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What's the Difference Between the 2019 Chevrolet Colorado vs 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500?

2019 Chevrolet Colorado 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Versus

2019 Chevrolet Colorado


2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

2.5-liter 4-Cylinder


4.3-liter EcoTec3 V6
20 city / 26 hwy

Fuel Economy

16 city / 21 hwy
200 hp


285 hp

Serving Chantilly, Washington D.C., and Alexandria

For 2019, Chevy’s truck lineup has gotten even better. A lot of drivers will be deciding between the midsize Colorado and the full-size Silverado 1500. Both of these pickup trucks bring a lot of great qualities to the table. While some people will enjoy the Colorado’s fuel savings, others will desire the Silverado’s greater passenger room. Let’s take a closer look at how the 2019 Chevrolet Colorado compares to the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500.


Although the 2019 Chevrolet Colorado is smaller than the 2019 Silverado 1500, don’t underestimate its towing abilities. While the V6-powered Colorado can tow up to 7,000 pounds, and available turbo-diesel engine raises the truck’s towing capacity to 7,700 pounds. The redesigned 2019 Silverado 1500 is an even more powerful towing machine. A maximum towing capacity of 12,500 pounds puts the Silverado 1500 among the class leaders. Both of these trucks can take you on an exciting off-road adventure. Featuring a two-inch suspension lift and front/rear locking differentials, the rugged Colorado ZR2 is definitely prepared to take on nature’s most challenging obstacles. You’ll find the Silverado 1500 Trail Boss to be nearly just as capable. It comes equipped with a Z71 off-road suspension and protective skid plates.


Whether you choose the 2019 Chevrolet Colorado or the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, you’ll be surrounded by great features. This year, both pickups benefit from Chevy’s new Infotainment 3 system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Improved responsiveness and sharper graphics make this touch-screen interface especially rewarding. Drivers who spend a lot of time on the web will enjoy the available 4G Wi-Fi hot spot. It can support up to seven devices, which is a major benefit for families. Like the Colorado, the Silverado 1500 can be equipped with a powerful Bose premium sound system. Ventilated front seats are found on the luxurious Silverado 1500 High Country.


In terms of passenger safety, the 2019 Chevrolet Colorado and the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 rank among the class leaders. GM’s available OnStar system gives you a constant link to emergency roadside assistance. You also have access to a number of advanced driver-assist technologies. While Forward Collision Alert warns you of unexpected road hazards, Lane Departure Alert helps prevent you from drifting into the next lane. Even more safety innovations are available for the new Silverado 1500, including Side Blind Zone Alert and low-speed automatic braking.

As you can seem, these Chevy trucks boast a number of great qualities. If you would like to experience as real-world comparison of the 2019 Chevrolet Colorado and the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, stop by Pohanka Chevrolet to take a test drive.

All figures are EPA estimates. Actual mileage may vary.

Current Inventory

There are currently no 2019 Chevrolet Colorado 4x2 Base 4dr Extended Cab 6 ft. LB for Sale in inventory


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