Chevy Colorado vs Silverado

June 3rd, 2021 by

Chevy’s pickup trucks come with sports fresh exterior styling and are upgraded with the latest technology. Two Chevy trucks that often get compared to one another are the Chevy Colorado vs the Silverado. Both of these trucks have pros and cons making it a tough decision to pick between the two. Some features that many people look at when choosing a truck will be looked at below. This include things like the price, size, power, and design. You may face difficulty choosing one among them because of their unique features.

Chevy Colorado Vs Chevy Silverado Key Features

Features Chevy Colorado Chevy Silverado
MSRP $25,200 $28,500
MPG 19 City/ 25 Hwy 16 City/21 Hwy
Engine Power 200Hp @ 6300 rpm 285Hp @ 5300 rpm
Fuel tank size 21 gal 28.3 gal
Transmission Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive


Interior Features Chevy Colorado/Chevy Silverado

Chevy Colorado Interior

The Chevy Colorado looks modern rather it feels like a truck inside. There are many standard infotainment system features installed with an easy to operate 7-inch touch panel, two USB ports, satellite radio, Bluetooth,  six-speaker audio system, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto. Many other available features are navigation, HD Radio, 8-inch panel, etc.

Chevy Silverado Interior

The Chevrolet Colorado comes with an easy-to-use straightforward infotainment system. It includes a touch display 7-inch with quick response to inputs, two USB ports, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Android Auto, two speakers, and Bluetooth. There are many available infotainment features like seven-speaker, Wi-Fi hotspot etc.

Safety Features Chevy Colorado/Chevy Silverado

Chevy Colorado Safety

In terms of safety, both Cabs are very protected with five-star ratings in three crash tests. But It gains the lowest rating due to its front crash prevention system. It offers some advance safety features like;

  • Standard Rearview Camera
  • Standard Teen Driver (set speed and audio volume, monitor driving performance):
  • Available Rear parking sensors
  • Available Forward collision warning
  • Available Cruise control

Chevy Silverado Safety

This truck has a four-star rating overall in safety features. It gained the lowest rating for poor headlights but it earned the highest rating in its front crash prevention system. The standard features are the same as in Colorado.

  • Standard Rearview Camera
  • Standard Teen Driver (set speed and audio volume, monitor driving performance):
  • Available Adaptive cruise control
  • Available Forward collision warning
  • Available Automatic emergency braking

Trim Levels Chevy Colorado/Chevy Silverado

Chevy Colorado Trim Levels

The Chevy Colorado cab offers four trim levels: WT, LT, Z71, and ZR2. It depends on you and your preference to select which cab bed suits you; there are also three different engine options for trim levels.

Redline Special Edition

This cab prices start at $2,690 with infotainment features of: off-road step bars, red tow hooks, 18-inch black-painted aluminum wheels, a spray-on bed liner, black body moldings, and badge.

Colorado RST Special Edition 

This edition price starts from $2,995: addition of 20-inch black-painted aluminum wheels, spray-on bed liner, and black body moldings. 

Z71 Midnight Edition 

The retail price of Z71 is $2,600 with advanced features of a spray-on bed liner, 17-inch black-painted wheels, black emblems, all-weather floor mats, and 31-inch all-terrain tires.

ZR2 Dusk Special Edition 

The prices start from $3,215 adding off-road lights, 17-inch gloss-black painted aluminum wheels, sport bar, and a 17-inch spare wheel.

Chevy Silverado Trim Levels

You have to decide among eight trims which suit you or work best for you. Here is a list of eight trims; WT, Custom, Custom Trail Boss, LT, LT Trail Boss, RST, LTZ, and High Country. Each trim has specific features and powerful engines, but in a few trims, there is a standard 4.3 V6 285Hp engine that is available in WT, Custom, Custom Trail Boss.

McNeill Chevy Buick

If you have come to a final decision between these two vehicles, allow us to help you get your new truck in your possession. If you are located in the Wilkesboro area and wish to buy one of these trucks, come on down to McNeill Chevy Buick to view our inventory. We will allow you to test-drive our trucks so that you can make a final decision on which you would like. Don’t hesitate to contact us today!

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