To celebrate the fourth year of the second-generation Colorado pickup truck, Chevrolet has just announced the Colorado RST. The new addition to the Colorado midsize pickup truck lineup brings a street-focused style to the midsize truck.
The whole ensemble is based on the 2019 Colorado in the LT trim level and adds a monochromatic exterior offset with a black beltline and body side moldings. A black tailgate bowtie as well as Colorado and RST badges announce its presence.
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What’s more, the 2019 Colorado RST is also the first Colorado model to offer 20-inch wheels, finished in low-gloss black. There’s also the flow-through “CHEVROLET” lettered grille that was first introduced on the Colorado ZR2 Bison. Notably, the grille is also available as an accessory for some Colorado models (for an MSRP of $395, not including installation or tax).
The Colorado RST expands the successful street-focused Chevy RST models, which now includes the Tahoe, Suburban, and all-new 2019 Silverado. The new variant joins another variant – the Colorado Trail Runner – for the 2019 model year.
Introduced for the 2015 model year, the Chevy Colorado recorded its first full month of sales in October 2014. Since then, customers have bought more than 428,792 units of the Colorado in the United States. See complete Chevy Colorado sales.
About Chevrolet Colorado
The Chevrolet Colorado is a mid-size pickup truck. It is currently Chevrolet's smallest pickup truck in the U.S. and Canada, slotting under the full-size Chevrolet Silverado. In Mexico, the Colorado slots above the compact Chevrolet Montana and the similarly-sized S10, but below the Silverado/Cheyenne (the name for some of Silverado's trim levels in Mexico).
The current Colorado was introduced in 2015 and represents the second generation of the Colorado nameplate. The model rides on the GMT-31XX platform shared with the GMC Canyon, as well as the international-market Chevrolet Colorado/S10 and Chevrolet Trailblazer.
The 2018 Chevy Colorado represents the fourth model year of the second-generation Colorado. The vehicle remains highly competitive in its segment, offering two gasoline engines and a diesel motor, which is a segment exclusive. The off-road-specific Colorado ZR2 was launched for the 2017 model year. However, the Colorado family continues to lack various features asked by many present and potential customers, such as a moonroof, a sliding rear window, as well as a range-topping LTZ or High Country trim level.
The 2019 Chevy Colorado represents the fifth model year of the second-generation Colorado. The vehicle sees a new Colorado ZR2 Bison package, new exterior colors, a new 18-inch wheel, black bowties for every ZR2 model. Additionally, the 2019 Colorado gets new set of infotainment systems that represent the third generation of Chevrolet infotainment systems, Type A and Type C USB ports, a second in-cabin microphone, a high-def Rear Vision Camera, UltraSonic Rear Park Assist, a heated steering wheel, and 6-way power driver seat on some models. The street-focused Colorado RST and Z71 Trail Runner off-roader are also added to the lineup.
A midcycle refresh is expected for the 2020 model year. It is believed that the update will bring revised front and rear styling, as well as possible updates to the interior, and powertrain.
For the U.S. and Canada, the Chevrolet Colorado is built at the GM Wentzville factory in Missouri operated by GM USA. The model sold in Asia-Pacific is built at the GM Thailand plant in Rayong, which is operated by GM Thailand. The GM Sao Jose Dos Campos plant operated by GM Brazil builds the Chevy S10 for South America.
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