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2020 Chevy Colorado

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2020 Silverado 1500

2020 Chevy Colorado


2020 Chevy Silverado


2.5L 4-cylinder

Standard Engine

4.3L V6
7,700 lbs.

Max. Towing Capacity

13,400 lbs.
1,578 lbs.

Max. Payload

2,250 lbs.

2020 Chevy Colorado vs. Silverado 1500

If you’re in the market for a powerful new pickup truck in the Clarkston area, you’re probably considering purchasing a Chevy, but maybe you’re wondering about the difference between a 2020 Chevy Colorado vs. Silverado 1500. Explore their similarities and differences in pricing, features, trim levels, and performance here, and then come into John Bowman Chevrolet, Inc. for a test drive!

Chevrolet Colorado vs. Chevrolet Silverado: Trims and Pricing

Base Price:

  • Being a smaller mid-size pickup truck, the Chevy Colorado offers a lower starting price than the full-size Silverado. The Colorado has a starting MSRP of $21,300, while the Silverado starts at $28,300.

Top Price:

  • At the top of the lineup is the Colorado ZR2, which starts at an MSRP of $41,400. The top-of-the-line Silverado 1500 is the High Country, which begins at an MSRP of $53,300.


  • You have five trim levels to choose from with the 2020 Chevy Colorado, compared to eight for the Chevy Silverado.

Chevrolet Colorado vs. Chevrolet Silverado: Standard Features

Both the Colorado and Silverado 1500 are equipped with an impressive standard suite of features that will make those road trips around Waterford a lot more fun! Both trucks include the Chevrolet Infotainment 3 System with a 7-inch touchscreen, Apple CarPlay®/Android Auto™, and 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot capability. In terms of differences, these are each model’s key features: 

Chevy Colorado Base Key Features:

  • Front bucket seats
  • Front center console
  • 4-way power driver’s seat

Chevy Silverado 1500 WT Key Features:

  • 40/20/40 split-bench front seat
  • 12-volt auxiliary front power outlet

Chevrolet Colorado vs. Chevrolet Silverado: Capabilities and Performance

Both the Chevy Silverado and Colorado are impressive trucks, perfect for work or play around Lake Orion. Compare each model’s capabilities and performance specs, below:

Standard Engine and Transmission:

  • The base engine for the Chevy Colorado is a 2.5L 4-cylinder that generates 200 hp and 191 lb-ft of torque, paired with a standard six-speed automatic transmission.
  • The base engine for the Silverado 1500 is a 4.3L V6 that generates 285 hp and 305 lb-ft of torque and is paired with a six-speed automatic transmission.

Towing Capacity:

  • The Chevy Colorado has a maximum towing capacity of 7,700 pounds and a maximum payload capacity of 1,578 pounds.
  • The beefier Silverado 1500 provides a maximum towing capacity of 13,400 pounds with a maximum payload capacity of 2,250 pounds.


  • The Chevy Colorado vs. Chevy Silverado 1500 is each equipped with rear-wheel drive as the standard drivetrain. If you desire greater traction on and off-road, you can upgrade to four-wheel drive on any of the trims.

Experience the Chevy Colorado vs. Silverado at John Bowman Chevrolet, Inc. Today!

Grand Blanc drivers know that John Bowman Chevrolet, Inc. is the place to go for a new Chevy truck. Now that you understand more about the Chevrolet Colorado vs. Chevrolet Silverado, check out our new vehicle specials and then head into the dealership for a test drive. Contact us today!



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John Bowman Chevrolet, Inc.
John Bowman Chevrolet, Inc.
6750 Dixie Hwy
Clarkston, MI, 48346 US
(248) 625-5071
John Bowman Chevrolet, Inc. 42.7201, -83.4177.