title for fuel efficiency with up to 30 mpg highway.

The 2018 Chevrolet Colorado is available in four trims: WT, LT, Z71, and ZR2. Drivers can choose between 2WD and 4WD, Extended Cab and Crew Cab, and a Long Box or a Short Box.


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2018 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2

What’s New for the 2018 Chevrolet Colorado?

Active Tow is being introduced to the Chevrolet Colorado nameplate this year. This feature helps keep the truck and its attached trailer aligned when the vehicle is backing up. The Colorado is also upgrading its outward appearance by adding heated outside mirrors and two new exterior colors.

2018 Chevrolet Colorado Photos:

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2018 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2

2018 Chevrolet Colorado Exterior

In addition to the refreshing additions to the Colorado’s exterior (heated outside mirrors and new exterior colors), you can also customize this mid-size truck to your needs. There are three trim levels to choose from, which determine your wheel base, wheel style, and your tires. From there, you can choose between two bed lengths and two box lengths for a truck that’s truly yours.

The 2018 Chevrolet Colorado is available in nine exterior colors: Kinetic Blue Metallic, Red Hot, Satin Steel Metallic, Silver Ice Metallic, Summit White, Black, Deepwood Green Metallic, Graphite Metallic, and Cajun Red Tintcoat.

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Exterior features available on the 2018 Chevrolet Colorado WT

  • Halogen headlamps, Locking tailgate, CornerStep rear bumper, Available keyless entry keypad, Outside manual-folding black mirrors, 16-inch x 7-inch steel spare wheel, Recovery hooks, Cab-mounted cargo area lamps, 16-inch Ultra Silver metallic steel wheels, Daytime Running Lamps, 16-inch all-season blackwall tires

Exterior features available on the 2018 Chevrolet Colorado LT
-Adds to or replaces features on WT-

  • 17-inch Blade Silver metallic cast aluminum wheels, Outside power-adjustable body-color manual-folding mirrors, 17-inch all-season blackwall tires

Exterior features available on the 2018 Chevrolet Colorado Z71
-Adds to or replaces features on LT-

  • Sliding rear window, 17-inch all-terrain blackwall tires, Fog lamps, 17-inch Dark Argent metallic cast aluminum wheels, Halogen projector-beam headlamps, EZ-Lift and Lower Tailgate, Outside power-adjustable body-color manual-folding heated mirrors

Exterior features available on the 2018 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2
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  • 17-inch x 8-inch aluminum spare wheel, 17-inch aluminum wheels, Spray-on bedliner, 17-inch all-terrain blackwall tires, 17-inch all-terrain blackwall spare tire

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2018 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2

2018 Chevrolet Colorado Performance

The Colorado offers regular gasoline engine and diesel options. The standard engine is a 3.6-liter V6 that is paired to an eight-speed automatic transmission, producing 308 horsepower and 275 lb-ft of torque.

The diesel engine is available beginning on the LT trim. Paired to a six-speed automatic transmission, the diesel produces 181 horsepower and 369 lb-ft of torque.

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2018 Chevrolet Colorado Efficiency

While fuel efficiency will vary based on your cab length, box length, and drivetrain, the Colorado’s estimated fuel economy ratings hold their own. When equipped with the V6 engine, the truck earns an estimated 17 mpg in the city and 24 mpg on the highway. The diesel engine improves the Colorado’s fuel economy with an estimated 20 mpg in the city and 28 mpg on the highway.

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2018 Chevrolet Colorado Interior

Pickup trucks are not usually admired for their interiors. Many of them are cramped for space and lack amenities inside the cabin. However, the 2018 Colorado has available technology integrated throughout the cabin, including wireless charging, remote keyless entry and remote start, a 7-inch color touchscreen, and SiriusXM Satellite Radio. The Z71 offers heated front seats and single-zone automatic climate control for an even more comfortable ride.

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Interior features available on the 2018 Chevrolet Colorado WT

  • Interior: Power door locks, Power windows, Rear folding bench seat, Front and rear carpeted floor mats, Front bucket seats, Inside rearview manual day/night mirror, Two-way manual passenger seat adjuster, Front floor console, Front driver four-way power-seat
  • Radio and Technology: Rear Vision Camera, Six-speaker audio system, USB port, 3.5-inch diagonal monochromatic Driver Information Center, Chevrolet MyLink with 7-inch diagonal color touchscreen

Interior features available on the 2018 Chevrolet Colorado LT
-Adds to or replaces features on WT-

  • Interior: Tilt and telescopic steering column, Steering wheel-mounted audio controls, Cruise control, Overhead console, Leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Radio and Technology: Chevrolet MyLink Radio with 8-inch diagonal color touchscreen, USB charging ports, Available Bose sound system, OnStar 4G LTE and available built-in Wi-Fi hotspot, SiriusXM Satellite Radio, 4.2-inch diagonal multi-color Driver Information Center, Remote keyless entry

Interior features available on the 2018 Chevrolet Colorado Z71
-Adds to or replaces features on LT-

  • Interior: Front passenger four-way power seat, Driver power-adjustable lumbar seat control, Inside rearview auto-dimming mirror, Heated driver and front passenger seats, Single-zone automatic climate control, Rear window defogger
  • Radio and Technology: Remote start

Interior features available on the 2018 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2
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  • Interior: Power front passenger seat lumbar control, Off-Road Appearance Package
  • Radio and Technology: Wireless charging

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2018 Chevrolet Colorado Safety

To keep you safe during any off-roading you might want to do, the 2018 Chevrolet Colorado comes with standard all-speed traction control and a StabiliTrak electronic stability control system. The Colorado also comes with a rear vision camera and daytime running lamps to help improve visibility behind the wheel.

Standard Safety Features on the 2018 Chevrolet Colorado

  • Six air bags
  • Rear Vision Camera
  • All-speed traction control
  • Daytime Running Lamps
  • StabiliTrak electronic stability control system

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