2018 Chevy Colorado Parts Manual – The 2018 Chevrolet Colorado gets two new exterior colours: Kinetic Blue and Satin Steel Gray Metallic. ZR2 variants gets heated side mirrors and an Active Tow feature.
2018 Chevy Colorado Trims Level
The 2018 Chevy Colorado is a midsize truck which slots below the larger Silverado 1500 and can be obtained in two cab designs, two bed lengths, five trim levels. With RWD or 4WD.
2018 Chevy Colorado Base: The most basic Colorado accessible includes Bluetooth, a rear-view camera, Chevrolet’s MyLink infotainment platform with a 7.0-inch touchscreen, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, a USB interface, a six-speaker audio systemplus a 3.5-inch instrument cluster display, 16-inch steel wheels, and vinyl seats.
2018 Chevy Colorado WT: Moving up to the WT versions adds back underseat storage for extended cab versions, a folding rear bench seat for your crew cab, a six-speed automatic, and carpeted flooring.
2018 Chevy Colorado LT: Jumping up to the LT tier gets you 17-inch alloy wheels, a larger 8.0-inch touchscreen, keyless entry, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, a two additional USB ports, a power-adjustable driver’s seat, cruise control, a 4.2-inch instrument cluster display, and fabric upholstery.
2018 Chevy Colorado Z71: One of 2 off-road-oriented versions, the Z71 adds an off-road suspension setup, an automatic locking rear differential, a transport case shield for four-wheel-drive versions, automatic climate control, leather upholstery, an EZ Lift & Lower tailgate, hill descent control, a power-adjustable front passenger’s seat, heated front seats, and remote start.
2018 Chevy Colorado ZR2: The most capable version in the Colorado lineup, the ZR2 is only available with the V-6 or diesel I-4 and includes a more competitive off-road suspension setup that’s raised for additional ground clearance, Multimatic DSSV dampers, all-terrain tires, integrated trailer brake control, a unique front bumper, wider front fenders, a black back bumper, and ZR2-specific leather upholstery.
2018 Chevy ColoradoEngine
The 2018 Colorado comes standard with a 2.5-liter I-4 that generates 200 hp and 191 lb-ft of torque. A 3.6-liter V-6 with 308 hp and 275 lb-ft and a 2.8-liter turbodiesel I-4 with 181 hp and 269 lb-ft are optional. A six-speed guide is standard with the foundation 2.5-liter I-4 and a six-speed automatic is available. Diesel-powered versions come only with a six-speed automatic and the V-6 is paired to General Motors’ in-house-designed eight-speed automatic.
EPA fuel economy ratings for the foundation 2.5-liter I-4 are 20/26 mpg city/highway to get rear-drive versions irrespective of transmission choice and 19/24 mpg with hard disk drive. The more powerful V-6 engine is rated at 18/25 mpg in rear-drive guise and 17/24 mpg with four-wheel drive. Diesel-powered Colorados are the most efficient at 22/30 mpg with rear-wheel push and 20/28 mpg if you opt for four-wheel drive. ZR2 models are the cheapest at 19/22 mpg for the gas and 16/18 mpg with the V-6.
2018 Chevy Colorado Safety
The 2018 Colorado obtained a four-star general safety rating from the NHTSA (out of a possible five stars). In IIHS testing, the team cab version obtained a fantastic score on all crashworthiness evaluations except that the passenger side front overlap evaluation where it hasn’t been analyzed Great is the highest possible rating). Extended cab models had slightly worse scores since they only obtained an normal rating on the passenger side front small overlap test and the side impact test. Both body styles got a bad score on the headlights evaluation.