The 2018 Chevrolet Colorado is a mid-size pickup truck that is meant to do everything, if that includes frequent off-road explorations or regular hefty towing or safely run as school carpools. The Colorado got popular since its launch time because of being highly configurable and rightly skilled, ready with a trim for every kind of task it can be assigned to, from thee rugged-to the feature ready.
What’s New for 2018?
As per the Spartanburg Chevrolet dealer, the Chevrolet Colorado sees some minor changes for its 2018 version with a few features and a simple yet commemorative edition. The Heated exterior mirrors and Active Tow are now made available. The latest towing system has all its equipment ready to help the driver with the aligning task as well as the pickup.
The base powertrain of the 2018 Chevrolet Colorado is consistent of 200-hp generating inline-four engine that come as a standard with a six-speed manual transmission, while the V-6 diesel engine is exceedingly quick, and fuel-efficient, and is able to generate a 308 of horsepower and a 369 lb.-ft of torque.
The 2018 Chevrolet Colorado with its gas-powered four-cylinder could earn the EPA estimation that counts a 20 mpg in the city and 26 mpg in the highway when run on the automatic transmission. The figures come down a bit at 19 mpg in the city but stays the same at 26 mpg highway when the six-speed manual transmission is at work.
Active Safety Features
The Colorado you get as the 2018 version is equipped with two active-safety assist items, one is the lane-departure warning and the other is the forward-collision warning. The safety setup has now added cameras to the exterior mirrors, and even a wireless camera for the back of a trailer. The system well integrates with the infotainment system of the truck through a touchscreen.
The 2018 Chevrolet Colorado is known for maintaining the perfect balance in the ride when it drives on the highway and returns to the bumpy roads as well. Thanks to the excellent quality shock absorbers that excel in their duty of isolating harshness especially on rough road surfaces. The steering wheel is unexpectedly lighter though not everyone might feel good about it.
The full-size pick-up truck 2018 Chevrolet Colorado, according to the Spartanburg Chevrolet dealer comes in a variation of an Extended Cab and two Crew Cabs with different dimensions. In the 6’2″ box of the Extended Cab you get 49.9 cubic feet of space while in the 5’2” and 6’2″ box options, the cargo space you get is 41.3 and 49.9 cubic feet of space respectively.
The Bottom Line
While rounding up our discussion on the 2018 Chevrolet Colorado, we must say that this midsize pickup truck has an extremely handsome looks and in order to achieve safe and comfortable rides, it has installed an excellent infotainment system that responds in time with its intuitive programming and is successful in saving the truck from almost every odd situation it can come across.