2018 Chevy Colorado Service Manual – The 2018 Chevrolet Colorado has two new exterior colours: Kinetic Blue and Satin Steel Gray Metallic. ZR2 variations gets heated side mirrors and also an Active Tow characteristic.
2018 Chevy Colorado Interior and Exterior
The 2018 Chevy Colorado is a midsize truck that slots under the bigger Silverado 1500 and is available in two cab styles, two bed lengths, five trim levels. With RWD or 4WD.
2018 Chevy Colorado Base: The very basic Colorado accessible comes with Bluetooth, a rear-view camera, Chevrolet’s MyLink infotainment platform using a 7.0-inch touchscreen, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, a USB port, a six-speaker sound platform , 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 rear underseat storage for extended cab versions, a folding rear bench seat to your crew cab, a six-speed automatic, and tiled floor.
2018 Chevy Colorado LT: Jumping up to the LT tier 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 display, and fabric upholstery.
2018 Chevy Colorado Z71: Among 2 off-road-oriented versions, the Z71 adds an off-road suspension installation, 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 model in the Colorado lineup, the ZR2 is only available using 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 rear bumper, and ZR2-specific leather upholstery.
2018 Chevy ColoradoEngine
The 2018 Colorado comes standard with a 2.5-liter I-4 that produces 200 hp and 191 lb-ft of torque. A 3.6-liter V-6 using 308 hp and 275 lb-ft and a 2.8-liter turbodiesel I-4 with 181 hp and 269 lb-ft are discretionary. A six-speed manual is standard with the foundation 2.5-liter I-4 and a six-speed automatic is available. Diesel-powered versions come only using a long-sleeved 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 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 are the most effective at 22/30 mpg using rear-wheel push and 20/28 mpg when you elect for four-wheel drive. ZR2 models are the cheapest at 19/22 mpg for the diesel and 16/18 mpg using the V-6.
2018 Chevy Colorado Safety
The 2018 Colorado received a four-star general safety rating from the NHTSA (out of a possible five stars). In IIHS testing, the team cab version received a fantastic score on all crashworthiness evaluations except the passenger side front overlap evaluation where it has not been analyzed (Good is the greatest possible score). Extended cab models had slightly worse scores since they only received an Average rating on the passenger side front small overlap test and the negative impact test. Both body styles got a bad score on the headlights evaluation.