Updated Chevrolet Colorado was better, but more expensive

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Updated Chevrolet Colorado was better, but more expensive

Chevrolet has introduced in the domestic market of mid-size pickup Colorado 2021 model year. The car has received some cosmetic changes, production at the plant Wentzville, Missouri, will begin this month.

Chevrolet Colorado global model, but in Asia and America it has different design and a different pace of updates. In the US the current second generation of the pickup truck virtually unchanged sold in 2014, and finally, presented restyled version. The time since, according to CarSalesBase, from 2015 to 2018, sales of Colorado in the United States grew, and in 2019, the demand decreased by 9% to 122 304 units, which is primarily associated with the return on the market is the Ford Ranger. In the first quarter of this year, the demand for Chevrolet Colorado fell just 34% to 21 430 units, while sales of the Ford Ranger grew by 123% to 20 980 PCs affected by the low base effect. The leader of the midsize pickup segment in the first three months of this year remained Toyota Tacoma – sold 636 PCs 53, 8% less than in the first quarter of 2019.

While GM only released a few photos of the exterior of the updated Colorado. Pickup received clearance rack in the style of older brother Silverado: falshradiatornaya grille increased in size and now has more contrast jumper with branded emblem. Became noticeably more complicated plastic front bumper, but the shape of the hood and headlights are unchanged. The only notable change in the stern is stamped Chevrolet lettering across the entire width of a tailboard.

Photos of the interior yet, prices and specifications are not officially announced, although Colorado 2021 will be delivered to dealers very soon.

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According to the magazine Car and Driver, the updated Colorado will not be the initial Base version with a full cabin, but it will be available to Colorado 2020 model year, which some time will be produced in parallel with the updated pickup. Colorado 2020 in the configuration of the Base rear-wheel drive, the 2.5-liter “aspirated” (203 HP, 259 Nm) and a 6-speed “automatic” is now 22 495 dollars. And the most affordable Colorado 2021 in the configuration of the WT (Work Truck) will cost 26 $ 395, which is $ 400 more expensive than the pickup 2020 model year, judging by current rates without discounts on American consumer website, Chevrolet.

For pickup 2020 model year is also available for more powerful gasoline V6 (313 HP, 373 Nm) paired with 8-step “automatic”. Of special note is the top frodna version of the ZR2, which in addition to the V6 available 4-cylinder 2.8-liter Duramax diesel (184 HP, 500 Nm) mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission.

Obviously, the same powertrain will move to Colorado and 2021 model year, as the related GMC Canyon, which was updated earlier in the year, they are. Appearance updated Colorado ZR2, Chevrolet showed last fall at SEMA. According to Car and Driver, the cost offroading pickup truck will start from $ 42 $ 995 to $ 400 more expensive than the same Colorado ZR2 2020.

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