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2018 Chevy Colorado Trims & Options

2018 Chevrolet Colorado Trim Options

The 2018 Colorado is the perfect mid-size truck, and once you decide it’s the one for you, nothing else will stand a chance. All it takes is a quick comparison of the new Colorado to see that this long-lasting machine has everything you could ask for in your next truck. It’s only after you decide to make this truck yours that you really have some hard decisions to make.

Do you want to upgrade to the new Chevy Colorado diesel engine that can handle even the toughest jobs, or do you prefer a fuel efficient four-cylinder or V6 engine for everyday driving? Are you comfortable in a base model without all the bells and whistles, or would you like all the amenities in the 2018 Chevy Colorado ZR2?

The great news for big truck enthusiasts everywhere is that there are no bad choices when it comes to selecting your new 2018 Colorado. This versatile midsize truck can go anywhere, and that includes the ability to fit into tight parking spots when need be. The sensible size doesn’t sacrifice anything when it comes to performance, either.

2018 Chevrolet Colorado Trims

The Colorado already received a few notable changes last year for the 2017 model year. These included an upgraded V6 that brought more horsepower and torque, and was more efficient at the same time, thanks to cylinder deactivation technology. A new eight-speed auto transmission joined the list of optional features, as did a controller to assist with trailer-braking for safer hauls. The infotainment system got a state of the art overhaul, as did some cosmetic features like exterior paint colors, and interior and exterior trim pieces. Upgraded seats provided more comfort for drivers, and the Teen Driver safety package gave countless parents additional peace of mind.

The 2018 Colorado builds upon those enhancements even more. There is an optional special edition package in honor of Chevy’s 100 years in the business of making next-level driving machines. The anniversary edition includes several exclusive features to help the truck look every bit as impressive as it really is. You’ll spot the attention to detail everywhere from the wheels to the bedliner to the grill.

Even without the 100th year celebration package, you’ll notice some noteworthy improvements. Towing is easier than ever thanks to Active Tow technology and an alignment system that guides reversing drivers to their trailers. Heated exterior mirrors aren’t often necessary in Arizona, but they can come in handy on long trips up north or into the mountains.

2018 Colorado Performance & Features

The newest Colorado leads its peers when it comes to style, technology, and safety. The roomy interior and cutting edge technology features make this truck just as well suited for everyday driving and road trips as it is for the job site.

It also excels in all the categories that have become synonymous with the Chevrolet brand. The comfortable interior will almost make you forget you’re driving one of the most powerful driving machines in existence. That is, until you need to haul, tow, or even go offroad! That’s when you’ll be especially thankful for this unique combination of practical features and powerful performance.

Of course, all of this comes with Chevy’s legendary reliability and durability. No matter where you take this truck or what you demand of it, you can count on it to get the job done and leave you completely satisfied.

The nearly endless combinations of cab options, bed styles, and trim levels make it easy to fit this flexible truck perfectly into your lifestyle. It’s more than capable with any trim level or available packages you can select, so copy its style by proceeding without fear. Choose whichever options call out to you, then take pleasure in knowing that you own the finest midsize truck on the market.

Look into the different offerings below to see how highly customizable this truck is. It will fit your budget just as well as it fits your lifestyle.

Colorado Base Trim

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This is the entry level offering for the new Colorado, but it affords drivers comfort and performance they rarely see on base model trucks. Starting at only $21,195, this pickup includes the base 4x2 extended cab with a six-foot box and two-wheel drive. The 200 horsepower 2.5-liter I-4 engine runs on regular gasoline and sends power to a six-speed manual transmission. There are two seats in the cab, and you can add some pop with a full palette of nine classic colors.

Base Features:

  • Cargo box lighting
  • Teen Driver safety technology
  • Rear vision camera
  • Driver information center
  • Locking tailgate
  • Bluetooth technology for wireless connectivity
  • Disc brakes with ABS on all wheels
  • Seven-inch color touchscreen display infotainment system
  • Chevrolet MyLink Radio
  • 16-inch metallic steel wheels

Colorado WT Trim

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The WT trim is a good step up from the base for anyone who wants more versatility and performance in a pickup. A variety of cab and box options make it far easier to get a truck that feels like it was built just for you. This level offers more capability by adding options for an eight-speed automatic transmission. To go with the upgraded transmission, drivers can choose a 308 horsepower engine to increase power with or without a heavy payload. The WT starts at $29,495.

Additional Features (also includes features at lower trim levels).

WT Features:

  • Optional 3.6L V6 engine with direct injection technology available with crew cab, long box two-wheel drive, and crew cab 4x4
  • Six-speed manual transmission with extended cab two-wheel drive
  • Six-speed automatic transmission with crew cab and extended cab 4x4
  • Eight-speed automatic transmission available for crew cab, long box two-wheel drive and crew cab 4x4
  • Available extra storage under dual back seats in extended cab models
  • Carpeted floors and floor mats throughout entire interior
  • Folding rear bench seat for crew cab

Colorado LT Trim

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The LT trim is where the Colorado starts to add more comfort and technology to its world-class performance. The lower levels are built for necessity, and the LT is too, but it also adds some extra perks. Style, convenience, and class all come standard with this truck. You can own an LT trimmed Colorado from $31,995.

Additional Features (also includes features at lower trim levels).

LT Features:

  • Six-speed auto transmission in extended cab two-wheel drive
  • On-Star
  • Standard cruise control
  • Leather steering wheel with radio controls
  • Remote keyless entry
  • Five USB ports - two in rear are for charging only
  • Driver information center with multiple colors
  • Chevrolet MyLink Radio
  • Eight-inch color touchscreen infotainment system
  • Chrome beltline molding
  • Cornerstep rear bumper in body color
  • 17-inch blade wheels in silver metallic aluminum

Colorado Z71 Trim

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Every Chevy Colorado is an absolute beast on the road, but the Z71 gets rid of that pesky qualifier of staying on-road. Take this truck everywhere and let it amaze you with its features. Regardless of what you put it through, you’ll be just as comfortable as ever in a cab that builds upon everything the lower trim levels have established. Own the Z71 today from $34,495.

Additional Features (also includes features at lower trim levels).

Z71 Features:

  • Z71 off-road package
  • Auto lock rear differential and transfer case shield
  • Enhanced suspension
  • Automatic climate control
  • Sliding rear window
  • Remote start
  • Hill Descent Control
  • Projector-beam headlights
  • EZ lift tailgate
  • Fog lamps
  • Black beltline moldings

Colorado ZR2 Trim

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Welcome to the pinnacle of the midsize pickup heap. The Chevy Colorado ZR2 can’t be beat on the road, on the trail, or anywhere else you might ever take a pickup truck. You might think a truck that’s built to be this dependable in any condition would be as rugged on the inside as it is on the outside, but in that case you’d be wrong. The interior of a Colorado ZR2 rivals that of a posh luxury sedan. This truck delivers all the comforts and amenities you have at home, and maybe even a few you don’t. MSRP on this puppy starts at $41,395.

Additional Features (also includes features at lower trim levels).

ZR2 Features:

  • Off-road suspension
  • Upgraded external appearance including off-road protection features
  • Wireless charging for your smart devices
  • Leather-appointed seats
  • Stylized ZR2 logo throughout interior and exterior
  • Spray-on bedliner
  • All-terrain Blackwall tires (17-inches)
  • Black rear bumper
  • Wheel flares
  • Multimatic Brand Dynamic Suspensions Spool Valve (DSSV) Damping Shock System
  • Lifted for increased ground clearance
  • Shielded transfer case
  • Standard trailer hitch and integrated brake controls

Infographic: 2018 Trim Options for Chevrolet's Colorado

2018 Chevrolet Colorado Trim Options Infographic

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Where to Test Drive a New 2018 Colorado in Phoenix

If you think the Colorado is just another pickup truck that sounds great on paper, just wait until you see it in person. No comparison made of mere words can hold a candle to the feeling you get the first time you take one of these next-level machines for a spin. Drive the new 2018 Chevy Colorado to experience the best performance, technology, and comfort the truck industry has to offer.

There are plenty of new Colorados waiting for you in Central Arizona. Visit your local Valley Chevy dealer to take a test drive today. Even in the Valley, the sun never sets on dependable American quality.