The 2020 Chevrolet Colorado is a midsize pickup that’s perfect for buyers who need to do some towing and hauling but don’t need the size or the expense of a full-size pickup. The Colorado has all the interior space and towing capacity that many buyers require. While you can get the Colorado as a bare-bones work truck at dealers like the Chevrolet dealer in Rupert, it can also be configured as a capable off-roader or a comfortable daily driver.
The Colorado is available in extended-cab and crew-cab body styles. According to the Chevrolet dealer near Rupert, there are two bed sizes and five models: Base, Work Truck (WT), LT, Z71 and ZR2.
Colorado Base The entry-level Base model offers basic features. It’s available as an extended cab, powered by a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that makes 200 horsepower and 191 lb-ft of torque, mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. Rear-wheel drive is standard. The Base trim comes with 16-inch steel wheels, vinyl upholstery and floor covering, air conditioning, power windows, a rearview camera, a six-speaker audio system, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, an infotainment system with a 7-inch display, and two USB ports.
Colorado Work Truck The Work Truck model comes in the same basic configuration as the Base. The difference is that the WT is available in extended-cab and crew-cab body styles. The WT also gets carpeting and cloth upholstery. Options that are available for the WT trim include cruise control, a remote locking tailgate, an EZ Lift tailgate, remote keyless entry, a 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot and OnStar.
The WT and higher trims can get one of two available engines: a 3.6-liter V6 that generates 308 hp and 275 lb-ft of torque, teamed to an eight-speed automatic gearbox or a 2.8-liter turbocharged four-cylinder diesel engine that develops 181 hp and 369 lb-ft of torque, connected to a six-speed automatic. The diesel engine gets excellent fuel economy, with as much as an EPA-estimated 20/30 mpg with rear-wheel drive.*
Colorado LT The LT adds a leather-wrapped tilt/telescoping steering wheel, 17-inch alloy wheels, an 8-inch touchscreen, additional USB ports and satellite radio. Options include automatic climate control, heated front seats, lane departure warning and forward collision systems. LT models and higher can get a navigation system and an upgraded stereo system.
Colorado Z71 The Z71 is ready for off-roaders. It gets most of the options found in the LT trim and adds an off-road-oriented suspension, hill descent control, all-terrain tires, a locking rear differential and exclusive upholstery.
Colorado ZR2 Serious off-roaders will want to choose the ZR2 trim. It comes with an electronically locking rear differential, larger all-terrain tires, a raised suspension with special dampers, an exclusive front and rear bumper that delivers enhanced approach and departure angles, a spray-in bedliner and fender flares. The ZR2 gets the V6 standard, with the diesel engine available as an option.
* All vehicle mileage based on 2020 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.