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2018 Chevrolet Silverado

2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

2018 Chevrolet Colorado

2018 Chevrolet Colorado

2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 vs. 2018 Chevrolet Colorado

The 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and 2018 Chevrolet Colorado are both capable trucks for drivers near Eielson Air Force Base. On both trucks, you’ll find:

  • Capable towing
  • Four-wheel drive (4WD)
  • Chevy MyLink touchscreen interface
  • 4G LTE Wi-FI connection
  • Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™

Performance and Fuel Economy

The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 will likely appeal to North Pole drivers who need more power for hauling and towing needs. The Chevrolet Colorado, on the other hand, proves a better choice for those whose needs are more moderate.

2018 Chevy Silverado 1500

2018 Chevrolet Colorado

Duramax® Turbo-Diesel 2.8L 4-cylinder (181 hp, best-in-class 369 lb-ft of torque)

Max Engine Performance

6.2L V8 (420 hp, 460 lb-ft of torque)
Best-in-class 7,700 pounds

Max Towing Capacity

12,500 pounds
1,576 pounds

Max Payload

2,250 pounds
Best-in-class 30 mpg highway, 22 mpg city

Max Fuel Economy

24 mpg highway, 18 mpg city


While the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 offers more impressive towing specs, the Chevrolet Colorado comes in a little cheaper.

  • Chevy Silverado 1500 – MSRP from $28,300
  • Chevy Colorado – MSRP from $20,200
2018 Chevy Silverado 1500

Dimensions & Configurations

While both of these pickups are capable, the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and Chevrolet Colorado are designed to fit into different truck segments that satisfy different kinds of pickup needs.

2018 Chevy Silverado 1500

2018 Chevrolet Colorado

Full-size pickup truck


Midsize pickup truck
69.6” – 98.4”

Truck Bed Length

61.2” – 74.4”
Regular Cab, Double Cab, Crew Cab

Body Styles

Extended Cab, Crew Cab

Get Your Next Chevrolet Pickup Near Fort Wainwright Today!

The 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is available in a variety of trim levels right now, and so is the 2018 Chevrolet Colorado. Research how these Chevrolet pickups compare to 2500 and 3500 pickups, and then find both the Chevrolet Silverado and the Chevrolet Colorado here at Chevrolet Buick GMC of Fairbanks. Here, we set a higher standard. Contact us to set up a test drive!


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