2019 Chevy Colorado ZR2, Changes, Diesel, Release Date

The popular mid-size truck seems a little bit age, so it’s no wonder that the company prepares some novelties for the 2019 Chevy Colorado. This truck has been considered as one of the leaders in the segment. However, the current generation is present since 2012 and it should be replaced in the near future. Until then, the company will offering annually updates with several interesting novelties every year. Still, the base design of the truck is likely to remain the same.

The 2019 Colorado is about to continue with a familiar design, same engines and same interior design. Though, we will see few new colors for the next year, as well as some interesting changes on the inside. Despite updates, don’t expect its arrival earlier than usual.

2019 Chevy Colorado front view2019 Chevy Colorado Will Get New Exterior Colors

Speaking of 2019 Chevy Colorado changes, there will be a nice amount of them. Most of these changes will be on the inside, but exterior changes will come as well. Expect to see new 2019 Chevy Colorado colors. The company will replace some of the existing finishes with three completely new – Crush, Shadow Grey Metallic and California Blue Metallic. Besides Changes in colors, rest of the exterior should remain the same. On the other side, interior will come with several interesting novelties.


The cabin of 2019 Chevy Colorado may continue with the same base design, but there are several new interesting details to come. Of course, the most notable will those novelties at the dashboard. We are about to see some reconfiguration of buttons, USB ports etc. There is also a completely new MyLink infotainment system, which will come with same 7- and 8-inch touchscreens, depending on the trim. The latter one has been updated and will feature more colors and better resolution.

2019 Chevy Colorado interior

New Safety Features in the Offer

Just like with every update, new standard features are among most important novelties. We expect to see each trim level with few novelties. Still, the most important novelty for 2019 Chevy Colorado will be an addition of two safety systems – Rear Vision Camera and Rear Park Assist. These two features will be standard in Z71 and optional in Work Truck and LT trims.

2019 Chevy Colorado ZR2 will also come with novelties?

For those who are searching for a more capable off-roader, this is a perfect choice. The 2019 Chevy Colorado ZR2 will continue with its unique appearance and off-road suspension, but we also expect to see things like new wheels and new black bowties.

2019 Chevy Colorado engines

When it comes to powertrain, we don’t expect changes for the next year. There should be three engines in the offer. Base models will use a 2.5-liter inline-four gasoline engine with around 200 horses and comes with a six-speed automatic transmission. An optional 3.6-liter V6 engine sounds like a better choice. It comes with an 8-speed automatic gearbox and delivers around 308 horsepower and 275 pound-feet of torque. Finally, there will be a 2019 Chevy Colorado diesel. This version comes with a familiar 2.8-liter Duramax engine that is good for about 180 horsepower and 370 pound-feet of torque.

How much can Chevy Colorado tow?

Depending on the engine, this truck can tow up to 7.700 pounds. If you are focused just on towing capabilities, a diesel version should be your choice. However, V6 is still our favorite. It offers slightly lower numbers in terms of towing (7.000 pounds) but comes with superior acceleration and top speed.

2019 Chevy Colorado rear view

2019 Chevy Colorado release date and price

The new version of the truck is about to come late in the year. Speaking of 2019 Chevy Colorado price, we don’t expect bigger changes, so it should go between 20.000 and 42.000 dollars.

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