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Gray 2020 Chevy Colorado

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 Bowman Chevrolet 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 Clarkston 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 Waterford. 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 Bowman Chevrolet Today!

Grand Blanc drivers know that Bowman Chevrolet 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! Shopping on a budget? Check out our pre-owned Silverado inventory.



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