After many years of maintaining the old form of creating fair sized pickup trucks, the 2019 Chevy Colorado comes as a refreshment. This compact truck, originally produced in 2004 will feature a refreshed design, the new engine and transmission.
Being one of the best and top-selling truck lineups, Chevy Colorado will have few trims and configurations. Changes for the 2019 Chevy Colorado will be for the most part corrective. On the other hand, the exterior will feature several design cues.
2019 Chevy Colorado – Features the new headlights
Minor changes will be observed with the 2019 Chevy Colorado. The smaller pickup will feature the same grill and new headlights. In the rear, the manufacturer will introduce a pair of new taillights. General Motors is considering on adding a new trim level that will see the vehicle hosting a special grille treatment, bigger wheels and a unique color treatment. Also, the 2019 Chevy Colorado might be bought in several trims and body types as per the updates. The trims will include WT, LT and Z71. Amazingly, the vehicle’s bed will get a LED illumination.
Featuring a quite classy interior, the Chevy Colorado will accommodate up to 5 passengers. Materials in the inside will be quality and the vehicle will get better maximum customization options. There is adequate leg space for onboard passengers to suit for long driving and rough terrain driving.
Technology features will include the power height adjustable driver’s seat bottom, power doors and windows. Also present will be the navigation system which is the manufacturer’s excellent OnStar service. Without compromising entertainment, the 2019 Chevy Colorado will be equipped with an infotainment system including the audio system, Bluetooth and a touchscreen. Smartphone integration and 4G LTE connectivity in the model is commendable.
Safety features are also not overlooked. The upcoming Chevy Colorado will be equipped with six airbags which will prevent the driver and passengers from injuries in case of an accident. With the hill start system, the vehicle will be safe from rolling away when trying to pull away on an up or down gradient. What’s more is the rearview camera which ensures the driver stays safe when driving by being aware of the surroundings. Advanced safety components will include a lane-departure warning, trailer sway control and a forward collision alert.
2019 Chevy Colorado – Engine Options
When it comes to the engine, the new Chevy Colorado will probably get a new engine option. However, the manufacturer has not officially confirmed that and therefore it is expected to retain the existing engines. A 2.8 liter 4-cylinder engine is likely to power the Colorado.
It will deliver up to 200 hp and 370 lb-ft. Due to the new turbocharger and injectors, the oil burner will deliver more power and torque. However, the pickup will feature one more gearbox but still use an eight-speed transmission as standard.
Release Date and Cost
It is expected that the manufacturer might launch the vehicle on or before the third quarter of the 2018 calendar year. The pricing of the refreshed the 2019 Chevy Colorado is not yet officially announced. However, it is not expected to be priced more than its base model at $21,500.