2019 Chevy Colorado Trim Comparison

2019 Chevy Colorado

The Chevy Colorado is a compact pickup truck. This means it is slightly smaller than a truck like the Chevy Silverado, but it can still be very capable depending on your needs. The 2019 Chevy Colorado has a few different engine options, different technology, and plenty of different features that make it an excellent truck to upgrade to.

It is important to note that there are many different options and configurations when it comes to the Chevy Colorado. This truck has different cab styles, bed lengths, and trim levels that have different features, so it is important that you know what features are most important to you before you buy. Below, we will do a trim comparison so that you can see which trim level might be the right one for you. We will show you which features, engine options, and styles come with each trim.


The Base Chevy Colorado will be your most affordable Colorado option. This may be called the base model, but it still does offer you some good features and capability. For capability, this vehicle comes standard with a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that gives you 200-horsepower and 191 pound-feet of torque. You will get around 20 city miles per gallon and 26 highway miles per gallon with this engine. You can also expect a towing capacity of 3,500 pounds with the base four-cylinder engine.

When it comes to features and technology, the 2019 Colorado Base gives you the Chevy MyLink infotainment system, a 7-inch touchscreen, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Bluetooth, the Chevy Teen Driver system, a rearview camera, and two USB ports.


Your second trim option is the WT. The major difference between the WT and the Base trim is that you have more available options with the WT in terms of performance and capability. The WT has the same standard features and the same standard engine as the base model, but you have the option to upgrade your engine. With the Chevy Colorado WT trim, you can upgrade to a 3.6-liter V6 engine option. This engine is stronger with 308-horsepower and 275 pound-feet of torque. You can double your towing capacity as compared to the four-cylinder engine with a total of a 7,000-pound towing capacity with the V6 engine. In the WT trim, you also have the choice of either the Extended Cab or the Crew Cab.


The Colorado LT is your mid-level trim option. This trim includes the same options as the WT trim like the option to upgrade to the V6 engine as well as the option your choice of cab for the truck. The LT also gives you a six-speed automatic transmission standard.

However, the LT trim also adds some additional features to make the cabin more upscale and comfortable. For example, with the LT trim, you get a 6-way power-adjustable driver seat and a leather-wrapped steering wheel. These two features make the cabin look and feel more high-end. You also get some added technology in the LT trim including a larger 8-inch touchscreen for the infotainment system, remote keyless entry, a 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot, and a HD rear vision camera.


Your next trim option is the Z71. This trim option is considered one of the adventure-focused trim levels of the Chevy Colorado. This is because this trim offers you off-road features. Like the WT and LT trims, the Z71 comes standard with the four-cylinder engine, but you have the option to upgrade to the 3.6-liter V6 engine if you choose. For added performance, the Z71 trim gives you a heavy-duty suspension, a hill descent control feature, recovery hooks, and a locking rear differential. You also get 17-inch painted wheels and all-terrain tires on the Z71 trim.

In addition to the upgraded performance, the Z71 gives you some upgrades to the interior. These upgrades include a power-adjustable passenger seat, front seat power lumbar control, a heated steering wheel, and automatic climate control. You also get remote start, wireless device charging, and the EZ Lift and Lower tailgate.


Your highest trim-level option is the ZR2. This trim level is your best option when it comes to off-road performance. This truck is the only trim that gives you the 3.6-liter V6 engine option standard. This means you have a 308-horsepower and 275 pound-feet of torque engine option. This engine comes with an eight-speed automatic transmission and four-wheel drive. You also get a driver-selectable full-locking front and rear differential, a transfer case shield, off-road rocker protection, a spray-in bedliner, and an off-road appearance package. The ZR2 trim also gives you the ability to improve your towing with features like a trailering package, a tow/haul driving mode, and trailering assist guidelines.

As you can see, there are a lot of options when it comes to the Chevy Colorado. Each trim has different features and capability. That means you have to decide which factors are most important to you. Once you decide the features and capability that you need, it will be much easier to choose a 2019 Colorado trim level. For example, the Base trim in the Colorado offers you a good amount of standard technology, but you can only have the four-cylinder engine. If you upgrade to the LT trim, you an upgraded interior as well as the option of the V6 engine. On the top-level ZR2 trim, you can get the most impressive performance with the V6 engine standard as well as some great towing and off-road features added.

Which trim option is best for you? The 2019 Chevy Colorado is an extremely capable truck with plenty of great features and options. If you have any questions about the trim levels or which Colorado option could be right for you, feel free to reach out to our staff at Betley Chevrolet. We are happy to help you find the vehicle that fits with your needs, and we can help you customize your vehicle so that it is right for you.

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