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2021 Chevy Silverado vs Chevy Colorado

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2021 Chevy Colorado

vs.

2021 Chevy Silverado 1500

$25,200 MSRP

Starting Price

$28,600 MSRP
2.5L four-cylinder

Base Engine

4.3L V6
Six-speed automatic

Transmission

Six-speed automatic
7,000 pounds

Maximum Towing

13,300 pounds
1,550 pounds

Maximum Payload

2,280 pounds

You know you can expect quality from a Chevy truck, but which model has the features and capability to fit your needs on the job in Fairbanks? Comparing the 2021 Chevy Colorado vs. Silverado 1500 comes down to engines, bed size, and personal style. Keep reading to compare these top-performing light-duty pickup trucks with Chevrolet Buick GMC Of Fairbanks, and then schedule a test drive to check them out in person!

2021 Chevy Colorado vs. Silverado: Price & Trim Levels

Need major towing power and a hefty payload capacity? From the engine to the bed, everything about the Silverado 1500 is bigger. The Colorado is a nimbler workhorse, easy to maneuver in tight spaces or Fairbanks traffic. That said, either one can handle even the toughest tasks that come your way. Due to its smaller stature and fewer trim options, you’ll note that the Colorado price is more accessible than the Silverado:

 

2021 Chevy Colorado

  • Trim Levels — 4
  • Starting Price — $25,200 MSRP
  • Top Trim Price — $41,600 MSRP

2021 Chevy Silverado 1500

  • Trim Levels — 8
  • Starting Price — $28,600 MSRP
  • Top Trim Price — $53,745 MSRP

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2021 Chevy Colorado vs. Silverado: Engines & Specs

Both trucks are built to tow, but you’ll be able to haul heavier with the Silverado. Once again, the higher Silverado price reflects its greater versatility. The Silverado’s 13,000-pound towing maximum can handle large RV trailers and boats — but keep in mind that the Colorado’s 7,000-pound towing capacity is plenty for most small to midsize trailers and boats. Compare the 2021 Chevy Colorado vs. Silverado performance specs here:

 

2021 Chevy Colorado

  • Base Engine — 2.5L 4-cylinder
  • Base Engine Output — 200 hp and 191 lb-ft of torque
  • Transmission — Six-speed automatic
  • Drivetrain — Standard rear-wheel drive / available 4-wheel drive
  • Maximum Towing Capacity — 7,000 pounds

2021 Chevy Silverado 1500

  • Base Engine — 4.3L V6
  • Base Engine Output — 285 hp and 305 lb-ft of torque
  • Transmission — Six-speed automatic
  • Drivetrain — Standard rear-wheel drive / available 4-wheel drive
  • Maximum Towing Capacity — 13,300 pounds

 

Need to tow more than 13,000 pounds? Step up to a Silverado 2500 or 3500 heavy-duty model for maximum hauling power on your Fort Wainwright job sites.

Compare the 2021 Chevy Colorado vs. Silverado at Chevrolet Buick GMC Of Fairbanks

If you’re ready to lease or finance a new Silverado or Colorado in Fairbanks, stop by to visit our showroom near Fort Wainwright. You can also contact us for expert-car buying tips to help you get started. Try our online tools to apply for financing and calculate your monthly payments today!

 

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