The 2021 Chevrolet Colorado is getting a face-lift as the pickup truck goes under the knife for the 2021 model year. The revisions to the front and rear end include a new bow-tie badge on the grille and the word “Chevrolet” embossed across its tailgate. Some designs are different for the ZR2. The truck’s WT, LT, and Z71 trims have a new grille and a lower fascia design.
The Colorado model features flow-through lettering on the grille and bowtie. The badging on the ZR2 blends the grille into the front bumper, and it compliments the ZR2 nicely. The grille and badging are great for setting the vehicle apart from other truck models.
The ZR2 exterior adds tow hooks, which complement the lengthy list of off-road-minded features. For 2021, the Colorado vehicle has front and rear electronically locking differentials, a skid plate to protect the underbody, and a 2.0-inch lift and 3.5-inch full track. The wider track is standard to the Colorado.
For 2021, the Colorado’s grille loosely resembles the full-size counterpart. The details on the Chevy’s lower fascia are hard to see, but it looks very similar to the one on today’s model. The models having a similar fascia will give it familiarity that buyers will definitely notice.
The lineup for the Colorado will now feature a more significant difference between the trims. There’s a new color addition to the exterior paint color, and that’s the “Sand Dune Metallic” paint color, which will be available as an option on the Z71 and ZR2 models. We can only imagine how much better it’ll look, the dustier it gets.
“We’ve sold 520,000 Colorado pickups in five years through a relentless, foot-on-the-gas approach to product and feature updates,” said director of marketing for Chevrolet Trucks, Bob Krapes. “With its new-look front end and tailgate, Colorado will now have a more aggressive appearance to match its award-winning capability.” The new-look could benefit the sales on the Colorado, but that’s just speculation for right now.
Chevrolet hasn’t said anything about what’s under the hood of the Colorado, but enthusiasts have their theories. Many believe that what’s under the hood will be the current crop of powertrains to carryover. According to mortor1.com, it will include today’s 186-hp turbodiesel 2.8-liter inline-four, 200-horsepower 2.5-liter inline-four, and 308-hp-liter V6 engine.
The 2021 Chevrolet Colorado made its debut on October 10th at the 2019 Method Race Wheels Laughlin Desert Classic in Laughlin, Nevada. Pricing remains a bit of a mystery, but Chevrolet has stated that the updated mid-size pickup will go on sale in 2020. So those who want the updated mid-size pickup won’t have to wait long.
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