The 2018 Chevrolet Colorado Diesel coming soon. There are so many compact pickup trucks out there but few can be as versatile as the Chevy Colorado. Deemed as a counterpart to sibling GMC Canyon, the Colorado was introduced by GM in 2004. It received several upgrades down the line and sales remained steady despite the emergence of new rivals on the horizon. For 2018, the Colorado gets a revamp again and this time there is diesel engine included in the power train list.
2018 Chevrolet Colorado Diesel – Stylish Exterior and Interior Specs
The 2018 Chevrolet Colorado Diesel looks sleek but not exactly macho from outside. It does not look boring either. You get three trim choices- WT, LT, and Z71. There are 3 body styles as well- extended cab, crew cab and double cab. Regardless of the cab, you select, you get excellent interior and spacious cabin. All versions get easy-lowering tailgate and corner bumper step. The bed can be customised in various ways.
GM will also offer an off-road centric edition named Z71. The cabin is also quiet owing to the usage of the thick windshield and triple-sealed doors. The cabin layout and materials remind you of the Silverado lineup, as it is. In crew cab, legroom is somewhat limited while in extended cab bed length is 6 feet. It is available in a few enticing exterior colors.
The three trims of 2018 Chevrolet Colorado Diesel are well equipped. All trims get features like vinyl seats, rearview camera, air conditioning, USB port, power windows. LT trim gets cruise control, Chevrolet MyLink infotainment system with 8-inch display, 4G LTE hotspot and OnStar safety of GM and alloy wheels. Optional for LT are navigation, a Bose audio system, auto-dimming mirrors and heated seats.
In a Z71 trim, you get all-terrain tires, hill descent control and tow hooks. My Link is among the most popular car infotainment setups and Smartphone integration is supported. You can connect up to 7 devices to its integrated 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot. You can also use the new my Chevrolet Mobile App to control the car features remotely. Among safety features like Teen Driver Technology and trailer-sway control are noteworthy.
2018 Chevrolet Colorado Diesel – Engine Specifications
There are capable V6 and 4 cylinder engines but the star of the show is a new and enhanced Duramax 2.8-liter Turbo-Diesel engine. It makes 181 hp but does not be deterred by the figures. It is very powerful and you will not feel the lack of power even with a loaded truck while driving on steep terrains. This engine is capable of towing 7700 pounds. The catch is Turbo-Diesel engine is available only for LT and Z71s in crew cab setup.
2018 Chevrolet Colorado Diesel – Price and Availability
The 2018 Chevrolet Colorado Diesel is likely to be priced at $28000 though this can go up to based on cab setup and customizations. The release date is in late 2017. The 2018 Chevy Colorado Diesel is a nice compact truck that gets the styling right. It is pretty customizable and the engine is quite powerful. It will be able to stave off competition from rivals from Toyota, Nissan and Ford.