2017 Chevy Colorado vs 2017 Chevy Silverado

There are a variety of reasons to choose a pickup truck when you’re shopping for a new vehicle. Powerful trucks are no longer reserved for those looking for a workhorse vehicle. With the addition of family-friendly safety, comfort and convenience features, pickup trucks are a better option for families than ever before.

While there are a variety of excellent options for drivers to choose from when shopping for a new pickup, two of our favorites are the 2017 Chevy Colorado and 2017 Chevy Silverado. Both offer quick acceleration, strong towing capacities and comfortable/roomy interiors.

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2017 Chevy Colorado vs 2017 Chevy Silverado
$20,000 Starting MSRP $27,785
19/26 mpg city/highway EPA Estimated Fuel Economy Rating 18/24 mpg city/highway
7,700 lbs when properly equipped Maximum Towing Capacity 12,500 lbs when properly equipped
2.5-liter I-4: 200 hp; 191 lb.-ft. Base Engine Specs 4.3-liter V6: 285 hp; 305 lb.-ft.

The 2017 Chevy Colorado comes in four trim levels: Base, WT, LT and Z71. Three powerful engine options are available for drivers to choose from, including a 2.5-liter inline 4-cylinder engine that delivers 200 horsepower and 191 pound-feet of torque, a 3.5-liter V6 engine that kicks out 308 horsepower and 275 pound-feet of torque, and a 2.8-liter Duramax® turbocharged diesel engine that generates 181 horsepower and 369 pound-feet of torque. The 2017 Colorado also offers Extended Cab-Long Box, Crew Cab-Short Box, and Crew Cab-Long Box cab configurations to allow drivers to choose the vehicle that best matches their needs and lifestyle.

The 2017 Chevy Silverado comes in eight trim levels: Custom, WT, LS, LT, LT Z71, LTZ, LTZ Z71 and High Country. The 2017 Silverado also offers three engine options: the base 4.3-liter EcoTec3 V6 engine that makes 285 horsepower and 305 pound-feet of torque, a 5.3-liter EcoTec3 V8 engine that generates 355 horsepower and 383 pound-feet of torque, and an impressive 6.2-liter EcoTec3 V8 engine that kicks out 420 horsepower and 460 pound-feet of torque. The 2017 Silverado’s cab configurations are slightly different than the 2017 Colorado’s, offering Regular Cab-Standard Box, Regular Cab-Long Box, Double Cab-Standard Box, Crew Cab-Short Box and Crew-Cab Standard Box.

Drivers interested in getting behind the wheel of either the 2017 Colorado or 2017 Silverado are encouraged to schedule a test drive at Mike Maroone Military online. Have additional questions about either of the trucks? If so, feel free to contact a member of our team today!

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