The 2019 Holden Colorado is one of the most popular compact trucks in Australia. The last year’s model suffered a total revamp so the new model will come with slight improvement only.
On the other hand, there is a huge possibility of Holden introducing a new engine and transmission. The most likely competitors are Honda Ridgeline, Ford Ranger, VW Amarok and Nissan Navara.
2019 Holden Colorado exterior design and available colors
When it comes to the exterior, you can choose between two different configurations. The regular cab comes with two doors while the crew cab with four. Generally, this truck looks rugged and aggressive. The lines and curves are looking brilliant, so the truck also offers a classy look. Moreover, some sporty features are in the offer as well, such as sports bars and 18-inch aluminum wheels.
The front fascia will suffer a slight upgrade and the bumper now holds a Holden’s logo in the center of it. The roof rack is all-new and the headlights are now equipped with LED units. The front refrigerator grille provides better airflow than before.
Moreover, that grille is now available in numerous color variants. On the other hand, front bumper is available in body-color only. The rear bumper can be finished in chrome or in gloss-black color. Exterior colors include Summit White, Nitrate Silver, Satin Steel Grey, Power Blue, Auburn Brown, Mineral Black and Absolute Red.
The safety of the upcoming 2019 Holden Colorado is on another level thanks to the addition of new airbags, reverse camera, forward collision warning, rear child lock and rear cross traffic alert. Tire pressure monitoring is also in the offer. Also, this model is gaining five stars in a crash test.
2019 Holden Colorado interior review
The upcoming 2019 Holden Colorado offers one really stylish and modern interior. The feeling inside the cabin is really premium and upscale. There is room for up to four persons and all of the seats are available in leather materials. New MyLink infotainment system is in the offer, just like the standard navigation that is displayed on the 7-inch touchscreen.
Phone integration now supports Android Auto and Apple CarPlay as well. An 8-inch touchscreen is optional and it offers a quick response and user-friendly interface. The newest model will be offered in few trims LS, LTZ, LSX, LT and Z71. The first one LS will come with LED daytime running lamps, remote window activation, Apple car play and Android auto, 16-inch steel wheels, seven airbags and more.
The next one LTZ trim will add features like forward collision alert, lane departure warning, tire pressure monitoring system, 18-inch alloy wheels, 4WD system, limited slip differential. However, the LSX trim brings more features like 7-inch touchscreen display, all-terrain 18 inch wheels and tire package, fender flares. The LT trim adds front fog lights, seven airbags, rear view camera, 17-inch alloy wheels, traction control system, electronic stability control and many others.
2019 Holden Colorado Z71 model
The best-equipped one and the most priced is the model Z71. This one trim will bring much more features to this model. Also, the exterior and interior will get some changes. The features that will be added are 18-inch arsenal grey metallic wheels, descent control system, hill start assist, tray sway control, anti-lock braking system, LED tail lamps, side steps, sports bar and roof rails.
Furthermore, the interior will be also richer with 8″ high-resolution color touch-screen display, Bluetooth connectivity, electronic climate control, few USB inputs, AUX input. There is also included enhanced voice control with Phone Calls, Radio, Navigation, Smartphone/iPod®/MP3 or USB audio control. For the entertainment, there is a mighty sound system with seven speakers all around the cabin that gives great surround sound.
2019 Holden Colorado engine and transmission
The best thing about the 2019 Holden Colorado is its wide lineup of available drivetrains. The 2.8-liter Duramax diesel engine is capable to produce 200 HP and 440 lb-ft of torque. This diesel unit is available on higher trim levels only.
The base model will use a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 200 HP and 192 lb-ft of torque. Optional variant for the base model is a new 3.6-liter V6. This output generates 305 HP and 270 lb-ft of torque. This drivetrain now comes with the 8-speed automatic transmission. It is not official yet, but all-wheel drive setup could be optional on all engines and all trim levels.
The newest model 2019 Holden Colorado comes with great towing capability. Thanks to the 2.8 Duramax diesel engine, this pickup truck is able to maximum tow up to 3,500 pounds.
2019 Holden Colorado price and release date
The all-new 2019 Holden Colorado will come in five trim levels. The base model will cost around $27,500 while the top-range trim Colorado Z71 is priced at $55,000.
This compact pickup truck will go on sale later in 2018. As we wrote, new Holden Colorado will face some tough competitors such as Ford Ranger, Honda Ridgeline, Nissan Navara and VW Amarok.