2018 Chevy Colorado 6 Speed Manual – The 2018 Chevrolet Colorado gets two new exterior colors: Kinetic Blue and Satin Steel Gray Metallic. ZR2 variations gets heated side mirrors and an Active Tow feature.
2018 Chevy Colorado Interior and Exterior
The 2018 Chevy Colorado is a midsize truck that slots below the bigger Silverado 1500 and is available in two cab designs, two bed lengths, five trim levels. And with RWD or 4WD.
2018 Chevy Colorado Base: The most basic Colorado available comes with Bluetooth, a rear-view camera, Chevrolet’s MyLink infotainment platform with a 7.0-inch touchscreen, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, a USB port, a six-speaker sound platform plus a 3.5-inch instrument cluster screen, 16-inch steel brakes, and vinyl seats.
2018 Chevy Colorado WT: Moving up to the WT models adds back underseat storage for extended cab models, a folding rear bench seat for your crew cab, a six-speed automatic, and tiled floor.
2018 Chevy Colorado LT: Jumping up to the LT grade gets you 17-inch alloy wheels, a bigger 8.0-inch touchscreen, keyless entry, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, a two extra USB ports, a power-adjustable driver’s seat, cruise control, a 4.2-inch instrument cluster screen, and fabric upholstery.
2018 Chevy Colorado Z71: Among two off-road-oriented models, the Z71 adds an off-road suspension setup, an automatic locking rear differential, a transport case protector for four-wheel-drive models, automatic climate control, leather upholstery, an EZ Lift & Lower tailgate, hill descent control, a power-adjustable front passenger’s seat, heated front seats, along with remote start.
2018 Chevy Colorado ZR2: The maximum competent model in the Colorado lineup, the ZR2 is only available with the V-6 or petrol I-4 and comes with a more aggressive off-road suspension setup that’s increased for additional ground clearance, Multimatic DSSV dampers, all-terrain tires, integrated trailer brake controller, a exceptional front bumper, wider front fenders, a black back bumper, along with ZR2-specific leather upholstery.
2018 Chevy ColoradoPerformance
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 along with a 2.8-liter turbodiesel I-4 with 181 hp and 269 lb-ft are optional. A six-speed guide is standard with all the foundation 2.5-liter I-4 and a six-speed automatic is available. Diesel-powered models come exclusively using a long-sleeved automatic and also the V-6 is paired with 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 for rear-drive models irrespective of transmission option 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 will be the most efficient at 22/30 mpg with rear-wheel drive and 20/28 mpg if you opt for four-wheel drive. ZR2 models will be the cheapest at 19/22 mpg for the diesel and 16/18 mpg with the V-6.
2018 Chevy Colorado Safety
The 2018 Colorado received a four-star overall safety rating from the NHTSA (out of a possible five stars). In IIHS testing, the crew cab version received a fantastic score on all crashworthiness evaluations except the passenger side front overlap test where it has not been analyzed Great is the greatest possible rating). Extended cab models had slightly worse scores because they simply received an normal evaluation on the passenger side front little stride test along with the negative impact test. Both body styles got a Poor score on the headlights test.