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2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

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2018 Chevrolet Colorado

2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 vs. 2018 Chevrolet Colorado

If you’re trying to decide between a mid-size pickup or a full size truck, you’ll want to compare the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and the 2018 Chevrolet Colorado. Other than their overall size, you’ll find the following differences:

  • The Silverado 1500 starts with a V6 engine, while the Colorado has a 4-cylinder engine in the base trim.
  • The Silverado 1500 WT is $8,100 more than the base model Colorado.
  • The Colorado gets slightly better fuel economy than the Silverado.

Pickup Performance

When it comes to base trim specs, the Silverado 1500 and the Colorado are both among the best performing vehicles in their class. However, you’ll want to check their power output numbers to see which one can better accomplish your day-to-day workload:

  • 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 WT
    • Engine: 4.3L V6
    • Horsepower: 285 hp
    • Torque: 305 lb-ft
  • 2018 Chevrolet Colorado Base
    • Engine: 2.5L 4-Cylinder
    • Horsepower: 200 hp
    • Torque: 191 lb-ft

Which Truck Returns Better Fuel Economy Stats?

While the new Chevy Colorado offers better fuel economy from a 4-cylinder engine, the Silverado 1500 still provides cost-saving efficiency, particularly for a full-size pickup:

  • 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 WT
    • EPA-Estimated Fuel Economy (City): 18 mpg
    • EPA-Estimated Fuel Economy (Highway): 24 mpg
    • EPA-Estimated Fuel Economy (Combined): 21 mpg
  • 2018 Chevrolet Colorado Base
    • EPA-Estimated Fuel Economy (City): 20 mpg
    • EPA-Estimated Fuel Economy (Highway): 26 mpg
    • EPA-Estimated Fuel Economy (Combined): 22 mpg

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Drive the Silverado and the Colorado Today

See the difference in person. Test drive the new Chevy Silverado 1500 and Chevy Colorado at Chevrolet of Naperville today! Before you visit our showroom near Aurora, IL, apply for financing or see how it compares to the Nissan Titan or Ram 1500.

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1515 W. Ogden Ave Naperville, IL


Phone: (630) 246-4639

1515 W. Ogden Ave Naperville, IL


Phone: (630) 749-2478

1515 W. Ogden Ave Naperville, IL
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Chevrolet of Naperville
Chevrolet of Naperville
1515 W. Ogden Ave
Naperville, IL, 60540 United States
(630) 246-4639
Chevrolet of Naperville 41.7740713, -88.1873366.