Compare 2018 Chevrolet Colorado vs 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

2018 Chevrolet Colorado
2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
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2WD Crew Cab 128.3" LT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Colorado 2WD Crew Cab 128.3" LT 20 26 $27,645 $29,100
Colorado 2WD Crew Cab 128.3" Work Truck 20 26 $24,985 $26,300
Colorado 2WD Crew Cab 128.3" Z71 20 26 $30,020 $31,600
Colorado 2WD Crew Cab 140.5" LT 18 25 $29,165 $30,700
Colorado 2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Work Truck 18 25 $26,600 $28,000
Colorado 2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Z71 18 25 $31,350 $33,000
Colorado 2WD Ext Cab 128.3" Base 20 26 $20,099 $20,200
Colorado 2WD Ext Cab 128.3" LT 20 26 $25,745 $27,100
Colorado 2WD Ext Cab 128.3" Work Truck 20 26 $22,752 $23,700
Colorado 2WD Ext Cab 128.3" Z71 20 26 $28,215 $29,700
Colorado 4WD Crew Cab 128.3" LT 17 24 $32,300 $34,000
Colorado 4WD Crew Cab 128.3" Work Truck 17 24 $29,925 $31,500
Colorado 4WD Crew Cab 128.3" Z71 17 24 $34,390 $36,200
Colorado 4WD Crew Cab 128.3" ZR2 16 18 $39,900 $42,000
Colorado 4WD Crew Cab 140.5" LT 17 24 $32,585 $34,300
Colorado 4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Work Truck 17 24 $30,210 $31,800
Colorado 4WD Crew Cab 140.5" Z71 17 24 $34,675 $36,500
Colorado 4WD Ext Cab 128.3" LT 19 24 $29,450 $31,000
Colorado 4WD Ext Cab 128.3" Work Truck 19 24 $27,360 $28,500
Colorado 4WD Ext Cab 128.3" Z71 19 24 $31,825 $33,500
Colorado 4WD Ext Cab 128.3" ZR2 16 18 $38,380 $40,400
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2WD Crew Cab 143.5" Custom
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 143.5" Custom 18 24 $35,048 $36,700
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 143.5" High Country 16 22 $48,620 $52,000
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 143.5" LS 18 24 $34,953 $36,600
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 143.5" LT w/1LT 18 24 $37,119 $39,700
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 143.5" LTZ w/1LZ 16 23 $41,794 $44,700
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 143.5" Work Truck 18 24 $33,234 $34,800
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 153.0" Custom 16 23 $36,385 $38,100
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 153.0" High Country 16 22 $48,900 $52,300
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 153.0" LS 16 23 $36,290 $38,000
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 153.0" LT w/1LT 16 23 $38,428 $41,100
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 153.0" LTZ w/1LZ 16 23 $42,075 $45,000
Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 153.0" Work Truck 16 23 $34,571 $36,200
Silverado 1500 2WD Double Cab 143.5" Custom 18 24 $32,661 $34,200
Silverado 1500 2WD Double Cab 143.5" LS 18 24 $32,565 $34,100
Silverado 1500 2WD Double Cab 143.5" LT w/1LT 18 24 $34,782 $37,200
Silverado 1500 2WD Double Cab 143.5" LTZ w/1LZ 16 23 $39,550 $42,300
Silverado 1500 2WD Double Cab 143.5" Work Truck 18 24 $30,942 $32,400
Silverado 1500 2WD Reg Cab 119.0" LS 18 24 $29,032 $30,400
Silverado 1500 2WD Reg Cab 119.0" LT w/1LT 18 24 $32,351 $34,600
Silverado 1500 2WD Reg Cab 119.0" Work Truck 18 24 $27,026 $28,300
Silverado 1500 2WD Reg Cab 133.0" LS 18 24 $29,318 $30,700
Silverado 1500 2WD Reg Cab 133.0" LT w/1LT 18 24 $32,444 $34,700
Silverado 1500 2WD Reg Cab 133.0" Work Truck 18 24 $27,408 $28,700
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 143.5" Custom 17 22 $38,104 $39,900
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 143.5" High Country 15 20 $51,705 $55,300
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 143.5" LS 17 22 $38,009 $39,800
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 143.5" LT w/1LT 17 22 $40,485 $43,300
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 143.5" LT w/2LT 17 22 $42,262 $45,200
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 143.5" LTZ w/1LZ 16 22 $44,786 $47,900
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 143.5" LTZ w/2LZ 15 20 $46,189 $49,400
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 143.5" Work Truck 17 22 $36,290 $38,000
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 153.0" Custom 16 22 $39,441 $41,300
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 153.0" High Country 15 20 $51,986 $55,600
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 153.0" LS 16 22 $39,346 $41,200
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 153.0" LT w/1LT 16 22 $41,701 $44,600
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 153.0" LT w/2LT 16 22 $43,571 $46,600
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 153.0" LTZ w/1LZ 16 22 $45,067 $48,200
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 153.0" LTZ w/2LZ 15 20 $46,469 $49,700
Silverado 1500 4WD Crew Cab 153.0" Work Truck 16 22 $37,627 $39,400
Silverado 1500 4WD Double Cab 143.5" Custom 17 22 $36,481 $38,200
Silverado 1500 4WD Double Cab 143.5" LS 17 22 $36,385 $38,100
Silverado 1500 4WD Double Cab 143.5" LT w/1LT 17 22 $38,054 $40,700
Silverado 1500 4WD Double Cab 143.5" LT w/2LT 17 22 $40,018 $42,800
Silverado 1500 4WD Double Cab 143.5" LTZ w/1LZ 16 22 $42,542 $45,500
Silverado 1500 4WD Double Cab 143.5" LTZ w/2LZ 16 22 $43,851 $46,900
Silverado 1500 4WD Double Cab 143.5" Work Truck 17 22 $34,666 $36,300
Silverado 1500 4WD Reg Cab 119.0" LS 17 22 $32,756 $34,300
Silverado 1500 4WD Reg Cab 119.0" LT w/1LT 17 22 $35,623 $38,100
Silverado 1500 4WD Reg Cab 119.0" LT w/2LT 17 22 $37,400 $40,000
Silverado 1500 4WD Reg Cab 119.0" Work Truck 17 22 $30,846 $32,300
Silverado 1500 4WD Reg Cab 133.0" LS 17 22 $33,043 $34,600
Silverado 1500 4WD Reg Cab 133.0" LT w/1LT 17 22 $35,904 $38,400
Silverado 1500 4WD Reg Cab 133.0" LT w/2LT 17 22 $37,680 $40,300
Silverado 1500 4WD Reg Cab 133.0" Work Truck 17 22 $31,133 $32,600
Pricing
Invoice Price
$27,645
$35,048
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,100
$36,700
Monthly Payment Estimate
$485 / month
$612 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.0
6.7
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2018 Chevrolet Colorado can be whatever you need it to be: in-town runabout, suburban slogger, or off-road racing champion. The suave 2018 Chevrolet Silverado does nearly all things well, even if it’s not a huge standout in one way or another.
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
Number of Passenger Doors
4 -
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
38.30 40.50
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.20 65.73
Front Leg Room (in)
45.00 45.27
Passenger Capacity
5 6
Front Hip Room (in)
55.00 60.73
Second Leg Room (in)
35.80 40.93
Front Head Room (in)
41.40 42.80
Second Hip Room (in)
53.30 60.27
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.50 66.03
Exterior Dimensions
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
- TBD - 150.90
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
212.7 230.03
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
8.30 8.81
Cab to End of Frame (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
70.70 74.17
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
47.2 - TBD -
Wheelbase (in)
128.30 143.5
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
8.30 8.81
Cab to Axle (in)
- TBD - 31.97
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.30 80.0
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
34.5 34.9
Overhang, Front (in)
36.90 - TBD -
Frame Width, Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - 21.10
Cargo Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 53.4
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
44.40 51.03
Tailgate Width (in)
- TBD - 62.2
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
61.70 69.33
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
57.80 64.6
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.8 x 0.7 13.6 x 0.79
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.2 x 1.0 13.0 x 1.18
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21 26
Fuel Tank Location
- TBD - - TBD -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Electric Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - N/A
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
- TBD - 16.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
41.3 47.2
Tires
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Size
255/65R17 P275/55R20
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- TBD - N/A
Spare Tire Size
T175/90D18 P265/70R17
Front Tire Order Code
QHR QT0
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code
QDC RC4
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- TBD - N/A
Rear Tire Size
255/65R17 P275/55R20
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - N/A
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code
QHR QT0
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 5500
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
7700 11100
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 550
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 5000
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
3300 3950
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
8500 11000
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
1814 - TBD -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
2900 3650
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2216 - TBD -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
5500 6900
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8 20 x 9.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8 20 x 9.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
18 x 4.5 17 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
15.6 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 150
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 730
Maximum Alternator Watts
- TBD - NA
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Engine
Engine Order Code
LCV LV3
Displacement
2.5L/150 4.3L/262
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
200 @ 6300 285 @ 5300
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas/Ethanol V6
Fuel System
Direct Injection Direct Injection
Engine Oil Cooler
NA Yes
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
191 @ 4400 305 @ 3900
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 18
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
22 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 24
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.53
Trans Type
6 6
Trans PTO Access
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 0.85
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.06
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 2.36
Trans Order Code
MYB MYC
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA NA
Trans Power Take Off
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.15
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic
Transfer Case Model
N/A NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 0.67
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 4.03
Summary
Body Code
E63 E63
Body Style
Crew Cab Pickup Crew Cab Pickup
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Colorado Chevrolet Silverado 1500
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.35
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - 3950
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
- TBD - 3650
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
4.10 3.23
Axle Type - Front
- TBD - Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA 35
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
- TBD - 3650
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Leaf 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- TBD - 3950
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA 46
Axle Type - Rear
- TBD - Semi-Floating
Frame
Frame Type
- TBD - Hydroformed
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.0 8.8
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating

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