2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LD 2WD Double Cab Work Truck

2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

2019 Chevrolet Colorado 2WD Ext Cab 128.3 Base

2019 Chevrolet Colorado

2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 vs. 2019 Chevrolet Colorado

2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500


2019 Chevrolet Colorado
$28,300 MSRP

Starting Price

$21,300 MSRP
4.3L V6

Base Engine

2.5L four-cylinder
Six-speed automatic

Base Transmission

Six-speed manual
12,200 pounds

Max Towing

7,000 pounds
2,250 pounds

Max Payload

1,548 pounds

There are strong and capable options for Cumberland drivers in the Chevy pickup truck lineup. Two of the most popular choices are the 2019 Chevrolet Colorado and the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500. You might think that since they’re both built by Chevrolet they’d be nearly identical, but there are some important differences to consider in this Chevrolet Colorado vs. Chevrolet Silverado comparison from Don Johnson Motors.

2019 Chevy Truck Pricing and Trim Levels

  • Base Price: The Colorado Base trim starts at $21,300 MSRP, and the Silverado Work Truck starts at $28,300 MSRP.
  • Top Price: The top-of-the-line Colorado ZR2, starts at $42,500 MSRP. The top Silverado 1500 model is the High Country, which starts at $53,000 MSRP.
  • Configurations: The Colorado offers five trim levels to choose from, and the Silverado 1500 comes in eight available trim levels. There are also 11 different Silverado Special edition models.
2019 Chevrolet Colorado in the dirt

2019 Silverado vs. Colorado: Performance and Towing

  • Standard Engine and Transmission: The Colorado Base comes with a 2.5L four-cylinder engine paired with a six-speed manual transmission that delivers 200 hp and 191 lb-ft of torque. The Silverado 1500 Work Truck is equipped with a  4.3L V6 that delivers 285 hp and 305 lb-ft of torque. It’s paired with a six-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual transmission.
  • Drivetrain: The Chevy Colorado and the Chevy Silverado both come with standard rear-wheel drive on their base trims. Some of the higher trims of both trucks offer four-wheel drive as standard or optional.
  • Towing Capacity: The Colorado can tow up to 7,700 pounds, with a maximum payload of 1,548 pounds. The Silverado 1500 has a maximum towing capacity of 12,200 pounds and a maximum payload of 2,250 pounds.
2019 Chevrolet Silverado with Trailer

2019 Silverado vs Colorado: Which is Your Next Truck in Rice Lake?

If you want to save some money around Hayward and don’t require as much towing capability, the Chevy Colorado is the better choice. If you don’t mind spending a bit more for a higher towing capacity, then you’ll want the Chevy Silverado 1500. See how the Silverado compares to competitors such as the Ford F-150, GMC Sierra 1500, and RAM 1500, or find out how the Colorado measures up against a competitor like the Ford Ranger.

Whichever you settle on, you’ll want to explore our truck lease offers to find the best deals currently available. If you have any questions regarding the Colorado or Silverado, please feel free to contact us, or visit one of our Northwest Wisconsin locations today!

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