Review - 2021 Chevrolet Colorado in Maquoketa IA

Vehicle Overview

The Chevrolet Colorado is among the best-selling trucks in its segment, and for the 2020 model year, the automaker is giving it a facelift. The grille has been redesigned in order to distinguish it more from the Silverado, but there are also various versions of the grille so that each trim level is better distinguished from the others. The tailgate has been revised, and Chevrolet has done away with the rear bowtie emblem and replaced it with the brand name in embossed lettering. There will also be new and revised appearance packages for each trim available at your local Chevrolet dealership in Maquoketa when it arrives. In the meantime, join us as we explore these changes and many more in greater detail.

Maquoketa IA - 2021 Chevrolet Colorado Overview

Exterior - 2021 Chevrolet Colorado

Chevrolet offers both a short box and a long box in Maquoketa. The long box measures 74.0 inches. The short box measures 61.7 inches. The extended cab can only be had with the long box. Opt for the crew cab, and you can choose either box. In both cases, the crew cab has half-sized doors. There are at least eight body colors to pick from. As you move up in trims, more become available. The new color for the 2021 model year is Sand Dune Metallic. The new design this year features updated center bars, front skid plates and fascias. The base wheels are 16 inches, but you can opt for 17- or 18-inch wheels, and Chevrolet makes various wheel materials, finishes and designs available for further personalization.

Maquoketa IA - 2021 Chevrolet Colorado Exterior

Interior - 2021 Chevrolet Colorado in Maquoketa

The interior of the 2021 Chevrolet Colorado in Maquoketa has not been made over as heavily as the exterior but there are the number of subtle revisions that make the cabin more attractive and functional. There are two cabs available: extended and crew cab. The extended cab has but a single row and can seat two. The crew cab has two rows and can seat five, and it provides 38.3 inches of headroom and 35.8 inches of legroom for passengers in the rear seats. Chevrolet provides a number of ways to personalize your interior. Even with the Work Truck, you can opt for an interior illumination package, 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot and all-weather floor mats or liners.

Maquoketa IA - 2021 Chevrolet Colorado Interior
Mechanical - Chevrolet Colorado specs in Maquoketa

The base Colorado is only available in rear-wheel drive, but every trim from the Work Truck up can be had with four-wheel drive. Trailering equipment is offered at every trim level, and there are more than a dozen distinct options so that you opt for exactly what you need, including wiring harness. The payload capacity of the Colorado ranges from about 1,100 to 1,600 pounds depending on the various choices you make. Likewise, a well-equipped Colorado can tow anywhere from 3,500 to 7,000, and the specifications of your particular truck will depend on the powertrain, drivetrain and so forth.

Maquoketa IA - 2021 Chevrolet Colorado Mechanical
Powertrain - Chevrolet Colorado specs in Maquoketa IA

The standard engine for the 2021 Chevrolet Colorado across the lineup will be a 2.5L i-4 that the automaker pairs to a six-speed automatic transmission. That engine makes 200 horsepower and 191 pound-feet of torque. Your local Chevrolet dealership in Maquoketa will also offer two powertrain options: a 3.6L V6 mated to an eight-speed automatic and a 2.8L turbo-diesel four-cylinder mated to a six-speed auto. The V6 makes 308 hp and 275 lb.-ft, and the turbo-diesel makes 181 hp and 369 lb.-ft. The optional engines are not available on the base model but are available on the Work Truck trim and up, and this lets you pair the engine you want with the trim and other options you want.

Safety - 2021 Chevrolet Colorado dealer

All Colorado trucks feature the Chevrolet Infotainment 3 Plus system with a 7.0-inch HD color touchscreen and an HD Rear Vision camera system. This supports voice commands, voice recognition, Bluetooth, smartphone integration and much more. You also have the option of upgrading to the 3 Plus with an 8.0-inch screen with or without navigation, which adds an integrated voice-activated navigation system. Stepping up to the LT trim levels lets you opt for various driver assistance technologies. The safety package includes a rear parking assist system, a lane departure warning system and a forward collision alert system.

Experience the New Colorado Firsthand

Are you in the market for a midsize pickup and are considering the Colorado? Let us know! We are your local Chevrolet dealership in Maquoketa, and we can inform you by phone or email when the 2021 Chevrolet Colorado will arrive and be available to test-drive. You can also test-drive the current Colorado or any of our vehicles by visiting us at your convenience. Our entire inventory is also perusable via our website so that you can shop with us from your home or office. Feel welcome to call us or contact us online by live chat or email. We have reps available who can answer questions, provide you personalized quotes, assist with auto loan preapproval, explore your leasing options and much more.

*This content is intended for informational purposes only. Contact the dealership for the latest details.

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