December 26th, 2018 by

Any driver looking for a mid-sized truck with impressive towing and hauling capacity and a wealth of useful features should consider the 2018 Chevrolet Colorado during their search. There many safety and technological advancements that make driving this popular model fun and safe.
What’s New For 2018?

Only minor changes were made to the new Colorado before this model was released on the market. Heated mirrors and Active Tow were added to each trim level. Also, the Z71 trim level was granted a special edition package, with a colored grille and bumper.

Impressive Performance

Drivers have plenty of choices when it comes to engine and transmission. The 2018 truck comes standard with a 2.5-liter engine, with 200 horsepower and 191 pounds of torque. However, you can upgrade to a 3.6-liter engine with 308 horsepower and 275 pounds of torque, or a 2.8-liter turbodiesel with 181 horsepower and 269 pounds of torque.

These performance features do not come at the cost of miles per gallon; at the base level, drivers can get 20 miles per gallon city and 26 highway. Those who prioritize fuel efficiency may want to consider the diesel-powered options, as they offer 22 miles per gallon city and 30 miles per gallon highway.

Towing and Hauling

The 2018 Colorado has impressive towing and hauling stats. It can haul over 1,500 pounds and is capable of towing up to 7,700 pounds. These stats go down as trim levels decrease, dropping 1,100 pounds for hauling and 5,000 pounds for towing when compared with the ZR2 trim level.

Safety First

The 2018 Colorado has achieved numerous safety awards, including a four-star rating from the NHTSA and the highest possible rating from the IIHS. Drivers can also benefit from an available forward collision warning system, lane departure warning, and crash prevention warnings. These warnings are delivered through video and the infotainment system, helping drivers identify the risks as they occur, keeping everyone as safe as possible.

Those looking for a 2018 Chevy Colorado can visit Serra Chevrolet Bartlett, near Memphis to view available lineup of models and trim levels. Get in touch with a skilled and friendly sales representative to learn more about how the new Chevrolet Colorado may be the perfect truck for you. You can also discuss arranging a test drive, to experience all that the vehicle has to offer. View our inventory online or at the dealership today.

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