2018 Chevy Colorado

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Everyone here at Phillips Chevrolet is impressed by the Chevrolet Colorado ZR2, designed to be an off-road beast with special suspension, electronic locking differentials, hill descent control, four-wheel disc brakes, and much more. And we’re not the only ones who are impressed! The finalists for North American Car and Truck of the Year (NACTOY) were announced yesterday and we are pleased to report that the Colorado ZR2 is one of three finalists […]

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Chevrolet Trucks have now been around for a century, starting with the original 1918 One-Ton model. That 1918 truck was powered by a 2.8L four-cylinder engine with an estimated 45 lb-ft of torque. The closest contemporary to that engine in the current Chevy lineup is the 2.5L four-cylinder engine in the Chevy Colorado which provides 191 lb-ft of torque, a 480 percent improvement over the 1918 engine. In a sports car […]

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The Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 was designed to be a beast, with off-road ready features like a special suspension, electronic locking differentials, hill descent control, four-wheel disc brakes, and modified bumpers for better clearance. Now you can add the dramatic looks of the Colorado Midnight and Dusk Editions to all that off-road power. The Midnight Edition features an all-black exterior finish, black Chevy bowtie emblems, 17-inch five-spoke black accessory wheels, and a black […]

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The 2018 model year marks the 100th anniversary of the first Chevrolet truck ever to roll off an assembly line. Chevrolet is commemorating the occasion with special Centennial editions of their Silverado and Colorado trucks. These special edition trucks will feature design elements inspired by the history of Chevy trucks, including a distinctive Centennial Blue paint color and exclusive heritage bowtie emblems and 100 year badges. “The Silverado and Colorado Centennial Editions are a result […]

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The North American Car and Truck of the Year is one of the automotive industry’s most prestigious awards, and we are pleased to report that all three Chevrolet models that were nominated have advanced in the competition. Nominees were announced earlier this summer, and now the field has been narrowed to 29 vehicles competing in three categories. The all-new, redesigned 2018 Chevrolet Traverse  and 2018 Chevy Equinox both compete for the Utility of the […]

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Best in the Desert’s General Tire “Vegas to Reno” race is known as “the longest off-road race in the United States,” and we can think of no better place for the Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 to show off what it can do! The ZR2 features front and rear tracks that have been widened by 3.5 inches and a suspension lifted by two inches compared to the standard Colorado as well as a host […]

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The North American Car and Truck of the Year is one of the automotive industry’s most prestigious awards, and today we learned that three Chevrolet models are in the running. The all-new, redesigned 2018 Chevrolet Traverse  and 2018 Chevy Equinox both compete for the Utility of the Year Award. Chevrolet’s third nomination is thanks to the off-road ready 2017 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2, which is up for Truck of the Year. The field of nominees will be […]

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When the 2018 Chevrolet Colorado arrives here at Phillips Chevrolet later this year, it will be sporting some new features to improve upon an already excellent midsize truck. The Colorado adds three new exterior colors to its palette – Satin Steel Metallic, Kinetic Blue Metallic, and Deepwood Green Metallic. On the interior, the Chevrolet MyLink Radio becomes standard on all trim levels, with a 7-inch diagonal color touch-screen, USB ports, auxiliary jack, […]

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We’ve had more than two years to eagerly anticipate the arrival of the off-road ready Chevy Colorado ZR2, since its first introduction as a concept car. We are pleased to report that the wait is almost over as the first ZR2s rolled off the assembly line and on their way to dealerships last Friday.  Some of the ZR2’s off-road performance features include class-exclusive front and rear locking electronic differentials, revolutionary, segment-exclusive Multimatic Dynamic […]

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Yesterday Chevrolet handed over keys for the Chevy Colorado ZH2 hydrogen fuel cell vehicle to the United States Army after first introducing it last October. Besides serving as a rugged, imposing off road workhorse, the Colorado ZH2 also runs in near silence thanks to a hydrogen fuel cell propulsion system, useful in stealth missions. That same powertrain produces less heat, making it less visible to heat detection systems, and produces water as […]

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