2021 Chevy Colorado vs. Silverado 1500

2021 Chevy Colorado vs. 2021 Silverado 1500
2021 Chevy Colorado


2020 Chevy Silverado

Starting MSRP

2.5L 4-cylinder

Standard Engine

2.7L 4-Cyl
7,700 lbs.

Max. Towing Capacity

13,300 lbs.
1,550 lbs.

Max. Payload

2,280 lbs.

If you’re shopping for a powerful new pickup truck around Foley, you’re likely considering a Chevy, but maybe you’re wondering which is best, the 2021 Chevy Colorado or Silverado? Southern Chevrolet, Inc. can help! Learn the difference between a 2021 Chevy Colorado and a Silverado 1500 below. Then head to Southern Chevrolet, Inc. for a test drive, so you can compare these legendary trucks in person!

Chevy Colorado vs. Silverado: Pricing

Because it’s a smaller mid-size pickup truck, the Chevy Colorado has a lower starting MSRP than the full-size Silverado. The 2021 Chevy Colorado has a starting MSRP of $25,200, while the 2021 Chevy Silverado starts at $29,300. Still, both models are relatively affordable and can handle any task around Daphne and beyond.

2021 Chevy Colorado vs. Silverado: Size and Configurations

The mid-size Chevy Colorado offers three spacious configurations: the extended cab with a long box or the crew cab with either a long or short bed. Whichever one you choose, you’ll have plenty of space for both passengers and payload. The crew cab has 35.8 inches of second-row legroom. The long box provides 49.9 cubic feet of cargo space.

The larger 2021 Chevy Silverado provides more configuration options: the regular cab with a long bed, the double cab with a standard bed, and the crew cab with either a short bed or standard bed. The crew cab provides a roomy 43.4 inches of second-row legroom, while the standard bed has a massive 71.4 cubic feet of cargo volume.

Chevrolet Colorado vs. Silverado: Capabilities and Performance

The 2021 Chevy Silverado and Colorado are outstanding trucks, perfect for any job around Mobile. Compare your engine options below:

The 2021 Chevy Colorado

  • The base 2.5L 4-cylinder with a 6-speed automatic transmission, 200 horsepower, and 191 lb/ft of torque can tow up to 3,500 lbs. 
  • V6 with an 8-speed automatic transmission delivers 308 horsepower and tows up to 7,000 lbs. 
  • Tow up to 7,700 lbs with the 2.8L Duramax® Turbo Diesel engine while enjoying more fuel efficiency on Pensacola roads.

The 2021 Chevy Silverado

  • The base engine is a 4.3-liter V6 with 285 horsepower and 305 pound-feet of torque
  • 2.7-liter turbocharged four-cylinder with 310 horsepower and 348 pound-feet of torque
  • 5.3-liter V8 with 355 horsepower and 383 pound-feet of torque
  • 6.2-liter V8 with 420 horsepower and 460 pound-feet of torque, or435 horsepower and 469 pound-feet of torque with the Performance package

Compare the Chevy Colorado vs. Silverado at Southern Chevrolet, Inc. Today!

Every Foley driver knows that Southern Chevrolet, Inc. is the place to go for a new Chevy pickup truck. Now that we’ve compared the Chevrolet Colorado vs. Silverado, complete a credit application and head into the dealership to pick your favorite truck. Contact us today!

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